OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL FEAST at BENONI, SOUTH
The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was
celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic
Church and Retreat House, Benoni, South Africa
on 15th of July. Three parishes, (Our Lady of
Mount Carmel-Benoni, Our Lady of Loreto-Kempton
Park and St Joseph’s Catholic Church-Actonville)
came together to honor Mary, Mother of Carmel.
Hundreds of people gathered every day during
three days Novena celebrated by Fr Boniface
D’Souza, Fr Arvin Tauro and Fr John D’Souza.
Liturgy for each day was creatively conducted by
these three parishes.
On the Feast day Fr Patrick Mphepo, a
Passioinists Priest from Pretoria Diocese
presided over the Eucharist and preached Homily
on Mother Mary. During the Mass Scapulars were
blessed and were distributed to the people After
the Mass Bring and Share Dinner was served to
all the faithful. Several Religious including
the Cloister Carmel Nuns participated in the