Aanj Get Together
A get together was organised by the editorial board of the parish bulletin Aanj on 25 August 2019 to celebrate the completion of 35 years of its publication. The invitees included writers, patrons, ward gurkars and other persons associated with the parish bulletin. Mr. Albert Lasrado, the editor of Aanj welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Juliana Mascarenhas, took the gathering down the memory lane with a brief history of Aanj. Chief Guest, Mr. Wilfred Lobo, editor of Catholic Sabha mouthpiece Amcho Sandesh, spoke about how to write articles and gave useful tips on what to write and what not to write. Mr. Benedict G. Veigas, publisher of the Aanj for 34 years, was felicitated on the occasion. In his Presidential address, the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. William Menezes, thanked Mr. B. G. Veigas for his role in the successful journey Aanj all these years. He also urged the parishioners to come forward with write ups for Aanj and improve their writing talent. The stage was also graced by the Vice President of Parish Council, Mr. Roshan Patrao and the Editor, Mr. Albert Lasrado. Mr. Roshan Patrao presented the vote of thanks. Mr. Robin Vas compéred the programme. The programme concluded with sumptuous dinner.
Report By: Mr Roshan Patrao, Angelore