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St Theresa’s celebrates Annual Day

December 2, 2019

Mangaluru: ‘BEYOND THE HORIZON’ a new world with ounces of opportunities and compassion lingers on and echoes in our hearts and mind. With this profound theme in mind the Primary Section of St Theresa’s School, Bendur, Mangalore presented their Annual Day on 29th November 2019 at 5.00pm in the School Premises.

Bethany Congregation is heading towards its Centenary year in 2021, so the annual day was dedicated, to the Father Founder Raymond Mascarenhas and the Bethany Congregation. It was an atmosphere filled with jubilation as the tiny tots showcased their talents preceding weeks of dedicated hard work.

The Dignitaries were accorded the Guard of Honour at the commencement of the Programme. Eminent personalities – Rev Sr. Rose Celine, the Superior General of Bethany Congregation and President of Bethany Educational Society, Mangalore, Mr D Mahesh Kumar, General Manager Smart City Limited, Fr Vincent Monterio, Parish Priest St Sebastian Church, Bendur, Sr Anita Shanti, the Superior of Bethany Mother House, Mrs Charleen Rebimbus the PTA Vice President, Sr Shanti Priya, Sr Lillita, Sr Christine, Sr Philomene the Principal and Sr Lourdes the Vice-Principal graced the occasion also present was the staff and the parents of the institution.

The Programme began with an insightful prayer to the divine creator by Grade, this was followed by a heart warming welcome dance and speech by Grade 3.The students of Grade 2 unfolded the story of the Servant of God R F C Mascarenhas with the ‘Inception and Solidarity’ followed by a Kannada Skit ‘Saamarasyada Haadiyalli’. Grade 4 brought out the value respect for life and the nation with the theme ‘The New Awakening ‘.

The grand Finale was a mesmerizing performance by the Grade 5 students which sent forth a message ‘Let the light of the divine radiate to change the world ‘. The school play was a feast to the eye and enlightened the lovely audience. The graceful dances and the sweet-toned voices mystified the audience and this morphed into a memory.

Rev. Sr. Rose Celine, presided over the function and spoke about the life and virtues propagated by the Father Founder. Mr Mahesh Kumar addressing the gathering spoke about transforming the world, encouraging students, to be smart learners and to challenge the smart city by following the right path.

The journey was exciting in the long quest for enlightenment and wisdom for this is a world filled with wonders and we can now look “Beyond the Horizon!” The entire programme was compered by Crisselle and Ritwik.