Bishop of the French Diocese of Tarbes and Lourdes Jean Marc Micas continues his current visit to Jordan at the invitation of the Jordan Tourism Board and the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM). On Tuesday, April 18, he and the accompanying delegation visited the Baptism Site of Lord Jesus Christ, the shrine of the Prophet Moses located on Mount Nebo, as well as the Church and the Shrine of the Beheading of John the Baptist in Madaba.
On, Wednesday, April 19, Bishop Micas visited the shrine of Prophet Elijah (Mar Elias) in Ajloun. He also celebrated Holy Mass at the shrine of Our Lady of the Mount in Anjara which was concelebrated by parish priest Fr. Yousef Francis, CCSM Director Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader, and parish priest of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Na’our–where the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in located–Fr. Bashir Bader. In attendance were nuns of the Word Incarnate, and the children of the Youth House. At the end of the Holy Mass, Father Francis presented the guest bishop with an icon of Our Lady of the Mount.
By Munir Bayouk | en.abouna.org