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Students from Barkah International School visit St Anthony’s Jeppu

Students from Barkah International School visit St Anthony’s Jeppu Mangaluru Aug. 3: Fifty three students from Barkah International School Adyar under the guidance of their teachers visited St Anthony’s Charity Institutes on 3rd August 2017. The students interacted with the inmates and also distributed fruits and snacks to them.

The Mangalore Ladies Beauty Association lends a helping hand

The Mangalore Ladies Beauty Association lends a helping hand Aug. 2, 2017: The Mangalore Ladies Beauty Association organized a day’s free service at Saint Anthony’s Charity Institutes Jeppu on 2nd August. A dozen members of the Association gave hair cut to the female inmates of the Institutes. They also distributed snacks to the inmates.

Half a day Retreat at St Antony’s Ashram Jeppu

Half a day Retreat at St Antony’s Ashram Jeppu July 4, 2017: Half a day Retreat was conducted on the first Tuesday of the month 04-07-2017 at St. Antony’s Ashram Jeppu. Fr. Bonaventure Rodrigues, the spiritual director of St Peter’s Seminary Bangalore conducted the retreat. About 250 people participated in the retreat besides the inmates.

Feast of Saint Anthony celebrated with solemnity

Feast of Saint Anthony celebrated with solemnity June 13, 2017: Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the Bishop of Mangalore offered Holy Mass along with 33 priests to honour Saint Anthony on his feast day at 6pm at Milagres Church. At the end of the Holy Mass he unveiled the poster containing the list of programmes planned by the St Anthony Institutes as the Institutes enter into the 120th year of its existence.

St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu gears up for the annual feast

St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu gears up for the annual feast The annual feast of St Anthony of Padua will be celebrated on the 13th of June. The Saint Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu whose Patron is Saint Anthony is in preparation mood. Tredecina (thirteen days novena) has already started on the 31st of May. Devotees of St Anthony in large numbers have been attending this Novena Mass which is held at 12 noon at Jeppu Ashram.

Feast of Relic of Saint Anthony celebrated with grandeur

Feast of Relic of Saint Anthony celebrated with grandeur Mangaluru, 15, Feb. 2017: Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, the Bishop of Mangalore along with Most Rev. Jo Jo Anand the Bishop of Hazaribagh Diocese, 40 number of priests celebrated the Holy Mass in honour of Relic of Saint Anthony on 15th at 6pm at Milagres Church grounds.

Day-9 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-9 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres 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.

Day-8 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-8 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru. 13, Feb. 2017: Rev Fr Alban D’Souza, the Parish Priest of Our Lady of Vailankani Church, Udupi Diocese was the main celebrant of the Holy Mass. The focus group of the day to pray for was ailing people. Fr Alban in his homily said that there are some healings which have no medical explanations. They take place due to divine interventions.

Day-7 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-7 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru. 12, Feb. 2017: Fr Rudolph Ravi D’Sa, the Administrator of Fr Muller Medical College offered mass on the seventh day of novena. The focus group of the day was leaders. In his homily he said that the leadership responsibility that is given to us is to serve others. Jesus Christ came into this world to serve humanity. He is a perfect model for leadership. The worldly leaders fight for power and position. But as followers of Christ we need to follow Jesus and use power and position to serve people, he said.

Day-6 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-6 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru. 11, Feb. 2017: On the sixth day of novena Fr Cyprian D’Souza (Cap) celebrated the Holy Mass. Fr Dolphi Serrao (Cap) preached the homily. The focus group of the day was children. In his homily Fr Dolphi asked the congregation to introspect on the way children are raised today. He asked the parents to give values to the children.

Day-5 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-5 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru. 10, Feb. 2017: V. Rev. Fr John Baptist Saldanha, the Parish Priest of St Sebastian Church Permannur celebrated the Holy Mass on the fifth day of novena. ‘If any part of the body is hurt the entire body feels the pain’, he said. The Church spread throughout the world is the mystical body of Christ. If any members of the Church are suffering the entire Church feels the pain. And we as members of the Church should feel the pain and show solidarity with them.

Day-4 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-4 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru. 9, Feb. 2017: Rev Fr Austin Peris, the Parish Priest of Derebail Church offered mass on the fourth day of the novena. He highlighted the service of the various Lay Associations(St Vincent de Paul, Sodality, Third Order, Youth, Women, Catholic Sabha etc.) who are rendering their selfless service for the growth of the church. He said that besides the Apostles, there were disciples, men and women who followed Jesus and offered their service in the ministry of Our Lord Jesus. Likewise today these Lay Associations are there in the Church providing opportunities for us to render our service for the growth of the Church. We appreciate and thank them for their services and lend our support to them.

