FIRST LOURDES DAY RALLY AT COODHAM

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Institutional care
  • Religion

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Religion

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: FIRST LOURDES DAY RALLY AT COODHAM

Reference number: 2889

Date: 1958

Director: d. Bertie Mocogni

Sponsor: Committee of Galloway Society of our Lady of Lourdes

Production company: Scottish Catholic Film Institute Galloway Branch Production

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 19.56 mins

Description: Procession of pilgrims at Coodham where Bishop McGee of Galloway performs the consecration and ceremony. [Part of collection of films concerning Catholic liturgical practice prior to changes introduced by the Second Vatican Council] See also refs. {2879}, {2880}, {2882}, {2883}, {2884}, {2885}, {2886}.

Credits: acknowledgements to the Passionist Fathers, Coodham and the Sisters of Nazareth, Kilmarnock camera and editing under the direction of Bertie Mocogni assisted by Joseph Adamson continuity Peter Nimbley. AMDG (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam?)

Shotlist: Title (0.52) gvs Coodham as pilgrims arrive, the walking sick and stretcher cases. Buses bringing others (3.25) enclosure for the sick gvs grounds as people arrive (4.30) Children of Mary and others lead Bishop McGee to the altar. gvs procession (7.45) gvs consecration and the ceremony [wild track], intercut with c/u statue Bernadette, and stretchers of unwell women (12.50) Blessing of the sick (16.30) closing address. Bishop takes leave. gvs dispersal of participants (19.23) statue of Virgin Mary. Finis (19.56)