St. Anne’s Feast reaches its apex


Faith in higher powers: Devotees saying a silent prayer at the main entrance of the Minor Basilica of St Anne in Bukit Mertajam, Penang. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The month-long feast day celebration of the Minor Basilica of St Anne reached its height yesterday as Catholics here and all over the world honoured the grandparents of Jesus Christ.

The liturgical feast days of Saint Anne and Saint Joachim were the pinnacle of the 10-day novena at the church here, despite the absence of the huge crowds who had to stay home due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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