August 3, 2012
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.
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.