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In Year of Mercy nearly 400 devotees walk to Mudipu from Bendore

In Year of Mercy nearly 400 devotees walk to Mudipu from Bendore

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Mar 08 2016: As many as 400 devotees who had gathered at the St Sebastian Church at Bendore early morning on March 7, Monday, commenced a 22 km long journey by foot to the St Joseph Vas Shrine at Mudipu to gain Indulgence in the Year of Mercy.


Mudipu church ..

The St Joseph Shrine is one of the 12  places in Mangaluru Diocese which have been declared as pilgrim places by the Bishop of Mangaluru.

Once the devotees reached the Mudipu Shrine, Fr Antony Serrao, Parish Priest of Bendore, addressed the gathering and said the main intention of this  journey was  to help devotees seek the forgiveness from the Lord. He also hoped that all the faithful would receive the mercy of the Lord.

Meanwhile, devotees  who could not walk the entire distance were allowed to reach Mudipu by buses.

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Comments on this Article
Sunil Shet, Sullia Tue, March-8-2016, 1:08
Its the belief .The Lord’s blessings and dedication can make the journey fruitful.
Ashish Fernanades, Mangaluru Tue, March-8-2016, 12:35
Its the own way of devotees to offer the prayer and seek the Lord’s in their own way.
Pradyumn Holla, Moodabidri Tue, March-8-2016, 12:23
May the Almighty bless all.
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