Aboke Deanery Set to Host Next Year's Marian Shrine Pilgrimage - Bishop Wanok

This year’s event was animated by the Bishop of Lira Diocese, Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok alongside Archbishop emeritus of Gulu Archdiocese, His Grace John baptist Odama.

May 10, 2024 - 09:36
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Aboke Deanery Set to Host Next Year's Marian Shrine Pilgrimage - Bishop Wanok
Rt. Rev. Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok/ Curtesy Photo
Aboke Deanery Set to Host Next Year's Marian Shrine Pilgrimage - Bishop Wanok
BY NANCY ATIM 
The Rt. Rev.Bishop of Lira Diocese, Sanctus Linus Wanok has encouraged pilgrims to pray to the Blessed Mary  to intercede on their behalf and for the commitment to the service of the less fortunate living among the community.
He was on Saturday preaching to thousands of Pilgrims congregated at the Marian Shrine of Iceme for the Annual Ecclesiastical Province of Gulu Archdiocese Pilgrimage.
This year’s event was animated by the Bishop of Lira Diocese, Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok alongside Archbishop emeritus of Gulu Archdiocese, His Grace John baptist Odama.
"The day is an important one in the life of a  Christian. This is an opportunity to present before the Blessed Mary Mother of God the joy and sufferings of all the others", said Bishop Wanok.
"It is the time to pray for unity, reconciliation, peace and development in the dioceses and the entire country", he added.
In the same event, Bishop Wanok also confirmed that next year's Marian Shrine pilgrimage will be animated by Aboke deanery.
The Archbishop emeritus of Gulu Archdiocese, Dr. John Baptist Odama expressed his joy for the faith the christians are already showing through the pilgrimages.
Meanwhile, Kole district woman member of parliament, Judith Alyek in the same event advised Christians to utilize the rosary.
"The rosary is a powerful instrument in the Catholic church. Therefore, I urge you to pray the rosary all the time", said MP. Alyek.

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