Report by: Fr. Ashok Rayan Crasta & Pic’s by: Robert Lobo
The Mangaloreans Celebrate the feast of Nativity Of Mother Mary in a Solemn way. The feast is celebrated on the 8th, of September, but the celebration begins on the 3oth, August itself. For nine days a Novena will be conducted in honor of Mother Mary and the children bringing flowers and pay the tribute.
According to the tradition this year too in our Kinnigoli Parish we have began the Novena from 30th, August, Since it was Sunday we had Mass at 10.00 am, after the mass all the congregation gathered in front of the Grotto, there the children offered flowers, after that everyday morning 6.30 mass and after the mass Novena and the offering of flowers, around 300 children took active part in the ceremony along with their parents and parishioners.
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