Catechism Day Celebration Held at St Sebastian Church Permannur
Mangaluru: The annual catechism day was meaningfully celebrated on Sunday, March 5, with the Way of the cross followed by the Eucharistic Celebration at 9 am officiated by Fr Leo Lasrado rector of Gladsom Home & concelebrated by Fr Cyprian Pinto the parish priest.
The children actively participated by taking the lead in the choir and liturgy. Following this, the second part of the program was held in the new Church Auditorium. The programme commenced with a prayer song. Fr Leo Lasrado the vocation coordinator presided over the programme along with the Parish Priest Rev Fr Cyprian Pinto, Vice president of the Parish Council Mr Arun Dsouza, Secretary Mrs Jyothi Dsouza, Superior of Bethel convent Sr Joseph Mary, Superior of the Aloysian Boys Home Sr Alphonsa and Mrs Jescintha Veigas the catechism coordinator were the dignitaries on the dais.
A gracious and cheerful welcome was accorded to all the dignitaries by Mrs Jescintha Veigas the catechism coordinator. Prize list was read by Babitha and Sr Royline, prizes were distributed to the students for their good performance in the catechism exam and for securing 100 per cent attendance during the year. Mr Arun Dsouza Vice President of the Parish council delivered a meaningful speech. Catechism teachers were appreciated for their service and were given a gift as a token of love. Students from different classes performed value-based programmes for the audience.
Swedal and Janciya compered the programme. Vincent proposed the vote of thanks. Towards the end, a sumptuous lunch was served.