Jan 2, 2008 : New Year preparations started at 6.30PM on 31st Dec. with Parishioners gathering together for the adoration of Holy Sacrament. Rev. Fr. Baptist Menezes of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore conducted the adoration service assisted by Bro. Rohith, Bro. Nelson and YCS members. This was followed by Holy Mass at 7.30PM celebrated by Fr. Baptist along with the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Norbert Lobo.
The church choir enriched the spiritual atmosphere with their meaningful Christmas hymns under the guidance of Sr. Monthy Sequeira of Alangar Convent.
New year was also celebrated at Saverapura Chapel with mass at 10.00AM on 1st Jan. by Rev. Fr. Henry Fernandes of Nithyadhar Nivas, Alangar.
Report by: Wilson- Saverapura with inputs from Bro. Rohith D’Costa, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore.