Vespers Day celebration at Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur
Kallianpur : Milagres Cathedral of the Udupi Diocese celebrated Annual Vespers Day on Tuesday, 22nd January, 2013. In the morning as usual traditionally short prayers and hading over cheryl to main celebrant sponsors "Pirgents" late Lazarus D'Souza's sons Ignatious D'Souza and Henry D'Souza of Kote Road, Kolambe here.
In the evening prior to Vespers celebration in the church Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo traditionally recieved pirgents at main entrance of the cathedral and entered processionlly with the band to the cathedral. The vespers evening prayers began at 7pm and main celebrant of the evening prayers by Rev Fr. Uday Joseph past Assist vicar of Milagres Cathedral along with large number of priests including Vicar General of Udupi Diocese Very Rev Mosgn. Baptist Menezes, Chancelor of Diocese Rev Fr. Valerian Mendonca, Episcopal Vicar of Relgion Rev Fr. J. B. Sequiera Capuchin, Secretary to the Bishop of Diocese Rev Fr. Henry Mascarenhas, Very Rev Fr. Stany Tauro Dean of Shirva Deanery, Very Rev Fr. Freddy Mascarenhas Dean of Udupi Deanery and other guest priests and Varado priests were present.
During the homily address by Fr. Uday pointed out that the Jesus is the motive of the faith. Rector Fr. Stany Lobo gave thanks to all and later the newly appointed Vicar General and Chancelor were felicitated during the end of the celebration by Parish Pastoral officials.
Dr. Nisha Rebello compered the proceedings in the church. After the prayers in the church crackers show was held with large number of devotees without caste and religion.
Richard D'Souza/ Miachel Rodrigues
News published on: 2013-01-23