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Don Bosco Relic Casket arrives at Lourdes Shrine, Madurai

By Fr.Thamburaj sdb
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Tiruchy, Oct. 17. From Alangulam ''Vidivelli'', the Relic Casket reached Madurai on October 16, 2011.  The casket was taken to Lourdes Shrine at K.Pudur, Madurai in a long procession with thousands of devotees.  
At 7.00 p.m. a solemn mass was presided over by Rev. Peter Fernando DD. Fr. George Arockiadoss, the parish priest made arrangements for the veneration, in which more than 8,000 people participated.  Cultural programmes by the students made the occasion a grand event.  A Night Vigil was arranged, following which a Eucharist was celebrated at 6:30 a.m. The  casket was then taken to Don Bosco ITC, Madurai.


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