‘CARMEL CAROLS SINGING COMPETITION 2020’ held at Infant Jesus
Shrine, Carmel Hill
Infant Jesus Shrine, Carmel Hill, Mangalore in association with
Naman Ballok Jesu, Konkani Monthly and Carmel Studio, organized
‘CARMEL CAROLS SINGING COMPETITION 2020’ on 14 December 2020 at
5.00 p.m. As the Carmelite Brothers commenced the programme with
their melodious carols, the Infant Jesus Shrine premises was
bathed in an ambiance of bliss and joy.
The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Mr Sunil Xavier,
the owner of Jillu Auto Gas who was also the main sponsor of the
event. The Provincial of the Discalced Carmelites of the
Karnataka-Goa Province Rev. Fr. Pius James D’Souza along with
the co-sponsor of the event Mr. Valerian Lobo, the owner of
Royal Furnitures, Karkala graced the occasion with their
presence. Fr. Charles Serrao, the Superior of St Joseph’s
Monastery, Fr Rovel D’Souza, the Director of Infant Jesus
Shrine, Fr Stephen Lobo, the Director of Carmel Studio and Fr
JoCy. Siddakatte, the Editor of Naman Ballok Jesu were among the
dignitaries present. The event was supported by Master Eric
Machado and his parents Godwin and Zarina.
Towards the end of the event Fr. Charles Serrao, Fr. Stephen
Lobo and Mr. Valerian Lobo gave away the prizes to the winners.
The Competition was held in 4 categories, and the winners
First Place: Capuchin Novices, Faringipet
Second Place: Asha Kiran, Kankanady
Third Place: Holy Rosary, Jeppu
First Place: Immanuel
Second Place: Ranipura Parish
Third Place: The Frolic Five
First Place: Stars of Wonder
Second Place: Mistletoe
Third Place: Silver Melodies
First Place: Cordel
Second Place: Corpus Christi, Moodbidri
Third Place: Holy Redeemer Church, Derebail
The Judges of the Competition were Mrs. Meera Crasta, Mr. Anil
Patrao and Dr. Suraj Francis Noronha. Fr Don Tony compered the
event and Fr Rovel DSouza rendered the vote of thanks.
Report: Br Jason Cutinha OCD
Photo Credit: Br Anthony Stephen OCD and Mr. Clyon Fernandes.