Today was a day of happiness & joy for all the Christian brethren of Rayagada Cathedral.
The Cathechal is which is our Parish, is dedicated to Mary Queen of Mission On 27 November the following day after the solemnity of Christ the King, Mother Mary is honoured as Mary Queen of the Mission here in Odisha, India, the animation of novena, Eucharistic adoration, rosary & the Holy Eucharist was distributed to each unit to be taken care. Most Rev Bishop Aplinar Senapati, along with 14 con celebrants celebrated the Holy Eucharist. After that there was an agape for 1000 faithful Bom different sub stations, At Spin there was a solemn procession of Eucharistie Lord & Mother Mary around the city accompanied by recitation of rosary Marian songs & fire work.
In Odisha, Kandhamal district the Christian flock had undergone great persecution from Hindus in the year 2008 where in aus Christians were killed, more than 395 churches were destroyed, over 5600 houses were burnt down & over 600 villages were villages ransacked & 75000 people left homeless . We intercede to our Mother Mary queen of Mission to protect & keep under her Mantal all the missionaries of Odisha & their activities, Christian faithful who are the victim's poverty & persecution, May Mother of Mission be our support & strength on our walk.