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Venue: Church of St. Anne, Bukit Mertajam
Date: 20th to 29th July 2012
Time: 7.00am – 11.00pm
Contact: 04-538 6405
Every year, thousands of Catholic pilgrims from all over Malaysia including others countries such as Singapore and Australia visit the Church of St Anne, Bukit Mertajam for the St. Anne's Annual Novena & Feast Day Celebration. It is one of the biggest religious celebrations in Malaysia.
The 10 day Novena brings a carnival-like atmosphere to the town of Bukit Mertajam and the church compound. The theme for this year’s fest is “Evangelization Through Liturgy” and the slogan is,” Tell Us The Story of Jesus”.
There will be different masses and prayers throughout this 10 days, which is conducted in various languages.
Built in 1957, The Church of St. Anne, Bukit Mertajam is a significant part of Penang’s history. Many historical relic can be found at the church’s compound such as the beautiful stained glass at the altar. Another attraction of the church that is available all year round is the 15 Cross Stations with life sized statues that depicts the crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ.
The full schedule of the festival can be found at http://stannebm.org.
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