PASTORAL VISIT OF KINNIGOLI PARISH
Written by, Rev. Fr. Ashok R.Crasta and Pic’s By. Jerry Mathias.
Rt.Rev.Dr.Aloysius Paul D’Souza Bishop of Mangalore Diocese officially visited the Kinnigoli Church on 17th, of January 2015.
He was given a brass band welcome at the entrance gate. Then there was initial prayer service. After the prayer service Bishop instructed the children. Then at 5.00 PM Chrism Mass began, during the mass Bishop gave sacrament of Confirmation to 78 students of our Parish.
After the mass all the parishners proceeded towards the Cemetery. Here the Bishop led a small prayer service and blessed the tombs, after that the newly erected statue of The Risen Christ was blessed, after which all were served with refreshments.
The day came to an end with His Highness addressing the Parish Council members in the Church Hall and having dinner with them.
Next day, on Sunday at 8.00AM His Holiness addressed the Congregation with few instructions as how to cope with present day’s situation etc. which followed with the Holy Eucharistic celebration, after the mass Hiss Holiness met all the members of all the associations, then visited some sick people of the parish, and at 3.30 PM the Pastoral Visit to our parish was Concluded.
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