Mangaluru: Concelebration of Solemn Eucharist for the annual feast of Bajjodi church held

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Mangaluru, Jan 29: The Annual Feast of Infant Mary Church at Bajjodi was celebrated in a grand manner on Sunday, January 28. In the morning Infant Mary’s statue was taken in a grand procession from OSS convent to the church. Thereafter a solemn Holy Eucharist was celebrated in the Church.

Msgr Maxim Noronha was the main celebrant with 18 priests concelebrating with him.

The theme of the feast was “Let us honour Infant Mary and build up the Parish Community”

In his homily, Msgr Maxim Noronha highlighted how all the parishioners can build up the parish community along with parish pastoral council playing a pivotal role. Later, all the donors and sponsors for the feast were honoured with a blessed candle.

The solemn Eucharist was followed by “fancy fete” with lot of games, food stalls and variety of entertainment.

In the evening, a cultural programme was organised by various parish associations at 6 pm. J R Lobo, former MLA was the chief guest and Keshav, the local corporator, was the guest of honour for the programme.

A variety of dance, skit, jokes were staged concluding with Housie Housie. Victor Pinto, the gurkar of Lourdes ward, was honoured for his selfless services to the church since many years.

J R Lobo, in his speech, shared that Bajjodi though is a small parish was rich in talents. He advised the parishioners to build up the parish community.

The whole programme concluded with the distribution of prizes.




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