News : THE MARIAN STATUE ARRIVES FIDITIPosted on: 2017-08-05
Source: Comms Dept, Oyo Diocese
THE MARIAN STATUE ARRIVES FIDITI
with the inaugural ceremony at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Maryland Ogbomoso from 19th - 20th of May, 2017, the Catholic Diocese of Oyo formally kicks started the Marian Year celebration. Since then, the the faithful have been prayerfully moving the statue of Our Mother Mary of Fatima meant specially for the year from deanery to deanery making it to stay in every parish and prayed with.
Today 5th of August, St. Patrick Catholic Church, Fiditi prayerfully received the statue from St. Andrew Catholic Church, Akinmoorin, all in OYO Deanery. This remarkable spiritual event featured the movement of the Marian Statue from Akinmoorin to Fiditi, solemn procession of the faithful in Fiditi from the market square to the Church, recitation of rosary, intercessory prayers and singing of Marian hymns along the way. All was concluded in the Church with litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Marian Year Anthem and the composed Marian Year Prayer in Nigeria. Different groups in the Church and individuals were given different times to come for prayer before the statue for the rest of the days it will stay at Fiditi.
May Our Lady of Fatima intercede for us all. Amen.
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