Welcome to Sadbhavana : Carmelite Provincialate
KARNATAKA-GOA - OCD - CARMELITES
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The Eleventh Provincial Chapter of our
Province was held from 3 – 13 May, 2011. The
central theme of the Chapter was “Spiritual
Renewal”. Fr. Jose Kumblolickal, MSFS, gave
it a Teresian flavor with his reflections on
the first day. During the sessions, Fr.
Archibald Gonsalves was re-elected as the
Provincial for another triennium. Frs.
Dominic Vas, William Miranda, Silvestre
D’Souza and Elias Daniel were elected as his
Councilors. The Ordinances and Orientations
that were adopted during the Chapter have
been approved by the General Definitory. You
have already received the copies. Fr.
Provincial with one or two councilors (or
Capitulars) has visited or will be visiting
all our communities to explain further the
main issues discussed during the Chapter.
Let us pray that the spiritual renewal so
much desired by us, may through our efforts
take place at the individual and community
YOU ARE A
PRIEST ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK
This year our Province has been blessed with
seven new priests. Deacon Ajay Nazareth was
ordained on April 10th in his home parish of
Mira Road, Mumbai. A little later on April
26th it was the turn of Deacon Godwin Arun
Pinto who was ordained at Gangolli, Kundapur.
Deacons Jason Tellis and Elias D’ Cunha were
ordained Priests at our monastery at Carmel
Hill on 27th of April. Their thanksgiving
masses followed in their respective parishes
– Mudarangady and Shirtady. Deacon Agnelo
Rebello received the Sacred Orders on April
30th at Betalbatim, Goa. Finally Deacon
Rajesh Madtha was ordained on 26th May at
Belthangady and Ivan Sanctis was ordained on
28th May at Gantalkatte. We congratulate
these new priests and express our
appreciation to all their formators,
superiors and benefactors who have
accompanied them to the altar of God.
FROM ROME TO
HOME: Another Priest for the Church!
We are delighted to invite you to the
Priestly Ordination of Deacon Sunil
Rodrigues on 3rd September, 2011 at
Madanthyar Parish. He has already come back
to India, after the completion of his
theological studies at our International
College in Rome.
May the Priestly Tribe increase!
MEMBERS IN THE GARDEN OF CARMEL
The Carmelites of the Karnataka Goa Province
rejoice and thank the Lord for the gift of
eight members who made their Solemn
Profession on 27th May, 2011 at Carmel Hill,
Mangalore during the Eucharisitic
celebration, presided over by the
Provincial. They are Bros. Anil Prashanth
Lobo, Arun Sunil Lobo, Ivo Dias, Pradeep
Pinto, Rajesh D’ Souza, Roshan Denzil Veigas
and Vijay D’Costa. Bloom and grow in the
garden of Carmel, dear brothers. Let us all
pray that they may be faithful to their
commitment all the days of their lives.
TO SERVE AND
NOT TO BE SERVED
The same theology brothers were ordained
Deacons on 9th June, 2011 and entered the
clerical state. Most Rev. Aloysius Paul D’
Souza, Bishop of Mangalore who conferred the
Sacred Diaconate, asked them to be humble
servants after the example of their master
Jesus Christ. After the Solemn Eucharistic
celebration, they were all felicitated by
Fr. Provincial. We wish them all the best in
their ministry as Deacons.
SILVA WAS REMEMBERED
On June 11, 2011 there was a special mass in
the evening to mark the first death
anniversary of Fr. Felix Silva, OCD. While
Fr. Provincial presided over the Eucharist,
Fr. Alvito Fernandes broke the word of God,
with references from the life of our late
Fr. Felix. All the community members from
Xellim and Londa, and Fr. Diogo Proenca from
Mapusa community came specially to
participate in this commemoration. A good
number of Fr. Felix’s family members and
other friends from around the monastery
attended. There were special prayers
conducted in the cemetery by Fr. Anthony
D’Souza, the superior of the monastery.
