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The photo essay below is the fourteenth installment of a personal account of my two years in Fiji and Rotuma from October 1959 through August 1961. The main purpose of this project is to provide photographic images that might be of interest to contemporary Rotumans.

I have forgotten the names of some of the people who appear in the photos and would welcome your help in identifying them. Information identifying people should be sent to <> Please identify the photos by the numbers (#) in the captions.

Episode 14: First Communion

On 30 October 1960 Father Beattie led a First Communion Mass at St. Michael's Church for the Catholic children. The photos I took on that occasion are below.

#418 Father Beattie giving first communion
#422 Sister Elizabeth with children who have received first communion
#423 Mere and Filipe

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