Monti Fest Celebrated at Infant Mary Church, Bajjodi

Bajjodi:The nativity feast of Mary was celebrated with utmost devotion at Infant Mary Church, Bajjodi on Friday September 8th.

At 7.45am new corn was blessed by St. Joseph Monastery Rector Rev. Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues. After the blessing children showered flower petals to Mother Mary. Later children walked in procession with adults to the Church. Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues celebrated the festal mass together with Parish Priest Fr. Shabas Crasta, Assistant Priest Fr.Ivan D’souza and Fr. Jocy D’souza.

Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues in his homily said that feast of Nativity of Mary or traditional called as Monti Fest is the occasion of thanksgiving to the Almighty for the abundance of graces that he has showered on mankind. The family bonding is essential for better relations and it is the time to introspect on one’s life. At the end Fr. Shabas thanked the donors.

After the Feast Mass, people returned home with the blessed new paddy and the children cherished the day as sugar canes were distributed to them.

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