First Holy Communion at
Infant Mary Church Bajjodi
Bajjodi: Ten angels of our parish
welcomed the Saviour Lord Jesus Christ for the
first time into their hearts with utmost love
and devotion on the 12th of May in the presence
of the parish clergy, parents and well-wishers.
They had been waiting eagerly for this memorable
day to become one with Jesus.
The Eucharistic celebration was led by Fr.
Wilfred Rodrigues and concelebrated by Parish
Priest Fr. Ivan Dsouza, Asst. Priest Fr. Patrick
Lobo and guest priest Fr. Vijay Machado. Fr.
Patrick Lobo preached an inspiring homily to the
children. The melodious Church choir facilitated
the congregation to take active part in the
liturgy. The whole liturgy was conducted by the
The joy of welcoming Jesus into their lives and
renewing their baptismal promises was evident in
the cherubic smiles of the children. Towards the
end of the Mass, Rev. Fr. Ivan Dsouza thanked
the teacher Sr. Lydwin for catechising the first
communicants prior to the celebration. All the
children who received the First Holy Communion
were given the Scapular, Rosary and New
Testament on the occasion.
We congratulate the angels of our parish for
successfully achieving another religious
milestone in their journey of faith.