Photos by : Stanly Bantwal
Mangaluru, Dec 3 : The Golden Jubilee Celebration was held at Infant Mary Church, Katipalla on 3rd December 2018 . The Mass was celebrated by Most Rev. Dr. Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangaluru at 5.00 p.m. The Parish Priest Fr Andrew D’Souza, Vicar Vara of Surathkal Deanery Very Rev Fr Paul Pinto, the Parish Priests who served this Parish and others were present. The religious sisters too attended.
Two plants were planted in memory of the Jubilee called Jubilee tree and another in memory of Bishops Episcopal ordination called Laudato Si. During the stage programme all the Parish Priests who served this parish, Vice Presidents, Secretaries and the Gurkers were honoured .
Mr Bharath Shetty, MLA Mangaluru, was the chief guest, Very Rev Fr Paul Pinto, Mr Basheer Ahmad Corporator, 3rd Block; Mr Thilak Raj Corporator, 4th Block; Mr B. Adam, President Gram Panchayath Bala and Mrs Saroja President Gram Panchayath Permude were present.
Mr. Bharath Shetty MLA was honoured on behalf of the Christian Community of Katipalla.
The President, Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha was honoured by the Parishioners of Katipalla on the occasion of being elected the Bishop of Mangaluru. The programme concluded with dinner.