BLESSINGS & GREETINGS from ROME
After the solemn High Mass Cardinal Oswald Gracias thanks the the Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio for presenting the basilica with
a bronze statue of Pope John Paul II who had also visited this shrine. Inset - A Relic containing a drop of blood of the formerPope
Special gifts from the Vatican
A relic containing a drop of blood of Pope John Paul II A 24" bronze Statue of Pope John Paul II
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Welcome to MOUNT MARY BASILICA, Bandra
For over a hundred years situated atop a hillock near Lands End Bandra, overlooking the Arabian Sea is Mount Mary’s Basilica a beautiful edifice in stone that simply stands out in its grandeur, an abode of tranquility, peace, reassurance and hope!
Mount Mary's, affectionately beckons one and all. No invitations are required to spend time with our Blessed Mother. Once inside this beautiful church even a single glance at Mary with the child Jesus is a feast for the eye, both natural and that of faith.
Thanking God or simply paying homage with the simplest or rarest of gifts, Mount Mary’s provides ample scope. For those who are in need of divine grace, to all of you who are troubled with the problems of daily life, come and worship at the Shrine of Mary. She is the Mother of all mankind. She will grant you solace, understanding and Hope. Mother Mary leaves no one unaided.
This website would help you understand the background of this basilica, to keep yourself updated on the timings for the availability of the various services and to become aware of the other special programmes taking place in and around the basilica. You may also use this website to explore the various spiritual questions that time and again come to your mind.
Monsignor Nereus Rodrigues Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, Bandra (West) Mumbai, India
For any specific assistance at the Shrine, you can either meet with the Rector, Msgr. Nereus Rodrigues, or the Vice-Rector, Fr. Aniceto Pereira, by appointment.
'Our Lady of the Mount'
Views of the 'Sanctum Sanctorum' depicting the ceiling, the 'Papal Insignia-1954'(left of the altar) & the seven steps' Marble Altar'
The beautiful and serene interior of the Basilica
The nave, viewed from the sanctuary
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