38th Anniversary of Apparitions of the Virgin Mary
The Rectorate of the Sanctuary our Lady of Kibeho, Mother of the Word, would kindly invite all to the solemn celebration of the 38th Anniversary of the Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Kibeho, the 28th November 2019.
WEDNESDAY, 27th November 2019: Vigil of the Solemnity
-16h30: Holly Eucharist presided over by H.E. Mgr Hakizimana Celestin, Bishop of Gikongoro Diocese.
- 1st Reading: So 3, 14-18a (in French)
- 2nd Reading: Col 3, 12-17 (In English)
- 3rd Reading: Jh 19, 25-27 (In Kinyarwanda)
- After the Mass, torchlight procession and the Statue of the Virgin Mary.
- After the procession, the vigil continues with various songs in honor of the Virgin Mary.
- 8:00 pm Conference by Fr. Faustin Nyombayire.
- Meditated Rosary (Kinyarwanda, English, Français) Glorious Mysteries for the peace in the World, + Sacrament of Reconciliation.
- Songs in various languages and dances in honor of the Virgin Mary according to the present cultural groups.
Thursday, 28.11.2019: Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Word
- 9:00 am: Rosary of the Seven Sorrows of the Virgin Mary. We’ll pray for the Church.
- 10:00 am: Celebration of the Eucharist presided over by H.E. Mgr Hakizimana Celestin, Bishop of Gikongoro Diocese.
- 1st Reading: Is 7, 10-14 (in French)
- 2nd Reading: Eph 1, 3-12 (In English)
- 3rd Reading: Jh 1, 1-5, 9-11 (In Kinyarwanda)
N.B: The Holy Mass will take place at 10:00 am and not at the usual time.
These ceremonies will be broadcast live on the Radio Maria Rwanda, which you can follow by joining your prayer to that of all the pilgrims on your receivers or Internet: http://www.radiomaria.rw/la-radio-in -diretta.aspx
We entrust you to the maternal intercession of the Mother of the Word.
P. Francois Harelimana, S.A.C
Rector of the Sanctuary