The ceremony saw the participation of Bishop of the diocese Joseph Nguyễn Tấn Tước, Priest Superior General Simon Nguyễn Văn Thu, 43 priests, and about 1,200 clergymen, clergywomen and followers from parishes of Phu Cuong Diocese.
Reportedly, the Plot 6 chapel was officially promoted to the parish-level church on October 1 by Bishop Joseph Nguyễn Tấn Tước.
During the ceremony, the bishop of the diocese initiated religious rites for the construction of the parish church.
Here are some images of the event:
Bishop of the diocese Joseph Nguyễn Tấn Tước performed the stone-laying ceremony
Taking group photo
Music band of the diocese at the ceremony
Image of Plot 6 chapel prior to the parish-level promotion