The annual feast of Saint Anthony was celebrated with pomp and gaiety. Most Rev Dr Francis Serrao, Bishop of Shimoga joined by twenty six concelebrant priests offered the Holy Eucharistic Celebration. Fr Basil Vas, Parish Priest of Moodbidri Alangar Parish delivered a meaning homily on the life of Saint Anthony. Earlier during the day Msgr Denis Moras Prabhu, Vicar General of the diocese offered mass at the charity Institutes Jeppu for the inmates and for the special invitees followed by lunch. A Mass was offered in the morning for the sick and elderly and they were prayed for in a special way. A Holy mass was offered in Malayalam at 4pm and large number of people participated in the same. Bread was distributed after every mass for the devotees.
Fr Basil Vas, Parish Priest of Moodbidri Alangar Parish preached for three days prior to the feast in preparation for the feast.
Retreat in preparation for the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony.