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Bondel Church holds unique Men’s Day celebration

Bondel Church holds unique Men's Day celebration
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Mangaluru: On November 19, 2023, the ICYM Bondel Unit organised an International Men’s Day at St Lawrence Church Bondel. The celebration began with a Thanksgiving Mass at 7 a.m. Rev. Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza- parish priest, was the main celebrant. Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca SJ. and Fr Theodore Rosario Pinto concelebrated the mass.

After the mass short felicitation programme was conducted by ICYM members, eight men from different fields from Bondel parish were felicitated with a shawl, flowers, and memento…
1. Prakash C N pinto – Honour for the service rendered in the society
2. Valerian D’Silva-Honour for the service rendered to the Christian community
3. Lawrence Robert D’Silva – Honour for the service rendered in the field of Agriculture
4. Dr Suraj Francis Noronha- Honour for the Achievement in the field of Education
5. Alrick Livian D’Silva -Honour for the service rendered in the youth movement
6. Wilfred Alvares -Honour for the service rendered as a leader
7. Fr Theodore Rosario Pinto-Honour for Exemplary life as a religious
8. Lt Col Grecian Sequiera – Honour for the service rendered in the field of defence.

Caroline Pinto, Melinda D’Souza, Minal Monteiro, and Primal Sequiera introduced the men who had been felicitated.

Rev. Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza addressed the gathering, acknowledging the commitment of dedicated men and their selfless service in different fields.

Rev. Fr Andrew Leo D’Souza, Rev. Fr Peter Gonsalves, Director of the ICYM Bondel Unit, Rev. Fr Lancy D’Souza, Asst Parish Priest, and Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca SJ, Animator Zeena Cornelio were present.

The programme concluded with a Thanksgiving hymn.

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