Thonse ward of Milagres Celebrated Ward Annual Feast

Kallianpur : Thonse Ward, St Sebastian ward of Milagres Cathedral here celebrated Annual Ward Fest on Sunday, 2rd March, 2014. Thanksgiving mass for St. Sebastian held at 5pm on Saturday, 1st March, 2014 which was celebrated by Rev Fr. Mahesh D’Souza, Principal of Milagres English Schools and Asst. Parish Priest of Milagres Cathedral.

During his homily Fr. Mahesh D’Souza outlined about the ward patron,  Saint Sebastian. Beautiful liturgy was prepared by ward people. After the mass  in order to show the unity of the ward people and devotion to St. Sebastian procession of relic held with attendance of large numbers of ward people.

Get together was held in the evening on Sunday, 2nd March 4, 2014 at Gilbert D’Souza residence at Nidambally junction, Thonse. During the occasion Bishop Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo, Very Rev Fr. Stany. Lobo, Rev Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves, Rev. Fr. Mahesh D’Souza, Rev Fr. Canute Barboza  Chaplain of Ozanum and Rev Fr. Anil D’Costa Principal of Trinity Central School Parampally, Sr. Hildagard SRA of Kolalgiri and Rose Convent Sisters, Walter Cyril Pinto Vice President of Parish Pastoral Council were present.


Bishop cut the ward cake and inaugurated the ward fest  along with host of celebrations and gurkarn of the ward.

Bishop Gerald Isaac Lobo and Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo were felicitated with shawl, garland, banquet of flowers and gifts on token of love from the Ward people and host of Fest Celebration Shri Gilbert D’Souza. Prizes and rose’s were also distributed to toppers and other achievers during the occasion by the Bishop and later Bishop addressed the gatherings. Meanwhile Fr. Stany Lobo also conveyed his greetings of the Ward Fest.


Dances, games and Housie games were conducted during the fantastic celebrations of the Ward Fest.  Earlier Ward Chief and Gurkarn Jyothi Lewis welcomed the gatherings and Clifferd D’Silva ward Representatives proposed vote of thanks.Macqwin Sequiera compered the all the programs as well as games.Gurkars of other wards, Leslie Lewis past Vice President of Parish Council, guests and well wishers and large number of ward people enjoyed the ward Fest with fun and entertainments.

News published on: 2014-03-10