Mangalore, Aug 14: Mega Bible Quiz -2017 was held at St Sebastian Church, in its centenary jubilee program on Sunday ,August 13 at St Sebastian P.U. Hall.
It was held in 2 rounds. On Sunday August 6, 1st round was held for all the parish families. There were 100 questions from the Old Testament. 501 entries were present for this quiz. From every 38th ward, one high scorer family was honored.
Mega Quiz 2nd round for ward level was held on August 13 2017. There were 104 participants from 26 wards. In this round there were 2 levels-the 1st level was the written quiz. From the first round top 10 groups were selected for the final round. Rev. Fr Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro was the Quiz master.
After the Quiz on the dais ,Rev. Fr Dr J. B. Saldanha Parish Priest as the president of the programme, Rev. Fr Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro Campus Director St Philomena College Puttur, Rev Fr Praveen Joy Saldanha, Rev Fr Paul Crasta, Fr Stany Pinto And Fr Lizel D’Souza Asst PP, Rev Sr Carmine Misquith BS Superior Bethel Convent, Melwin C. D’souza Vice-President and Ronald Fernandes Secretary of parish Pastoral council, Demetrius D’souza and Joslin D’souza Centenary Jubilee committee, were present.
Rev Fr Dr Antony Monteiro in his speech called the youth to use mass media for the better use of the Word of God and also appreciated the organization of the Mega Bible Quiz. Demetrius D’souza thanked the organization for the opportunity for the parishioners to involve more in these activities. Rev Fr Dr J. B. Saldanha thanked all organizers and called parishioners to be more involved in the Bible Knowledge.
Arun D’souza welcomed the gathering and Ruben D’souza thanked everyone gathered. Melwyn D’souza announced the Prizes and Praveen D’Souza was the M.C. of the Program.
The winners of Mega Bible Quiz
1. St. Sebastian 2nd Ward
2. Nityadhar 1st Ward
3. St. Paul 1st Ward