St Lawrence Church, Bondel, to celebrate the annual feast on August 10, 2023 – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

St Lawrence Church, Bondel, to celebrate the annual feast on August 10, 2023

July 28, 2023

Mangaluru, July 28: The Annual Feast of St Lawrence Church, Bondel, will be celebrated on August 10, 2023. The Nine-day Novena prior to the Annual feast will begin on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023. From August 1 to August 9, evening mass at 5.30 p.m. will be offered for all the devotees.

On August 1, there will be the unfurling of St Lawrence’ flag at the church premises at 5 p.m. Rev. Msgr. Ferdinand Gonsalves, Vicar General of the Diocese of Udupi, will hoist the flag. Rev. Msgr. Ferdinand Gonsalves will be celebrating the mass.

The Festal Mass on August 10th at 10:30 a.m. will be presided over by Most Rev. Dr. Henry Dsouza, Bishop of Bellary Diocese, and at 6:00 p.m. by Rev. Dr. Roshan DSouza, Chancellor of Udupi Diocese.

On all the days of the novena, devotees will be served blessed bread from August 1st to August 9th. Devotees across the city come to the shrine with great faith, and they pray for an in-depth gift of faith in the shrine.

During the novenas, all the church programmes will be conducted under the guidance of the parish priest, Rev. Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza, and Mr. Prakash Pinto, Convener, Shrine Committee.

All are cordially invited to the annual feast, which will be held on Wednesday, August 10th, 2023, at 10.30 a.m. and in the evening at 6 p.m.

The devotees’ goodwill offerings and Mass offerings will be gratefully accepted. Blessed articles will be available in the religious stalls.

May St Lawrence, the miracle worker, bless us all.”

Report: MSB