7th day: The novena preceding the feast of the relic of St. Anthony was held at Milagres Church
Mangaluru: On the 7th day, the novena preceding the feast of the relic of St. Anthony was held at Milagres Church.
Theme for the Day: “Our tongue shows our personality.” The Novena Mass for the relic feast of St. Anthony was held at Milagres Church at 6:00 p.m. Rev. Fr. Ashwin Cardoza, Director of the I. C. Y. M. Mangalore Diocese, was the main celebrant for mass. In his homily, he spoke on the theme by highlighting different examples from the Bible, and he gave three key points on how we should make use of our tongue: *Our tongue tells the truth about ourselves; it has the power to save and destroy lives; good words build relationships; bad words destroy them.The mass was con celebrated by Rev. Fr. J. B. Crasta and Rev. Fr. Larry Pinto.
At the end of the mass, Fr. Larry conducted the novena in honour of St. Anthony, during which special prayers were offered for the youths. Infant Mary’s Bajjodi Church Choir Group sang and joined in on Thanksgiving..