Volunteers spruce up church for annual St Anne’s Feast

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  • Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016

Mary Margaret and other volunteers sweeping the stairways in preparation of the upcomingSt Anne’s Novena and Feast 2016 at the Church of St Anne in Bukit Mertajam. (Right pic) PilgrimA. Jessina Marilyn Anushia, 45, and her daughter V. Kavina Anne, nine, offering prayers at the Holy Door of Mercy at the old St Anne’s Church.

FOR Mary Margaret Santhanasamy, dedicating her weekends to help upkeep cleanliness at the Church of St Anne’s grounds in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, has been a humbling experience.

The 58-year-old retired factory employee from Machang Bubok said she had no qualms scaling the steep stairways at the hillock behind the old St Anne’s church building (now known as St Anne’s Shrine) to sweep dried leaves.

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