Our FSSP mission was invited to offer today's scheduled Mass in the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Mandalay Archdiocese. Once again the faithful (more than 60 at 6am) joined in the Latin responses without prompting.
We can barely express how grateful we are to Archbishop Emeritus Paul Grawng and the cathedral clergy and staff for the exceedingly warm welcome they have extended to us. Please offer a prayer for them.
A recent comment enquired about oriental representations of Our Lady. Whereas this would not be fitting for Our Lady of Guadalupe, Lourdes or Fatima--the devotions to which are strong--there are indeed local representations to elicit prayer, for example crafted from beautiful teak as in the chapel next to our rooms pictured below: