Kallianpur B ward of Milagres Cathedral celebrates Ward Fest with great unity


Kallianpur B ward of Milagres Cathedral celebrates Ward Fest with great unity 

Udupi : Kallianpur B ward of Milagres Cathedral celebrated Annual Ward Fest with devotion and unity at Kallianpur on Sunday, 1st March, 2015. The thanksgiving Eucharistic celebrations mass held to honour ward patron St. Anthony at 8am mass at Milagres Cathedral which concelebrated by Rev Fr. Canute Barboza, Chaplain of Ozanum Home for the aged and Co-Ordinator of Post Graduate Department of MSW, Milagres College Kallianpur with Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha Asst. Parish Priest of the church, Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado of Pilar Fathers and Rev Fr. Wilfred Lewis parishioner priest.

Fr. Canute Barboza gave as his usual hard hitting lent season homily. Fr. Mahesh D’souza led the choir beautifully and totally the liturgy of the feast mass was held by ward people superbly. Large number of ward people participated during offerings for the ward festive mass.

In the evening get together of Kallianpur B ward people at Rosy John’s house situated at Ozanum Road. Rev Fr. Mahesh, Fr. Canute, Fr. Rolwin, Fr. Nelson and nuns of Rose Convent and Ozanum sisters and Walter Cyril Pinto Vice President of Parish Pastoral Council were occupied seats at dais. All the guests including Hector Lewis, John Patrick Lewis and Stany Fernandes ither ward gurkars were honoured with giving rose flower.

The evening program started with invocation prayer dance by kids of the ward which they performed well. Alisha Benny welcomed the gatherings. Irene Menezes Ward Secretary placed long and successful report for the year in brief. Alfred D’Souza , gurkar of the ward placed the statement of accounts for the year of the ward.

The inauguration of Ward Women’s Co-operative Society held with lighting the lamp and gave passbook to the members.

Some of the top singers not only in the ward of the church but in the diocese were displayed their beautiful songs to the audience. Dances by the children attracted the ward people and the guests. The skit was played superbly with good direction, super acting and meaningful dialogues which really enjoyed by the participants at large.

Fr. Mahesh and Fr. Rolwin gave their messages on the occasion of ward fest and gave words of appreciation on unity and leadership of ward people. Achievers in examination and sports were honoured during the occasion.

Something new entertainment games were conducted by Marceline Pinto which assisted by Eugene Rebello. Three hours of ward fest celebrations with dances, singing solo, dual and group, skit, various games etc’, really it was great. Large number of people ever gathered and enjoyed the fest of the ward. All the pastoral commission’s members were honoured.Gracy Martis of Ozanum sang beautiful song with laud cheers from the audiences. 

Shawn D’Souza compered the program for the first time with outstanding appearance. Dinner was served to all the ever participants around hundred people. Gurkar of the ward Alfred D’Souza proposed vote of thanks. The dinner was sponsored by the host Elizabeth John and family members.


News published on: 2015-03-02