Hindi maitatago ang kasiyahang ipinadarama ng mga kaanib ng Iglesia ni Cristo sa Thailand habang ipinagdiriwang nila ang ika-81 taong kaarawan ng Reynang si Sirikit. Mga kabaataan ay nakibahagi at nakiisa as lahat ng kapuluan ng bansa upang iparating sa Reyna ang kanilang masintahing pagmamahal sa kanya. Nanalangin din ang mga kaanib para sa nasabing Reyna-- basahin ang balita sa ibaba:
Bangkok, Thailand,(CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in Thailand are joining in prayer to celebrate the 81st birthday of Queen Sirikit, respected throughout the country for her various charitable efforts.
Thai students honor Queen Sirikit's birthday.
Credit: Saint Paul School/Sriracha.
Special prayers, programs and Masses are planned for Aug. 12, the queen’s birthday, which is celebrated as both a national holiday and Mother’s Day in the country.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand issued a special announcement asking every parish in Thailand to mark the celebration and offer prayers in the queen’s honor.
Thai Catholics gathered at the Sanam Luang public square in Bangkok for an inter-religious prayer session for the queen.
Representing the Catholic community was Monsignor Andrew Vissanu Thanya Anan, deputy secretary general for the Thai bishops’ conference and former Vatican undersecretary for the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue.
He read a message from the Bishops’ Conference of Thailand encouraging all Catholics to pray for blessings upon the queen and to support her in various projects throughout the country.