The Titular Feast of Our Lady of Miracles celebrated with Devotion and Fervour at Cathedral
Udupi : The Titular Feast of Our Lady of Miracles celebrated with devotion and fervor at Milagres Cathedral of the Udupi Diocese on Thursday, 9th July, 2015. His Lordship Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo Bishop of Udupi concelebrated Solemnly High Eucharistic mass with around 22 priests including Very Rev Fr. Valerian Mendonca Chancellor of Diocese, Rev Fr. Lawrence C. D’Souza Secretary of CESU,Rev Fr. Xavier Pinto former Vicar of Milagres and Rector of Kerekatte St. Anthony Shrine, Parishioner priests, deanery priests and guests priests.
During in his homily, Rev Fr. Austin Fernandes said that Mother Mary obeyed the wish of God. There would lot of obstacles to spread the Good News of Lord the Saviour. It has the will of God. May God’s wishes will be done on earth as it is in heaven. While our prayers to God we should keep in mind to ask God let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. We have courage in God’s presence because we are sure that he hears us if we ask him for anything that is according to his will. Through our Mother of God, our Patroness he hears us whenever we ask our favours.
The firgent and sponsor of the titular feast of Our Lady of Miracles was Children of late A. J. D’Silva and Angeline D’Silva. On behalf their family Jerome D’Silva of Kallianpur A Ward was honoured with decorated candle by Bishop.
At the end Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo placed the announcements with gratitude to the celebrations of the titular feast with much devotion and fervor. He expressed gratitude for Bishop, the main celebrant of the Eucharistic celebrations and all priests. He also wished the parishioners’ as well as all who devotees are in outstations.
During in his festive message Bishop said that with the prayer the will of God let helpful for us. He said Our Lady of Miracles is not only the Patroness of the Cathedral but also to Diocese of Udupi. He specially prayed for the rain that we need very badly.
The Church filled with large devotees of Mother Mary who was in much devotion and fervor and lined up to burn the candles for Our Mother of Miracles beside the statue of Mother Mary. The sunshine brass band of Parampally and crackers fueled the grand celebration of the feast. Since so many years with the nine days novena the firgent every year celebrating feast very grand. Large number of Milagreans origins who staying other parishes are participating during the celebrations in the church every year.
News published on: 2015-07-12