Issued by the Catholic Center for Studies and Media - Jordan. Editor-in-chief Fr. Rif'at Bader - موقع أبونا

Published on Sunday, 12 March 2023
Fr. Rif'at Bader welcomes French Diocese of Tours pilgrimage delegation

By Munir Bayouk/ :

On Sunday, March 12, 2023, Parish Priest of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Tla' Al-'Ali, Western Amman, Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader celebrated Holy Mass marking the Lenten Season in the presence of a pilgrimage delegation representing the French Diocese of Tours which is renowned for its patron Saint Martin of Tours who gave half of his clothes to a poor person.


The Holy Mass was concelebrated by head of the delegation, namely Mgr Francois du Sartel in addition to Father Wajdi Twal and Fr. Khaled Qammouh. Fr. Bader had earlier welcomed the French delegation in the presence of Mr. Michel Hijazin as both presented an impressive description of  the Holy Land of Jordan, the Christian religious sites in the country of Baptism, as well as  Jordan, the living Church in the modern era.


After the Holy Mass, the musical band of the scouts and guides of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church played their mellifluous music while welcoming the pilgrimage delegation in Holy Jordan.