FIRST HOLY COMMUNION AT ST. MARTIN OF TOURS PARISH, MPANDAGINDO - SONGEA

Sunday 30th of July 2017 was a very special day for St. Martin de Tours Parish at Mpandagindo, Songea. It was the First Holy Communion of our children, Rev. Fr. Marlon Rodrigues, the Reginal Vicar presided over the Eucharistic celebration and gave the Holy Communion. Fr. Marlon arrived with two guests from USA, Mr& Mrs. Joe and Sheri, and two of our scholastics, Br. Urban and Br. Cyprian. The Eucharistic celebration began at 8 am, concelebrated by Frs. Roshan Pinto and Raymond Santhanaz. 52 children received the First Holy Communion and at the end the children were felicitated first by the parents by garlanding, distributing them the Holy Scapulars and calendars. Besides, the main celebrant and the guests too were felicitated. After th mass there was another short ceremony of the blessing the newly prepared Community Chapel. From the main church Blessed Eucharist was taken by procession to the newly prepared Chapel by the Main celebrant Fr. Marlon. The Carmelite Fathers are very much grateful to all the well wishers who were so generous by whose help the new Chapel came to realize. They all will be remembered who ever prays in the chapel.