Karkala, Jan 19: "We are all brothers and sisters. As almighty is our only Father, the entire mankind is a community and God's children. Let us all live as brothers and sisters keeping aside our differences," said Fr Alban D'Souza, parish priest Stella Maris Church Kalmady. He was the main celebrant for the day 2 novena prayers held at St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur.
The devotees visiting the shrine on the second day of novena has increased in a quite number. The novena prayers are being held strictly abiding by the Covid-19 protocol. All five Eucharistic celebrations were held according to the Covid norms.
Fr Jason Monis Peruvai, Fr Stany D'cunha Ajekar, Fr Victor Gerald D'Souza Kemmannu and Fr Ajith Menezes, Father Muller Mangaluru celebrated the other Eucharistic masses.
Fr George D'souza, director Attur St Lawrence Minor Basilica headed the day's proceedings.