Mangaluru, Jun 11: Fr Anil Fernandes the rector of Gladsom Home offered the Holy Mass and preached a homily at St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu on the 12th day of the novena.
The theme of the day was Love of God.
"Today the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Sacred Heart of Jesus reveals the infinite love of God. Jesus bled to the last for the love of humanity. He loved the humanity without any condition and without any limit. Today there are millions who are in need of knowing and experiencing this selfless love of Jesus," he said.
"St Anthony during his earthly journey preached this love of God. As we are preparing for the feast of St Anthony let us pray that this pure and selfless love of God reaches to each and every person on this planet," Fr Fernandes said.
Fr Roshan D’Souza the assistant director conducted the novena.