​Family feast celebrated at Infant Mary Chruch, Bajjodi
Mangalore, Sep 11: The family feast celebration in Infant Mary Church, Bajjodi began with the Eucharistic celebration on Sunday, September 11.

The solemn mass was celebrated by Mangalore diocesan Vicar General Monsignor Denis Moras Prabhu along with Fr. Manoj Braganza, Fr. Adolf, Fr. Melwyn D’cunha, Parish Priest Fr. Shabas Crasta & Asst. Priest Fr. Ivan D’souza.

The cultural programme began at 10.30am in the Community Hall. Vicar General Fr. Denis Moras, Corporator Keshav, South MLA J.R. Lobo were the chief guests of honour on this occasion. Fr. Melwyn D’cunha, Fr. Shabas Crasta, Fr. Ivan D’souza, Mr. Joseph Mascarenhas, the vice president and Irene Pinto, the secretary shared the stage with these dignitaries.

Mr. Joseph Mascarenhas, spread the red carpet of roses to all the dignitaries and the parishioners. Fr. Shabas Crasta, the pastor of the flock of Bajjodi parish felicitated Vicar General Fr. Denis Moras with a shawl and fruits. Addressing the gathering, the Vicar General said, ‘A parish means one family and all the parishioners are the members of that family and it is our resposibility to take care of every member of the family." Later the MLA also was felicitated by Fr.Shabas Crasta. In his speech he also invited the men and youth take active part in all the activities. Few rib-tickling jokes and puppet show was performed by the parish youth. Parishioners belonging to ten different wards entertained everyone with beautiful Konkani Mando, dance followed by a unique fashion show. Fr. Ivan D’souza, assistant parish priest delivered the vote of thanks. Later, sweet vorn flavored with the blessed new corn was blessed by the Vicar General. Mrs. Irene Pinto compered the Programme. At the end, all were served the traditional vegetarian meal with variety of vegetables and alu-dento and vorn.

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