Lourdes Centenary Celebration (clip 2)
A religious ceremony at Celtic's Parkhead Stadium
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A Catholic celebration in Celtic Park, Glasgow, to mark the centenary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Lourdes.
This clip features a parade by various countries including England, Poland, France, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania and German speakers. Children are presented to the Archbishop for a blessing.
Questions & Activities
- Why do you think so many people are at this Festival?
- Who do the children in the film receive a blessing from?
- How many different countries can you spot in the parade?
- Do you think it is important to have festivals such as this? If so why?
RME / Geography: Research which countries are predominantly Catholic today and compare this to before the Reformation.
History: Research the Reformation. What effect did it have in Britain and abroad and what was the reason behind it?
Citizenship: Research other faiths in Glasgow and create a presentation about these.
RME: Research what the most prominent faith in Britain today is and make a list of all the faiths and belief systems you find.
RME /Music: Research a Catholic hymn and then research music and songs by other faiths. Learn a song from another faith.
|Resource Rights Holder||Courtesy of Archdiocese of Glasgow|
|Genre||Documentary, Sponsored, Amateur|
|School Subject||Religious and Moral Education, History, Geography, Music|
|Who||Bert Mocogni (filmmaker), L. A. Russell (filmmaker), Scottish Catholic Film Institute (sponsor)|
|Where||Glasgow, Celtic Park, Parkhead|