Rt. Rev. Dr. Gerald Isac Lobo has proclaimed the year 2017 as Lectio Divina 2017. It is to make the reading of the word of God joyful in every house and in every family. On Sunday January 15 Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves, Parish Priest of St. Theresa little Flower church inaugurated the year of L
Annual Parish Feast of Kemmannu Parish patron saint St.Theresa was celebrated on Wednesday, the 11th January at Kemmannu church. On the feast day, Murdom of the feast Mr. Malcom and Ancilla D’ Mello and family were accorded a ceremonial welcome by the parish priest and Most Rev. Bishop Francis Serrao of Shimoga Diocese at the church at 10 am. ‘Manacho Vaati’, blessed candles were distributed to
St. Theresa Church, Kemmannu celebrated the Vespers eve on Tuesday 10th January. The Cheryl, the image of Saint Theresa was blessed at the Kemmannu Bridge and brought to the church in a colorful disciplined procession; Fr. Herald Pereira, Director of Small Christian Community Cell of Udupi Diocese, blessed the cheryl and delivered a brief message in Kannada .The procession passed through the Kem
Prelude to the annual parish feast to be celebrated on 10th and 11th of this month, Confraternity Sunday celebrations were held at the Church. The High mass was held at the Convent ground, where Fr. Baptist Menezes, Professor of St. Josephs seminary Mangalore was the main celebrant along with Parish Priest Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves. After the holy mass, the holy sacrament was carried to the church
Kemmannu parishioners welcomed the New Year with prayers and thanks giving. The ceremony began with the adoration of holy sacrament thanking god for the all the blessings showered in the past year. High mass was celebrated Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves along with Fr. Lancy D’Souza and Deacon Br. Ro
Christmas, the festival of birth of Jesus was celebrated with traditional enthusiasm and gaiety at Kemmannu on Saturday night. The evening began with Carol singing by the church choir group. Parish Priest Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves along with Deacon Br. Rohan Dias led the high mass at 7 pm in the evening. Mr. Charles Pereira was the Mudrom of the feast.
On Monday, 2nd November, All saints day, Christian Kemmannites paid homage to their departed loved ones by offering mass and visiting the church cemetery. The morning Sunday 6.45 mass was celebrated by Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves, ,the parish priest. Large number of parishioners attended the mass and prayed for their departed family members. After the mass, the gathered people proceeded to the ceme
Secular Franciscan Order Kemmannu Unit which completed 75 years recently celebrated its Platinum Jubilee in a grand way on Wednesday 12 October. The day began with the celebratory Holy mass concelebrated by Most Rev. Fr. Valerian Mendonca, Parish Priest of Barkur Church and Chancellor of Udupi Diocese along with Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves and Rev. Fr. Prakash Lobo, Spiritual Director of Francisc
Annual feast of Patron Saint of Kemmannu church, Saint Theresa was celebrated on 2 October. St Theresa is also addressed as ‘Little Flower of Jesus’. The celebration began with the high mass at 10.30 am. Eight priests were present during the mass at the altar. Fr. Joseph Martis, Rector of Jeppu se
Young Catholic Students (YCS) Kallianpur Deanery level meet was held on Sunday, September 18 at Kemmannu Church hall. Fr. Edwin D’ Souza, Director of YCS, Udupi Diocese along with Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves and other dignitaries inaugurated the day long programme by lighting the lamp
St.Vincent da Paul society, Kemmannu unit, celebrated its Annual day on Sunday 18 September 2016.The celebration began with the Sunday mass celebrated by Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves in the morning. Unit members conducted the liturgy of the mass The unit, which was started in February 1969, has complet
Church student association YCS organized teacher’s day at Kemmannu Church on Sunday September 11. Serving and retired teachers along with the catechism teacher’s were honored at a ceremony held at the church hall after the Sunday mass. Parish Priest Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves was the mai
The recently launched KSRTC JNRUM bus arrived here on Wednesday at 01.50 pm at Kemmannu. Since no formal receiving function was planned, a few citizens present during the occasion received and welcome the bus near the Kemmannu Bridge and wished them well. The bus was earlier inaugurated by Minister Pramod Madhwaraj at Udupi. The bus will make 7 daily trips to Kemmannu starting from 7 o’clock in t
Monti feast, the festival of new harvest was celebrated on Thursday in Kemmannu, with traditional gaiety and fervor.Early morning 7.15, hundreds of faithful gathered at the church ground. Due to light drizzle the blessing prayers were held near the church Grotto. Parish Priest Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves along with Fr. Lawrence D’ Souza, Director of Catholic Education Board of Udupi Diocese blessed
The three days Ganesh Festivities in Kemmannu ended with the immersion of Ganesh idol in the Arabian Sea. The immersion procession began at the Bhadrakali Temple premises where the idol was installed. The colorful procession joined by devotees and residents included tablos and dancers including the popular Tiger Dance. Number of women and children also participated in the procession.
