RAIGANJ: 29-30 APRIL, 2017

First death anniversary of Bishop Alphonsus  D’Souza

With great joy and expectation we invite you to participate in the Marian Congress to mark centenary of Fatima Apparitions of Our Lady 1917-2017 which will be organized on 29 & 30 of April, 2017 by Diocese of Raiganj in collaboration with the West Bengal Regional Bishop’s Conference and the World Apostolate of Fatima, India. 30 April also will mark the 1st Death Anniversary of our Late Bishop Alphonsus D’Souza sj who was a great promoter of Fatima devotion in the Diocese.

St.Joseph’s Cathedral Chotparua, Raiganj

29.04.2017: For the Bishops and Delegates (50 each as expected from every regional diocese)
6.00 am to 10.30 am – Arrival and Breakfast
11 .00 am – Inaugural Session
11.45 am– Inaugural Mass
01.00 pm– Lunch
02.30 pm onwards – Educative Sessions on Fatima Narratives and Spirituality
                   Talk by Most Rev. Peter Machado, Dr. Celcio, Fr. Sunny, Fr. Babla

30.04.2017: For around 3000 delegates from Raiganj diocese and those from outside.
06.30 am – Death Anniversary Mass in the Cathedral for late Bishop Alphonsus D’Souza SJ
07.30 am – Breakfast
09.00 am – Arrival of people from various parishes
09.30 am – Rosary Procession
10.45 am – Fatima Centenary Mass – Main Celebrant His Grace Archbishop Thomas D’Souza
12.45 pm – Centenary Function
02.30 pm - Lunch

Note: Nearest Airport to Raiganj is Bagdogra  4 to 5 hrs drive OR Kolkata 1 night or 10 hrs train journey.By train from Anywhere you can come to Barsoi / Malda/ Kishanganj stations which are very close to Raiganj.

Please inform Fr. Sunny of your participation. Mob. 9474441068, frsunnymv@rediffmail.com

Programme Approved by Fr. S. Santhappan, Administrator, Diocese of Raiganj

WAF Regional Convention at Raiganj on 15th April, 2013.

Raiganj Cathedral