Mangaluru: “We have gathered here not only to celebrate the feast but also to pray for the suffering people,” said Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangaluru Diocese.
The Annual Feast of St Lawrence Church, Bondel was celebrated with grandeur and devotion on Saturday, August 10. Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha led the holy mass in the morning.
Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha said, “We have gathered here not only to celebrate the feast but also to pray for suffering people due to floods”.
During the homily, he appreciated the generosity of Mangalorean Catholics. He also urged to apply for government grants like other communities do. Many priests concelebrated the mass.
Those who contributed towards the Feast were honoured on the occasion. During the feast, people of all religion had meals together and expressed religious unity.
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