Hindus as well as Catholics of the town thronged at St. Joseph's Church to celebrate the Nativity of Our Lady on Sept 8, 2015. Bishop Francis Serrao presided at the Eucharist and Novena which began on the 30th of August, 2015 .  Large crowds gathered during the nine days for the Novena and traditional offering of flowers.

The celebration of the Feast began with the blessing of the new corn.  Our Lady's statue was taken in procession through the town. The Parish Priest,  Rev. Fr. Venus Colaco presided over the Festal Mass.  Rev. Fr. Anthony and Rev. Fr. Thomas concelebrated. The feast attracted numerous people of the town irrespective  of caste and creed.

After the Mass, prizes were given to the top scorers in each class as well as the winners in various competitions.  The Women's Association also celebrated the Girl Child's Day and felicitated Ms. Renita D'Costa, MBBS on the occasion. Finally, sweets and new corn were distributed to all.

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