Monti Fest at Sadbhavana - Bengaluru.
The solemn feast of the Nativity of Our Blessed Virgin Mary (Monthi
fest) was celebrated with great devotion on 10th of September, 2017 at
Sadbhavana. All the faithful gathered at the entrance of the chapel to
honor Infant Mary with colorful flowers. Traditional hymns were sung as
the flowers were offered to Infant Mary by little children; this was
followed by the blessing of the corns. Later the devotees enter the
chapel in the procession with great devotion to celebrate the Holy
Eucharist. Rev. Fr. Canute DíSouza presided over the Eucharistic
celebration, Frs. Jerald DíSouza, Isidore DíSouza, Paul DíSouza and Arun
Lobo concelebrated, while Deacon Joy Agnel DíSouza preached a meaningful
and inspiring homily. After the Holy Mass newly blessed corns were
distributed to the faithful by the Rev. Fr. Jerald DíSouza (Superior of
Sadbhavana). The faithful were also offered sugarcane and breakfast
after the mass.