The choir and congregation at the Church of Divine Mercy Mass on May 1. Relics of Blessed John Paul II were displayed during the Mass.

The Church of Divine Mercy displayed relics of Blessed John Paul II during its May 1 feast day celebration.

The vestments worn by the late pope when he visited Singapore in 1986 were placed in the church during the 5.30 pm feast day Mass, which also commemorated his beatification in Rome that day.

The congregation viewed a live broadcast of the ceremony before the start of the Mass, which was celebrated by Archbishop Nicholas Chia, Msgr Marek Zalewski, First Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in Singapore, and priests.

Later that evening, a dinner was held at the Singapore Expo during which excerpts of the video of Blessed John Paul II’s visit to Singapore were screened.

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