Kumbakonam – Guanella Nagar Parish joyfully celebrated the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary at the Jebamalaipuram substation. This substation has more than 30 Catholic families. This is the only Church dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary in the Kumbakonam Diocese. The feast began on the October 12th with Our Lady of the Rosary flag hoisted by Fr. M. Andrew, CMF, Youth and Vocation promoter, Kumbakonam. Then he celebrated Holy Mass and gave an inspiring Homily on Mother Mary and the importance of praying the Rosary. The culmination of the celebration was on October 13th. Fr. V. Soosai, Sacred Heart Hospital, Kumbakonam, celebrated Holy Mass and preached the homily. After Mass he blessed the car and the faithful prayed the Holy Rosary through the streets of Jebamalaipuram. On the following day, Fr. A. Sundar, OFM, Sivapuram, celebrated the feast day Mass with many faithful attending. In his reflection, he spoke of the current world problems and gave two solutions: the Word of God and praying the Rosary. The flag was lowered bringing the celebration to an end.
Jebamalaipuram – It was a time of grace to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, the patroness of a Kumbakonam substation. Fr. Felix, Secretary of Family Commission, opened the festivities by hoisting the flag on October 5th followed by Holy Mass. The highlight of the celebration was Mass on October 6th celebrated by Fr. Chinnaparaj, the Bishop’s secretary. After Mass, Mother Mary was taken in procession through the village. On the feast day, October 7th, Fr. Xavier, Cmf, Claret Bhavan presided over Mass; giving a powerful reflection on Mother Mary. The feast day celebrations came to an end by lowering the flag. The grace of God through the intercession of Our Lady of Holy Rosary b