Parish day was celebrated on 31st December 2014. At 7pm adoration was conducted by the Parish Priest Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues at the church as thanksgiving for the year 2014. This was followed by Eucharistic celebration. Fr.Rakesh, a Redemptorist Priest was the main celebrant.
After the mass chicken biriyani was served to all. This was followed by Inter ward cultural competitions. Mr. Thomas Sequeira, Mr. Joe Periera and Smt.Vivilia Quadros were the judges for the competitions. Nithyadar ward got first prize, Immaculate Conception second and Holy Cross ward third.
Then there was a brief stage function. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues, Parish Priest, Fr. Rakesh, Denis D’Mello, Vice president of Parish Pastoral Parishad, Vincent Pinto, Secretary of Parish Pastoral Parishad, Thomas sequeira, Mr. Joe Periera , Smt.Vivilia Quadros and Felix D’souza, convener of cultural committee were on the dais.
Dignitaries of dais presented prizes for the competitions held throughout the year. Nithyadar ward secured overall Championship, Holy Cross ward runners up and the St. Paul ward got the third place. Praful D’Souza was felicitated for his selection for the National level netball tournament.
Joyal Aranha delivered vote of thanks. Vinitha D’souza, Elmara Aranha and Leston D’Souza were the M.C.s of the programme.
After the programme NEW YEAR 2015 is welcomed by the Parishioners with the Nasik band of ICYM members.
Pictures by: Ashwan D’Souza