Tuesday, October 1, 2013

BIS # 3685 EIGHTY FAITHFUL CONFIRMED

by: Fr. Rolvin D'Mello

AHMEDNAGAR, OCTOBER 1, 2013: The dawn of Sunday morning witnessed the joyous arrival of his Lordship Bishop Lourdes Daniel (Nashik Diocese) at St. Anne's Church – Ahmednagar for the sacrament of confirmation. 80 young boys and girls as well as adults, freshly accepted into the Christian faith from other faiths were confirmed.

After a long period of preparation and regular classes for almost one and a half years, the list was finalized to eighty faithful who would receive this sacrament. The Holy Eucharist presided by his Lordship Bishop Lourdes Daniel began at 8.30 am accompanied with melodious singing.

The Bishop emphasized that as Christians we are called to spread the good news of Christ everywhere and be his witnesses to the whole world. The ceremony ended with a felicitation for the Bishop and all those who received the sacrament of confirmation.

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