Udupi: Social Communications commission of St John The Evangelist Church Pangla, Shankerpura organised a Workshop for parishioners on writing reports, stories, poetry and articles on Sunday, 18th February 2018 in their Parish Community Hall
Fr Ferdinand Gonsalves, the Parish Priest of the St John the Evangelist Church, Pangla presided over the function. Fr Royson Fernandes, Assistant Parish Priest was the resource person.
Also present on the dais, Vice President of Parish Council Mr Mark Vaz, Secretary Smt. Clara Mendonca, Mr. John Rodrigues The Convener of Social Communications Commission and Co-ordinator of the 18 Commissions Seema Margaret D’ Souza.
Fr Royson Fernandes in his introductory address narrated that he was very keen in reading newspapers, magazines, and story books during his school days. When he was a seminarian, he developed interest journalism and started writing articles and short stories.
During the training session, Fr Royson explained in detailed on every subject as how to write the reports, stories, etc. To develop writing skills he urged everyone to read daily newspapers, magazines and books. In his presentation, he gave examples of several articles and various subjects. The two hours session was well attended by large number of parishioners.
The Convener of Social Communications Commission John Rodrigues welcomed the guest and gathering. Francis D’Souza proposed a vote of thanks and Alphonse Mendonca compered the programme.