by Cl. Ranson D'souza sdb
BHINGAR-AHMEDNAGAR, MARCH 24, 2014: On March 21, the Capuchin Superior from Songaon, Fr. Wilson Gaikwad, preached the Lenten retreat for the Bhingar Parishioners from 4 pm to 8 pm. The retreat began with the recitation of the Rosary, followed by a Lenten talk. This was followed by the animated Way of the Cross, and then the celebration of the Eucharist. A homily on the theme of Lent was preached. Another talk followed after the Mass.
On friday, march 14, Fr. Sanjay Fernandes, Capuchin, animated the lenten retreat from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Bhingar parish. He was supported by Bro. Glen Fernandes, who spoke on the meaning of Jesus' cross as a symbol of hope. On the first friday of lent, March 7, Fr. Wilson Gaikwad, came, preached and sang bhajans whch were appreciated by all present.
Every year the capuchin priests render their service to the parish by animating the six Fridays of lent. The capuchins use their preaching charism to promote Jesus and His Kingdom of Love through all they share.