Thailand - Solemnity of Mary Help of Christians

30 May 2023

Bangkok, Thailand - 24 May 2023 - On the occasion of the Solemnity of Mary Help of Christians, the Salesian communities and institutions in the Salesian family [THA] celebrated the feast of Mary Help of Christians together with the students, the young, the teaching staff and the faithful under the Salesian's ministerial services. The Church of Mary Help of Christians, Bangkok, which is the center for the propagation of the devotion to the Blessed Mother, organized the Eucharistic celebration presided over by Bishop Silvio Siripong Charatsri, the ordinary of Chantaburi Diocese. Salesian confreres, members of the Salesian family, and the faithful, numbering 350 people, joined in the celebration. During the liturgical service, the Bishop ministered the sacrament of confirmation to 6 young people. Included in this number were 5 children of Filipino couples, and one of Thai descent. At the end of the Eucharistic service, the faithful joined the procession of the statue of the Blessed Mother around the church area. The atmosphere was filled with devotion. At the end of the service, a variety of food, which came from the faithful themselves, was shared by the people present, in a family-like atmosphere.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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