🕓 May 27, 2015
Kanajar, May 27: The Bishop of the Diocese of Udupi Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation to 90 Children of Our Lady of Lourdes Church Kanajar on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 during the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration mass.
In his homily Bishop spoke about the importance of the sacrament of Confirmation in ones spiritual growth. He said that the sacrament of confirmation sanctifies, empowers and prepares the faithful to face the spiritual challenges of life. The sacrament of Confirmation makes us the temples of the Holy Spirit. The Bishop also spoke on the 7 gifts and 12 fruits of the Holy Spirit which are gratuitous gifts of God to live a life of holiness. The Solemn Eucharistic Celebration was concelebrated by Parish Priest Rev. Fr Alexander Lewis along with guest priests Fr. Sunil Menezes and Fr. Naresh. The children of 4th to 10th std were distributed 'Children's Bible' copies in order to inculcate in them the love for the Word of God.