All souls day & SVP Annual day
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, was made memorable with yet another great event.
Morning mass followed by sanctification of tombs in the cemeteries. Holy mass was celebrated, on the age-old altar situated in the old cemetary where a huge crowd was gathered to pray for the departed souls of their near and dear ones.
Devoted to all saints
Nov. 1. 2014, morning mass was celebrated along with parishioners. As per the clarion call given by the mangalore bishop “clean India movement” (swatch bharath abhiyan) was undertaken by the parishioners wherein agrar parish priest, vice president of parish council, secretary, heads of different parish associations and laities were in attendance. “abhiyan “began in right earnest from jakribettu and covered the neighborhood. Thus “the all saints day” was celebrated with prayers and social service.
Farewell to retiring teacher Mrs. Elizabeth sequeira
Agrar church higher primary school staff, school correspondent and school management committee members gave a befitting farewell to retiring teacher Mrs. Elizabeth sequeira on her retirement after lengthy period of 42 years in the service of teaching.
Church feast 19-11-2014
a great event, for which parishioners longing for the fast 3 years enacted on the 19th Nov, Wednesday his lordship, rt.rev.dr. Aloysius d’souza, bishop of mangalore, arrived at the appointed hour, who was received by parish priest and others. A number of priests, nuns and guests were in attendance for the ceremonial solemn mass. His lordship distributed sanctified candles to the parishioners. In and out, all around, the festive look was luminous with festoons, banners, from different religions thronged the vicinity devoutfully to honor the holy savior. Church ground was agog with entertainment, candy vendors, ice-cream parlors, especially for children to taste and enjoy the sweetness of the fest.
Monthi fest , in combination with other three events, namely 1. Novem ( new grain),2. Kutmanche fest (families feast) and 3. Feast of teeny females, was celebrated with pageantry and with all pomp and show at the holy saviour church agrar , on the nativity of mother mary feast sept 08.
Feast of Nativity
Bantwal varado Icym celebrated Feast of nativity at Agrar church hall. Program was began at 7:00 with the prayers by deanery youth director Fr. Benjamin pinto and blessings of the first crop by deanery Vicar var Fr. Maxim pinto which followed some group activities. The feast is celebrated as the birthday of mother Mary, and manglorians specially offering the first crop to god. with this we had the center point of the program, the family meal with seven different types of veg dishes. it was sumptuous meal with 40 youths as a family. program was concluded at 10:00 pm
St. Christofer Day
Vehicle Owners – Driver Association (Vahan Chalak Malak Sangh) Agrar affiliated to St. Christhopher Assn. Celebrated their feast on the 24th Aug. 2014, Sunday, with religious fervour and great jubilation.