Mangalore: Ave Maria Palliative Care Hosts Helping Hands Evening


Mangalore: Ave Maria Palliative Care Hosts Helping Hands Evening

Dr Lavina Noronha

Mangalore, Jan 6: The first annual Helping Hands evening was organized by Ave Maria Palliative Care on its premises at Mangala Nagara, Vamanjoor recently.

Dr Henry D’Souza, Bishop of Bellary, Dr C P Habeeb Rahman, chairman and medical director of Unity Care and Health Services, Brahmakumari Vishveshwari, chief of Brahma Kumaris, Mangalore were the chief guests.

About 60 family members of patients who have left for their heavenly abode from Ave Maria hospice unit participated in the candlelight vigil in memory of their deceased loved ones.

Fr Archibald Gonsalves, provincial, Karnataka-Goa Province of Discalced Carmelities delivered the welcome address. Prof Rita Noronha, director of Centre for Development, Studies and Education proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was compered by Prof Malini Hebbar from St Agnes College.

An auction of paintings and art pieces donated by philanthropists was conducted by Col John Serrao and Prof Gleron Quadros as a fund raiser. Major benefactors of Ave Maria were felicitated with eco-friendly saplings of fruit-bearing trees. The programme concluded with a fellowship meal.

  

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  • Snehasadan, Gurupur Kaikamba, Mangalore

    Sun, Jan 6 2019

    Congratulations dear Dr Lavina
    The service that you have initiated is something very great.

    It's a very demanding service but not rewarding.
    Yes. You have rewards in heaven as you have treasures there.

    Appreciate you and your dedicated staff and well-wishers

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  • Winston & Joice Sequeira, Kulshekar/USA

    Mon, Jan 7 2013

    Dr Lavina,
    May God Bless you for all the good work. Your noble work is an inspiration to us all.
    Winston & Joice Sequeira
    (Minnesota, USA)

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  • Margaret, USA

    Sun, Jan 6 2013

    God Bless Dr.Lavina and all those who are tending to the sick. Wishing you all success for this noble work you are doing towards humanity.

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  • niru, dubai

    Sun, Jan 6 2013

    Good luck DR Noronha Heard about the event from my sister.
    Rgds
    Niranjan

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  • REV.FR FELIX MONTEIRO, MANGALORE (BADYAR P.P.)

    Sun, Jan 6 2013

    DEAR DR LAVINA, WHAT A WONDERFUL AND NOBLE WORK YOU ARE DOING FOR THE SOCIETY BY HELPING THE TERMINAL PATIENTS TO DIE A PEACEFUL DEATH WITH YOUR HEALING AND EMPATHETIC HAND?THANKS TO YOUR TEAM. I HAVE SEEN PERSONALLY YOUR GREAT SERVICE. I HAD RECOMMENDED FEW CASES. ALL OF THEM HAD PEACEFUL DEATH. LONG LIVE YOUR PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER MAY MANY MORE GOOD PEOPLE COME TO JOIN THEIR HANDS WITH YOU. (FR FELIX-9481764410)

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  • florine, mangalore

    Sun, Jan 6 2013

    Dr Lavina and team
    Wishing you all success in your endeavors, may God bless
    Florine

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  • prescilla fernandes, Mangalore

    Sun, Jan 6 2013

    Though I have not seen this place, my colleague was telling me the great care her mother got when she was with Ave Maria for six months.Hats off to you Dr.Lavina.May God bless you.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mangalore/Mapusa/Mumbai

    Sun, Jan 6 2013

    This is my India........

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