The Catholic Community in the City celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes today. A large number of Catholics from the city and other places gathered at the Grotto of Our Lady situated at Seminary hills.
On this day believers visited the grotto and attended Multilingual Masses at the grotto. A procession was taken out with a Palanquin of Our Lady of Lourdes. Thousands of devotees participated in the procession carrying candles, singing holy songs and reciting prayers.The procession started at 6:30 from the grotto via Japanese Garden, Tirpude college square and returned back at the grotto. Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in honour of the Marian apparitions that occurred in 1858 in the vicinity of Lourdes in France.