A send-off programme was arranged at Church hall for the teachers of St. Ignatius Kannada and English medium schools on 29th March 2014.

Parish Priest Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues presided the function. Superior of Palaldka convent Sr. Amala, Vice President of Parish pastoral parishad Mr. Denis D’mello, Secretary of Parish pastoral parishad Mr. Vincent Pinto, Mr. Walter D’Souza were present as the guests.

The programme began with the prayer from school children. Sr. Josina, Headmistress of the school welcomed the guests and the gathering.

Sr. Suma who retired after serving 34 years at St. Ignatius Kannada medium School was honoured with shawl, Pala-Pushpa and Memento.

Mr. Andrew Serrao, Headmaster and Mrs. Effie D’Souza, teacher of St. Ignatius English Medium school, who had served the school without taking any remuneration were honoured for their selfless service.

Sr. Princia, Kumari Shalini Poojary and Mrs. Anitha Cardoza were also honoured for their service to the English medium School.

Kumari Leela proposed vote of thanks. Smt. Victoria Cardoza compered the programme.

Report by: Vincent Sequeira, Gundyadka, Photos by: Felix D’Souza, Paladka