Feast of St. Francis of Assisi celebrated at Old Goa

The Franciscan family celebrated the feast of St. Francis of Assisi at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Old Goa. The main celebrant for the Eucharist was presided by Fr. Waldheim Rodrigues, the Capuchin Provincial of St. Anthony Province, Goa. Many priests, religious and laity of the Franciscan order came together for this unique celebration.

Pet Blessing at Provinicialate

The Capuchin Fathers also held their annual pet blessing in honour of St. Francis of Assisi at the Capuchin Provincialate at Shanti Niwas Cuncolim on 4th October 2018.

Many devotees came with their pets and prayed for God’s blessings on their animals. St. Francis of Assisi was a great lover of nature and is today acclaimed as the Patron of Ecology