Rouen’s Saint-Fiacre Festival


 

 

 

 

The members of the Gardeners’ Guild celebrated their patron saint on Sunday 7th September in the Sacré Coeur Basilica. Their president, Gérard FARCY, had decorated the church gorgeously, as usual, and a large congregation gathered for the service, which was celebrated by the priests of the St Filleul Parish and Archbishop Jean-Charles DESCUBES. Numerous local personalities, among whom Valérie FOURNEYRON, Former Minister and local Member of Parliament, attended the event, together with the Ordre des Canardiers, who were represented by Monique and Frédéric FOURE, President Jean-Pierre CORLAY and Monique, his wife. The personalities and companionships were invited to a reception after the service.

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