Through September, Fr. Varghese helped local Missionaries of Charity celebrate St. Teresa's elevation to sainthood. Friends of Father helped provide the nuns with 120 blankets to distribute to slum dwellers and the funds to host a good, hot meal for them. On September 10, Father joined the Sisters to bless and "inaugurate" a new statue of St. Teresa for their residence. A week later, he and faithful joined the Sisters in processing through Kakinada streets, singing and praying. A celebration meal followed.
|Fr. Varghese (shown above and below) hosted a celebration for the |
Missionaries of Charity at his Sacred Heart Mission, where they so often
help with family events, decorating for holy day Masses, and classes, etc.