Glimpses of St Joseph Vaz feast in Sancoale

Dhiraj Harmalkar

Façade of Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Saude is a heritage site situated in Sancoale.

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Hundreds of Catholics attended Mass on the feast day of St Joseph Vaz.


Three altar girls are seen carrying a crucifix and candles after the feast Mass.


Cardinal Filipe Neri Ferrao addressed the devotees on the feast day in Sancoale.


Catholics use flower garlands and candles as part of their devotion to St Joseph Vaz.


Flower garlands and lit candles before a cross signify an attitude of prayer for favours or in thanksgiving for those received.


You can buy groundnuts, khaje and other sweets from a stall at the feast.


A couple is seen praying before a statue of St Joseph Vaz on the feast day.


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