Novena masses for 17th San Padre Pio’s feast to start on Saturday

THE 17th feast day of San Padre Pio de Pietrelcina will be on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.

With the upcoming feast day, Saint Padre Pio Contemplative Community of Cebu is inviting all faithful and devotees to attend the novena masses at the Archdiocesan Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Church on D. Jakosalem St. in Cebu City.

The novena mass will start on Saturday, Sept. 14, and it will end on the ninth day, on Sunday, Sept. 22. All devotees are encouraged to bring their sickly friends and relatives for the novena masses and during the feast day’s pontifical mass at 6 p.m. on Sept. 23.

Veneration and kissing of the saint’s relic will follow after the novena and pontifical masses.

The pontifical mass will be officiated by Most Rev. Buenaventura ‘Ben’ Famadico, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of San Pablo.

It will be concelebrated by devoted priest within the Archdiocese of Cebu.


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