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Golden Jubilee and the Titular Feast of St Anthony were celebrated at Kerekatte near Siddhapura on 13th June, 2018 with much fervour and devotion.

Most Rev. Dr Bernard Moras and Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo blessed and inaugurated the new belfry of the Shrine.

Most Rev. Dr Bernard Moras, former Arch Bishop of Arch Diocese of Bengaluru was the main celebrant. The others present were Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi; V. Rev. Fr Xavier Pinto, Rector of the Shrine; V. Rev. Fr Stany Tauro, Dean of Kundapur Deanery, V. Rev. Fr Stany B. Lobo, Chancellor of Udupi diocese Kundapur deanery priests and other guest priests. Most Rev. Dr Barnard Moras preached a meaningful homily. 

After the mass the new Relic of St Antony was installed at the Shrine and novena was held. V. Rev. Fr Stany B. Lobo read the Letter of Provincial of Padua which came along with the Relic.

A short Stage Programme was held at which Most Rev. Dr Bernard Moras, Most Rev. Dr Gerald Lobo, V. Rev. Fr Stany B. Lobo, V. Rev. Fr Xavier Pinto, V. Rev. Fr Stany Tauro were present.

Most Rev. Dr Bernard Moras addressrd the gathering on the occasion. Most Rev. Gerald Lobo appreciated the good work done by the Rector of the Shrine Rev. Fr Xavier Pinto.

V. Rev. Fr Xavier Pinto, who has been serving the church for the last 15 years and Most Rev. Dr Bernard Moras, who visited the centre for the first time and offered Mass, were felicitated. Donors, Sponsors, Engineer and Contractor were felicitated on the occasion.

Rev. Fr. Xavier Pinto briefed the devotees about the services of the shrine during the year. Around four thousand devotees of St. Anthony participated in the Festal Mass.

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