The Feast of Mary Help of Christians was solemnized on May 23, 2010, at the shrine of MHOC at Don Bosco, Irinjalakuda. The days of novena served as immediate preparation. The Eucharist on the feast day was at 10.00 a.m., presided over by V Rev Fr Clement Chirayath, Chancellor of the diocese of Irinjalakuda and an alumnus of Don Bosco High School, Irinjalakuda. About 4000 people partook of the meals served freely at the shrine as an offering. The procession in the evening lasted about two hours and was well attended. The faithful devotedly prayed the rosary as they moved along the streets around Don Bosco educational institutions. Fireworks made the procession colourful. The Salesian Community and the Lay people including the Salesians Co-operators, Members of the Association of Mary Help of Christians (ADMA) and Don Bosco Youth Centre were much involved in the organization of the feast and mobilization of resources.

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