After two years marked by the pandemic and restrictions, parishes will return to the tradition of large Christmas gatherings. According to a press release from the Diocese of Port-Louis, several masses will be celebrated in the island’s prisons to show that God is close to those in distress.
Cardinal Maurice Piat will visit the Melrose prison at 9am on Saturday 24 December for a religious celebration.
Several religious activities will take place in the framework of this celebration. For more details, you can consult the website of the Diocese of Port-Louis.
The TV and radio program for Christmas :
- Christmas Eve live on MBC Senn Kreol and MBC SAT
On Saturday, December 24, from the Holy Family Church in Rose-Belle, the Christmas vigil will be broadcast at 8:30 pm. Father Jean Michael Durhône will give the homily.
- Christmas Day Mass broadcast live on Radio Maurice
On Sunday, December 25th at 9:30 am, the mass will be celebrated in the church of Sacré-Coeur, in Beau-Bassin, and will be broadcasted live on Radio Maurice.
- Christmas message
The Christmas message of Cardinal Maurice E. Piat will be broadcast on Sunday, December 25, on MBCTV1 after the news.
- Special broadcast: “Christmas, a gift of hope”.
After the broadcast of the Christmas message, join us on Senn Kreol at 8:30 p.m. for a special program, “Christmas, a Gift of Hope.” Participants:
- The Lumière d’Espérance group of the Sacré-Coeur parish in Beau Bassin, which offers a hot meal each week to the needy.
- The children of Catholic Children’s Action
- The youth of the Visitation parish in Vacoas