Udupi Diocesan Pastoral Consultation ends at Milagres Cathedral
Udupi : Second day of the Diocesan Pastoral Consultation held at Milagres Cathedral Tri-centenary Hall, Kallianpur near here on Thursday, 19th June, 2014. First day of Diocesan Pastoral Consultation held in regard to Pastoral Family issues while second day Diocesan Pastoral Consultation held in regard to Diocesan Pastoral Problems issues.
Prior to the days program invocation prayer held which led by Rev Fr. Wilson D’Souza Asst. Parish Priest of Udupi Church. First session held on Catechetical issues which Very Rev Fr. Fred Mascarenhas Dean of Udupi Deanery was the Moderator on the dais. Rev Fr. Steevan D’souza , Director of Divya Jyothi, Diocese of Udupi was the resource person.
Second session in regard to Youth Ministries held which Very Rev Fr. Anil D’Souza Dean of Kundapur Deanery and also former director of Youths, Mangalore Diocese was the Moderator on the dais. Rev Fr. Edwin D’Souza Director of Youth Commission of the Udupi Diocese was the resource person.
Third session in regard to Liturgical points held which Very Rev Fr. John Barboza Dean of Karkala Deanery was the Moderator on the dais. Rev Fr. Steevan D’Souza once again was the resource person.
Fourth session in regard to Vocational issues held which Rev Fr. Dr. Leslie D’Souza Parish Priest of Pangala Church was the Moderator on the dais. Rev Fr. Anil Cornelio of the Kundapur Deanery was the resource person.
Fifth session in regard to Educational and Building Policy held which Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Rector of Milagres Cathedral and Vicar Forane of Kallianpur Deanery was the Moderator. Rev Fr. Clement Mascarenhas, Secretary of Catholic Education Society, Diocese of Udupi was the resource person.
Sixth and final session in regard to Charismatic Movement issues held which Very Rev Dr. John Mendonca Judicial Vicar of Udupi Diocese was the Moderator on the dais. Rev Fr. Wilfred Frank Parish Priest of Kolalgiri Church of Kallianpur Deanery was the resource person. During the all the sessions talks and interaction of the priests Bishop His Lordship Most Rev Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo was present on the dais.
Earlier Rev Fr. Louis D’Sa of Mudarangadi Church and Rev Fr. Vincent Crasta of Nakre Church were compared the various sessions.
During the concluding session, along with the Bishop, Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Very Rev Fr. Valerian Mendonca Chancellor of Udupi Diocese and Rev Fr. Roque D’Souza present on the dais. Vicar General of the Diocese Msg. Fr. Baptist Menezes also present.
At the conclusion of the two days Pastoral Consultation programs, Bishop gave his concluding remarks on the various pastoral issues of the two days consultations. He asked his fellow priests to pray for him for the smooth pastoral business of the diocese. He gave gratitude words to all concerned priests for the smooth arrangements of the Pastoral Consultation on different aspects during two days in the beautifully renovated Milagres Cathedral Tri-centenary Hall, Kallianpur. He also declared that Diocesan Pastoral offices Building as well as Diocesan retired priests home building to be constructed at Mount Rosary Campus near future. Meantime he also declared that Diocesan Mini Seminary Building to be constructed near at Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur. These two projects which will be needed very soon to be fulfilled.
After the evaluation of the two days program for the diocesan priests Rev Fr. Roque D’Souza Secretary of the priests council and parish priest of Udyavar Church placed incomplete vote of thanks. Around 65 priests of the Udupi Diocese were participated on the second day of the Pastoral Consultation program.
News published on: 2014-06-20