Udupi Diocese Pastoral Consultation - 2015 held at Milagres Cathedral


Udupi : Diocesan Pastoral Consultation – 2015 held at the Milagres Cathedral Tri-centenary Hall, Kallianpur near here on Tuesday, 23rd June, 2015. His Lordship Rt. Rev.  Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo Bishop of Udupi Diocese, Most Rev.  Mosgr. Dr. Baptist Menezes, Vicar General of Udupi Diocese, Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Rector of Milagres Cathedral, Rudolf Rodrigues C.A. and Rev Fr. Roque D’Souza Secretary and Parish Priest of Udyavara Church were present on the dais.

The two days program of Udupi Diocese Pastoral Consultation – 2015 started with invocation prayer by Very Rev Fr. Anil D’Souza, Dean of Kundapur Deanery. Bishop Gerald Isaac Lobo welcomed the gatherings and gave key note address.

The first day’s presentation of Finance Manual held by Rudolf Rodrigues noted Chartered Accountant in the morning session. Various clarifications on Finance manual were held during the session which was moderated by Very Rev Fr. Stany Tauro Dean of Shirva Deanery.

During  the morning input session the pastoral problems in Finance and Administration held with clarification with the diocesan priests. Thereafter other Financial issues also discussed with the Moderator Very Rev. Fr. Stany Tauro.

After the lunch break Pastoral Problems on Liturgy issues were clarified. Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Dean of Kallianpur Deanery was the Moderator of Liturgical Issues. Various liturgical issues were discussed during the occasion.

Meanwhile other Pastoral issues and problems were discussed which Moderated by Very Rev Fr. Fredrick Mascarenhas Dean of Udupi Deanery.

After the tea break greetings ceremony for Jubilarians  priests of the diocese was held. In the absence of Jubilarian Priest Rev Dr. Leslie D’Souza of Pangala Church, along with the Bishop Jubilarian priests Rev Fr. Reginald Pinto of SAMPADA, Rev Fr. Alexander Lewis of Kanajar Church and Rev Fr. Denis D’Sa PRO of Diocese and parish priest of Kuntal Nagar Church were present on the dais. Very Rev Fr. Valerian Mendonca Chancellor of Diocese and parish priest of Barkur Church conducted briefly program on the occasion of Jubilarians priests of the diocese. Rev Fr. Denis D’Sa gave talk in favour of jubilarians during the occasion.

The first day of the pastoral consultation program was compered by Rev Fr. Herald Pereira of SCS which supported by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo for Logistics, food and refreshments, LCD & Computer and Sound system, registration work supported by Rev Fr. Ferdinand Gonsalves and recording work supported under the leadership of Fr. Reginald Pinto, Rev Fr. Stephen D’Souza and Rev Fr. Royson Fernandes. Around 71 priests of the diocese were participated in first day’s program of Diocesan Pastoral Consultation.


News published on: 2015-07-09