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August 3, 2012

Archbishop Chaput to Concelebrate Mass
During Indian Catholic Heritage Day

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., will concelebrate Mass with His Eminence Cardinal George Alencherry, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamali during Indian Catholic Heritage Day sponsored by the Indian American Catholic Association of Greater Philadelphia. Archbishops and Bishops from India will also be present.

Saturday, August 4, 2012
9:30 a.m. Procession
10:00 a.m. Mass
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
608 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115

Indian Catholic Heritage Day will begin with a colorful procession of men and women clad in traditional Indian garments, children carrying Indian lamps, accompanied by multi-colored umbrellas and a drum group. The procession will be followed by Mass. Traditional Indian dances and other variety entertainment programs will begin at 12:30 p.m.


Editor's Note: For more information please contact Charly Chirayath at 267-994-6375.

Bonnie Olinger
Communications Assistant

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