Bishop Peter Saldanha asks the Faithful to Pray for Rains to Overcome Water Crisis in City
Mangaluru Diocese Bishop Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha asks the Faithful to Pray for Rains to Overcome Water Crisis in City, during the Church Mass on Saturday 18 May and Sunday, 19 May.
Mangaluru: While our politicians, including MLA’s, Temple Priests and Muslim Clerics have done their part in offering prayers to God seeking early rains in order to overcome the water scarcity in the City, where residents are finding hard to get their drinking water, now the Bishop of Mangaluru Diocese Dr Peter Paul Saldanha has requested people to gather for a mass prayer for rains on Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19.
In a press release, the diocese of Mangaluru stated, “Since people are facing scarcity of water due to delayed monsoon, Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha has requested all the parishes, institutions and religious houses of men and women to organize prayers for the rains on Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19.” The press release also stated that the Bishop has given a call to all the people ‘to trust in the providence of God and pray for rains unceasingly’.
Bishop Saldanha has further stated that “The weather forecast says that the monsoon is delayed. We are facing the problem of scarcity of water. I earnestly request all the parishes, institutions and religious houses of men and women to implore God to be merciful towards us and grant rain. We trust in the power of Lord Jesus to come to our aid,”.