Day of the Religious was celebrated on 04 March 2019 at Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral, Gulbarga with great joy and enthusiasm. Fr Stany Goveas, the Parish Priest welcomed the gathering. The resource person of the day Rev. Fr Anand Prabhu S.J spoke well on the theme “The Collaboration of the Religious in the Diocese”. Bishop Robert Miranda presided over the Holy Eucharist. On this special occasion

Jubilarians: Fr Fredrick D’souza, Sr Philomena Menezes SCCG, Rev Sr Reena John SAB, Sr Vanessa CSST, Sr Rochana CSST, Sr Flavia Castelino RNDM,

Jubilarians(40 years of Priesthood) :Fr Benedict Monteiro SAC  and Fr Stany Goveas

Awardees:  Sr Lucy Priya B.S , Fr Saji SDB, Sr Reena Dsouza SSpS were honored by  the Bishop. Sr. Adelcia AC was thanked for her service at the Mother Theresa Hospital.

New priests: Fr. Rakesh Ekka MSFS and Fr Antony Selvam MSFS were introduced and given warm welcome to the diocese. Bishop in his address appreciated the services rendered by all the Religious especially the Jubilarians and awardees. Fr Stany Lobo, the Vicar General verbalized the greetings of felicitation. Fr. David D’Souza thanked all who joined hands for the success of this event. It was indeed a great memorable celebration.

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