tnpallottines news Inauguration of St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine, Surulacode

Inauguration of St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine, Surulacode

Inauguration of St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine, Surulacode

On the auspicious day of December 3, 2023, a momentous occasion unfolded as St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine was inaugurated with great reverence and joy. The event was graced by the presence of Rev. Fr. Edison, the Vicar Forane (VF) of Davasahayam Mountains, who blessed the shrine and presided over the inaugural Mass.

The solemnity of the occasion was elevated by the collective participation of the Pallottine Confreres. Their presence not only underscored the importance of the event within the Pallottine community but also contributed to the spiritual richness of the entire gathering.

The inaugural Mass, led by Rev. Fr. Edison, was a spiritually uplifting experience for all present. The sacred rites and blessings bestowed upon St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine created an ambiance of divine grace and sanctity. The congregation actively participated in prayers, hymns, and reflections, enhancing the spiritual significance of the event.

Following the solemn Mass, a delightful celebration ensued, marked by a communal meal that brought everyone together in fellowship. The shared moments of joy and gratitude created a sense of camaraderie among the community members and distinguished guests.

The successful inauguration of St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine stands as a testament to the collective efforts of the Parish priest and the people at Surulacode. The shrine now stands as a sacred space, a beacon of faith, and a symbol of unity for all who seek solace and spiritual nourishment.

As we conclude this memorable event, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all who contributed to the success of the inauguration, and we look forward to the continued blessings and growth of St. Francis Xavier’s Shrine in the years to come.