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St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu organizes the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony.

Published On : 16 Feb 2020   |  Reported By : Vincent Mascarenhas, Moodbidri


Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the emeritus Bishop of Mangalore offered the Holy Mass in honour of the Relic of Saint Anthony. The Bishop in his message said that St Anthony in his short life didn’t think of hunger, thirst and rest but preached the word of God continuously. He sacrificed his life and made other’s life beautiful. He called on the people gathered to take example from the life of Saint Anthony and contribute to make other’s life comfortable.

Rev. Dr Prakash Monteiro the campus director of Philomena College Puttur preached the homily during the mass. Saint Anthony made use of his tongue to preach the word of God and to fill hope in the life of people. He spent himself fully in performing miracles, all for others and to bring solace in the life of people. Wherever it is possible he toiled to better the life of people who came in contact with him. It was a life totally dedicated to do good to others. God in return has blessed Saint Anthony by keeping his tongue fresh even after eight centuries of his demise. This is an indication that whenever people obey God, love Him and serve Him, He in return blesses them.

Earlier during the day a Holy Mass was offered for the inmates at the Ashram at 6 am. At 8.15 am Holy Mass was offered in Milagres Church for the sick and elderly. Fr Walter Mendonca the Parish Priest of St Anthony Church Sastan offered Holy Mass at the Ashram. Fr Alex professor at St Joseph Church Jeppu offered Mass at 4.30 pm in Malayalam at Milagres Church.

A number of priests from and around Mangalore City, Religious Sisters and thousands of people including people from Mumbai, Goa, Orissa and Kerala participated in the Celebration.

Fr Onil D’Souza the director of the Ashram thanked all those extended their support to organize the feast. Fr Thrishan D’Souza and Fr Roshan D’Souza the Asst directors co-operated to make the celebration successful.

*St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu organizes the feast of Relic of Saint Anthony**

Published On : 16 Feb 2023   |  Reported By : media release


Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the emeritus Bishop of Mangalore offered the Holy Mass in honour of the Relic of Saint Anthony. The Bishop in his message said that St Anthony in his short life through his tounge , preached the word of God continuously. He sacrificed his life and made other’s life beautiful. He called on the people gathered to take example from the life of Saint Anthony and contribute to make other’s life comfortable.

Rev. Boniface Pinto professor of prepedutic year St Jospeh's Seminary Jeppu preached the homily during the mass. He spoke on the days theme tounge is gift from God, Saint Anthony made use of his tongue to preach the word of God and to fill hope in the life of people. He spent himself fully in performing miracles, all for God in return has blessed Saint Anthony by keeping his tongue fresh even after eight centuries of his demise. This is an indication that whenever people obey God, love Him and serve Him, He in return blesses them.Earlier during the day a Holy Mass was offered for the inmates at the Ashram at 6 am by Fr Larry pinto. At 8.15 am Holy Mass was offered in Milagres Fr Rupesh Tauro . Very Rev Fr Daniel Veigas offered Holy Mass at the Ashram for all the benefactors and invites. After which food was served to all. 4.30 pm in Malayalam at Milagres Church for all malayalm speaking people.

All donors were honoured with a candle as a gratitude. Special prayers were offered for the souls of all those who died in turkey and syria earthquake by lighting up the candles. A number of priests from and around Mangalore City, Religious Sisters and thousands of people participated in the Celebration.

Fr Jb. Crasta the director of the Ashram thanked all those extended their support to organize the feast. Fr Rupesh Tauro and Fr Larry Pinto the Asst directors co-operated to make the celebration successful.







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