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Published: April 18, 2013
‘Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans’
Calvary United Presbyterian Church, 800 Thompson Ave., Donora, is planning a “Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans” worship service April 28 to celebrate its Scottish heritage. It will be a tribute to Scots who had to endure the 1747-1782 Act of Proscription that banned Highland garb, dancing, speaking in Gaelic and playing of the bagpipes. When they attended church, or what was known as the kirk, Scots would place their plaid material under their coats, and a secret blessing by the minister would be the signal for them to place their hand over their hidden treasure and ask God to give them strength and courage. A processional March to the Kirk, led by bagpiper Dave Olson, will start at 10 a.m. The service will include a Highland dancer, bagpipe solo and a blessing of the tartans of the 12 clans who represent the church. After the service, Scottish baked goods will be served.
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