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  • A sign is prominently displayed at the entrance to St. John Paul II Mission, Gainesville, as the church looms in the background. The mission held its Mass of dedication on August 18. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Two-year-old Jimena Nicolos represented the youth of the mission as she attended the Mass of dedication with her family. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, left, pours sacred oil on the altar as he prepares to anoint it. Looking on from the right is Deacon Jose Pineda. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, center, stands before the altar during the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Those on the altar with him include (l-r) Deacon Ken Lampert, Father Hernan Quevedo, parochial vicar at St. John Paul II Mission, Father Timothy Hepburn, pastor of St. Michael Church, Gainesville, Deacon Jose Pineda and Father William Canales, administrator of St. John Paul II Mission. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • The congregation kneels in the mission’s new sanctuary during the Liturgy of Eucharist. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Victor Garcia, center, played guitar and directed the choir during the special service to dedicate the mission’s new worship space. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Responding to a rousing ovation, Father William Canales, far right, administrator of St. John Paul II Mission, Gainesville, takes a bow of humility as Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, second from left, extends kudos to him on a job well done in front of his brother clergy and the congregation. Photo By Michael Alexander

A sign is prominently displayed at the entrance to St. John Paul II Mission, Gainesville, as the church looms in the background. The mission held its Mass of dedication on Aug. 18. Photo By Michael Alexander


Gainesville

Parishioners of Gainesville Mission rejoice in a ‘new temple’

GAINESVILLE—The excitement was palpable at St. John Paul II Mission. Festive music sung by bilingual voices greeted Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, who dedicated the new church home for the mission of St. Michael Church Aug. 18. The enthusiastic congregation filled every seat, occupied every space along the walls and spilled out into the overflow area […] Full Story | En Español