Mangalore: Mass wedding marks golden jubilee celebration of Pakshikere church

Sunil Haleangady

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (EP)

Mangalore, Oct 28: “We can reach our goals in life through prayer. We should consider it as our duty to make our children grow in religious values”, said Dr Aloysius Paul D' Souza, Bishop of Mangalore.

He was speaking during the golden jubilee celebrations and mass wedding ceremony held at St Jude church, Pakshikere, here on Tuesday, October 28.


He was the main celebrant of golden jubilee mass celebration and mass wedding ceremony.

The bishop felicitated the parish priests, assistant parish priests, nuns, founder members and former vice-presidents who have served the parish for the last fifty years. The donors were also felicitated on the occasion.

Bishop then handed over the house key of the new house for the beneficiary woman in the remembrance of golden jubilee celebrations. Bishop Paul also released the current issue of 'Yatrik' a church magazine. Bishop Paul was also felicitated on the eve of golden jubilee celebrations.

In the mass wedding, Vijayadka resident Melwin and Philomena from Vitla, Bajal's Martin and Tallur resident Eve, Damaskatte resident Jaison and Pakshikere resident Maria, Niddodi's resident Lawrence and Sunita tied the knots.

Kinnigoli region chief priest, Fr Vincent Monteiro, priests from the area and outside the state and Pakshikere Church welfare committee vice-president, Vincent D' Souza were present.

Pakshikere St Jude pilgrim centre chief priest, Fr Andrew Leo D' Souza welcomed. Convent-head, sister Sheebha and Zeeta Cutinho introduced the recipients of felicitations. Pakshikere Church assistant parish priest, Patrick Sequeira proposed vote of thanks. Church welfare committee secretary Lucy D'Souza compered the programme.


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  • Mrs. AF D'Souza, Kundapur/Mumbai.,

    Wed, Oct 29 2014

    Congratulations on completing 50years of God's good work through St. Jude at Pakshikere. May the soul of late Fr.Stanley Pereira rest in peace.

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  • Muhammad Nadeem, Pakshikere / Al-Khobar

    Wed, Oct 29 2014

    Good Work, Feels proud when it comes to Pakshikere.

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  • L Fernandes, Mangalore/Puttur

    Wed, Oct 29 2014

    congratulations father for all that you are doing for the welfare of the downtrodden. Wishing you all the bests in your mission.

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  • Peter lewis, kalmady/k s a

    Wed, Oct 29 2014

    sukhi kazari jivith thashench christhi maulyani bhorullen kutam thumi bandun hadunk jezuchristh thumkan ashirvadith karun mun magthan.

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  • Valerian Dsouza, Udupi/Mumbai

    Wed, Oct 29 2014

    Good work.
    Lord quotes through scriptures, whatever you do to the least of my brothers, you have done unto me!
    May God's choicest blessings be showered upon these newly wedded couple!

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  • vellano1, Mumbai

    Tue, Oct 28 2014

    somesth Kaazari jhodyank, besaanv, bori bolaiki maagtam... devu borem korum.... :)

    ...MC maatra full confuse aatera pandh, yee programd... :-D

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