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Blessing and Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony, Pallotti Nalasolai, Arumanai

Blessing and Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony

Date: December 14, 2023

Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Pallotti Nalasolai, Arumanai

On the evening of December 14, 2023, a significant and joyous event unfolded as members of OLGH Province and friends gathered to witness the blessing of two additional rooms and the laying of the foundation stone for the chapel at Pallotti Nalasolai, Arumanai. The event, presided over by the Fr. Emmanuel Savariaradimai SAC, Provincial Rector, was a momentous occasion marked by spiritual reverence and communal celebration.

The proceedings commenced with a prayer, setting the tone for the evening’s festivities. The Provincial Rector, led the congregation in a solemn prayer, invoking blessings and grace upon the newly dedicated rooms. The atmosphere was charged with a sense of anticipation and gratitude.

Following the prayer, the Provincial Rector symbolically opened one of the newly blessed rooms by cutting a ribbon. The Provincial Consultors, in turn, undertook the opening of the second room, underscoring the collaborative efforts.

A significant highlight of the evening was the laying of the foundation stone for the chapel. This symbolic act, executed with precision and reverence, represented the solidification of faith and the commencement of a sacred space that would undoubtedly hold great significance for the community in the future.

The heart of the event was a thanksgiving mass, where attendees joined in communal worship, expressing gratitude for the blessings bestowed upon them. The mass was a spiritual crescendo, uniting the community in shared reverence and joy. Fr. Gnansikamani Pilavendran, Director of Pallotti Nalasolai, extended heartfelt gratitude to the guests and felicitated the dignitaries.

As the religious ceremonies concluded, the celebration continued with a sumptuous meal, providing an opportunity for fellowship and camaraderie. The community members, along guests, shared moments of joy and reflection over the delicious spread.

The event on December 14, 2023, stands as a testament to the unity, faith, and communal spirit of the attendees. The blessing of the additional rooms, the laying of the foundation stone, and the thanksgiving mass all contributed to a memorable evening that will be etched in the collective memory of the community.