Bellevision Bahrain families celebrate Nativity feast

Bellevision Bahrain families celebrate Nativity feast

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-09-15 16:17 Manama: Bellevision Bahrain families came together to celebrate the nativity feast on September 12 with cultural programmes and a delicious spread. They renewed their bonds over a meal that contained blessed grain from the first harvest.  President Alfreeda Castelino’s thorough planning and perfect execution by the committee members was appreciated by all. Ivan Sequiera was the master of ceremony. As Monti Fest is feast of the family and prayer is the foundation that keeps the family together, Edward Fernandes and family conducted the prayer.    President Alfreeda Castelino in her speech explained the significance of Monti Fest. Continuing the rich tradition, in honor of Mother Mary, the statue of infant Mother Mary, was carried in procession by the President along with children carrying fresh flowers to shower them on Mother Mary. Mother Mary was honored with offering of flowers in traditional manner accompanied by the melodious choir. The novem or blessed corn was distributed. Ries