Family feast celebrated at Infant Mary Chruch, Bajjodi
Bajjodi, Sep. 8: The cultural programe of the family
feast began at 5.30pm in the Parish community hall.
The programe began with the prayer song by the Altar
Servers. Soon after a short stage programe was held. Chief
guest Episcopal Vicar, Rev. Fr. Pius James, Guest of honour,
St. Joseph Monastry, Rector, Rev. Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues,
Asst. Priest Fr. Ivan D’souza, Vice President, Mr. Joseph
Mascarenhas, Secretary Irene Pinto were then led to the
stage by Parish Priest Fr. Shabas Crasta.
In the beginning secretary Mrs. Irene Pinto welcomed the
gathering. Soon after that all those who were present on the
dais offered flowers to Infant Mary. Fr. Pius James D’souza
in his message stressed that in every family members should
always come together, pray together and eat together. There
should be always joy in the family. Parish Priest, Fr.
Shabas Crasta thanked everyone for their whole hearted
support and invited everyone to build a good parish
Soon after the prayer song Parish Choir sang the wishing
song “ Novench Jivon”. Few rib-tickling Jokes were performed
by parish youth and ward members. 10 Wards & Parish
Association members entertained everyone with a beautiful
Konkani songs, dance as well as variety Programs. The
congregation was also treated to a meaningful family skit
called “Nirdar”, written by Stella D’souza. Asst. Priests
Fr. Ivan D’souza delivered the vote of Thanks. Sweet vorn
flavored with the blessed new corn was blessed by Fr.
Wilfred Rodrigues. Lavina Pinto & Leslie D’cruz compered the
Programe. At the end, all were served with the traditional
vegetarian meal with variety of vegetables and alu-dento and
vorn recollecting the sweet memories of Novem Jevan.