First Day Novena preceding the Feast of St.Anthony was held at at St Anthony Ashram - Jeppu
Theme for the Day“For all married couples and families to be based on Prayer,Faith and Joy"
The Novena Mass was held at Milagres Church at 6:00 p.m. Rev. Fr Anil D'souza-Director of the Family Life Centre celebrated Mass. Rev Fr. J B Crasta ,Rev Fr. Rupesh Tauro ,Rev Fr Larry Pinto con-celebrated the mass.
Special prayers were offered for all those who suffer marital discord, trials in the families and who are separated from their families.
Choir of Milagres Parish sang and joined in Thanksgiving.
Morning novena was celebrated at the Ashram by Fr Stany Monteiro at 10:30 a.m. Lunch was served to all devotees.