"Madi Fest - 2015" celebrated at Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur
Udupi : As usual by tradition since several decades Milagres Cathedral near here ancestors’ celebrating “Madi Fest” which prelude to Annual Feast of Our Lady Of Miracles, Kallianpur and and this year also Madi Fest celebrated declared open Annual Feast – 2015 by hoisting Milagres flag on Sunday, 11th January, 2015.
By local tradition in Tulu language “Kodi Yeroni” for the Annual Feast, Our Lady of Miracles church here in Kallianpur every year since ancestors’ tradition and custom before Nine days novenas started Sunday Madi Fest to be celebrated. In front of the church campus church flag consist of picture of Our Lady of Miracles hoisted at the top end of arcanut (Madi) tree. Even after the Milagres Church become Cathedral of the Udupi Diocese same custom to be followed.
After the mass which concelebrated by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Rector and Vicar of the Cathedral with Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado of Pilar Fathers. Fr. Stany conducted the prayers before hoisting the flag. During the flag hoisting ceremony along with Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Rev Fr. Rollwin Aranha Asst. Parish Priest, Rev Fr. Mahesh D’Souza Principal of Milagres English School, Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado of Pilar Fathers, Rohit & Rita Lewis along with Anjla & Anlon Lewis and their parents Richard & Adelaide Lewis Thonse the Sponsors of the Annual Feast, Cyril Walter Pinto Vice President of Parish Pastoral Council and large parishioners were present during the Made Fest celebration of flag Hoisting ceremony.
Our Lady of Miracles, Milagres Cathedral Kallianpur, The Solemn Vespers will be celebrated on Tuesday, 20th January 2015 at 6.45 pm and the Annual Feast High Mass will be held on Wednesday, 21st January, 2015 at 10.30 am. The main celebrant will be Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese and Chief priest of the Cathedral.
News published on: 2015-01-11