The Feast of Our Lady of Hope Church, Chinchinim was celebrated on Sunday by the parishioners with pomp and gaiety. Thousands of devotees thronged Chinchinim to attend the feast masses. The theme of feast this year was ‘Mary, our Good Mother invites us to live in love with our fellow mates’.
It was a very special occasion for all those who trace their roots to Chinchinim in and around Goa and across the world to share the joy and the family spirit among all their relatives. The occassion also proved to be a reunion of all Chinchonkars from across the globe. The feast high mass at 10 a.m. was celebrated by Fr Manuel Ubaldo Dias the rector of Sanctuary of St Joseph Vaz and delivered the sermon with a message of Our Mother’s love to the world.
Our Lady of Hope Higher Secondary school principal, staff and students set up different stalls and special music was played to enthrall the gathered crowd.