Refreshments were served after the whole
function ended. R.I.P.
POSTULANTS ON THE WAY TO CARMEL
The Community at Margao gathered on June 11,
2011 along with the Provincial and Fr.
Silvestre D’Souza (Councillor in-charge of
formation) during the Mid-day prayer in the
Chapel for the inaugural ceremony of the 6
month Postulancy Course. A big lamp was
symbolically lighted by representatives of
those present. After the Scripture reading
from the letter to the Romans 12:1-2, Fr.
Provincial addressed the 6 postulants by
inviting them to let God and the formative
community transform them, so that they are
fully prepared to step into the Novitiate
and make their commitment in Carmel. During
the lunch that followed the brothers
expressed their joy and gratitude through
ARE ON THE WAY TO CARMEL
We are grateful to God for giving us the
gift of 21 new aspirants who began the
initiation course at the Carmelite Seminary,
Mapusa – Goa on Saturday 11th June 2011.
Three of them have completed their PUC
studies. Fr. Provincial officially
inaugurated the year-long formation
programme with a solemn Mass on the feast of
St. Barnabas, apostle. He exhorted them to
learn from the example of the saint who
accompanied St. Paul on his missionary
journeys, after he was formed well in the
school of the Apostles. Fr. Ajith Rodrigues,
the new director of the course, animated the
liturgy. A special feature was the handing
over of lamps which were lighted from the
flame of the Paschal Candle, to all the
aspirants. All the extern teachers who help
us to form these candidates participated
along with the community, Fr. Silvestre
D’Souza (Councillor in-charge of formation)
and the vocation promoters who accompanied
the boys: Frs. Deep Fernandes, Michael
Morris and Elias Daniel. The family members
of Master Jason Coutinho (from Ponda, Goa)
represented all the others, who could not be
present on the occasion.
The aspirants come from the following
places: 9 from Mangalore, 4 from Bangalore,
4 from Karwar / Honnavar, 1 each from
Mysore, Goa and Mira Road – Mumbai and
Kushalnagar. We thank all the vocation
promoters who have worked hard to recruit
these new candidates. Besides those
mentioned above, we are also grateful to
Frs. Barnabas Monis, Joseph Pinto, Joseph
D’Souza (Sr), Ajith Rodrigues and Victor
March on with courage and conviction!
This year we have sixteen candidates for the
first year PUC. Among them six students are
pursuing their studies at Kundapur PUC
College residing at our Koteshwar community
and the remaining ten are doing their
studies at Sacred Heart College, Madanthayar.
We wish them all the best in their studies.
Rohan D’ Silva - Asha Deepa, Madanthyar
Anthony Lobo - Carmel Nivas, Londa
Lobo - Avila Jyothi, Mapusa
Monis (Pre-Philosopy) - St. Michael’s
Austin Pinto - Shirtady (Home Regency)
Clifford Rodrigues - Tanzania Mission
OF THE TRINITY MAKES HER FINAL COMMITMENT
Marrena Reena Concepta Monteiro now called
as Sr. Elizabeth of the Trinity made her
final commitment in the Order of Discalced
Carmelite Nuns at the Sacred Heart Carmel,
Mangalore on 25th May, 2011. As Mother
Prioress Marie Celine accepted her vows Most
Rev. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of
Mangalore invoked God’s blessings on her.
The Provincial, Fr. Archibald Gonsalves, in
his homily spoke about the unique role our
Cloistered Carmelite Nuns play in
transforming the world. Fr. Stephen Pereira
animated the Liturgy. May God keep you in
the hollow of his hand, as you offer your
life to him.
Fr. John Lobo celebrated his Golden birthday
on the 25th of June. The Provincialate
community had the privilege to wish him on
this special day. The felicitation was
preceeded by Holy Mass.
Rev. Fr. Archibald Gonsalves also celebrated
his Golden birthday on the 9th of July. The
formators and superiors of the province
along with the friars from Bangalore region
and those from Dhyanavana and Dhyana Sadhana,
Mysore wished him on 6th July. He presided
over the concelebrated Eucharist at 6 p.m.
