Udupi: The feast of confraternity (Comprichen Festh) was celebrated with traditional joy and gaiety on 10th February 2019 at Our Lady Of Perpetual Succour Church, Nirmalpadau .
As a prelude to the Parish feast that on 13th February 2019, the entire parish got together in huge numbers on this blessed day.
The Confraternity celebration began with Novena to Perpetual Succour, at 8:15 am, followed by Eucharistic Celebration at 8:30 am with Fr. Harry Periera, as the main celebrant, Director, SCC commission , Udupi Diocese
He rendered in his homily the importance of building the family life. He emphasized the need for each one to consider the Church as one big family. He said, “Let’s come, share and dine together.”
The Eucharistic celebration was followed by the procession where the entire parish community,the young and the old took part in it. The musical band, the choir of the parish, the prayerful singing of the parishioners, and the colourful decoration all along the way with quotes from the scripture added magnificence to the entire celebration.
Fr. Sunil Lobo , Dominican Priest Polali, presided over the Eucharistic Celebration, Fr. Vincent Lobo, Parish priest took extra initiative in encouraging the parishioners all along the week in their preparations for this day.
After the procession the parishioners gathered together for the final benediction led by Fr Sunil Lobo .
The entire proceeding of the Confraternity Sunday displayed nothing but the immense faith that the parishioners still have in the Lord.