Catechetical year 2012-13 was inaugurated on 3rd June 2012 at St. Ignatius Loyola church, Paladka. The placard displaying the theme “Krishthak jana javyam, baron vomthomvcho jeev apnavyam” was brought to the Altar in procession, before the Holy mass by the Secretary of Parish Pastoral Parishad Mr. Victor Kadandale. This procession is followed by the procession of catechism teachers.

The Holy Bible was also brought in procession and honoured by placing it in front of the Altar. Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Gilbert D’Souza garlanded the Bible and incensed it. Catechism text books were distributed to the catechism teachers.

Report by: Jecintha Sequeira, Gundyadka