86th Death Anniversary of Venerable Father Agnel celebrated

Udupi/Kallianpur, Nov 2013 : 86th Death Anniversary of Venerable Father Agnel DeSouza held at Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur near here on Wednesday, 20th November, 2013.

The Solemn mass concelebrated by Very Rev Fr. Stany Tauro Dean of Shirva Deanery and Parish Priest of Shirva Church  along with Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Dean of Kallianpur Deanery, Very Rev Fr. Fredrick Mascarenhas, Dean of Udupi Deanery and other guest priests as well as Kallianpur deanery priests.

During the homily by Fr Stany Tauro outlined some of the life styles of Venerable Father Agnel. He was the role to Seminarians and he was also Spritual Director of Seminarians. He was simple and gave education to needy. “Why I am afraid to love and why I am afraid to tell you who I am …” is the message during the homily of the mass.

Before the mass, Rev Fr. Denis Lobo Vocational Director of Pilar Fathers Mini Seminary at Kallianpur welcomed the gatherings and gave keynote address. At the end of the mass Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado Director of Pilar Fathers, Kallianpur gave gratitude words  to participants of the Death Anniversary celebrations.

Get together and fellowship meal was arranged at Milagres Tri-centenary Hall after the mass. Pilar Fathers Seminarians celebrated Father Agnel death anniversary with songs, dance etc., during the get together occasion. Very Rev Fr. Stany Lobo spoke during the occasion and prayed to get Sainthood for Venerable Father Agnel  De souza of Goa. Large number of priests, nuns and devotees of Father Agnel were participated.

News published on: 2013-11-21