On 24 June, the day of the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Latin Catholic Church of India will hold a one- hour thanksgiving prayer service from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. The service will pay tribute to St. Devasahayam and dedicate all families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The service will be held at the tomb of St. Devasahayam at St. Francis Cathedral, Kottar. There will be live telecast of the prayer service on Catholic television channels like Shalom TV, Goodness TV, Atmadarshan TV, Ishvani TV, etc. along with leading Cath YouTube channels. Archbishop George Antonysamy, Bishop Nazarene Soosai, Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Cardinal- elect Filippe Neri Ferrao, etc. will be a part of the service. The Conference of Catholic Bishops of India has requested all the families and religious communities to participate in the service.
This national prayer service will be a witness to the diversity of the church. The Latin Church in India consists of 132 dioceses and 18 million faithful
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