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Annual Feast of INFANT JESUS was celebrated on the 14th of January,
solemn concelebrated mass was at 6.00.p.m.
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Infant Jesus Feast @ Various Places
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State Forest Minister B Ramanath Rai visits
Infant Jesus Shrine, Mangalore
State forest, ecology and environment minister, B Ramanath
Rai, visited Infant Jesus Shrine, Bikarnakatte on Saturday May 25
morning, and participated in a prayer service and paid homage to Infant
Jesus. Rev. Fr. Stephen Pereira OCD welcomed the Minister and led a
short prayer service. Reading the Gospel from Mathew’s account he
reflected on Jesus’ invitation to be salt of the earth and light of the
world. Then he prayed God’s abundant blessings on his future projects.
SOLEMN PROFESSIONS: take my life O Lord!
The Karnataka Goa Carmelite Province rejoices with nine brothers who
made their final commitment in the Order. Rev. Fr. Archibald Gonsalves
the Provincial Superior received their perpetual commitment in the name
of the Carmelite Order on the 21st of May 2013 at Infant Jesus Shrine,
Carmel Hill, Mangalore. There we around 35 priests. We congratulate
these young brothers and pray that the Lord help them remain faithful to
Pentecost Celebration was held at Infant Jesus Shrine on the Solemnity
of Pentecost (12th May, 2013). Faithful gathered in great number for a
half day long prayer, praise and worship and Adoration. Rev. Fr. Melwyn
D’Souza, Asst. Parish Priest of Belthangady enlightened the faithful on
the role of the Holy Spirit in one’s life. Youth United for Christ
(YU4C) led the praise and worship. Rev. Fr. Nelson Pinto, Director of
the Charismatic Renewal, Mangalore led the healing payer and celebrated
the Eucharist. A fellowship meal was served at the end the celebration.
CARMEL MUSIC ACADEMY held the Summer Camp finale on 8th May, 2013 at
Infant Jesus Shrine premises. 15 days long camp was inaugurated on 22nd
April By Fr. Alwyn Sequeira. Children were taught musical instruments
like Piano, Guitar, Key-board etc. Rev. Fr. Deepak Tauro distributed the
certificates to the students and which children exhibited their skill
learnt in 15 days. It was an amazing performance by the budding stars.
Rev. Fr. Peter D’Sa distributed the certificates.
Infant Jesus Shrine Congratulates Mr. JR Lobo
Infant Jesus Shrine, Bikarnakatte – Mangalore on 9th May, 2013
congratulated Mr. JR Lobo who won the Mangalore South Constituency with
a great margin of around 20,000 votes. It was Thursday, the day on which
devotees throng to the Shrine in multitude irrespective of caste and
creed. Rev. Fr. Pius James D’Souza, Superior of St. Joseph’s Monastery
welcomed the New MLA and congratulated him with a bouquet of flowers on
behalf of the Shrine. He wished him all the best in his political
carrier and invoked the blessings of Infant Jesus on him. Mr. JR Lobo in
turn thanked the community for supporting him with their prayers and
votes. He recalled that he had celebrated the Eucharist in the Shrine on
the day of election and then proceeded to the voting booth. He thanked
Infant Jesus for hi innumerable blessings and requested full cooperation
from the citizens in the development of Mangalore city.
JR Lobo’s FIRST
EVER Public function as MLA
Mr. JR Lobo, MLA of Mangalore South Constituency graced the occasion of
a Cancer Awareness Camp organized at Infant Jesus Shrine, Bikarnakatte -
Mangalore on 9th May, 2013. This was his FIRST ever public function
after winning the Assembly Poll – 2013. “This is my public function as
MLA and that too at the feet of Infant Jesus. It’s nothing other than
HIS blessing.” He congratulated the Carmelite Fathers at the Shrine for
their valuable contribution to the society through camps and other
projects. He thanked the Doctors who were resource persons and wished
that such camps be held regularly at different places.
Winning MLA (JR LOBO) thanks Infant Jesus
JR Lobo who won the Mangalore South constituency with a huge margin,
visited the INFANT JESUS SHRINE, Mangalore on the same day of counting.
He knelt in prayer and thanked Infant Jesus for his special blessings
and victory in the election. He was welcomed and felicitated by Rev. Fr.
Elias D’Souza, Carmelite on behalf of the Infant Jesus Shrine.
Summer Camp - 2013 @ Infant Jesus Shrine,
Summer Camp - 2013 was inaugurated on 22nd April, 2013 at Infant Jesus
Shrine. Rev. Fr. Alwyn Sequeira OCD, who himself is a musician and
produced more than 10 albums, lighted the lamp and declared the camp
open. He said that dedication and commitment is a must to master any
skill. Fr. Pius James D’Souza, the President of the Carmel Music Academy
wished that children make the best use of the opportunities provided at
the camp. Rev. Fr. Deep Fernandes, OCD the Director of the Academy
welcomed and Roshan Cordeiro, the tutor and children and their parents
St. Joseph Monastery :
Carmelites in Karnataka: The Teresian Carmelites had established themselves in
Goa and in Kerala in the seventeenth century. And since the region formerly
known as the Carnatic, lies between Goa in the north and Kerala in the South,
the Carmelites had inevitably to pass through Karnataka when proceeding by land
from Goa to Kerala. And it is not surprising to find them residing at least on a
temporary basis, in places like Bijapur, which form part of today's Karnataka.
In his ‘Viaggio alle Indie Orientali’ Fr. Vincent Mary of St Catherine, has left
us interesting descriptions of the beliefs, customs, feasts of the Canara of his
time, and even of the scenic beauties and the cultivation and other aspects of
life. But he found the Christians greatly neglected. And, on his reporting the
need of the Canara Christians to the Holy See, Mangalore secured its first Vicar
Apostolic in 1677.
Infant Jesus Shrine :
Jesus has been honored with a magnificent shrine at Carmel Hill, Mangalore. The
architectural structure and design of the newly inaugurated shrine is unique in
many ways. Carefully planned, it has a rich symbolic meaning and significance
derived principally from Biblical themes, of both the old and the new
testaments. Here below we give in brief its main features. Here below we give in
brief its main features. Here below we give in brief its main features. Here
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