Mangaluru: Parish Day and PPP Golden Jubilee were celebrated at Holy Rosary Church, Alangar on a grand scale on Feb 5. Fr Rakesh Mathias CSS Rector of Nityadar Nivas Alangar presided over the solemn Eucharistic Celebration at 8 am.
Soon after the Mass around 200 people participated in preparing the meal for the evening. At 5 pm a Stage Programme was organized, Vice presidents, Secretaries, ward Gurkars, heads of the religious houses and parish priests were felicitated. Fr Maxim DSouza, Fr Joswin DSouza, Fr Milton Jacob all three from Seminary were the chief guests. Soon after the felicitation Programme, 8 Bible tableaus were presented by 8 wards depicting the birth of Jesus, the Last Supper, the wedding feast at Cana, the death and resurrection of Jesus, the life and death of John the Baptist, the sermon on the mount, the parable of the ten virgins and the cleansing of the temple.
Four wards were awarded first prize and 4 wards were awarded second prize. Fr Maxim DSouza, Fr Joswin DSouza, Fr Milton Jacob selected the places and gave a short evaluation on the same. All appreciated the efforts of the wards for presenting beautiful tableaus After the tableau presentation game of housie was conducted by Fr Maxim DSouza.
Around 700 people participated. The programme concluded by awarding prizes to the winners and a delicious meal prepared by the parish community and a friendly baila dance. Whole Programme was organized by Small Christian Community Parish Community and Commission.
Asha DSouza convener of SCC welcomed, Anil Dcunha read the Parish activity report, Vice President Edward Serrao proposed a vote of thanks, and Eric Lobo compared.
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