Mysuru: The annual feast of Infant Jesus at Infant Jesus Cathedral, Hinkal was celebrated
Holy Mass was held at 7 am. Mar Sebastian Adayanthrath, Bishop of Mandya was the main celebrant for the Solemn High Mass in Malayalam at 10.30 am. Thousands of people took part in the Annasantharpane at 12-30 pm.
Archbishop Bernard Moras, Apostolic Administrator, Diocese of Mysore, officiated the Solemn High Mass in Kannada at 4.30 pm followed by the grand candle light procession in the honour of Infant Jesus with the famous shingarimela to the Ring road junction, Hinkal. Shingarimela performance and fireworks display were held at 7.30 pm.
Kozhikode Srushti staged Malayalam drama “Nammal” at 8 pm.
On Saturday, Fr Joju Chowallore OFM Cap celebrated the Holy Mass and Novena at 6.30 pm, followed by the Eucharistic Procession led by Fr Thomas Kachirayil, Director, Department of Catechism, Diocese of Mananthavady.
Special arrangements were made for the Crown Offering to Infant Jesus during the feast,
according to Fr Thomas Mangalathil, the Parish Priest and P R George, the General Convener.
– Team Mysoorunews