La Salette News

In the month of May we had lot of special pilgrimages. In the first weekend of May we had the pilgrimages of Protestants from Madagascar origin. In the second weekend of May 750 Catholic pilgrims of Madagascar came to La Salette to have their national pilgrimage. As usual there were many international groups and one group from Mumbai, India was also present. Fr. William Kaliyadan M.S came on May 12-13 to La Salette with a group from his parish in USA. In the last weekend of May the special pilgrimage was organized by the La Salette Sisters. It was the pilgrimage of the consecrated. Saturday May 3Oth Professor Thierry Magnin, rector of the Catholic University of Lyon gave a conference on the theme of “Remember with gratitude, Embrace the future with hope, live the present with passion”. The bishop of Grenoble Mgr. Guy de Kerimel addressed the pilgrims in the afternoon of Saturday May 30th on the theme of “Religious life a gift to the Church”. The month of May concluded with a week of festival with “Rose flowers”. Pilgrims offered every day flowers at the feet of the statue of Our Lady. The Sunday Mass on May 31 was presided by Mgr. Benoît RIVIERE, bishop of Autun, France. One of the famoun French singer Jean-Claude Gianada animated the vigil and mass of Pentecost and Trinity Sunday.

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