St Ninian’s Day will take place in Newton Stewart on Wednesday, September 16, with the restored statue of St Ninian’s being blessed and then gifted to st Ninian’s School
Mass at Our Lady and St Ninian’s Church starts at 10am where the statue of St Ninian will be blessed. The statue will then head a procession back to St Ninian’s Primary School where Father McFadden will perform a blessing as the statue of St Ninian is gifted to the school.
Pupils will then share their learning with staff and parents and a variety of activities will be take place to mark the occasion.
The statue was found in a cellar of the manse and restored by Antonia Sobocki.