by Cl. Ranson D'souza sdb
BAHIRWADI-AHMEDNAGAR, MARCH 24, 2014, 2014: A Yatra was organized by the parishioners of the St. Joseph Church, Bahirwadi on March 19, the feast of St. Joseph. Fr. Vishwas was the main celebrant for the Eucharist.
The Yatra began with the singing of bhajans after which the framed picture of St. Joseph was taken in a procession around the village with praying, singing and dancing to the sound of traditional instruments. The Eucharist began at 6.30 p.m. Fr. Vishwas spoke to the people about the role of St. Joseph and went on to talk about family life and the roles and responsibilities of its members. He also shared many rich experiences of his life which captured the attention of the people. A lot of people came and fervently participated in the Yatra.
The Eucharist was followed by a short felicitation programme for the priests. The people who came were glad to take part in this yatra and returned home joyfully.