Fr. Joe Tauro shared his reflections on the
word of God. The celebration was continued
in the refectory, where Fr. Pius James
felicitated him with words of admiration and
JUBILEE OF THE PRIESTLY ORDINATION
Frs. Francis Thomas Baretto, John Alex Pinto
and Raymond Santhanaz completed 25 years as
Priests on April 29, 2011. Frs. John and
Raymond celebrated their Silver jubilee in
their native parishes along with their
family members and Carmelite Fathers.
JUBILEE OF THE RELIGIOUS PROFESSION
Frs. Boniface D’ Souza (Sr), Pius James D’
Souza, Canute D’ Souza and Stanislaus
Rodrigues reached the same milestone in
their religious profession on July 3, 2011.
Frs. Pius and Canute were felicitated at the
province level celebration on July 6th 2011
without forgetting Frs. Boniface and Stany
who were not part of the celebration.
Three cheers to the golden and silver
friars! We wish you a long life, enriched by
the grace and blessings of God.
The formators and Superiors of our province
gathered together at Sadbhavana on 6th and
7th July for the annual meet. Fr. Dolphy
Pais, OFM Cap, the vicar provincial of the
Capuchins and an experienced formator,
initiated the discussions through his
insightful talks. A new set of guidelines
for our formators, and a revised syllabus
that was approved during the working
sessions, will be circulated soon.
The regional vocation promoters of Goa,
Mangalore and Mumbai, along with Frs.
Provincial and Silvestre D’Souza met on June
9th 2011 at Mapusa, Goa, to plan out and
discuss various strategies to be followed in
the various parts of our province.
HASSAN CARMELS – NEW TEAMS
We are delighted to announce the results of
the elections held in these two Carmels on
April 12, 2011 and May 21, 2011.
Mother Prioress: Rev. Sr. Marie Therese of
First Councillor: Rev. Sr. Marie Elizabeth
of the Trinity
Second Councillor: Rev. Sr. Marie Gemma of
the Child Jesus
Third Councillor: Rev. Sr. Anna of Jesus
Mother Prioress: Mother Mary Theresia of the
First Councilor: Sr. Anne Therese of the
Second Councilor: Sr. Mary Naomi of the
Third Councilor: Sr. Mary Emmanuel of the
We wish both
the teams all the best and the blessings of
the Lord in the days to come.
Welcome – Rev. Fr. Boniface Cyril D’ Souza
arrived in Vancouver on 5th May, 2011. He
has been given a work appointment letter by
Archbishop Michael Miller as the official
Chaplain of St. Paul’s Hospital from 1st of
July 2011. We extend him a warm welcome and
wish him all the best in his ministry. His
cell number 001 604 441 7741.
Communion – on May 22nd 2011 there was a
grand celebration of the first Holy
Communion at Guardian Angels Church. On 29th
May 2011, the sacrament of Confirmation was
administered to the would be soldiers of
Christ by Monsignor Stephen Jensen.
Fernandes who was resident at Guardian
Angels Church has been moved to St.
Patrick’s Church, which is known to be the
largest Churches in Vancouver Archdiocese.
He will work there as assistant pastor and
continue to be the member of Guardian Angel
Church and community.
D'Souza made his maiden missionary journey
in Canada to one of the remotest regions of
the Archdiocese that included an adventurous
flight journey to Bella Coola and Anheim
Lake to celebrate weekend masses on 21st and
22nd May, 2011.
Fr. John F.
Sequeira visited our community and was happy
at the developments in our Parishes
including St. Edmund's at North Vancouver.
