New Provincial, Councilors and Superior felicitated at Infant Mary Parish, Bajjodi
Mangaluru: The Solemn mass was celebrated at 8.30 am at Infant Mary Church, bajjodi wherein new Provincial Superior for Karnataka Goa Province Rev. Fr. Pius James D’souza was the main celebrant. The mass was con-celebrated by the II councilor – Rev. Fr. Melwyn D’cunha, IV councilor – Rev Fr. Deep Fernandes, new Superior of St. Joseph’s Monastery, Carmel Hill – Rev Fr. Charles Serrao, Parish Priest Fr. Ivan D’souza, Companion Priest Fr. Patrick Lobo, Fr. Joseph D’souza and Fr. Rayan Pinto.
Fr. Deep Fernandes in his Homily preached on the theme – Gods assurance to be with us at all times and that we need not fear. The Holy Mass was followed by a felicitation by Fr. Ivan D’souza, Fr. Patrick Lobo, Vice President Mr. Prakash Saldanha and Secretary Mrs. Irene Pinto to the Provincial, Councilors and Superior. A farewell was expressed to Fr. Joseph D’souza by presenting him with a bouquet of flowers, thanking him for his selfless service in the parish and a warm welcome was given to Fr. Rayan Pinto into our parish family. Mr. Joseph Mascarenhas compered the felicitations.
Fr. Provincial thanked the priests and the parishioners for their love and prayers. Parish priest Fr. Ivan D’souza thanked everyone.
photos by: Stanley Bantwal