Double Dhamaka at Emploi
The Empoli community had the
pleasure of hosting double joyful events: The celebration of
50th anniversary of Religious Profession of Fr. Edwin Alleluia
Dinizand the Christmas wing-ding celebration of all the
Carmelites of Karnataka-Goa province working and studying in
The anniversary celebration was held on the 27th of December.
The solemn Mass presided over by Fr. Edwin was held at 18.30.
Since it was a Sunday, the celebration was attended by a large
number of parishioners. Fr. Sunil in his homily spoke about
family life and the inspiring life of Fr. Edwin. After the Holy
Eucharist there was a felicitation program together with the
parishioners. Fr. Edwin thanked all, thanked for his religious
life and God’s call. The private celebration continued in our
renovated monastery with mouth-watering, sumptuous dinner.
The Christmas bash was held on the 28th of December. The day
began with the Holy Eucharist together with the
parishioners,presided over by Fr. Sunil. Fr. Edwin in his
reflection spoke about silent life of St. Joseph, his
inspiration to all of us and on the purpose of the Christmas
gathering. After the Holy Eucharist all Friars came together to
prepare the meal. The delicious food was prepared under the able
leadership of Fr. Elias and Fr. Alphonse. As a perfect end to
the gathering we were invited for the dinner at the house our
well-wisher. The day was filled with fun and sharing, there was
an atmosphere of joy and love.