Dubai, September 03: The representatives of St. Mary’s Konkan Community [SMKC], a premier Konkani organization of St. Mary’s Church Dubai have gathered at the St Mary;s church office to extend an emotional farewell to their departing Spiritual Director Fr. Freddy DSouza. The farewell function took place on Wednesday, September 1.
Fr. Fransquinho Gomes, the new Assistant Parish Priest of St. Mary’s Church and the current Spiritual Director of SMKC presented a flower Bouquet to the preceding Spiritual Director Fr. Freddy DSouza.
Speaking on the occasion, Fr. Freddy thanked SMKC and all the Konkan Community members for their love and support provided to him during his tenure in Dubai. Joe Fernandes, a senior member of SMKC rendered thanksgiving speech. Along with the SMKC Advisor Boniface Carlo, other few prominent members and their families were in attendance at this moving send-off occasion.
St. Mary’s Konkan Community is very sad to bid good bye to their much loved Spiritual Director Fr. Freddy D’Souza who extended paramount support and stupendous guidance to the vast Konkani Community of Dubai from past 5 years. However, as now Fr. Freddy moves on to Bahrain to continue his further mission, SMKC along with the entire Konkani community of Dubai desires Fr. Freddy to have a triumphant mission in Bahrain and pray for the success of this God’s chosen shepherd.