Chittagong Archdiocesan Marian Pilgrimage of this year is held in Miriam Ashram, Diang on 09-10 February. More than three thousand pilgrims from all around the country gathered in Diang to participate in the 41th Marian Pilgrimage. The theme for relfection of this year was, “Mary: Joy of our Parish”.
On the Thursday evening the pilgrims participated in holy Eucharist, adoration of the blessed sacrament, reconciliation and candle light procession of rosary. Solemn Mass took place at 9.30 am on Friday reflecting on the main theme. His Grace Archbishop Moses M. Costa, CSC presided over the solemn mass which is con-celebrated by other 18 priests. In his homily the archbishop emphasized on how we can carry Jesus in our heart and become witness of joy of Christ following the life of Mary. He also explained how the joy of Jesus among ourselves can transform our parishes into joyful and participatory church.
Immediately after the solemn mass 1st Metropolitan Archbishop of Chittagong His Grace Moses M. Costa, CSC is given a reception by the pilgrims present. They have also received special blessings from the archbishop.