The feast of St. Dominic, Patron of our Parish was celebrated on 10th August, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., with solemn Eucharistic Celebration. The theme for this year’s feast was “AT THE TABLE OF THE LORD WITH ST. DOMINIC” since this year is the 800th heavenly birthday of St. Dominic. It was indeed apt to celebrate the feast with the Dominican Family around the world with this spiritual union. It was decided to celebrate only with the parish community in view of pandemic situation. In preparation for the feast nine days prayers “NOVENA” was celebrated from 30th July 2021 to 9th August 2021. The liturgy was conducted by the wards of the parish on these days with the guidance of parish spiritual committee. Dominican fathers preached on these days. Confraternity Sunday was celebrated on 1st August 2021 with Eucharistic celebration and an hour of adoration. On the eve of the feast, the Parish community prayed the VESPERS together. on all the days of novena, firgenths were honored and on the feast day, Muddom, Firgenth, Sponsors were honored by Parish Priest and Assistant Parish Priest. Fr. Daniel Veigas, Parish Priest, presided over the solemn Eucharistic celebration. Parish Jubilee Choir with their devoted melodious singing guided the faithful to pray. Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes, and Dominican Sisters of the Holy Trinity decorated and prepared the Altar and Sanctuary for Eucharistic celebration. Parish pastoral council conducted the liturgy.
The festal celebration was interrupted with the sudden declaration of weekend curfew on 7th and 8th august, by the civil authority.
We thank the Parish Pastoral Council, Parish Finance committee and well-wishers and all the Parishioners for your selfless dedication to the Parish.