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19 February 2024

India (Karnataka Goa): Province Day and Silver Jubilee of Profession

The celebration of the Province Day at Sadbhavana on December 13, 2023, was a joyous occasion that coincided with the Silver Jubilee of the Religious Profession of Frs. Jeevan Tauro, Alphonse Britto, Rovel D’Souza, Ajith Rodrigues and Canute Tauro. The last two were abroad for studies. It was graced by the presence of all the superiors of the Province and the friars from the Bengaluru region. Notably, Fr Rudolf V. D’Souza from Canada was also in attendance, accenting the international solidarity within the fraternity.

The heart of the celebration was the Eucharistic banquet, officiated by the Provincial. Following the mass, a felicitation ceremony was organized in the quadrangle of Sadbhavana. The festivities included spot games, a prayer song by Fr Praveen D’Souza and group; and a wishing song by Fr Wilfred Frank and group. To conclude the memorable day, a sumptuous dinner was served, symbolizing communal joy and fellowship.