In Tenali Parish of Andhra Pradesh, the celebrations for the Feast of St. Clement Mary Hofbauer started at 9 a.m. and went on till around 1.30 p.m. on 15th March 2020.
There was Holy Adoration from 9 a.m. to 10.45 a.m. conducted by Fr. Sagar and deacon Vijay, followed by Holy Mass which was presided by the Bishop of Guntur, Dr. Bhagyaiah. He preached the homily about St. Clement. During the Euchrist we prayed for the victims of Coronavirus.
At the end of the Eucharistic celebration we gave a brief about the life of St. Clement and thereafter distributed the souvenirs to the people. Around 1500 people participated in the celebration.
We are four community members:- Fr. David, Fr. Martin Cushnan, Fr. Vijayanand (Parish Priest) and Fr. Sagar. Deacon Vijay also was part of the orginising team.
The festivity ended with a common meal with all the people. We thank the Almighty for this wonderful time of communion with the brothers and sisters of the parish.