St. Joseph Vaz Feast Day: January 16, 2017

We wish all admirers of the heroic work under persecution of St. Joseph Vaz whose Feast Day is being celebrated today on Jan. 16, 2017.
Fr. Olvin Veigas, S.J. is celebrating Mass today in Bangalore for this Feast Day and for our special intention this year for the approval of the miracle submitted for the Beatification of Ven. Fr. Agnelo de Souza of Pilar.

Please see our appeal for worldwide Masses for this special intention on our website

Today, Jan. 16, is also MLK Day celebrating the life and work of the great human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr.

Let us celebrate the struggle for freedom of religion and worship that St. Joseph Vaz led in Sri Lanka and the struggle for racial equality and justice led by Martin Luther King Jr.