Paladka, Aug 15, 2008 : The day’s celebrations started with the morning 8.00 AM mass by the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Stanley Rodrigues. This was followed by flag hoisting ceremony. The program started with the welcome note of the School Headmaster Mr. M. Devdas Hegde at 9.30AM.

One minute silence was observed to condole the death of 7 school children in the Gurupur Bus tragedy on 14th August. School Correspondent, Fr. Stanley Rodrigues hoisted the national flag.


He narrated the importance of the day in his speech. Students, Parishioners and Member of School Management committee & Paladka Panchayat, Mr. Alwyn D’Souza were present on the occasion.

Program was concluded with the distribution of sweets to the gathering. Cultural Programmes were cancelled on account of Gurupur Bus Tragedy.

Assumption Day mass was also performed at Saverapura Chapel by Rev. Fr. Eugene D’Silva C.Ss.R.at 9.00 AM.

Report by: Wilson, Saverapura, Pictures by Alan, Paladka