Parochial Feast of Milagres Cathedral Celebrated

Kallianpur : Milagres Cathedral here celebrated Parochial Feast on Wednesday, 22nd January, 2014 the annual feat of their patroness Our Lady of Miracles. At 10am Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Vicar of the Cathedral & Rector distributed honour candles to Benefactors, Parish Pastoral members and donours for the church.

At 10.30am the festive high Solemn concelebrated mass led by main celebrant Rev Fr. Anil Prakash D’Silva former Principal of Milagres English School here and now Asst. Parish Priest & Principal at Belthangady along with Very Rev. Fr. Valerian Mendonca Chancellor of Udupi Diocese, Deanery priests, parishioner priests and other guest’s priests.

During the homily by Fr. Anil Prakash D’Silva beautifully narrated the role of Our Lady of Miracles to maintain our strong faith on God almighty. It’s surely because of our Mother Virgin Mary’s blessings no doubt that vast and larger scores of students who built stronger and successful their life. Our Lady of Miracles has supports  to keep our faith strong.

After the mass Fr. Valerian Mendonca gave honour to top donours of the this year celebrations of the annual feast with candle. They were Peter D’Souza, Nelson Farais and Lilly Lewis.

At the end Rector gave the words of gratitude to all concerned who gave co operation for the church year long. He also appealed the parishioners’, ex – parishioners who residing other neighboring churches and others to support financially for the development of church projects like renovation of Tri-centenary Hall and other projects.

There was short ceremony held by Fr. Stany B. Lobo after the mass which took over responsibilities of firgent for the next year annual feast celebrations . They are Rohith Lewis & Fly. Son of Richard Lewis of Thonse.

Soon after the feast mass, larger people were seen greeting each other and making a beeline to the stalls and other selling outlets to savour the spirit of the feast. The ICYM and YCS had put up their own stalls with varieties of lucky games that attracted a large number of all religious youths. High prized housie housie tickets sold out more than expected due to huge crowd.

Under the leadership of Milagres Friends  as usual every year Tulu drama of Devdas Kapikad “Yaan Panni Pannad Panodchi” held at Milagres English School grounds. During the occasion three personalities were honoured and felicitated by Rev Fr. Stany. B. Lobo for their outstanding service. They were Mariet Sequira Award Winner teacher of Milagres English School, Vijayendra Kamath news paper distributor and social worker and Devendra Pai one of the oldest hotel owner of Kallianpur since 1967. After the felicitation ceremony Fr. Stany spoke during the occasion.

Some of the top stalwarts priests of Diocese like Most Mongr. Dr. Baptist Menezes, Vicar General, Rev Fr. Denis D’Sa PRO of Diocese, Fr. Valerian Mendonca Chancelor of Diocese, Fr. Edwin D’Souza Youth Commission Director of Diocese, Fr. Fred Mascarenhas Dean of Udupi Deanery & Director of SSVP, Diocese of Udupi, Fr. Clement Mascarenhas Secretary of Udupi Diocese Catholic Education Board, Rector of Milagres Cathedral of the Diocese and other larger number of priests were present during the Tulu drama.


News published on: 2014-01-23