Father John Kyaw Thu Ya, parish priest of Mary Help of Christians in the village of Chaung Yo in Mandalay archdiocese, led a religious procession and veneration of the Holy Eucharist on July 31 to inspire parishioners in the midst of the pandemic.
“People are worried and feel helpless, so I decided to make the spiritual encouragement,” said the priest who led the procession of the Blessed Sacrament around the village. “I hope I was able to encourage the faithful,” he added.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Myanmar has declared a period of “special prayer and adoration” in all 16 dioceses in the country from August 3-18. - RVA News