Day-3 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-3 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru, 8, Feb, 2017: Third day of novena was dedicated for the workers in general and boat owners in particular. Fr Jochim Fernandes, the Parish Priest of St Anne Church, Kelarai was the main celebrant. In his homily he pointed out the dignity of labour. ‘When we do our duty faithfully and with dedication we participate in the creation of work of God. We should feel happy and proud to do the work that is assigned to us. As employers we should treat our sub-ordinates with dignity. As employees we must be honest in our work’, he said.

Day-2 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres

Day-2 : Novena-St Anthony at Milagres Mangaluru, Feb. 7, 2017: Fr Franklin D’Souza, Director and Parish Priest of Our Lady of Health Shrine Church, Harihara, Diocese of Shimoga was the main celebrant of the day. During the homily he called on the couples to build the families by being collaborators with God. He said going against the will of God ruins the families. But that is not the end of it. The merciful God is ever ready to forgive us if we repent for our short comings and He will bless us abundantly. After the homily he made a special prayer for the couples and families. Large number of devotees filled the Church to the full. Earlier during the day he preached half a day retreat at St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu which was also well attended.

Nine day novena begins in preparation for the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony

Nine day novena begins in preparation for the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony Mangauru, Feb. 6, 2017: Rev Fr Walter D’Mello, the Associate Judicial Vicar of the Diocese of Mangalore inaugurated the nine days novena in preparation for the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony by hoisting the flag of Saint Anthony on 6-2-2017 at 5.45 pm near Saint Atnhony’s Shrine at Milagres Church Mangaluru. This was followed by the Holy Mass. The Holy Mass was offered for the special intention of Youth. During the homily Fr D’Mello spoke on the talents God has given to the youth and he asked them to make use of them in serving God, people and the Church to which they belong to.

Preparation begins for the feast in honour of Relic of St Anthony

Preparation begins for the feast in honour of Relic of St Anthony Feb 03, 2017: St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu will be celebrating the feast in honour of Relic of its Patron St Anthony on 15-02-2017. Most Rev. Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the Bishop of Mangalore will be offering the main Eucharist Celebration at Milagres Church grounds at 6 pm along with a large number of priests.

Bishop helps the needy to construct the house

Bishop helps the needy to construct the house Dec. 23, 2016: Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the Bishop of Mangalore celebrated the Holy Mass for the inmates of St Anthony’s Charity Institutes on 23-12-2016. He then distributed kuswar and gifts to the inmates followed by distribution of grocery items to the HIV affected family. He also presented a cheque to a needy family from Pump well towards construction of their house.

St Anthony’s Jeppu celebrates feast of Rosary

St Anthony’s Jeppu celebrates feast of Rosary Oct. 6, 2016: St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Rosary on 6th of October 2016. On this occasion Msgr Denis Moras Prabhu the Vicar General of the diocese celebrated Holy Mass at Holy Rosary convent Jeppu at 5.30pm. 15 priests from around the city concelebrated the mass.

‘Sahaya’ students Aloysius college visit the inmates and donate fruits

‘Sahaya’ students Aloysius college visit the inmates and donate fruits The ‘Sahaya’ students of St Aloysius College visited the Institutes and interacted with them and donated fruits to them.

Requiem mass of late Sevrine D’Souza held at the Insitutes

Requiem mass of late Sevrine D’Souza held at the Insitutes Family members of late Severine D’Souza, Bajjodi, offered mass at Institutes and served breakfast for all the inmates. The inmates prayed for the departed soul and thanked the family members for their kindness.

Saint Anthony’s Institutes celebrates Nativity of Mother Mary

Saint Anthony’s Institutes celebrates Nativity of Mother Mary Saint Anthony’s Charity Institutes celebrated feast of Nativity of our Lady on 8th September. Fr Francis D’Souza the administrator of the institutes blessed the new corn. Fr Onil D’Souza the director of the Institutes was the main celebrant.

Inauguration of the scene of St Anthony preaching to the fishes

Inauguration of the scene of St Anthony preaching to the fishes Newly built scene of Saint Anthony preaching to the fishes was inaugurated on 13th of August by Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza. Before the blessing the Bishop offered mass and preached on how people showed indifference when Saint Anthony was preaching and Anthony from there went to a river side called Rimini and preached to the fishes.

