St. Anthony’s Sunday school organized two picnics for its children. The English section had its picnic on the 17th of November. The Kannada and Tamil medium children had their picnic on the 24th of November. The children were taken to We left to Jade’s Nature Resort near Nelamangala. As soon as the children reached the lush green resort, Fr Madhusudan ofm along with the teachers and volunteers accompanied the first group. Fr. Christy ofm along with the teachers and volunteers accompanied the second group. Each group had the Eucharistic celebration there. Soon after that groups were formed and various games like football, basketball, dodgeball, musical chairs, etc., were conducted. The younger kids were busy playing in the slides and swings. Some nature lovers went about exploring the area. Some kids were too happy just chitchatting and catching up on each other’s lives.

By lunch time everyone had worked up a ravenous appetite and were happy to enjoy the meal. After some music and dancing, we could no longer wait to get into the pool. Then it was splash time. All had great fun in the cool and refreshing waters of the pool. After a small photo session all were given snacks and juice. It was a memorable and refreshing experience.