Mother Theresa ward celebrated the feast of Blessed Virgin Mary on 18th September 2022 at 6.00 p.m. at the residence of Gurkar Mr. Anil Rasqinha.
Our dignitaries for the programme were the Parish Priest Rev. Fr William Menezes; the Assistant Parish Priest Rev. Fr Lawrence Cutinha; Vice President of the Parish Pastoral Council Mr Noel Pinto; Secretary of the Parish Pastoral Council Mrs Lolina D'Souza; Sr Celine and Sr Emma, Gurkar of Guardian Angel ward Mrs Gracy D’Souza. Secretary Mr Maxim D’Souza and Mrs Joyce added more value to our programme by their presence.
MC for the evening Mrs Lilly D’Souza began the programme. The programme commenced with honouring of Mother Mary with the flowers followed by a short prayer. Baby Annsheil and Larina showcased their beautiful dancing talent. Mr Jawahar Lobo entertained the gathering with his melodious singing.
The members of the ward also celebrated the 75th birthday of the senior member of the ward Mrs Nirmala D'Souza. Mrs Dora Rodrigues conducted games followed by a quiz by Mrs Shanthi Rasquinha. All participated actively. Winners were awarded.
Rev. Fr William Menezes conveyed his meaningful message to the ward members. Thereafter, a short felicitation programme was held for Mrs Christine Pinto, former Gurkar of the ward. Miss Ivana Kiran and Jeeya Ann who excelled in academics were honoured.
Mrs Lilly D'Souza proposed the vote of thanks. Rev. Fr Lawrence Cutinha blessed the meals. The programme concluded with the delicious food which was prepared by the ward members. The day marked another successful, enjoyable and memorable evening.