St. Patrick's Church was Estd in July 1841

175 Years Celebration Programme

We are happy to inform you that St.Patrick's Church is celebrating the 175th year of its existence, this year. The foundation for the church was laid in July 1841. The parish clergy would love to celebrate this dodransbicentennial anniversary with all of you; and along with the parish council has organized several events between the 7th to the 10th of October. Details of the programme are as below:

Friday, 7th October
5:30 pm
Flag hoisting. Holy Mass and preaching (Tamil) by Rev. Fr. Raphael Kuthoor V.C.
Director, Anbalaya Retreat Centre.
Saturday, 8th October
Holy Mass and preaching (English) by Rev. Fr. Jose Vettiyankal V.C.
Director, Logos Retreat Centre.
Sunday, 9th October
Solemn Concelebrated Holy Mass (English) by Most. Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras, Archbishop of Bangalore (Administration of the Sacrament of Confirmation to children).
Sunday, 9th October
Holy Mass and preaching (Kannada) by Rev. Fr. C. Peter, Manager Correspondent, Sacred Heart Educational Institutions.
Movie on the life of St. Patrick.
Monday, 10th October
Solemn Pontifical High Mass (English) by His Excellency Most. Rev. Dr. Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to India. His Grace Most. Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras, Archbishop of Bangalore and several other Bishops have kindly consented to concelebrate. After the Mass felicitation followed by fellowship dinner to all.

The Parish youth have also organised a series of inter-parish events to commemorate this historical year with joy and fellowship. The list of programmes is as follows:

1st and 2nd October Basketball, throw ball and football matches St.Joseph's Commerce College grounds
14th November Gospel Choreography. Theme: Merciful face of the Father St.Patrick's Parish Hall
12th December Carol singing St.Patrick's Parish Hall
26th January Blood donation camp St.Patrick's Boys Home
4th February World cancer day Awareness March
17th March Concluding Holy Mass