The Cloistered Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery, Kankanady, celebrated the Annual Feast of St Mary of Jesus Crucified (Marium Baouardy) on 23/08/2015.
The main celebrant of the holy Eucharistic celebration was Rev Fr.Dennis Moras Prabhu ,Vicar General Dioscese , Mangalore,Rev Fr Charles Serrao OCD, Provincial of Goa Karnataka Province , along with Rev Fr. Pius James D’souza OCD ,Rev Fr Joseph Martis ,Rector ,St Josephs Seminary ,Rev Fr Santhosh Kamath Rev Fr Patric Rodrigues FMCI Director ,Rev Fr Felix Monteiro,Rev Fr Rudolf D’sa ,Rev Fr John D’souza, Rev Fr Servin and Rev Fr Joseph (Betharam Fathers),and few other priests .
The sermon was preached by Rev Fr Andrew D’souza Parish Priest, Bondel . He gave a call to lead a life of obeidience and humility ,as taught by St Mary Baouardy. He also highlighted the works of the holy spirit in the life of each of us when called upon .
The DVD of the play THE HIDDEN TREASURE (RAHASYA NIDHI) ,Directed by Corrine Rasquinha (White Doves) and written by Bannu Fernandes, produced by Daivik Amrith media based on the life of St.Mary Bouardy was released by Rev Fr Charles Serrao OCD( Provincial of Goa Karnataka Province) , along with Rev Fr. Pius James Dsouza OCD, Mr. J.R.Lobo (MLA ), Rev Fr Andrew D’souza ( Parish Priest, Bondel).
Rev Fr.Prakash D’cunha ,OCD, thanked the banefactors and gathering on behalf of the Cloistered Sisters.
Numerous devotees participated in the celebration and honoured the Saint .
– PC: Stanley Bantwal