Welcome to The Diocese Of Jhansi
LENTEN SERVICE – 2020
Most Rev. Peter Parapullil
Bishop Of Jhansi
Message by the Bishop
“Even now, says the Lord: Return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping and with mourning” (Joel 2:12). As we begin the season of Lent, we give thanks to God the Father for this time of Grace. Lent invites all of us to return from our evil ways to the ways of God by repentance.” Return to me and I will return to you” (Mal 3:7). Let us ask him to cleanse our hearts and strengthen us in love through the Holy spirit. In Isaiah44:22 the Lord says: “Return to me for I have redeemed you”. The Grace of God is strength to return to the Lord, to his ways, to his will and to his path, to his heart. “In returning and rest, you shall be saved”(Is30:15).
Lent is a time to listen to the Word of God. Let us learn to listen and learn by listening. Let us be renewed by God’s Mercy and compassion. “Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mk. 1:5). God’s Love transforms……. [ Read More ]
About Diocese Of Jhansi
Jhansi diocese is in northern India’s state of Uttar Pradesh. It has an area of 29,418 square kilometers, with seven civil districts: Jhansi, Lalitpur, Jalaun, Banda, Chitrakoot, Hamirpur, and Mahoba. There are 12,832 Catholics, representing 0.046 percent of 82, 32,071 people in the territory. ….
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About St Jude’s Shrine
The devotion to St. Jude Thaddaeus, was practically unknown in India, and it was the late Bishop F. X. Fenech who started it in Jhansi, which was a Prefecture Apostolic in those days. It was not easy to do especially during the World War II, but Bishop Fenech was a man of great faith, he made a promise to St. Jude that if he helped him…
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