Kallianpur Deanery level Married Couple Day observed with fervor
Udupi : Family Life Center (JIVIT) Family Life Commission of the Udupi Diocese organized Kallianpur Deanery level Marriage Couple’s Day at Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur near here on Thursday, 22nd October, 2015 with fervor and unity.
The memorable day of married couple began with procession from Milagres Tri-centenary Hall to Milagres Cathedral with melodious brass band Sunshine Parampalli with tiding hands each other by the couple to the alter of Diocese Cathedral. The solemn High Eucharistic celebration concelebrated by Bishop Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo along with Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Rector of Cathedral, Rev Fr. Henry Mascarenhas Estate Manager of Udupi Diocese, Rev Fr. Fredrick D’Souza of Thottam Church, Rev Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves of Kemmannu Church and Rev Fr. Denis Lobo Director of Pilar Fathers.
In his homily Bishop said that it would happy to see married couple once again in front of alter of the Lord to thank God. He pointed out three important hints to married couple. The creation of World is the planning of God. Thanks to the Lord. We should thankful to Lord that he created the world and the family. The unity of the family is the planning of God. The married couple compared with Jesus and the Church. Man and Women to be complete with the sacrament of the matrimony. The secret of family is unity with married couple and should obey with respect each other.
He said that the sacrament of matrimony of the married couple’s life started with love. The life of married couple’s love to be permanent, the love of married couple should continue as started during the wedding day.
The Bishop renewed the wedding vows before the alter of God by more than 140 couples of Kallianpur Deanery. The Bishop sprinkled Holy water to all the married couple who tided their hands each other. Leslie Aroza Director of Diocesan Family Life Commission gave some announcement after the mass.
After the mass, married couple took procession led by brass band to Milagres Tri Centenary Hall for reception which organized for married couples. During the occasion Bishop, Fr. Stany Lobo, Rev Fr. Denis D’Sa were present along with one of the oldest couple and one of the youngest couple on the dais.
Two couples of one birthday and wedding anniversary were cut the cake with enthusiasm and shared the taste of cake each other. Very Rev Stany B. Lobo raised the toast meaningfully which applauded by the married couples. Another chief guest of the occasion, Fr. Denis D’Sa also gave his message for married couples. Once again Bishop gave his brief address to the gathered.
Various spot games were conducted for the married couple by master of ceremony Roshan Sequiera of Kuntalnagar and prizes were distributed to winners by Fr. Stany B, Lobo. The program was compered by Roshan. Leslie Aroza proposed vote of thanks and gave gratitude for all concerned. Lunch was arranged to all participants. Around 150 couples of Kallianpur deanery enjoyed their presence.
News published on: 2015-10-28