|Our Missionaries on arrival in Hefei were given a cordial welcome|
|Fr. Mario exchanging sign of peace during a Eucharistic Celebration in Hefei|
|The 38 pilgrims from Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan |
were greeted by the local community in Hefei
|People falling on their knees before the priests for a blessing|
|Our team on the Snow-covered Huangshan|
|Fr. Jojo exchanging peace during the Eucharistic celebration|
|Fr. Takenobu venerating the relic of the Martyrs of Barbastro, placed in the Chapel in Huangshan|
|The group from Hong Kong on the Mount Huangshan|
|Mr. Nicholas (In the middle with a cap on his head) the only surviving |
Catholic from the time of our pioneering Claretians in China in the late 1940s
|The officials got wind of pilgrims in Hunagshan and they accorded a good accompaniment|
even with a smart, young linguist who was fluent in Japanese, Korean, English and Spanish!
|The chapel in Hunagshan|
|Colours of life!|
|The chapel in Hunagshan, where a statue of St. Antony Mary Claret|
and the relic of the Martyrs of Barbastro are placed
Looking back into the pilgrimage just concluded, I believe Huangshan still needs our support and encouragement. We need to find ways to reach out to them either directly or through our friends in the parishes in Macau, HK and Taiwan.
|三兄弟 = This means "Three Brothers". |
The popular Bollywood movie - "Three Idiots"was translated as 三兄弟!!
|A click for history books! I was happy to be clicked with |
Nicholas and Frs. Takenobu and Yoon from Japan
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