‘Our lady of miracles home’ for the mentally ill to be inaugurated tomorrow at St Anthony Ashram
Mangaluru: The newly constructed 100 bed home for the mentally ill people will be inaugurated and blessed on 21st November 2020. The project was taken up by the St Anthony Ashram, Jeppu to mark the 120 years of its service to the poor.
Most Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha the Bishop of Mangalore will inaugurate and bless the home. The new building is named after ‘Our Lady of Miracles (Milagres) Home’ as the origin of the Ashram took place at Milagres Church on 12th June 1898. Its a hundred bed home intended to accommodate 50 men and 50 women.
The invited Chief guests are Mr Nalin Kumar Kateel M.P. Mangalore; Mr Vedhavyas Kamath M.L.A. Mangalore South; Mr U.T. Kader M.L.A. Mangalore; Mr Joylus D’Souza Chairman Christian Development Fund, Government of Karnataka; Mr J.R. Lobo Ex M.L.A. Magalore South; Mr Ivan D’Souza Ex M.L.C. The Guests of honour are Mrs Jacintha Alfred former Mayor and local Corporator; Mr Somshekar Asst Director, Department of Tourism, D.K.; Mr Bharath S. local Corporator.
By: Stanley Bantwal