Mangaluru, Jan 15, 2020: ’Catholic Maha Samavesha 2020’ formal invitations for guests were officially released at Bishop’s House on January 14, Tuesday.
The invitations were released by Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangaluru diocese. Fr Maxim Noronha, vicar general of Mangaluru diocese and Fr Binoy Joseph, representative of Bishop of Beltangady diocese were the guests of honour. The programme was presided over by Rolfy D’Costa, president of Catholic Sabha, Mangaluru Pradesh (R).
Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha invoked the blessings of the almighty before formal opening the invitations. He also wished all the best for the event and gave his message. The bishop also said that he will attend the Samavesha on February 2 at Mandanthyar and also requested participation of people.
Fr J B Crasta, vicar vara, Episcopal city zone, Fr Mathew Vaz, spiritual director of Catholic Sabha Mangaluru Pradesh, Joel Mendonca, convener Samavesha Samiti, Fr Ronald D’Souza, director ICYM Mangalore Diocese, Fr Basil Vas, priest Sacred Heart church Mandanthyar, Leon Saldanha, president ICYM, Mangaluru diocese and Terry Pais, president Sthree Mandali, Mangaluru diocese were present. Fr Binoy Joseph, representative of Beltangady diocese, wished the event all goodness and extended the cooperation of Beltangady diocese for the programme at Madanthyar.