The 47th Annual Feast of Miraculous Infant Jesus Shrine began on 4th January 2018. The Archbishop of Bengaluru Most Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras was escorted by the youth of Infant Jesus Shrine at 5.30pm and welcomed by the Parish Clergy with warm wishes.  Thereafter, Shanthinagar Constituency MLA N.A. Haris was escorted to the stage for the Flag Hoisting Ceremony.

The Ceremony began with the Prayer song invoking God’s presence and blessings. Addressing the thousands of devotees the Archbishop Most Rev.Dr.Bernard Moras said that the Miraculous Infant Jesus extends His mercy to all the people in the world. He also called upon to have faith, trust, intimacy with God and confidence in Miraculous Infant Jesus. Later the MLA N.A Haris, addressed the gathering and wished them all the success during the Novena days.

The Ceremony continued with the blessing and hoisting of the Miraculous Infant Jesus flag marking the beginning of the novena days. Thereafter, the Archbishop celebrated a grand Eucharistic celebration. The homily was preached in three languages by Rev. Fr. Divya Paul, Rev. Fr.Patrick Jones and Rev. Fr. Dominic Xavier. In the end Rev. Fr. Joseph Menezes, Rector cum Parish Priest proposed the vote of thanks to our beloved Archbishop and all the Priests for their constant support and encouragement to the Parish.