Bishop Edgar da Cunha, SDV, has graciously given his permission for Fr. Andre Feian, FI, from Our Lady’s Chapel in New Bedford to preside over the annual St. Anne Novena, July 17-25, 2021, in our beloved shrine. Additionally, Bp. da Cunha has extended the permission for a daily Mass to be celebrated during the Novena in preparation for the Feast Day of Good St. Anne.
Your preservation society is grateful for our bishop’s generosity and concern for the care of the souls under his care, and we hope that many will take advantage of this outpouring of God’s graces on us as we celebrate this 125th Anniversary of this shrine to the mother of our Blessed Mother.
The Society will be applying, with Bp. da Cunha’s permission, to the Apostolic Penitentiary for the granting of a Plenary Indulgence under the usual conditions of of Sacramental Confession, Eucharistic Communion, and prayers for the Holy Father’s intentions for pilgrims during the month of July. We’ll have more as preparations are finalized.