On the occasion of the Independence Day of our country, the Community gathered in prayer and celebration on August 15, 2011 in the Chapel. After a solemn Eucharistic Celebration of the twin solemnity of Assumption and Independence the community hoisted the national flag with full honour and respect. The Pratyasa group members prepared for the event, through a song, dance, message and the also saw to the nitty-gritties of the event. The message for the day was delivered by Br G. Hruday.
In the afternoon, the Brothers were permitted to pay a visit to Our Lady's Shrine in Gnanapuram and participate in the evening procession. The morning Eucharistic celebration was presided over by Fr K.T. Jose, the Rector.