Mangaluru: On Nov 16, 2022, at 3:30 pm Beautician course at St. Aloysius ITI was inaugurated. Rev Fr Clifford Sequeira SJ – Principal St Aloysius PUC, Mangalore was the Chief Guest for the programme. Rev Fr Dr Leo D’souza SJ – Former Director, Fr Cyril Dmello SJ – Secretary of Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society and Ankitha Mascarenhas – Teaching faculty were the Guests of Honour for the programme.
Rev Fr Melwyn Joseph Pinto SJ – Rector of St Aloysius Institutions, Mangalore was the President of the programme. Rev Fr John D’souza SJ, Director – St Aloysius ITI, Alwyn Menezes – Vice Principal, Noel Lobo – Training Officer and Robin Vas – Convener of the Programme were present. The well-equipped Beautician Lab was inaugurated by Rev Fr Clifford Sequeira SJ and was blessed by Rev Fr Melwyn Joseph Pinto SJ. The Lamp was lit by Rev Dr Leo D’souza SJ along with the other dignitaries. The programme commenced with a prayer service which was led by the students of Leo Club. Robin Vas, Convener of the programme escorted the dignitaries to the dais. Director Rev. Fr John D’Souza SJ extended a cordial welcome to the gathering.
The Chief Guest addressed the gathering and said, “It is a matter of great joy as we start up the beautician course which will benefit many students. Today’s education imparts specialised skills and knowledge which give financial stability. All want to look good because it increases our self-confidence. Congratulations on taking an initiative for beginning the beautician course and wish you all great success.”
Delivering the Presidential address, Rev Fr Melwyn Pinto SJ said, “God has made everyone beautiful, we are expected to be presentable. We go to holy places with open hearts. Beauty is an art and it has to be mastered then it enhances your personality. When anyone sees you they must be comfortable. Beautician course is about the art of enhancing natural beauty and boosting the confidence of a person.” Sharath – a student of MMV trade proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was compered by Padmavathi – JTO and Abu Shihab – a student of MMV trade.