BIS #6527 Annual Feast of Christ the King at Dakor

by Father Ajay Shelke for BISMumbai

The Annual Feast of Christ the King Parish Dakor, was celebrated on 21 November 2021 with great enthusiasm.

At 9 am, the parishioners along with Parish Priest Father Elson Barretto, moved in procession carrying a beautifully decorated statue of Christ the King, singing melodious hymns. Once inside the Church, Rector and principal celebrant Father Pravin Makwana began the Eucharist. The Eucharist was well animated by the parish youth group. In his homily , Father Makwana said, “As followers of the King we are His subjects and should live every minute of our lives in faithful submission."

After the Eucharist, the parishioners were treated to delicious snacks and the traditional Garbha was a celebration of unity, love and togetherness.

Leading up to this great festive day, the Novena in honour of Christ the King was organised. on the various aspects of the Kingship of Christ, to aid in the spiritual preparation for the feast.

This festive celebration helped ignite the hearts and deepen the faith of the parishioners.