By Fr. Richard DSouza
April 4 : Priests of Mangalore diocese and the religious priests who serve in the parishes of the diocese , gathered together at Pastoral Institute Bajjodi for half a day preparatory session in two batches on 2 and 3 of April 2019. Fr Panneer Selvam gave orientation with the study of the document ” JOY of the Gospel”. He motivated the priests to become Missionary Disciples in the diocese with inputs and activities. Most Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, bishop of Mangalore , Msgr Maxim L Noronha, Vicar General and around 150 Priests attended the sessions.