Annual Feast of Our Lady Of Miracles Cathedral celebrated

Kallianpur : First Annual Feast after instalation of Udupi Diocese and declaration of diocese Cathedral, Milagres Cathedral celebrated annual feast in honour of Our Lady of Miracles here with great devotion and tradition. First Bishop of Diocese Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo led the celebration in the cathedral.

Prior to the high solemn mass, Rector of the cathedral Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo recived this year pirgent Ignatious & fly and Henry & fly at the entrace of the church campus. Honour candles were distributed tp all concerned for the church development as usual by the parish priest before the start of high mass.

The solemn high mass was celebrated by the Bishop as a maion celebrant along with deanery level priests as well as guest priests and also chancelor Fr. Valerian Mendonca of Barkur and Episcopal Vigar of religions Very Rev Fr. J.B.Sequiera. During homily address by the Bishop said that Virgin Mary mother of God is also mother of us and all mankind. It is indeed need to develop faith with her. She loves us because she is ever mother for us.

Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo expressed gratitude to the Bishop and all the priests who joined the celebration of the mass. Meanwhile he also expressed gratitude to pirgent and all concerned to smooth running of church administration during the year. On the occasion of the annual feast, Fr. Lobo congratulated all the parishioners and all.The church choir team guided by Rev Fr. Ivan Rodrigues rendering high profile choir during the mass which supported by Rev Fr. Canute Barboza and Rev Fr. Agnelo D’Souza of Pilar Fathers.

As usual the celebration of Annual Fest held with tremendous participation of devotees of Our Lady of Miracles. All caste without any difference of religions enjoyed the fest with great devotion and vigour. Housie Houise games were held by ICYM members with greater prizes amount which were sponsored by the various people. Alterboys also arranged their stall.  The entire church premises was abuzz with a sea of people in a carnival like atmosphere. Long live Kallianpur Cathedral Feast.


Milagres Friends organised Tulu Drama by Devdas Kapicad called "Yeer Undaara" in the evening at Milagres English School grounds which attended by Vicar General of Diocese and dozens of priests and wellwishers. During the occasion five outstanidng achievers were honoured by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Dean of the Kallianpur Deanery.

Richard D'Souza

News published on: 2013-01-24