Fr. Joseph, Fr. Peter,
and lay pilgrims from Canberra, Australia, visit Naju on October 9, 2012
(Fr. Joseph and Fr. Peter are
Pilgrims from Australia listen to Peter Suh
(pilgrimage guide in Naju) after arriving at the Blessed Mother's Chapel
in Naju (Oct. 9, 2012)
Pilgrims from Australia pray before the tabernacle
and the Blessed Mother's statue in the Chapel
Pilgrims look at the photographs of the miracles in
Fr. Peter explains the photographs to other pilgrims
Fr. Joseph (center) with Fr. Peter (left) and Fr.
Francis Su (from Malaysia, right) celebrate the Mass
The pilgrims from Australia at the Mass in the Chapel
At the conclusion of the Mass (Oct. 10, 2012)
From left: Fr. Peter, Fr. Joseph, and Fr. Francis
Fr. Francis Su speaks to the pilgrims: "Even
though Naju is under much persecution at this time, the Holy See is
favorable on Naju. I obey the Holy See and the Bishop in my diocese (Sibu,
Malaysia). The Bishop of my diocese, who is my elder brother, will arrive
in Naju next week."
The pilgrims from Australia witness tears in the
Blessed Mother's eyes.
Afterwards, the pilgrims went to the Blessed Mother's
mountain and drank water from her spring. They also did the Stations of
The pilgrims pray surrounding the area where the
little stones stained with Our Lord's Precious Blood are preserved.
Pilgrims collect and drink the water from the Blessed
The priests give a blessing to the pilgrims after
finishing the Stations of the Cross
Pilgrims at the foot of the Cross
The pilgrims promised that they would returns and stay
longer (3-4 days) in Naju next time. They also promised they would promote
the information about Naju.
The pilgrims from Australia on the Blessed Mother's
Mountain in Naju
Fr. Joseph and Fr. Peter testified before they left
"We believe that God is revealing His Love and Presence at this
place... We came here with all of our hearts and souls."
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