Mangaluru. 14, Feb. 2017: On the ninth day of novena Msgr Felix Noronha, the Vicar General of Shimoga Diocese offered mass in Kannada and preached a homily on the contributions the Priests, Sisters and lay people do for the spread and growth of the Church. Through their dedicated life they carry out the command of Jesus to go and preach the Gospel. He also insisted on the unity of the Church which is very much required if we have to be true followers of Christ and if we have to be witnesses to Him.
The Angelore Parish choir under the leadership of well known singer Mr Melwyn Peris helped the congregation to participate well in the Holy Mass. Fr Onil D’Souza the director of the Institutes conducted the novena. Large number of people filled to the capacity of Church participated in the Holy Mass.