The Christian community of Barkur welcomed the New year 2023 on a positive note with a thanks giving Adoration hour followed by the high mass. Rev. Fr.Tony Andrade, Barkur from Minnesota USA was the main celebrant accompanied by the Parish Priest Rev. Fr.Philip Neri Aranha.
Elisha, Elston, Ida and Vincent DAlmeida, Halekodi from California USA were the Pirjenths for the new year celebrations. Prizes were distributed for the winners of Crib Competitions. Hot Coffee and Samosas were given to the parishioners after the mass, sponsored by the Almeidas.