Seventh day novena in preparation for the feast of Relic of St Anthony

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Seventh day novena in preparation for the feast of Relic of St Anthony

Seventh day novena in preparation for the feast of Relic of St Anthony

Media Release   ¦    Feb 13, 2020 02:00:11 PM (IST)

Seventh day novena in preparation for the feast of Relic of St Anthony-1St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu: Rev Fr J.B. Crasta the Parish Priest of Rosario Cathedral celebrated the Holy Mass on the seventh day of the novena.

In his homily, Fr Crasta preached on the socially isolated people. There are a number of people who lead an isolated life due to various reason.

People suffering from HIV/Aids, people living in prisons, children deprived of parents love live an isolated life. Human beings are social by nature.

When they are deprived of companionship they suffer mentally and long for human companionship. Fr Crasta called on the congregation to spare time to ease the worries of socially isolated people. He also prayed God’s mercy and forgiveness for those who have lost intimacy with God because of sin.

Fr Roshan D’Souza the Asst Director offered Holy Mass in the afternoon at the Ashram. Fr Onil D’Souza the Director of the Ashram conducted Rosary and Adoration. Fr Thrishan D’Souza another Asst Director of the Ashram conducted the novena at 7.30 pm at the entrance gate of the Ashram.

Fr Onil D’Souza the director of the Ashram thanked the Rosario Cathedral Choir for leading the liturgical singing.

Thousands of people participated in the service.