Fevicol Cub holds ‘Vanamahotsva’ at the Institutes

Fevicol Cub  holds ‘Vanamahotsva’ at the Institutes The members of Fevicol Club Mangalore Chapter held Sapling plantation at the Institutes on 29h of July 2016. Around ten members of the association planted fruit bearing trees at the Institutes campus. We thank for their good will and kind gesture towards the Institutes.

Saint Anthony Shrine celebrates the annual feast - 2016

Saint Anthony Shrine celebrates the annual feast - 2016 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.

Feast of Relic Saint Anthony celebrated

Feast of Relic Saint Anthony celebrated Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the Bishop of Mangalore offered the Eucharistic celebration in honour of Relic of Saint Anthony at Milagres Church grounds and preached on the right use of speech. Saint Antony who made use of the tongue to preach the Word of God. And today even after eight centuries of his death God has preserved his tongue fresh, he said.

Retreat in preparation for the feast of Relic

Retreat in preparation for the feast of Relic A retreat was organized in preparation for the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony. The retreat was preached by well known preacher Fr Anil Dev of Mathridham Ashram, Varanasi. The retreat was organized from 9th February to 12th February in the evening from 4pm to 8pm. Around three thousand people participated in the retreat.

Blood donation camp organised by the three associations

Blood donation camp organised by the three associations Mangalore Ladies Beauty Association in association with Red Cross Mangalore and Mangalorean.com organized a blood donation camp at Saint Anthony’s Charity Institutes on 17-11-2015. Nearly fifty people donated blood. On the previous day the Association members gave hair cut to the female inmates of the Institutes. The institutes remains grateful to their benevolent service to the inmates.

Annual Feast of Saint Anthony June 13, 2015

Annual Feast of Saint Anthony June 13, 2015 The annual feast of Saint Anthony was celebrated on 13th June . Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of Mangalore presided over the Eucharistic Celebration concelebrated by twenty priests from around Mangalore city

Fest of Relic of Saint Anthony February 15, 2015

Fest of Relic of Saint Anthony February 15, 2015 The feast of Relic of St Anthony was Celebrated on 15 February at Milagres Church grounds

St John Paul's Relic

St John Paul's Relic The first class relic(Saint John Paul II) of kept in the reliquary is placed on the Altar dedicated to Saint John Paul II on the occasion of inauguration and blessing of the Chapel dedicated to him on 27-11-2014.

St Anthony Calendar 2015

St Anthony Calendar 2015 St Anthony Calendar for 2015 were distributed on 18-11-2014.

Legion of Mary congress

Legion of Mary congress The Legion of Mary, Mangalore Precedium, held their biannual program at the Institutes on 9-11-2014

Visit by Belthangady Parishiners

Visit by Belthangady Parishiners Parishioner of Holy Redeemer Church Belthangady Visited the Institues as part of their pilgrimge on met the residents. They donated fruits for the residents.

Blessings of Vehicles

Blessings of Vehicles There is custom of blessing of vehicles on the occasion of ‘Ayudha Pooja’ blessings of implements. A number of devotees of Saint Anthony brought their vehicles to the Institutes for blessing.

Visit by Women’s Association Omzoor Parish

Visit by Women’s  Association Omzoor Parish A group of women of women from Holy Family Church Omzoor visited the Institutes on 22 October. They interacted with the residents and also donated fruits and gifts in kind.

Blessing of the newly constructed Grotto

Blessing of the newly constructed Grotto The newly constructed Grotto was blessed by Most Rev. Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of Mangalore nd also the President of Saint Anthony’s Charity Institutes on 30 August 2014. The blessing of the Grotto was followed by Novena as it happened to be the first of nine days Novena in preparation for the feast of Nativity of our Mother.

Blessing of Renovated Saint Anthony’s Chapel, Jeppu.

Blessing of Renovated Saint Anthony’s Chapel, Jeppu. The forty year old Chapel at Saint Anthony’s Jeppu received a new look with the renovation work.The forty year old Chapel at Saint Anthony’s Jeppu received a new look with the renovation work.

Seminarians summer camp at Saint Anthony’s

Seminarians summer camp at Saint Anthony’s Six Brothers of Mangalore Diocese(Brothers: Praveen Joy Saldanha, Santhonsh D’Souza, Rahul D’Souza, Nelson Pais, Anil Fernandes and Lizel D’Souza) stayed at Saint Anthony’s for fifteen days to get to know the Institutes. During their stay they interacted with the residents, rendered service like putting things in order, shifting furniture to the renovated Chapel building, conducting games for the residents etc. The residents of the Institutes are grateful their service.