On Friday 22 July four members of the Merici Narragunnawali (aka the Merici Mob) attended the 2016 NAIDOC Mass at St. Christopher’s Cathedral, Manuka. Layla Phillips, Lily and Ellie Coleman and Taneisha Cook represented Merici at the 2016 NAIDOC Mass. This annual mass follows the National NAIDOC week held between the 3rd- 10th of July. This year’s theme of Songlines: The living narrative of our nation was present throughout the mass. About 700 students and their teacher’s gathered at the front of the Cathedral for a traditional smoking ceremony.