The feast of “Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary” at Lourdes Church Kanajar


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8 September, Kanajar: The feast of “Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary”, also called the “Monthi Festh”, was celebrated with devotion and fervour at Our Lady Of Lourdes church on Saturday. All the parishioners joined the blessing ceremony of the “New Paddy”.

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People returned home with the blessed new paddy, which will be placed at a decorated altar and later mixed with sweet dishes and consumed with thanksgiving to the Lord.

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Traditionally, the feast is celebrated as a family feast with a ceremonial lunch in which only vegetables find a place in the day’s menu.

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