Fr. John preached a couple of Lenten
retreats in the Churches and Institutes of
Michael Miller with an appropriate message
inaugurated the newly installed 25 stained
glasses at Guardian Angels Church -
Vancouver on 3rd July 2011. In his homily he
pointed out that the stained glasses reflect
the spirit of the church adoring the One and
Triune God through the Saints and Angels
along with the people of God. He
congratulated the Parish Priest Fr. Rudolf
and the parishioners in their effort at
beautifying the Temple of God for worship
and making the Church even more spiritually
vibrant in the neighborhood of downtown
Vancouver. This is the only Church next to
the Cathedral that caters to the spiritual
needs of tourists who land from cruise ships
from Europe and North America.
Annual meeting of the Western Canada OCDS
was convoked on the feast of the Sacred
Heart of Jesus on July 1, 2011 at the
Monastery of St. Joseph, Armstrong BC. The
event began with the mass by Fr. Jerald D’
Souza, the Provincial Delegate for the OCDS.
During the meeting that followed, the
preliminary agenda was discussed. It was
mutually agreed to have the forthcoming
Annual General Meeting of the OCDS in
FROM ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH, MIRA ROAD
Donation Camp -
St. Joseph Church had organized a Blood
donation camp on Sunday, April 3rd, from
morning 9am to afternoon 2pm for the
parishioners. More than 150 parishioners
participated in the camp and donated their
blood for a greater cause. At the end all
exclaimed that it is because of the goodwill
of the donors that the camp was a great
The ‘Konkani Bhurgyanlem Shibir 2011’
jointly organized by St Joseph’s Konkani
Welfare Association, Mira Road, and Mandd
Sobhann, Mangalore, was held at Anubhav on
April 12, 2011. Bishop Percival Fernandes
inaugurated the camp by lighting the lamp
and by blessing the children. Konkani singer
Lawrence Saldanha was the Chief Guest. Eric
Ozario was the resource person of the event.
The event was a training camp in Konkani
singing, dance and acting for children. More
than seventy children participated in the
sweet was the first kiss of Jesus:
It was an evening to remember as 210
Children received First Holy Communion at
Joseph Church grounds on April 30, 2011. The
main celebrant at this great annual event
was the Chancellor of Bombay Rev. Fr.
Dominic Savio along with the parish clergy
and other guest priests.
Paschal Tridum was inaugurated with the
celebration of the Lord's Supper at St.
Joseph’s Church, Mira Road at 6.30 pm. The
solemn Eucharistic celebration was presided
over by Fr. John Pinto. Fr. Michael M.
Shenoy preached on the theme: “Dare to be
different and face the consequences”.
In the morning the Stations of the Cross
were meaningfully enacted by the energetic
youth of our parish on St. Joseph’s Church
stage. Soon after the way of the cross Fr.
Neil Santosh preached on the three hour
agony and passion of Christ. The evening
liturgy which was presided over by Fr. Ivan
D’souza commenced at 8.30pm. After the
passion narration Fr. Dominic Vas preached
an inspiring homily on the theme “Culture of
hatred and culture of love”.
The Easter Celebration began at 9.00 pm
with the blessing of the new fire by Fr.
Venil D’Souza. He lit and carried the Easter
Candle to the Altar inviting the people to
walk in the light of the Risen Christ. Fr.
Michael sang the Exultet - the Easter Hymn.
As the Gloria resounded in the air the image
of Risen Jesus got unveiled and Fr. Dominic
Vas incensed the image. Fr. Deepak Thomas
preached the Homily on the occasion calling
upon the faithful to believe in the
resurrection of Jesus which is essential to
one's salvation. The faithful who had
gathered in great number wished each other
after the mass and returned home with the
peace of the Risen Lord.
Career Guidance Seminar:
A career guidance seminar was conducted
at St. Joseph’s Church on March 27, 2011.
Expert Speakers in the field namely, Mr.
Clifton D’Silva, Mr. Ashish Pinto and Mr.
Roland Rapose were invited to give talks on
the theme. Clifton D’Silva spoke on
Motivation and Higher Goals. Ashish Pinto
dealt with Choosing a career – some insights
to your dream job. He spoke on career in
terms of job opportunities. Roland Rapose
spoke on career guidance options. The
Seminar was attended by more than 300
students and their parents were very happy
at the various options that were presented
to them and the directions that were given
by the expert speakers. Fr. Dominic Vas the
parish priest said that the students of our
parish should aim higher and should use
their talents to the maximum and contribute
towards the well being of the society.
