The annual feast of the world-famous St. Anthony Basilica Dornahalli will be celebrated on June 13.
Dornahalli, Mysore: The annual feast of St. Anthony Basilica Dornahalli will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. As a preparation for the feast, nine days of novenas will be held starting June 4, 2023.
The flag hoisting ceremony, after which the novena begins, will be held at 5.30 p.m. on June 4. The Eucharistic celebration will be celebrated by Most Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras (Apostolic Administrator, Diocese of Mysore) on the day. The Holy Eucharistic celebration on days of novena would be in English at 7 a.m. and Kannada at 11 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.
Most Rev.Dr.Thomas A. Vazhapilly, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Mysore, will celebrate the Mass on June 5, Rev. Msgr. Alfred J. Mendonca, Vicar General, Diocese of Mysore, on June 6, Rev. Fr. Prasanna Kumar OCD, Parish Priest, St. Michael’s Church, Bellur, on June 7, Rev. Fr. Anthonappa C., Parish Priest, St. Paul’s Church, Chamarajanagar, on June 8, Rev. The Eucharistic celebrations will be celebrated along with novenas.
On June 13, 2023, the Tuesday feast day, Eucharistic celebrations will commence from 5 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. The festive high mass would be in Kannada at 10 a.m. by Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras (Apostolic Administrator, Diocese of Mysore). Rev. Fr. N. T. Joseph, Rector, St. Anthony’s Basilica, Dornahalli, at 5 a.m. in Kannada; Rev. Fr. Sanjay Kumar, Administrator, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mysore, at 6 a.m. in Kannada; Rev. Fr. Edward William Saldanha Parish Priest, St. Mary’s Church, H.D. Kote, at 7 a.m. in English; Rev. Fr. Chinappa Parish Priest, Mother of Humanity Church Mandya, at 8 a.m. in Kannada, Rev. Fr. Vincent M. Parish Priest, O.L. of Perpetual Succour Church, Srirampura, at 11.30 a.m. in Tamil; Rev. Fr. Valentine R. Kumar, Parish Priest, Holy Family Church, Hinkal, at 1 p.m. in English; Rev. Fr. Gnanapragasam, Parish Priest, O.L. of Presentation Church, Mariamangalam, at 3 p.m. in Kannada; Rev. Fr. George Deepak, Parish Priest, St. Michael’s Church, Madikeri, at 4 p.m. in Kannada; Rev. Fr. Michael Mari A, Parish Priest, St.Joseph’s Church, Sidapurapura, Kannada, at 5.30 p.m.
All are cordially invited by Rev. Fr. N. T. Joseph (Rector, St. Anthony’s Basilica, Dornahalli) and Rev. Fr. Praveen Prabhu, Administrator, St. Anthony’s Basilica, Dornahalli, Asst. Parish Priest, Religious Sisters, and Parishoners.