Catechism Day held at Holy Rosary Church Alangar
Moodbidri: Catechism Day was held at Holy Rosary Church, Alangar, on March 3, 2023. The chief guest, Fr Nilesh Crasta, preached the homily, explaining the transfiguration of Jesus and emphasising the importance of catechism. Fr Walter D’Souza was the main celebrant.
After the Mass, the children presented a Bible- and faith-based cultural programme from four groups, which included dances, singing, skits, action songs, fancy dress for Bible characters, and Bible tableaus. Miss Ishita Jane D’Souza, a student, and Sr Felcita HMR shared their experience.
Prizes were awarded to all who secured 80% marks in the exam, the two top scorers in writing Bible questions from each class, and the two best Bible copy writers from each class.
Prizes also were given to the five best Bible fancy dresses in each group and two first and two second prizes for Bible tableaus. Mr. Santosh Rodrigues, the convener of catechism, read the yearly report. Mr. Eric Lobo, animator for YCS, welcomed; Sr. Helen Goveas proposed the vote of thanks; and Mrs. Asha D’Souza compered the program.
Vice president Mr. Edward Serrao, PPP secretary Mr. Anil DCunha, commission coordinator Mr. Rajesh D’Souza, PPP members, and parents of children were present. Homemade grand dinner was served to all.