Padubidri, Sept. 8th, 2018: Nativity of thke Blessed Virgin Mary, popularly known as “Month Fest” among Konkani Catholics was celebrated at Sacred Heart Church Yermal, Uchila, by Catholics from Yermal, Uchila, Kaup, Paniyur and Padubidri on Saturday.
The celebration began in the morning at 8.30 am. The parish children and also the elders gathered at Mother Mary’s Grotto. They showered varities of flowers on Mary singing traditional Monthi Fest hymns. After this the entire congregation went inside the Church for the holy mass.
The Eucharistic holy mass began thereafter. The main celebrant was the guest priest Rev. Fr. Roshan Thomas D’Souza, origginally from Yermal, along with parish priest Rev. Fr. Lawrence Rodrigues.
Blessed paddy and also surgarcanes were thereafter distributed to all the devotees.