Mangaluru, Sep 8, 2017: Nativity feast Grand procession began at the residence of Mr James Madtha. Novena was conducted at his residence for the past 8 days by parish communities a grand procession began at attavar Junction to Milagres Church. Mangalore thousands of people participated in the grand procession which was led by Monthi saibeen committee.
Speaking on the inauguration of the procession JR Lobo said “This feast has united catholics among the world. Due to this feast the harmony and love and affection has increased among the people.
When I approached the police commissioner seeking approval for the procession, Comissioner has told me Catholics never harm the social peace and harmony so they do not have any issues or concern on this procession this is more evident that we have spread the message of peace among the government officialsGrand Holy mass was celebrated at Milagres Church. Parish Priest Rev Fr. Valerian in his sermon stressed the need of love within the amily. This feast should be celebrated along with our neighbors so that love of mother marry spread among all the people.
Soon after the mass Novem was distributed and sugarcane was distributed to children.