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Diocese of Antsiranana
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St Matthew's Cathedral Antsiranana
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Geese gifts to Scout chiefs
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The Malagasy Scouts movement celebrates its centenial anniversary
 
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February 21, 2008

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] On Sunday 24th Feb 2008 the Scouts movement of Antsiranana gathered in St Matthew Cathedral for a service of Thanksgiving . The interdenominational aspect of this movement facilitate the ecumenical adventure between the Churches. The FJKM , Lutheran , Anglican and other groups join together to celebrate Baden Powell's vision for the world youth movement.
Bishop Roger Chung Jaomalaza spoke on the Motto " BE PREPARED" and also used the text in The Book of Joshua where God reminded him to be courageous and Strong.
A week end of activities took place for that centenary celebration and this included a carnaval in the town's center.