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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:07 - Updated Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:07

Malanje: Candles procession opens pilgrimage to Pungo-Andongo Sanctuary

Malanje - A procession of candles, accompanied by the transportation of the image of Our Lady of the Rosary, from the place where are the footprints of Queen Nginga Mbandi to the Sanctuary of Pungo-Andongo, will mark today night (Friday) the IV edition of the pilgrimage to the Pungo-Andongo Sanctuary, in the municipality of Cacuso.

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Our Lady of Rosary Church

Photo: Cedida a Angop

According to the program of the activity, after the procession, a wake of thanksgiving will follow, for the successful holding of the general elections of last August 23 and will culminate with a moment of religious tourism, taking into account the potentialities of the region.

The pilgrimage takes place on October 7 and 8, with the participation of thousands of devotees from various parts of the country, who are eager to strengthen their faith and establish contact with the divine Lord through songs, praises and prayers.

In a round held by Angop to the site, it was possible to highlight the expectations of the faithful around the event, whose highest point will be the celebration of the solemn Eucharist on Sunday morning, at which time believers will "confide" their problems with God.

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