Solemnity of the nativity of Jesus Christ at
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Kuppepadavu with enormous joy & jubilation.
The celebration was schedule at 7.00pm and the Festal celebration was started
with the right foot by the choir as they sing carols that bore the message of
the birth of Christ. Rev Fr. Cyril Noronha, Dominican priest presided over the solemn
Eucharist Celebration along with Fr. Valerian D’souza, the parish priest and Fr.Richard
Lobo along with the Deacon Joel Lobo & John Paul Lobo.
The main celebrant of the Eucharist highlighted the message of carrying Christ & his values to the common life of every person and to the suffering world at large. The Christmas cake auction and the lucky draw of tickets for the purpose of funding that way organized by ICYM members followed the Eucharistic celebration. The Christmas joy was shared in and through sharing Christmas tarts & sweets.
The following day the Eucharist mass celebrated at 8.00am.
The cultural eve of Christmas was beautifully marked with a cultural evening organized by the ICYM members at the dusk of the auspicious day. The program was uncurtained with the beautiful Christmas messages of the guest. Rev.Fr. Valerian D’souza, Rev. Fr. Richard Lobo, Deacon Joel Lobo and John Paul Lobo, ICYM animator Mr. Gregory Rosario, ICYM Vice President Rayan Lobo were present on this occasion.
The significant populace gathered dabbled the beauty of the celebration. The beautiful Christmas dances by kids, the fusion of dances by the youth were really feast to eye. The moral skit “Sevecho Prathiphal” and the comedy pieces acted by the youth were the focal point of this cultural eve. The winners of various competitions organized at the parish level were honored with the prizes. The celebration was signed off with the beautiful dancing carols “Feliz Navidad”. Uffcourse the programme was happily concluded which certainly had the memories to be taken home.