Udupi: Stella Maris Church Kalmady Organizes Colourful ‘Hore Kanike’ Procession

Udupi: In preparation of the Annual Feast of Our Lady of Vailankani Shrine Kalmady, the parishioners organized a colourful ‘Hore Kanike’ procession on Thursday, August 13 from Adi-Udupi junction to the Stella Maris Church.

In his introductory remarks, parish priest of the church Fr Alban D’Souza explained the importance of ‘Hore Kanike’ and made an appeal to all the devotees of Our Lady of Vailankani to participate in the annual feast mass at 10.30 am and ’Annasantarpane’ on Saturday, August 15.

kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-45-47 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-46-07 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-47-14 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-47-35 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-48-54 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-53-47 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-54-23 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-54-57 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-57-39 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-57-46

The procession started with a prayer and progressed with the beat of the drums by the Kalmady band and melodious music by ‘Sound of Music’, a band from Malpe.

Janardhan Thonse, Chairman of Udupi Urban Development Authority, flagged off the procession along with President of Udupi CMC Yuvraj, president of standing committee Vijay Manchi and CMC member Hormis Noronha.

As the procession reached the premises of the church, Fr Alban D’Souza and Estate manager of Udupi diocese, Fr Henry Mascarenhas formally received the ‘Hore Kanike’ form the people by blessing the offerings, which were later placed at the Shrine of Stella Maris.

Parish Pastoral Council vice president Flavia, secretary Sanjay Andrade, former vice president Louis Lobo, Lancy and others were present.

kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 14-59-53 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-01-39 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-02-35 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-02-40 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-04-14 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-04-34 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-04-38 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-04-57 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-04-58 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-10-41 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-28-17 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-28-20 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-28-31 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-28-48 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-29-43 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-30-36 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-30-39 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-31-52 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-34-22 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-38-36 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-38-44 kalmadichurh_horekanike 13-08-2014 15-38-47

The Annual Feast of Our Lady of Vailankani will be celebrated on Saturday, August 15 at 10.30 am with Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of Mangaluru Diocese, as the chief celebrant. Rev Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi diocese, will also take part in the festive mass. The mass will be followed by ‘Annasantarpane’ to all visitors of the shrine.

 

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here