The feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was celebrated at St. Peter’s Cathedral on Friday, June 3, 2016. The mass was celebrated by His Excellency, Mar Shlemun Warduni, the Apostolic Administrator. His Excellency, Mar Sarhad Yawsip Jammo was also present, as well as His Excellency, Mar Bawai Soro and many other clergymen of the Cathedral.
During the celebration of mass, there was a ceremony of new members entering into the Sacred Heart of Jesus Sodality. They made their pledges publicly and have promised to have a deeper devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
After Mass, there was a benediction of the Eucharist and a procession around the church as the sodality members carried their flag of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with honor.
The mass, benediction and procession was followed by a luncheon that took place at the St. Peter Church Hall.
Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make my heart like unto Thine.