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Archdiocese of Karachi

Sacred Heart of Jesus is a heart of love-Archbishop Benny

Karachi (Agahi News): The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was celebrated at Sacred Heart Parish, Karachi with great splendor and honor, participated by a large number of believers. The community also celebrated the 161st anniversary of the church on the occasion.

Archbishop Benny Mario Travis was warmly welcomed by the parishioners with the traditional Sindhi culture and presented His Grace flowers bouquets & Sindhi caps.

Holy Mass was presided over by Archbishop Benny Mario Travis while Fr. Shahzad Gill, Fr. Sarfraz Griffin, Fr. Felix De Souza, Fr. Bhor & Fr. Anil Sajjad were the con-celebrant. In his homily, the Archbishop explained the sacred spirituality of the Sacred Heart. He emphasized that Jesus’ Sacred Heart is a heart of love and mercy, which we all need to accept. He quoted us the example of Mother Teresa who transformed the life of a hard-hearted merchant with kindness and love and answered hatred with love.

Before concluding the Holy Mass, the Archbishop recited a prayer for the 75th Jubilee of the Archdiocese. Father Shahzad Gill thanked the pastoral team, all the groups, and the believers who assisted the event to make it a success. Later, at the end of the Mass, the Archbishop blessed the entire congregation and cut the jubilee cake.

The believers and all groups of the parish expressed their gratitude to the Archbishop by presenting gifts and wearing traditional attire to Archbishop Benny Mario Travis.

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