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
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
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.