Claretian Youth Ministry Makes Pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Aparecida

Dec 12, 2012 | Brasil, Youth & Vocations Ministry

Aparecida 1Pinhais – PR (Brazil). On the occasion of the celebration of the Immaculate Conception, the Claretian youth ministry from the Parish of Our Lady of the Light from the city of Pinhais participated for the second consecutive year in the 4th National Pilgrimage of Youth to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida.

On this occasion there were 51 young Claretian pilgrims accompanied by Fr. Alcimar Lima, CMF and two married couples.

The Pilgrimage, which drew some 10,000 youth from all over Brazil, offered them an opportunity to live intense moments of formation, prayer, and fellowship.

The central moment of the event was the eucharistic celebration presided by Cardinal Don Raymundo Damasceno, President of the Episcopal Conference of Brazil (CNBB).

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