Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel celebrated at
BENONI, SOUTH AFRICA.
The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was
celebrated at Benoni on 13 July, three days
prior to the actual date. There was an
overflowing congregation drawn from the local
parishes, together with all six Carmelite
priests - Fr Mari Joseph, Fr Arvin Tauro, Fr
Boniface D'Souza, Fr John D'Souza, Fr John
D'Souza, and Fr Rayan Pais - serving in South
Africa. At the Feast Mass nine members made
their temporary promises as Secular members of
the Discalced Carmelite Order, the first batch
of Seculars for this area. Brown Scapulars were
blessed and distributed during the celebrations.