“The more completely we focus our attention on our Creator and Lord, the less chance there is of our being distracted by creatures. “ This is the word of Saint. The Feast day of “Our Lady of Carmel” was celebrated with great devotion and fervour and in a very special and Spiritual Way by the School management, staff and students of the Primary section in the “Primary Quadrangle” of the Campion School, Arera Colony Bhopal. Special prayers will mark the celebrations of the feast of Mt. Carmel. The event was presided over by the Principal Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J., & the Sr. Naurine.
Carmel feast is celebrated in honour of Mother of Carmel, The Patroness of Apostolic Carmelite Sisters. It was on the 16th of July the congregation of Apostolic Carmelite sisters were formed. So this day is celebrated as the school feast by The Campion family with great enthusiasm and pomp. The programme commenced solemnly by grand welcoming the Chief Guest of the Occasion Sr Naurine, Fathers, Sisters and Brothers to the “Primary Quadrangle” by the students. Thereafter, Lighting of the lamp done by Guests of honour Sr Naurine, Principal Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J., Vice Principal Fr. Amrit lal Toppo S.J., Bursar Fr. Ashok S.J., Sister Chitra A.C., Sr. Lovina and Sr. Sanjana. This lighting of the lamp signifies removal of darkness continuous upward movement of the flames denotes the path wisdom and divinity. Floral felicitation of Chief Guest, Fathers, Sisters and brothers with bouquets of flowers and greeting cards was done in the guidance of Sr. Cresentia and Mrs. Harjeet along with their primary students. On this occasion Superior and Manager Fr. Christdhari kujur S.J., was also present.On this auspicious occasion Anchoring was done by Mrs. Nita Paul madam. The Programme started by seeking almighty’s blessings through a prayer service by Mrs. Prabha Mathew Madam. The programme included prayer service, a prayer dance and a skit showing the importance of the day. General Assembly was conducted by Choir boys. The junior section had the cultural programme presented by primary students. The programme began by invoking God’s blessings through a Prayer Dance. They highlighted the importance of Carmel Feast through a meaningful skit and dance. This was followed by a Greeting song presented by Mr. Gerry Sir. Significance of the day was presented by Sr. Chitra. A Cultural Prayer service Dance and song based on World peace and God Grace is presented. This was followed by a Celebration dance and variety entertainment programme staged by the students of the schools. Merriment was added to the programme by a melodious wishing song and a foot-tapping, lively celebration dance. Apart from special prayers, lots of other colourful cultural programmes organized at Campion School to mark this day. Fr. Principal in his message, told the students of the primary about the importance of this “Carmel Feast day” through his short speech. This celebration and felicitation programme was prepared under the guidance of Headmistress Sr. and the teachers of primary section. The celebration concluded on a happy note by wishing everyone a happy feast and by distributing sweets to the children. Vote of Thanks was given by the Primary Teacher Ms. Sharbani Das & Ceremony was conducted by the students of primary section. The Feast Day of “Our Lady of Carmel” was concluded with the National anthem. The Feast was held with lots of Respect and Spirituality.