Catholic Sabha in association with Family Commission of St. Theresa Church Kemmannu organized Elders day on Monday, September 05, 2016 at Kemmannu Church. Catholic Sabha sponsored programme began with a high mass celebrated by Parish Priest Fr.Ferdinand Gonsalves. After the mass around 120 elde
Minister for Fisheries, Sports and Youth Affairs Mr. Pramod Madhwaraj in his recent visit to Padu Thonse Kemmannu inaugurated developmental projects worth 72.6 lakhs. The inaugurated projects included stretch of concreted Padu Kudru-Thimmanna Kudru costing 10 lakhs, Darrussalam Road, Hoode costin
To promote inter religious harmony and to avoid unwanted friction between the communities, an ‘Sauharda Samiti’ consisting of inter community leaders was formed and inaugurated at Kemmannu church under the leadership of Catholic Sabha unit of the church.
Kemmannu: St. Theresa Church, Kemmannu celebrated the Parish Feast with devotion and gaiety. Annual Parish Feast of Kemmannu Parish patron saint St.Theresa was celebrated on Wednesday, the 13th January at Kemmannu church.
Devotion and gaiety marked the Vespers on the eve of the annual parish feast of St. Theresa on Tuesday, 12 January 2016. The church and surrounding such as the Shrine of St. theresa, Bell tower and Grotto along with the kemmannu street were elegantly decorated by electric lights
Well known youth Association of the area Hampankatte Friends handed over the keys of the new house to beneficiary Mrs.Joslyn Alwyn D’ Souza on their Annual Day Celebration
For the third consecutive time in Kemmannu Church, parishioners were requested to bring things of general use as offertory on mission Sunday, which in turn were auctioned and the amount collected sent to the Diocese for mission purpose.
Catholic Sabha Kemmannu unit celebrated its Silver Jubilee on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The unit started in 1990 with late George Paul D’Souza as the founder president has blossomed with presently having 207 members with Mrs. Jyothi Lewis as the present President.
Parishners joined at the church compound to celebrate the 69th Independence after the holy mass. Parish priest Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves presided over the function. Fr. Herald Pereira was present on the occasion. The day coincides with the Feast Assumption of Mother Mary.
A day long Remote Preparation course for the Young Christian Students who study in PUC was organized at the Kemmannu Church. The course was part of the several training programmes planned by the Family Life Welfare centre of Udupi Diocese under the guidance of Most Rev. Gerald Issac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese.
Four young children received the sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time in their life at the general Annual Holy communion day at Kemmannu Church on Sunday, May 03. 3 girls Nikita, Primal and Sonal and a boy Riyan were the children who received the First Communion.
When majority of the present day youngsters find comforts in their bed rooms with computers and mobiles, here was a youth from Kemmannu who peddled 8000 km to Jammu & Kashmir from Kemmannu.
A day at Spandana
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