Cuddalore – God is yearning to be with us. It is through the Eucharistic Lord, we are able to encounter Jesus and feel His presence. He calls out for us to come and see Him. The people of Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Church celebrated the feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus on June 18th. The Eucharistic Procession began at the parish. Fr. A. Periyanayagasamy, the Parish Priest, gave a blessing in the Church. Then the people piously moved towards Don Guanella Boys Home. Fr. Lawrence, the director of DGBH conducted half an hour of Adoration with the help of the boys home students. Eventually, the Eucharist was taken to St. Joseph Seminary. Fr. Amal Raj beautifully ended the ceremony with five lessons that we have to learn from the Eucharist: care, unity, sharing, humility and sacrifice.
Corpus Christi Celebration
Tiefenbronn – The Guanellian missionaries in Pforzheim, are not only ministering to Italian migrants but also to the German faithful in the deanery. On the solemnity of Corpus Domini, June 4th, Fr. Rocky celebrated Holy Mass followed by a Eucharistic Procession in Tiefenbronn, home of Gero Lombardo, German Procura. Besides the many people of God, several boys and girls were Altar servers and prayed at the Procession. Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ has been extinguished in some people, yet kept alive in others. Thanks to these faithful people; may the Lord make use of them to re-evangelize those who lose faith! And let me be a useful instrument in the hands of the Lord to rekindle the joy of the gospel in their midst.
Feast Day Festival
E. Providence – Sacred Heart Parish celebrated its patron feast this year with a fun, family festival June 12-14th. It is a great time for everyone who comes out, they can enjoy carnival games, food, friendship and of course encounters with Christ. The Knights of Columbus lead a procession of the Blessed Sacrament through the neighborhood surrounding the church after Sunday Mass.
Cuddalore -Sagaya Matha Parish, Samupillai Nagar conducted a Eucharistic procession on July 6th. The car procession formed at the Parish Church and had its first station at Don Guanella Boys Home, the second station at St. Joseph’s Seminary. Three priests were invited and they led meditations based on Eucharistic Spirituality, namely Eucharist as the symbol of love, conversion and sacrifice. Many people from the parish actively participated in the procession and went away with spiritual and divine blessings. With the guidance of the priest, the parish council successfully organized the event.