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“The Souls of the righteous are in the hands of God and no tormet shall touch them. They are at peace."
All Souls' day was observed on 2nd November 2020 to remember and pray for the faithful and departed members of our families. Three Eucharistic masses were celebrated, two in the morning and and one in the evening . Morning 7am mass was followed by the blessing of priest graves of the diocese.
In the evening , solemn mass was celebrated by Parish Priest Fr Roque D’Sa. In his homily he spoke about our heavenly home, a permanent place to go where there is no worry and distress.
Asst Parish Priest Fr Lancy D’Souza, Resident Priest Fr Joswin D’Souza, Asst Director of St Anthony Ashram Fr Roshan D’Souza and Fr William Barracas were the co-celebrants.
After the mass, small prayer service was conducted in the graveyard followed by the blessing of the graves.
People gathered in large numbers to pray for the departed members of their families.