Monday, July 18, 2016

Capuchin Seva Sadan Friary and St. John the Baptist Parish, Hyderabad, India

The visitation of this friary began yesterday evening with an opening talk....there are three friars living in a small but beautiful friary......they have a parish with 500 families....the liturgies are all celebrated in English....it is a cosmopolitan parish.....there are people from all over India...most of them working in the IT companies....very good participation.....well organised liturgies too...
 There is a convent adjacent to the Parish Church.....sisters of st. Ann of Luzern...... we were invited for a high tea......they run a very big and famous school over here....
 The friary of the capuchin......
 Small shrines all around....you have st. Anthony, Mother Velankanni.....etc.....a lot of people drop in to pray....the church is on the main road.....

 A very nice church......catches the attention of everyone who passes by.....the Capuchins are here for more than 30 years.....
 Adoration chapel which is frequented by all.....especially young men and women,,,,,,



 Fraternity of three friars.....good team....

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