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Filipinos in Canberra prepare for 'Simbang Gabi'

In Australia, many Filipinos continue the tradition of Simbang Gabi or Midnight mass. Completing 9 consecutive evening mass before Christmas Day Source: Burkay Canatar from Pexels

'Simbang Gabi' or Midnight Mass begins December 15 at the St Monica Church in Canberra.

In Australia, many Filipinos continue the tradition of 'Simbang Gabi' or Midnight mass and people have to attend the nine consecutive evening mass before Christmas Day. 

Led by Fr Loi Viovicente, the 'Simbang Gabi' in Canberra is going to be held at St Monica's Church from 15 December to 23 December, 8 pm.


 

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