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Don Bosco Relic Casket at Puliyadithammam and Pallithammam

By Fr.Thamburaj sdb
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Tiruchy, Oct. 18. From Madurai the Relic Casket was taken to Puliyadithammam.  The devotees welcomed the casket with songs and more than 2,000 people came to venerate the saint.Thereafter, the Casket was taken to Bosco Maiyam, Pallithammam.
Most Rev. Susai Manickam DD, the Bishop presided over a holy mass in honour of the saint.  During the mass there was a heavy rain but still about 10,000 people from the parish as well as nearby villages came to receive the blessing of the saint. More than 250 sisters were in attendance to venerate the Saint.Cultural programmes were organized to honour the saint.
Fr. Antony Joseph sdb, the Rector, paid tributes to the Don Bosco casket.  Night vigil was organized by the community.  The Eucharist was celebrated early next morning at the SMA Convent in honour of the Saint. Boys and girls of the Christopher Home along with more than 1000 people participated in the mass.  The casket then proceeded to its next destination - Marianathapuram, Dindigul.


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