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Monti Fest Celebrated at Infant Mary Church, Bajjodi

Published On : 08 Sep 2016   |  Reported By : Rons Bantwal


Bajjodi:The nativity feast of Mary was celebrated with utmost devotion at Infant Mary Church, Bajjodi on thursday September 8th.

At 7.30am new corn was blessed by Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Shabas Crasta. The children walked in procession with adults to the Church and showered flower petals on Mother Mary. Parish Priest, Fr.Shabas crasta celebrated the festal mass together with Assistant Priest Fr.Ivan D’souza.

Fr Ivan D’sozua in his homily said that feast of Nativity of Mary or traditional called as Monti Fest is the occasion of thanksgiving to the Almighty for the abundance of graces that he has showered on mankind. The family bonding is essential for better relations and it is the time to introspect on one’s life. Infant Mary has given great dignity to girls and women in general, who surrendered to the will of God, said Fr Ivan. At the end Fr. Shabas distributed honorable candles to sponsors of the feast.

After the Feast Mass, people returned home with the blessed new paddy and the children cherished the day as sugar canes were distributed to them.

Monti Fest Celebrated at Infant Mary Church, Bajjodi

Published On : 09 Sep 2017   |  Reported By : Rons Bantwal


At 7.45am new corn was blessed by St. Joseph Monastery Rector Rev. Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues. After the blessing children showered flower petals to Mother Mary. Later children walked in procession with adults to the Church. Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues celebrated the festal mass together with Parish Priest Fr. Shabas Crasta, Assistant Priest Fr.Ivan D’souza and Fr. Jocy D’souza.

Fr. Wilfred Rodrigues in his homily said that feast of Nativity of Mary or traditional called as Monti Fest is the occasion of thanksgiving to the Almighty for the abundance of graces that he has showered on mankind. The family bonding is essential for better relations and it is the time to introspect on one’s life. At the end Fr. Shabas thanked the donors.

After the Feast Mass, people returned home with the blessed new paddy and the children cherished the day as sugar canes were distributed to them.







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