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Priest in Myanmar holds religious procession to inspire parishioners

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


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