Dear Devotees of the Marian Shrine of Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni, The Marian Shrine being an icon of spiritual tourism in the city of Medan attracts multitudes of pilgrims both from within the country and abroad, especially during the weekends and public holidays. In view of the current escalating risk of coronavirus spread, the Shrine … [Read more...]
Consul General of India To Medan Visits Graha Maria.
On 7 March 2020, the Consul General of India To Medan Mr. Raghu Gururaj and his wife, Mrs. Sumathi Gururaj paid a a courtesy visit to the Marian Shrine of Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni. They were greeted by the Shrine Rector Father James Bharataputra SJ, who gave them a tour of the shrine, and informed them about the important role it plays in the … [Read more...]
50th Anniversary of The Ordination to The Priesthood of Father James Bharataputra.
I wish, all my dear and near ones and my well-wishers, God's abundant blessings on this blessed Christmas Day (25.12.20019) and throughout the coming New Year 2020 which happens to be THE GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR OF MY PRIESTLY ORDINATIONS (27.12 .1970 - 27.12.2020). What a Christmas Gift for me from Baby Jesus! Please join me in thanking God during … [Read more...]
Father James Has Resumed His Duties After the Successful Medical Treatment
After undergoing surgery and post-operative recovery care for about three months in India, Father Bharataputra SJ has finally returned to Indonesia on June 25, 2019 to continue serving his duties at the Marian Shrine of Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni Medan. Father James wishes to thank everyone for your prayers, well-wishes, thoughts and … [Read more...]
Our Facebook Community Has Surpassed 100 Thousand Members
Thank you for the extraordinary enthusiasm in joining, and participating in the Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni's Facebook page. Today the VelangkanniMedan community has surpassed 100 thousand members. We hope you find our page useful. Please inform your friends to join our community to spread the love of God to His people. The VelangkanniMedan … [Read more...]