Archbishop Most Rev Dr. Bernard Moras Officiated the Holy Mass at Nanna yesu Nanna Rakshaka ,Kolar Deanary Convention
19 November 2107: “The Family and Youth is alive in the power of the Holy Spirit”. This was the theme of the gathering of the renewal for the New Evangelization of the Family that was held on 19/11/2017 for 800-1000 participants from all 8 parishes of Kolar Deanery including religious nuns and priests who gathered at the SFS College, Tamaka, Kolar.
The faithful worshipped Lord Jesus and were filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. The programme began with opening Prayer, Rosary and Praise and Worship by Suresh and Abishek.
The official inauguration for the programme happened with lighting of the lamp at 10.30 am. Fr. Jebamalai, Principal of the SFS College who was also the MC for the day welcomed the Dean Fr. Aloysius, T.K. George, speaker for the day, Praise and Worship leader Br. Vincent, and 3 other members of BCCRS to light the lamp.
The theme of the day was broken by Bro.. T.K. George on how a Family and the Youth to be alive and witness Jesus as their personal Savior and Lord. Many people were moved by the spirit came forward to reconcile with their family members by asking pardon and forgiving as the singing went on by Br. Vincent from Divine Retreat Centre. The entire crowd were in tears as they did this. There were a lot of healings and testimonies shared.
The programme was concluded with celebration of the Holy Eucharist (at 4:00 pm) with our Archbishop Most Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras, the Spiritual Director- BCCRS Rev. Fr. Britto Jacob C.Ss.R, Dean Rev. Fr. Aloysius with 16 other priests as concelebrants from the deanery. It was an amazing day filled with abundant grace which was a great success .Vote of thanks was given by Fr. Aloysius and Fr. Jacob Britto.
Under the guidance of BCCRS , Bro Mahime Raj from BCCRS along with 40 councellors and intercessors worked hard for 6 months to prepare by visiting each and every family of every parish and conducted one day retreat in preparation for this One Day Convention was appreciated by everyone..