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Wednesday, October 05 2022

Catholic Sabha Milagres marks Indian Platinum Independence Day

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Mangaluru: On the occasion of Indian Platinum Independence Day, the  Catholic Sabha, Milagres unit organised Flag Hoisting Ceremony at Milagres Church ground.

President John Monteiro welcomed the dignitaries, guests and gathering. The chief guest Rita Pinto was introduced by Lona Pinto. Rita Pinto is  an active parishioner who is celebrating her 75th Birthday today hoisted the National Tricolour. The people gathered proudly gave respect to the National Flag.
Guest of honour Rev Fr Ivan Dsouza, Parish Priest Milagres church delivered a meaningful message. He said we are celebrating Indian Independence yet there are so many issues which don’t allow us to feel absolute freedom. As we observe har ghar tirang it should not be just a slogan but must motivate us to build humanity and to respect every individual irrespective of religion, caste and creed.
Rita Pinto expressed her gratefulness for honouring her and appreciated Catholic Cabha for organising the ceremony. She called on to live with harmony and pray for peace in our nation and the entire world. Rev Fr Ivan Dsouza honoured Rita Pinto with a shawl while President John Monteiro presented the memento. The church choir group presented the melodious patriotic songs.
Parish Priests Rev Fr Uday Fernandes, Rev Fr Michael Santumayor graced the ceremony.  Milagres college NCC students assisted in the flag hoisting ceremony.  Parish Vice President, Secretary, Ward Gurkars, Council members and about four hundred parishioners were present. Philomena Ferrao convenor Laity commission Milagres proposed the vote of thanks.  On behalf of the Church sweets were distributed. Diana D’souza compered the program.
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