Fourth day of Novena held at St Anthony’s Ashram

Mangaluru, Feb 9: The fourth day of Novena for the feast of the Relic of St Anthony was held at the St Anthony’s Ashram.

Fr Rupesh Madtha, the director of Youth Students Movement offered the Holy Mass on the fourth day of the Novena and preached the homily.

In his homily, Fr Madtha stressed on the need to understand the youth and guide them. If properly guided, they will be an asset to the society. On the other hand, if they are neglected and misguided they can turn out to be a destructive force. Hence Fr Madtha called on the congregation to work for the betterment of youth and also pray for their education and bright future.

The sisters from St Agnes Convent. Bendoor with their choir helped the devotees participate soulfully in the Holy Mass and the Novena.

Fr J. b Crasta, Designated Director of the institutes conducted the Novena.