Legion of Mary Annual Day– 2018
The annual Feast of the association of The Legion of Mary belongs to Angelore Parish, was celebrated on 14/10/2018. All the Legionnaires, thanked God, for His enormous blessings through the intercession of Mary our Mother during the Eucharistic celebration at 7.30 a.m. Rev. Fr. William Menezes celebrated the Eucharist.
The same evening the members gathered around Mary’s statue at 3.45 p.m to offer a spiritual bouquet of Rosary. The cultural programme was followed. It commenced with a prayer song sung by the Legionnaires. Irrespective of age, each member participated in the variety of entertainment like dance, skit, jokes, games, song and kawali which depicted our age old Konkani tradition. Mrs. Stella Fernandes trained the members to put up their respective item. Earlier, Mrs. Jane Pais presented the annual report before the audience. Mrs. Jessy Pinto the compere of the programme, performed her duty meticulously. Our Parish Priest Rev. Fr.William Menezes presided over the function. In his message he congratulated all the legionnaires for their dedicated service in the parish. He wished the members good luck in their future endeavour.
By his gracious presence, Rev. Fr. Denzil Lobo encouraged us. Sr. Lorna D’ Souza Asst. spiritual Director of Legion of Mary, The Parish council Vice President Mr. Roshan Patrao, Secretary Mrs. Dora Rodrigues were present on the dais. Legion President Mrs. Maria D’sa welcomed all the guests and invitees.
The presence of the different associations of the Parish and the Legionnaires of Bajjodi, Paldane, Valencia, and Bejai parish, added colour to our celebration. Our family members too witnessed the programme. No doubt a delicious refreshment added to the joy of entertainment.
The programme was concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Mrs. Benedicta Vas