Mangaluru: Sacred Heart Church Surathkal organizes 'Prakrithicha Gopanth Ek Dees'

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Mangaluru, Aug 15: 'Prakrithicha Gopanth Ek Dees' an unique programme was organised by ICYM, Sacred Heart Church Surathkal unit, on August 14 on the occasion of Independence Day and diocesan youth Sunday at near gas station Kana, Surathkal.

The primary purpose of the programme was to inculcate among children, youth and parishneers, love for nature and promote interest in agriculture among our youth. The programme was inaugurated in a traditional way.

The dignitaries poured rice into a 'Kalshi'(in Konkani) and then opening a 'Pingara' by the guests. The Konkani traditional agricultural farming equipments were set at the background to remind how our forefathers were attached to the nature.

Fr Austin Peter Peres, in his presidential address appreciated the hard work of youth in organizing the event. He also cheered up the youth for their initiative in organising this great event. He mentioned that the God might forgive the humans but the nature never forgive. When your rooted in the nature the nature will take care of us and it will never ever allow the person to go away from nature.

The chief guest Jeeth Milan Roche in his address said that humans are the most insane species on earth created by God and we need to disprove this, by preserving our nature. We need not protect the nature but we have to protect ourselves for the nature.

Fr Austin Peter Peres, Fr Richie D Souza Surathkal church jeeth Milan Roche the environmentalist, Urban Pinto State vice president Karnataka State licensed electrical contractors association, Russel Roche, vice president of PPC, Bernard D Souza, the coordinator of Parish Pastoral Commissions, Teena Rebello the animator of ICYM, Oswin D Souza the president ICYM and Melish D Souza the secretary were present on the dais.

The games were conducted wardvise for all categories of people of the parish, such as bullock race, Bomb in the city, three leg race, 6 leg race, passing the rings, coconut throw and many more. All the parisheners actively participated in all the categories. The main attraction of the programme was the rain dance.

Veledictary programme was held at 6pm Fr Richard Dsouza, Sr Maxi, OP, Russel Roche, vice president of PPC, Norbert Misquith, the secretary of PPC, Bernard D Souza, the coordinator of Parish Pastoral Commissions, Teena Rebello the animator of ICYM, Oswin D Souza the president ICYM and Melisha D Souza the secretary ICYM, were the dignitaries.

Norbert Misquith said The ICYM surathkal unit organised great event and brought the whole parish together. He appreciated the hardwork of the youth. He also urged the youth to involve more in the parish activities.

Russell Roche complimented and said that this program was a great success. Winners were awarded with the prizes and medals. The championship shield was bagged by Lourdes ward and the runner up trophy was won by Velankani ward. The guests were honoured with momentos. The momentos were given to the people who provided thier fertile fields to the programme as well as for the cultivation of paddy and to those who provided local resources.

Oswin, president ICYM ,welcomed the guest for inaugural programme. Melisha, the secretaty ICYM proposed vote of thanks. The programme was compeered by Flyson. Prayer was led by Allan and team. A traditional lunch was served for all. More than 500 people took active part in the event.


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  • Peter and Janet dsouza, Surathkal

    Tue, Aug 16 2022

    It was a wonderful day on 14th and we enjoyed a lot and it is a red lettered day for the Youth of surathkal to conduct such an event in the history of surathkal Sacred Heart Church with the guidance of Rev.Fr. Richard Dsouza.Hats up to all the parishners who participated in the event Prakruthi Sangi Ek Divas"

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