Milagres C Ward celebrated Annual Ward Feast


 

 Kallianpur : Milagres C Ward of Milagres Cathedral here celebrated Annual Ward Feast on Sunday, 17th February, 2013. At 8 am thanksgiving mass for ward patron St Pius X was offered by the main celebrant Rev Fr. Ivan Rodrigues Principal of Milagres PU College along with Rev Fr. Denis of Pilar Fathers. The liturgy of the mass was organised by Milagres C ward. The beautiful and long homily addressed by Fr. Ivan Rodrigues.

In the afternoon Milagres C ward people gathered by Mrs. Irene Alphonso's residence which was participated by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Parish Priest, Rev Fr. Paul Prakash D'Souza Asst. Parish Priest, Rev Fr. Ivan Rodrigues and sisters of Rose Convent. Small Christian Community Convener Alfred D'Souza, Liturgy Convener Fredrick Sequiera and other ward gurkars were participated in the gatherings of the ward fest celebrations. 

During the occasion outgoing gurkarn of the ward Mrs. Philomena D'Souza was felicitated along with her husband Patrick D'Souza who given memorable outstanding service for the ward for more than 23 years. Philimena D'Souza served gurkarn for more than 13 years. Both the couple felicitated by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo with shawl, garland, fresh fruits, memento and letter of honour. Prior to honour Veera D'Silva read out letter of honour. 

Prizes were distributed to achievers in various fields. Solo songs and dances were held during the occasion.Meanwhile short konkani skit which was directed by Philomena D'Souza played during the occasion.  Rev Fr. Stany Lobo and Rev Fr. Ivan spoke during the occasion and conveyed the message of Annual Feast of the ward. Outgoing gurkarn Philomena D'Souza thanked for the ward people as well as all the parish priests during her tenure as Ward head and offered suport for new gurkar Joseph D'Souza who appointed recently.

 

Earlier Nancy Martis conducted prayers and Joseph D'Souza proposed vote of thanks. Welcome address and programme was compered by none other than Veera D'Silva. Lunch was served to all the participants and the 2013 Annual Fest concluded with love, joy and unity of the ward people. 

 

Richard D'Souza


News published on: 2013-02-18