On 19th May 2016 at 4pm parishioners welcomed the Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr.Aloysius Paul D’Souza to Paladka. 116 candidates of Paladka and Saverapura parish were waiting to receive the sacrament of Confirmation.

Bishop explained the importance of confirmation to the candidates before the Holy Eucharistic Mass. The Bishop anointed the candidates and gave the sacrament of Confirmation. Bishop was the main celebrant Rev. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues and Rev. Fr. Rakesh Mathias were the co-celebrants for the mass.

After the mass Parish Priest Fr.Ivan Michael Rodrigues along with Fr. Rakesh Mathias( Parish priest of Saverapura), Vice President Denis D’Mello and secretary Vincent Pinto felicitated the Bishop for the completion of two decades as Bishop of Mangalore Diocese.

Pictures by: Felix D’Souza