Udupi Diocese Bishops Pastoral Visit to Milagres Cathedral


Kallianpur : Diocese of Udupi  Bishop Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo was accorded warm welcome for his official Pastoral visit to Milagres Cathedral here on Saturday, 1st March, 2014. His four days pastoral visit to the cathedral starts from Saturday, 1st March to Tuesday, 4th March.

During his four days visit several official programs will be held. Very first day after warm welcome held by the Rector of the cathedral, Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Asst. Parish Priest Rev Fr. Mahesh D’Souza, Resident Priest Rev Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves, Pilar Fathers Superior Rev Fr. Denis Lobo, Parish Pastoral Council Vice President Walter Cyril Pinto and Secretary Prof. Hilda D’Silva, parish pastoral council members and parishioners at the entrance of the cathedral.

After the procession to the church traditionally various spiritual programs were held and Bishop expressed his purpose of the pastoral visit to the church. After the ceremonial prayers in the church prayers were held at cemetery and prayers were held for the departed souls of the parishioners and blessed the graves.

 

After the prayers Bishop held  meeting with Parish Finance Committee and later parish pastoral council members. Dinner was served to all the participants of the parish pastoral council members with the Bishop and priests. The first day of the Bishop’s pastoral visit ended with fellowship meal.


News published on: 2014-03-04