Edbettu Ward of Milagres celebrated Annual Ward Fest


Kallianpur : Edbettu ward of Milagres Cathedral was celebrated Annual Feast on Sunday, 21st April, 2013. At 8am thanksgiving mass was offered to ward patron St. Joseph at Milagres Cathedral. Rev Fr. Ivan Roadrigues was the main celebrant of the mass.

There was get together of ward people held at Mrs. Merlyn Martis House from 3.30pm. Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Vicar of the church, Marlin Martis Gurkar of the ward, Christine Crasta who celebrates 86th Birthday and ward representatives were present.




 Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo pointed out the importance of small christian community in the ward and how one can keep relation with ward people each other. He also praised the ward for their keen interest in the church. Edbettu ward is one of the largest ward in the church with larger families.

Plenty of games and entertainments programmes were organised for all catagories of ages since sunset. Christine Crasta was celebrated her 86th Birthday during the occasion. Meanwhile former Gurkar of the ward since 18 years Xavier Fernandes was felicitated by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo with shawl, basket of fresh fruits and garland in favour of ward people.

Games were conducted by Lyod D’Souza and others while short skit was played by Xavier Fernandes and Peter D’Souza. Jokes, songs, dances and other various programmes were held during very large occasion. Dinner was served to all participants.

Earlier former Gurkar Xavier Fernandes welcomed the gatherings and Alaini Martis proposed vote of thanks.Xavier Fernandes & Nelson D’Souza were compered the various programmes of the occasuion. Xavier Fernandes, Peter D’Souza, Nelson D’Souza, Lyod D’Souza  with Gurkar of the ward Merlyn Martis and along with other ward people’s active leadership which results utmost success of the celebration of ward fest with joy, unity and entertainments.

Richard D’Souza

News published on: 2013-04-23