St. Joseph's "Edbettu" Ward of Milagres Cathedral celebrates Annual Fest

Udupi : St. Joseph’s “Edbettu” ward of Milagres Cathedral, Kallianpur near here celebrated Ward Annual Feast on 30th April, 2017.  On the occasion thanksgiving Eucharistic celebrations at 8 am mass led by Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha Assistant parish priest along with Rev Fr. Lawrence Fernandes, parishioner priest.


The liturgy of the mass was conducted by the Edbettu ward with lots of offerings. Large numbers of ward people were participated during the thanksgiving mass.

In the evening get together of ward people was held at Peter D’Souza’s residence at Fathimanagar. The evening programme began with beautiful games for children, girls, youngsters and elders as well. Lyod D’Souza conducted the various games.



Very Rev. Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Rector of Milagres Cathedral, Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha, Rev Fr. Herald Mathias and Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado of Pilar Fathers and Rev Fr. Anthony Fernandes local priest were present.

Merlyn Martis Ward Gurkarn welcomed the gatherings. Pamela Pasannha Secretary of ward placed the ward report. Marina D’Souza, representative of Uzwal Self Helf Group placed the report of the group. Prizes were distributed to winners in various games conducted.



Reginald Furtado Artist, Writer and actor of various tulu dramas and snack catcher was felicitated during the occasion with shawl, basket of fruits, garland, citation and flower bouquet by the priests present. Meanwhile a cheque for Wilma Pasanha for her dialysis handed over by Fr, Stany B. Lobo.


Speaking with the occasion Fr. Stany called to take advantage in various talents in parish level. Especially youngsters can avail the benefit from the government for their studies and other. He wished the ward people on their annual ward feast. He also called the ward people to take part in the self help group and become a active member.

The short skit written, directed and produced by Reginald Furtado ‘Pokri Rony’ played with beautiful message and great entertainment for the audiences. Solo singing and dual singing by Peter D’Souza and his daughter Manisha sang the various songs and entertained the audiences.

Lorita D’Souza placed the vote of thanks. Xavier Fernandes former ward gurkar and Coordinator of various commissions of the diocese in the parish compered the programme. Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha graced on the dinner food. Dinner was served to all the participants. Felciana Lewis Secretary of Parish pastoral council and gurkarn of Milagres B ward, Raymond Crasta Gurkar of Kallianpur B ward and large numbers of people participated in the ward fest. 


News published on: 01-05-2017