Karnataka Social Club Bahrain hosts Nativity feast with fervor and piety

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Bahrain, Sep 16: Karnataka Social Club-Bahrain held its traditional feast of the nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary at its premises on September 12.The club has managed to carry down this age-old tradition over the years and make it happen year after year with the same piousness and benevolence. The event was conducted in Konkani by the eloquent duo of Rufus Baretto and Felcy Fernandes.

The infant Virgin Mary was carried in the arms into the hall and this was followed by a procession of children and members making their offerings of vegetable baskets. The children in tandem showered flowers on the Infant Virgin Mary to the accompaniment of the choir singing praises of devotion in a hymn dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The guest of honour Fr William Miranda blessed the candles and the congregation in his initial prayer.

The pirjents and the murdoms were honoured for their benevolence with blessed candles from the priest.

A short cultural programme included a skit and dances and songs from the talented members. Fr Joel Lopes initiated the blessing on the food and the congregation joined in the prayer.

A traditional vegetarian meal on banana leaves drove members down memory lane, as they were reminded of the times they had back home.

Sugar cane was distributed to the children with the President Sunil D’Souza thanking the members for the success of this auspicious day.


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