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Mangaluru: Sep. 16: Newly ordained bishop of Mangalore Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha celebrated his first mass at Rosario Cathedral on September 16, today at 8 a.m. Rev. Fr J.B Crasta, Rector of the Cathedral along with Msgr. Javier D Fernandez, representative of Nuncio, priests, nuns and the parish community welcomed the Bishop at the entrance of the Cathedral with pomp and glory.
‘Cathedral’ being the Bishop’s Church, Bishop Peter Paul solemnly celebrated his first Mass along with 20 concelebrants and huge faithful gathered. Preaching the homily bishop said, “we have to carry out the mission of evangelisation being fully known who Jesus is? The bible offers ample of knowledge about Jesus which we must read always.”
Rev Fr Vijay Victor Lobo, Diocesan PRO, Fr Dionasius Vas, Rector of St Aloysisus College,Fr Anil Fernandes, Minor seminary Rector, Fr Rocky Fernandes, Fr Victor Dsouza, Fr Flavian Lobo, and Mr Abdul Lathif, Local Corporator were among the many present. Mrs Elizabeth Roche welcomed and compered the programme and C J Simon proposed vote of thanks.