The Shrine of The Infant Jesus is a peaceful place on the Nashik road where people visit to offer their prayers and love to the infant Jesus. It is a beautiful church located around seven kilometers away from the city is the perfect place for getting closer to baby Jesus. Inside the shrine is a 19 inches long idol of baby Jesus which is clothed in a small robe falling right from the shoulder. This idol of baby Jesus reflects pure innocence and mirrors the true form in which Jesus wants his pupils to enter the heaven. The right hand of baby Jesus is raised in benediction while the left hand carries a globe symbolizing kingly sovereignty. A royal mantle also hangs on the shoulder of the statue of baby Jesus. Devotees and tourists visit this place to attend masses and offer their prayers to Jesus Christ in his infant look.
It Is Known For:-
1) The regular masses in English, Marathi, and Konkan that take place inside the shrine at different times of the day.
2) The captivating idol of baby Jesus which smiles back in full innocence at its people.
3) The peaceful surrounding where this shrine is located to offer an escape from the hustle bustle of the city life.
Best Time To Visit:-
Without any doubt, the best time to visit this shrine is during the Christmas week as it is beautifully decorated to celebrate the birth of baby Jesus. Other than that, Annual Shrine Feast in the honor of the Infant Jesus is celebrated during the month of January and visiting this place at this time is also a great way to see this shrine at its best.
Located near the St. Xavier’s School on the Nashik-Pune Road, this shrine is easily accessible by road. Bus, autos, rickshaw, and taxis can take you to this shrine.
Nearest Airport:- Ozar Airport
Nearest Railway Station:- Nashik Road Railway Station
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