Paladka, Sep 11, 2008 : Day’s celebrations began with the morning 8.00 AM mass by the Parish Priest Rev. Fr Stany Rodrigues. The parish wore a festive look with bright and vibrant coloured flowers brought by children, taking a prominent place in the celebrations.
The children showered flowers and petals at the idol of Mother Mary to the melodious tune of “Moriyek Hogolsiyam”. Father blessed the new corn and vegetables brought by the parishioners from their fileds. This was followed the holy mass. Father thanked the donors of sugarcanes and honoured them with blessed corn. The scene of devotees returning home with blessed corn and sugarcane was quite spectacular.
The day was also observed with devotion at Saverapura with Redemptorist Priest Rev. Fr. Eugene D’Silva C.Ss.R.celebrating the mass. Girls of Marian Sodality very meanigfully conducted the liturgy of the mass. Melodious hymns by choir, flowers by children, corn, vegetables, sugarcanes, auction at the end by parishioners were the highlights of the day.
Report by: Wilson, Saverapura, Pictures by Alan, Paladka