The feast of the Child Jesus was beautifully celebrated at the Carmel of Koteshwar (Kundapur, India). The faithful gathered to listen to Brother Prakash and his team preach the preparatory triduum for the feast.
On February 26, at 5 p.m., Praveen Frank, Regional Vicar of the Carmelite Mission in Tanzania, celebrated the Eucharist and gave the homily. Father Prakash D’Souza, at the end of the three-day retreat, led the hour of adoration before the solemn Mass. He later warmly thanked all the benefactors who made such a beautiful celebration possible. Father Alwyn Sequeira, Superior of the Carmelite Monastery, thanked all the participants for their generous collaboration in making the triduum a success. Father Deep Fernandes prepared the liturgy and Father Alwyn conducted the choir. About 20 diocesan priests and religious participated in the Eucharist.
Previously, Father Prakash D’Cunha, Provincial Councilor, had inaugurated the new hall and guest room. Father Archiebald Gonsalves, a former Carmelite Provincial, blessed the new building.
After the Mass, a festive meal was held at which all those present attended.