St Sebastian Church Permannur, in its Centenary Jubilee program celebrated the ‘Laity Celebration’ 2017’ on 25 th June 2017 at St Sebastian P.U. Hall. On the dais Very Rev. Fr J.B.Saldanha Parish Priest as president of the programme, Rev. Fr Waltar D’Souza PP Shakthinagar Parish and Diocesan SCC director, Mrs Asha Monteiro Vice President Shakthinagar Parish, Mr. Lancy Rodrigues Secretary of Zuze Vaz Varado pastoral parishad, Fr Stany Pinto and Fr Lizel D’Souza Asst PP, Rev Sr Carmine Misquith BS Superior Bethel Convent, Mr. Melwin C. D’Souza vice-president and Mr. Roonald Fernandes Secretary of parish Pastoral council, Mr Demetrius D’Souza and Mr. Joslin D’Souza Centenary Jubilee committee, Mr. Melwin D’Souza and Mrs. Icintha D’Souza of Central small Christian Community were present.
On this special day 128 old and new gurkars were honored. As a response by felicitators – Mr. Lukas D’Souza spoke and congratulated everyone for recognizing the service of past and present Gurkars. Chief Guests gave their message and wished well for all the facilitators. Rev Fr Dr J.B. Saldanha spoke and wished well to all the honored gurkars and recognized their service as gurkars. Mr. Melwin D’Souza welcomed the gathering and Mrs Icintha thanked all. Mr. Joseph D’Souza and Mrs Clara veigas compere the program.
As a part of this laity celebration there were games from 3:00 pm to 5:30pm to all parishioners, followed by stage program. End of the stage program choir members sang Community Song ‘Amcho Sezari’. Various singers from the parish community sang cultural songs. SVP and ICYM performed a skit. Drama named ‘Egarje vado’ written by Nellu Permannur was dramatized by the Parish artists. Then program came to an end with a fellowship meal to all parishioners.
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