The Confraternity Sunday observed at Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur with devotion and gaiety
Udupi : Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur celebrated Confraternity Sunday which also called Compri Fest on Sunday, 17thJanuary, 2016 with devotion and gaiety. The prelude to annual parish feast celebration on Wednesday, 20th January, Compri fest celebrated with Eucharistic mass and Adoration.
Rev Fr. Royson Fernandes Assistant parish priest of Our Mother of Sorrows Church, Udupi concelebrated the Eucharistic mass with Very Rev. Fr. Stany B. Lobo Rector the cathedral, Rev Fr. Cymprian Kotha, guest priest, Rev Fr. Dennis Lobo and Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado of Pilar Fathers, Rev Fr. Wilfred Lewis local priest, Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha Asst. parish priest, Rev Fr. Henry Mascarenhas Estate Manager of Diocese of Udupi and Deacon Denis Miranda.
During in his homily Fr. Royson pointed out the reality of Eucharist which is not a metaphor, it is truly the Lord, the remembrance of the Eucharist and requirements of Eucharist. He said Jesus speaks in the silence of the mystery of the Eucharist and reminds us each time that following him means going out ourselves and making our lives not something we posses but a gift to him and others. In the Eucharist we experience the solidarity of God that can never be exhausted and should never stop causing awe. Through the Eucharist the Lord leads us to follow his path that of service, sharing and giving.
At the end of the mass, the parish priest Fr. Stany B. Lobo gave gratitude words for all concerned on account of the Confraternity Sunday celebration and delivered announcements of the week.
After the announcements, Adoration of the Eucharistic sacrament was performed by the Fr. Royson Fernandes beautifully. Followed by Adoration, huge procession of Eucharist held with devotion and gaiety. The procession culminated at Ozanum Home for the Aged campus which short prayers were held and blessings of the Sacrament was held.
The vespers eve will be held on Tuesday, 19th January and annual parish feast will be held Wednesday, 20th January, 2016 which will be concelebrated by Most Rev Dr. Jerald Almeida Bishop of Jabalpur, Ecclesiastical Province of Bhopal. Festive Solemn mass will be commenced at 10.30 am.
News published on: 2016-01-17