Mangalore, Dec. 26: Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha Blessed the renovated sanctuary and laid foundation stone for the ‘Centenary Jubilee Memorial Hall’ at Permannur Church on his maiden visit to St Sebastian Church on 25th December 2018.
Since it was the first visit of the new Bishop, he was welcomed in grand procession followed by Holy Eucharistic celebration and felicitation.
After the Eucharistic celebration the Bishop laid foundation stone for the ‘Centenary Jubilee Memorial Hall’ at Church premises. U.T Khader, Minister for Housing and Urban development was present during the occasion and greeted the bishop with Christmas message.
The Bishop along with U.T Khader, Fr J B Saldanha, the parish priest, Fr Lizel Joy and Fr Stany Pinto, the assistant parish priests, Mr Melwin C D’Souza, Vice President, Parish Pastoral Council, Mr. Ronald Fernandes, Secretary Parish Pastoral Council, Religious Sisters, Parish Council Members and a large number of parishioners paid a visit to Vitobha Temple and greeted them with “Bandutva Christmas Message”