Solemnity of the assumption of Mary and Independence day
of the assumption of Mary and Independence day
us the celebration of the feast of the assumption of Mary and the Independence
day of our nation are the great events of today. Our mother Mary is immaculate
without sin after the death her son Jesus Christ our Lord, with body and soul
had taken her into heaven this feast of the Assumption of Mary promises us if
we live just like Mary we would be one day with our Mother in heaven.
More than 250 parishioners, young and old, gathered in the church to solemnize this event by participating in the Eucharist at 7.45am. Fr Aloysius D’souza OFM preached the sermon the parish priest celebrated the Eucharist.
After the Eucharistic sacrifice all the people gathered in front of the Ashok Pillar to Commutate 70th Independence Day. This new Ashok Pillar was erected a memory of the Diamond Jubilee of our parish. Fr Aloysius D’souza, OFM inaugurated the pillar by cutting down the ribbon the parish blessed the pillar. Kumara rhea Pereira was MC. She has done her job very well. Mr. Norbert Mathias hoisted the flag and our ICYM members sang the national anthem. Mr. Norbert Mathias delivered the speech stressing the importance of the Independence Day. The ICYM members distributed the sweets to all the people.
Our ICYM members were happy to celebrate 41th year of the starting of ICYM in our parish. After the Programme there was cleaning the church and the surroundings.