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FEAST PROGRAMME
(From 29th August to 8th September 2007)

29.08.2007 Wednesday

6.00 p.m.

Mass in Tamil

Flag Procession
Blessing & Hoisting of the flag
By His Excellency
Most Rev. Dr. M. Devadass Ambrose, D.D., L.S.S., S.T.D.,

Bishop of Thanjavur
Followed by Litany, Benedication & Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica

  At Our Lady's Tank  

LITURGICAL TIMINGS DURING THE NOVENA DAYS

IN THE MAIN SHRINE

5.00 a.m.

 

Holy Mass, Blessing of the sick Blessing with the statue of Our Lady of Health

At Our Lady's Tank
06.00 am Mass in Tamil  
10.00 am Mass in Tamil  

IN THE LOWER AND UPPER BASILICA

6.00 a.m.

Mass in Tamil

In the Lower Basilica

8.00 a.m.

Mass in Tamil

In the Upper Basilica

12.30 p.m.

Mass in Tamil

In the Lower Basilica

3.00 p.m.

Mass in Tamil

In the Lower Basilica

5.00 p.m.

Mass in Tamil

In the Lower Basilica

6.15 p.m.

 

Rosary, Litany, Novena Prayer, Sermon and Benediction
in the Lower Basilica

7.00 a.m.

Mass in Telugu

in the Upper Basilica

7.00 a.m.

Mass in Marathi

In the Lower Basilica

8.15 a.m.

Mass in English

In the Lower Basilica

4.00 p.m.

Mass in English

In the Upper Basilica

9.15 a.m.

Mass in Malayalam

In the Upper Basilica

10.15 a.m.

Mass in Konkani

In the Lower Basilica
10.45 a.m. Mass in Kannada In the Upper Basilica

4.15 p.m.

Mass in Hindi

In the Lower Basilica

IN THE HOLY PATH

01.09.2007 SATURDAY

3.00 p.m. Way of the Cross in Konkani
4.00 p.m. Way of the Cross in Tamil
5.00 p.m. Way of the Cross in English
5.30 p.m. Way of the Cross in Marathi
02.09.2007 SUNDAY
5.00 p.m.

ROSARY IN TAMIL

In the Holy Path

At the Shrine Auditorium

08.09.2007 SATURDAY

5.15 a.m.

 

Rosary, Litany, Novena prayer followed by Concelebrated Mass presided over by the Bishop of Thanjavur
 

6.00 a.m.

 

Concelebrated Mass presided over by the Bishop of Thanjavur
06.00 p.m.   The Lowering of Our Lady's Flag


FOR YOUR KIND ATTENTION


 

  1. CONFESSIONS in different languages Confessions will be heard in the Church of Reconciliation and Adoration Campus

  2. HOLY COMMUNION: In all the Masses Holy Communion will be distributed only to those Catholic who have prepared themselves with proper confession. Communion will not be given in hand

  3. VOTIVE OFFERINGS: In front of the Main Altar, Pilgrims will be blessed by Priests during the Feast. After receving the blessing, pilgrims may enter into the side wings through the doors on either side and may give their offerings there. Then the pilgrims may leave the shrine through the main doors of the side wings.

  4. CULTURAL PROGRAMMES Gospel - Centred cultrual programmes will be staged everday form 9.00 p.m. in the shrine open - air auditorium.

  5. TRANSPORT: Special buses will be available from 27th August to 10th September. Long distance buses will also be available during the Days.

  6. YOU ARE REQUESTED TO OBSERVE COMPLETE SILENCE IN THE PLACES OF WORSHIP.

  7. PILGRIMS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR BELONGINES.

  8. IT IS FATAL TO TANK BATH IN THE SEA OR IN THE RIVER


YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED


REV. FR. F. ANTONISAMY
Parish Priest & Vice Rector

VERY REV. FR. P. Xavier
Rector

Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Health, Vailankanni 611 111
Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu, India




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