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First Communion in Lourdes

Po Ling Pauline Chan, Knox College

Organization of Tropical Studies, Costa Rica, Fall 2008

First communion is the ceremony in the Cathedral during which girls come of age in their religion, one of the special moments in their lives.  My host mother in San Jose, Costa Rica was the Communion teacher for these young girls for the past three years and it was also a very special day for her.

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Photo by Po Ling Pauline Chan, Knox College