Mangaluru, Aug 27: In order to make liturgy more meaningful, a training programme on liturgy was organized on August 27 for all lectors at St Lawrence Church, Bondel. The programme was organized by the liturgy commission of the parish. Fr Vijay Machado, director of Mangala Jyothi liturgical center, Mangalore diocese was the resource person.
The programme began with a prayer led by Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza, parish priest of St Lawrence Church who also welcomed the gathering and introduced the resource person to the gathering.
Fr Vijay Machado during his session enlightened the gathering on the importance of the proclamation of the Word of God, which is truly a service to the church.
Groups were created to discuss the points raised by the lectors. At the end, Fr Vijay Machado clarified the liturgical doubts that the lectors expressed.
Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza, Fr Peter Gonsalves, Fr Lancy D’Souza, John D’Silva, vice president –pastoral parish council, Felcy D’Souza, the convener of liturgy commission, and Neris Dias were present on the dais.
More than 120 parishioners attended the programme. Neris Dias proposed vote of thanks.