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Penitential walk brings together 200,000 in Brazil
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.- Last weekend some 200,000 Brazilians joined together in a traditional penitential walk celebrated each year during Lent in the city of São Salvador da Bahía.  The city’s archbishop, Cardinal Geraldo Majella, led the walk.

After celebrating an outdoor Mass, Cardinal Majella Agnelo was joined by dozens of priests and deacons behind a processional cross which lead the traditional Lenten walk.

Part of the annual event includes dropping off non-perishable food at certain hospitals and homes along the way, including the San Antonio Hospital, founded by the late Sister Dulce, who died in 1992 and is revered by Brazilians as “the angel of the poor of Bahia.”

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November 23, 2014

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

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Mt 25:31-46

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First Reading:: Ezek 34: 11-12, 15-17
Second Reading:: 1 Cor 15: 20-26, 28
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Lk 19:45-48

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