Archbishop Marco Tin Win of Mandalay Archdiocese presided over the Jubilee Mass at St. John’s Church, Mandalay, where the six pioneer FMM sisters arrived in 1898 to look after the lepers . There were over 200 Lepers, whom they served, despite language barrier and other hardships.
Archbishop Marco Tin Win of Mandalay Archdiocese inaugurated the first Prayer Hill of the Mandalay Archdiocese at St. Theresa Parish, Chin Nyaung Pin Thar, Myanmar, on January 1. The Calvary Hill is the first “Prayer Hill” in the Archdiocese of Mandalay.
Catholics are urged to show solidarity with the suffering people in Myanmar. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the coup on February 1, 2021. The nation’s economy is disrupted with protests against the military forces, battles in border regions amid a surge in coronavirus cases.