Mangaluru, Nov 12, 2018: Honorable Chief Minister of Karnataka Sri H. D. Kumaraswamy will inaugurate the Celebration of 450 Years of The Holy Rosary Cathedral, Bolar on November 18, Sunday. The ceremony will be held at the Rosario Cathedral Grounds at 6.30 pm.
Most Rev. Dr. Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese will preside over the ceremony. Most Rev. Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Mangalore, Msgr. Maxim Noronha, Vicar General, Diocese of Mangalore, V. Rev. Fr. Stanislaus D’Souza SJ, Provincial, Karnataka Province, Sri. U.T. Khader, District in-charge Minister and State Minister for Urban Development, Sri. Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP of Dakshina Kannada, Sri. Oscar Fernandes, Rajya Sabha Member and Dr. Charles Lobo, CPMG, Karnataka Circle will grace the ceremony as chief guests.
Sri. Vedavyasa Kamath, MLA of Mangaluru South Constituency, Sri. Boje Gowda, Sri. Ivan D’Souza, Sri. B.M. Farooq, MLCs, Sri Bhasker K, Mayor of Mangaluru, Sri. J R Lobo, former MLA of Mangaluru South, Sri. Ronald Colaco, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Sri Abdul Latif, Corporator, Port Ward, V. Rev. Sr Mary Susheela AC, V. Rev. Sr Susheela Sequeira UFS, Superior Generals, Sri. M.P. Noronha, Secretary, Diocesan Pastoral Parishad will be the guests of honour.
Eucharistic Celebration: Prior to the formal inaugural ceremony, the Eucharistic Celebration to be held at Rosario Cathedral Grounds at 5 pm will be presided over by Most. Rev. Dr Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore.
Most. Rev. Dr. Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangalore will deliver the homily while Most. Rev. Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop Emeritus and other Bishops and Priests will be the concelebrants.
Three-day Retreat: As part of the historic celebration of 450 years of The Holy Rosary Cathedral, a three-day Retreat (Praise and Worship) will be held at the same venue on November 15, 16 and 17 from 5 pm to 8 pm.
[ Rev Fr J.B. Crasta, Rector of Rosario Cathedral, Rev Fr Flavian Lobo - Assistant Parish Priest, Mr C.J. Simon, Vice President, Mrs. Elizabeth Roche, Secretary of the Rosario Parish Pastoral Parishad and Mr Aldrin Vaz, convenor of publicity committee were present at the press meet.]