Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary 8 September 2022 & Mothers' Day 2022
St Dominic Church Ashoknagar celebrated the feast of Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, fondly called MONTHI FEST on 8 September 2022. The Parish Community gathered at Urwa Stores Junction at 7:45 am and in procession marched towards the Church with statue of Infant Mary in a decorated chariot and with flowers, first crops of vegetables and rice sheaves.
Prayers of thanksgiving, blessing of first crops, and offering of flowers was held in front of the Grotto. Solemn Eucharist celebration was held in the Church and all donors of the feast were honoured after the Mass. The faithful savoured the payasam with blessed rice corn. Sugarcane was distributed to everyone.
On same day evening, St. Dominic Association organised Mothers’ day for the women and mothers of the Parish. Mrs. Major Pearl Fiona Fernandes was the guest of honour. Many activities and games were held to mark the event.