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Haiti, France: Creole Language Catholic Mass in Marseilles

Collectif Haiti de Provence reports (Kr) on a Creole language mass that took place last Sunday in Marseilles, France for the Haitian community there: “More than 120 people showed up in their Sunday best. Restless young men weren't very excited about the music and hymns but they still showed up… Before people returned home, another Creole language mass was scheduled for February 18.” The mass was organized by a Haitian cultural association.

4 comments

  • Jessica

    I want to learn creole

  • Scarlett

    Haitian Creole is a beautiful language that should be respected and printed worldwide in books.

  • Jean Marc Nelson

    Although I live far in Boston USA, I will be willing to teach some foxes the language of Rene Depestre. I am from Jacmel Haiti, I have been to Marseille a couple times even attended mess once at the Cathedrale De La Garde

  • Might want to learn that there are different types of kweyol… each country has its own dialect, and it can incorporate parts of many different languages – French, Spanish, Dutch, Hindi, English, Portugese, various Amerindian dialects, etc. Learning kweyol is entirely dependent on where you are and who you are speaking with.

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