WYD13 Blog - Day 2: Sunday Lima City Centre

16/07/2013

WYD13 Blog - Day 2: Sunday Lima City Centre News Story
Photography: Alphonsus Fok

From the WYD13 Parramatta Pilgrims Blog

The first leg of the journey to WYD13 Rio has begun in full stead as Parramatta's pilgrims, led by Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, have toured the centre of Lima.

For a majority of the 227 of the pilgrimage group currently in Lima, the 90-minute bus ride from Cardinal Cushing Centre to Convento Santa Domingo Convent was their first daytime experience of Lima.

A city with rich Dominican heritage

WYD13 Blog - Day 2: Sunday Lima City Centre News Story
Photography: Alphonsus Fok

First stop was the Convent of St Dominic and for pilgrimage leader Bishop Anthony it was a wonderful experience to be surrounded in a city with rich Dominican heritage.

“I have given lectures in South America and it was wonderful to have seen and experienced it with Parramatta pilgrims and a community of my brothers that took us around,” Bishop Anthony said.

Read full post at parrawyd.org

Votive Mass for St Rose of Lima

WYD13 Blog - Day 2: Votive Mass for St Rose of Lima
Photography: Alphonsus Fok

The afternoon was the undoubtedly the highlight of the day with Mass at the Basillica of St Rose of Lima celebrated by Bishop Anthony and concelebrated with the pilgrimage chaplains.

Read full post at parrawyd.org


Diocesan site links:

Read Bishop Anthony’s WYD Pilgrimage Homily - Votive Mass of St Rose of Lima

Go to WYD13 Pilgrimage Photo Gallery - Lima 14 July


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