June is the month especially dedicate to the piety and veneration to the sacred Heart of Jesus. In the good old days there was a custom of reciting the prayer to the sacred Heart of Jesus and dedicating the family members to the care and protection of the sacred heart. Every first Friday of the month, this dedication to the sacred heart was repeated. Every evening, after dusk, there was the custom of lightning the candle before the image of the sacred Heart and saying the family prayers with all members kneeling down piously. It used to help in reminding the family members is the dwelling piously.
Fr. Macelliar OMI who hails from Jaffna, has been working in Colombo OMI province for many years. For last 10 years he had been the Parish Priest of Thoppu Parish in Colombo diocese. Recently he has been appointed parish priest of the church of our Lady of sorrows, at New Chetty street, Colombo. Here Macelliar … Read moreFr. Marcelliar OMI is the new Parish Priest of New Chetty Street in Colombo.