Mount Carmel Solemnity was celebrated in St. Edmund’s Church (North Vancouver) on 16th July 2012 at 7 pm. Fr. Jerald D’Souza with a challenging spirit single handedly organized the celebration giving meticulous attention to all the details. The altar was decorated with red roses and the Statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was awesomely adorned. Monsignor Smith delivered a wonderful homily on the importance and beauty of Mount Carmel Feast made some important references to the tradition and riches of Carmelite Prayer. Fr. Rudolf V. D’Souza, the Regional Superior along with Fr. Mario Fernandes and Fr. Boniface D’Souza and a few other priests from the North Vancouver Deanery solemnized the occasion. There were more than 400 people for the celebration. Fr. Jerald had invited the priests for a sumptuous dinner before the celebration at 5 pm. After the solemn concelebrated Mass scapulars were distributed to all the faithful and were invited for light refreshments in the parish School hall.

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