Annual Feast of World Famous St. Anthony the Wonder Worker of Dornahalli to be celebrated on June 13
Mangaluru: The historical Dornahalli Jatra was cancelled for the last two consecutive years in Mysore due to COVID 19 disease. This year the festival will be celebrated on June 13. On making this feast a successful one 9 days of novena is been conducted starting from 4th June 2022. From 4th June 2022 Saturday at 5:30pm along with the flag hoisting ceremony the novena begins.
On 4th June the Eucharistic celebration will be celebrated by Emeritus Bishop of Mysore Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Antony Vazhapilly. On 5th June Sunday by Rev. Msgr. Alfred J. Mendonca [Vicar General, Diocese of Mysore], On 6th June Monday by Rev. Msgr. Dominic Vas [Episcopal Vicar for Religious Congregation, Diocese of Mysore], On 7th June Tuesday by Rev. Dr. Bernard Prakash Barnis [Rector, St. Philomena Educational Institutions, Mysore], On 8th June Wednesday by Rev. Fr. Madalai Muthu [Treasurer, Mysore Diocesan Educational Society, Mysuru] and On 9th June Thursday by Rev. Fr. Michael Mari [Parish Priest, St. Joseph’s church, Siddapura] the Eucharistic celebrations are celebrated along with novenas.
From 10-06-2022 Friday to 12-06-2022 Sunday Rev. Fr. Roman Pinto and his team will be leading the special preaching, prayers and adoration from 9:30am to 8:30pm. On the day of festival from morning 5:00 am till evening masses will be conducted.
On the feast day that is on 13-06-2022 Monday, Festival Eucharistic mass in Kannada will be celebrated by The Bishop of Mysore Most Rev. Fr. Dr. K. Antony William. Tamil mass will be at 11:30am and the Eucharistic celebration will be celebrated by Most Rev. Dr. A. Amalraj [Diocese of Ootacamund]. English mass will be at 1:00pm and the Eucharistic celebration will be celebrated by Most Rev. Dr. Rozario Menezes [Bishop of LAE, PNG]. And kannada mass will be at 5:30pm the Eucharistic celebration will be celebrated by Rev. MSGR. Jayanathan [Secretary, KRCBC]. After that it will be followed by the Car Procession and Benediction of the holy Eucharist. Last year the public were not allowed but now in this year public are allowed with the condition that people should follow the COVID protocol rules.
- Donors are requested to come forward to help for the development of the Basilica.
- All the required religious articles are available at the religious stall.
- Arrangements are made for the pilgrims as usual.
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The press is been released by Rev.Fr.N.T.Joseph[Rector of St.Antony’s Basilica Dornhalli] and Rev.Fr.Isaac [Admistrator of St.Antony’s Basilica Dornhalli]in intention of welcoming the devotees.