Mumbai: 7000 Catholics Participated in the Walking Pilgrimage from Mira Road to Uttan
March 23, 2014
For the second time, St. Joseph Church and Deanery Parishes organized a walking pilgrimage from Mira road to Uttan shrine.
More than 7000 pilgrims from all the Deanery parishes participated in this mega walking event. The procession began at St Joseph Church with a prayer service by Bhayandar Deanery Dean, Fr. Anselm G. & Fr. Dominic Vas. After the first station of the cross, pilgrims began their journey by procession singing hymns, reciting prayers and devotionally participating in the way of the cross. This whole night walk was really a rich spiritual journey for more than 7000 pilgrims. The crowd comprised of men, women, and children, and many were moved to tears when they reached the Vailankanni Shrine at Uttan.
On the way, pilgrims were offered water, tea and biscuits. The procession concluded with solemn Eucharistic celebration by Episcopal Vicar Fr. Barthol Machado, Fr. Dominic Vas & Fr. Ivan D’souza at Our Lady of Vailankanni Shrine, Uttan. Huge number of Catholics joined the walking pilgrimage with prayer, penance and abstinence and participated in the passion of Christ.
Source: Belle Vision
Other diocesan News
BISHOPS’ SEMINAR, SARVODAYA CAPACITY BUILDING CENTRE, GOREGAON SEMINARY COMPLEX, MUMBAI
33 Bishops, ordained in the last ten years, from various Dioceses across India, have come togethe...
March 12, 2018
Award for movie about Catholic priest using yoga to treat addicts
A documentary about the transformational power of yoga in fighting drug addiction won the Speci...
Feb. 28, 2018
Fr. (Dr) Anthony L. Fernandes Successfully Defends Doctoral Thesis
On 16th February, 2018, Fr. Anthony L. Fernandes, Professor of Moral Theology at St. Pius X Col...
Feb. 28, 2018
Fr Nigel Barrett appointed Secretary of WRSPC
At the Western Region Social and Pastoral Communications (WRSPC) Conference held on 20th and 21st...
Feb. 21, 2018
Being Indian and Christian don't contradict each other
Mid-day10th February 2018 ON Thursday, India's Catholic Bishops conference elected theArchbishop...
Feb. 10, 2018