The parishioners gathered for the morning 8.00 AM mass to celebrate the feast. Rev. Fr. Eugene D’Silva-CSSR, Redemptorist of Nithyadar Nivas, Alangar celebrated the mass along with the Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Norbert Lobo.
Fr. Eugene delivered an effective homily in which he narrated the importance of the day and God’s love towards mankind. Sr. Monthy Sequeira of Mount Rosary Convent, Alangar directed and played hymns which were beautifully sung by the church choir.
The Parish Priest welcomed Sr. Monthy, who has been entitled with the Sunday ministry of training the choir as well as conducting catechism classes for the current year. He also welcomed Br. Naveen Pinto, a II Yr. Theology student of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore who has been entitled with the Sunday ministry of Paladka Church for a year. He will be assisting the Parish in maters of catechism, choir, YCS, ICYM and SCC meetings.
The day also marked the beginning of Catechism classes in the church for the year 2007 -08.