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Permude St. John Baptist Church celebrates grand golden jubilee

Permude St. John Baptist Church celebrates grand golden jubilee

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 14, 2016 :  The Christian community has contributed immensely towards the development of Dakshina Kannada district in  diverse fields including education, farming and culture, said Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel.

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He was speaking after felicitating achievers in various fields on the occasion of the golden jubilee of the Permude St John  Baptist Church on January  13, Wednesday.  The Church Souvenir `Rujuvatha’ was released by the MP on the occasion. Fr Richard Lasrado, Fr Valerian Rodrigues and Fr Peter Noronha who had served as Parish Priests at the Church were honoured on the occasion.

Rev. Fr Aloysius D’Souza, Bishop of Mangaluru presided over the function.  State Minister Abhayachandra Jain inaugurated a house  donated by the  Church to a poor family to commemorate its golden jubilee. A health fund was also inaugurated.

The minister felicitated sports talents in the parish. He informed that a football stadium would be  constructed in Mangaluru. He said funds have been earmarked for an international standard swimming pool in Mangaluru at  a cost of Rs 5 crore. He further added that ten acre land has been set apart for the proposed cricket stadium in Mangaluru. A tennis Pavilion will also come up at Udupi, he informed.

 Ivan D’Souza, MLC,  Ritesh Shetty, Eshwar Kateel, ZP members, Yogish Kotian, Ramesh Shetty, TP Members, Suresh Shetty, Ekkar Gram Panchayat President, Fr Edwin  Vincent Koreya, Parish Priest of the Church.  Parish Board Secretary Agnes Concesso and others were present.


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Gnanesh Achar, Tumkur Thu, January-14-2016, 12:17

A progessive initiative by the Permude Church on the celebration of Golden Jubilee. The Government has to come forward all developmental activities.

Jithendra, Kinnigoli Wed, January-13-2016, 11:29
The wonderful contribution by the church towards the development and in the form of charity offering to the public. We wish you the all your future project come into progress.
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