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Annual Feast of Infant Jesus 2024 at Carmel Hill, Bikarnakatte on Jan 14 and 15


Mangaluru: The Annual Feast of Infant Jesus at Infant Jesus Shrine, Carmel Hill, Bikarnakatte - Mangaluru will be celebrated on Jan 14 and 15, 2024. 


Festal Celebration: 

The Festal Mass on January 14 at 6.00 pm will be presided over by Rt. Rev. Oswald Joseph Lewis, Bishop Emeritus, Jaipur Diocese. A special Mass for the sick will be offered at 10.30 am which will be presided over by Most Rev. Alban D'Souza, the Rector of St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur-Karkala. The Festal Mass on January 15 at 10.30 am will be presided over by Rt. Rev. Dr. Francis Serrao, Bishop of Shimoga and at 6.00 pm will be presided over by Most Rev. Archibald Gonsalves, the Vicar Provincial of the Karnataka Goa Carmelite Province.


There will be Masses all through the day too on January 14. Mass in Konkani will be celebrated at 6.00 am, 7.30 am in English, 9.00 am in Konkani and 1.00 am in Kannada. Mass for the sick and the aged will be celebrated at 10.30 am in Konkani.


The Festal Mass on the Second day (January 15): 6.00 am, 7.30 am, 9.00 am in Konkani; 10.30 Mass for the Children and 1.00 pm in Malayalam (Latin Rite).  


Children's Day: A special Mass will be offered for Children on January 6, Saturday at 6.00 pm. It will be presided over by Rt. Rev Ignatius D'Souza, Bishop of Bareilly


Formal Inauguration: The formal inauguration of the festivity will be held on January 4, 2023 at 4.00 pm with the votive offering procession beginning at Holy Cross Church, Kulshekar-Mangaluru. It will be followed by an inter-religious meet and flag hoisting. 


Nine Days Novena In preparation for the Annual Feast

Nine days of Novena Prayers are held from January 5 to January 13 during which 9 Masses will be offered every day. Masses are as follows: In the morning at 6.00, 7.30, 9.00 and 10.30 in Konkani; At noon 1.00 pm in Konkani; In the evening at 4.00 in Malayalam, 5.00 in English and 7.30 in Kannada. The main mass at 6.00 pm will be celebrated in Konkani in the open air. 


Eucharistic Adoration will be conducted daily from 11.30 am to 12.45 pm. 

Anna Santarpane (ಅನ್ನ ಸಂತರ್ಪಣೆ), vegetarian meal will be served to the devotees on all the days of the novena and feast days at noon.


Blood Donation Camp will be held on January 11 and 12 from 8.30 am to 1 pm. 


Fr Melvin D'Cunha OCD, Superior, St. Joseph’s Monastery, Fr Stifan Perera OCD, Director, Infant Jesus Shrine, Mangaluru, Fr Deep Fernandes, Delegate Provincial for the OCDS, Mr Stanly Bantwal, Media Representative, Infant Jesus Shrine, Mangaluru were Present at the Press meet.


For Contact: Fr Stifan Perera, Director, Infant Jesus Shrine, Mangaluru 9844503706


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