Under the able leadership of St. Joseph
Church Trust, the Tashildar office,
Sanjeeveni, and M.P. Sanjeev Naik organized
a one day camp on parish grounds on May 8,
2011. More than thousand people participated
in the camp and they obtained Domicile,
Income as well as cast certificates.
The parish community was in tears with
the departure of Frs. Deepak Thomas, John
Pinto and Ajay Nazareth. Now the vacuum is
filled by new energetic priests Frs. Arwin
Tauro and Agnelo Rebello and two new
Theology Bros. Sandeep and Pawan. We welcome
them to experience the Carmelite fraternity
of Mira Road.
FROM SADBHAVANA, BANGALORE
of Sadbhavana bid farewell to Frs. Ronadd D’
Souza, Richard D’ Souza, Jacob C, Selva
Kumar, Clifford D’ Souza, John Lobo and
Elias Daniel on May 29, 2011 since they were
all members of the community even if some
were residing in different houses around
Bangalore. The community was grateful for
their selfless services and wished them all
the best in their new mission.
created in Sadbhavana – for the first time
there was a mass for the faithful on Sundays
on June 5, 2011 at 8am. Hence forward there
will be regular Sunday masses in Sadbhavana
both in English and Konkani languages.
Fr. John Pinto
officially took charge as a parish priest of
Vijaynagar Church on June 5, 2011. We wish
him all the best in his pastoral work.
The friars of
Bangalore region gathered together at
Geddalahalli on June 6, 2011 to bid farewell
to Frs. Henry Moras and Prasanna. The
Superior, Fr. Joseph D’Souza (Sr) welcomed
the two new members Frs. Deepak Thomas and
On June 17,
2011 a new sound system was installed in the
Chapel of Sadbhavana.
feast of St. John the Baptist was celebrated
at Vijayanagar parish on June 26, 2011. Fr.
Provincial presided over the festal
Eucharistic celebration. Frs. Joachim and
William Miranda preached during the Novena
masses as a spiritual preparation for the
of Sadbhavana and the parish priest of
Vijayanagar celebrated their birthday on the
29th of June. All the fathers from Bangalore
region gathered together in the Chapel at
7pm for the Eucharistic Banquet. Fr. John
Pinto preached the word of God. Fr.
Provincial felicitated the birthday babies
and highlighted their qualities. The climax
of the celebration was the sumptuous
monastic dinner prepared by Fr. Jossey.
Here comes the
Good Shepherd –New life has been inaugurated
at Carmel Hill with the arrival of Fr. Pius
James D’ Souza, at the helm of the
community. All the members gathered together
on June 1st at the Chapel and during the
prayer the former superior Fr. George
Santhumayor read the patent and
traditionally laid a red carpet welcome to
the new Superior. We wish him all the best
in leading Carmel Hill towards green
brothers were back to the pavillion. The
formal inauguration of the academic year was
held on June 3rd. The motto of the academic
year is: “learn the divine wisdom, proclaim
the kingdom”. All the best dear brothers in
your theological studies.
Day – the community of Carmel Hill had a
special reason to rejoice and celebrate on
June 22nd. The Big ‘B’ of the community Bro.
Baptist Rodrigues celebrated his gift of
life. The community acknowledged his
selfless service and wished him many more
years in the garden of Carmel.
Vigil was observed at Infant Jesus Shrine on
the eve of the great Solemnity on 11th June,
2011. The faithful of the vicinity spent the
whole night in prayer, praise, worship and
adoration. Fr. Franklin, Fr. Andrew and Bro.
T.K. George led the congregation to a
wonderful divine experience and a renewed
outpouring of the Holy Spirit. It was
amazing to see the faith of the people who
flocked towards the Shrine in spite of the
heavy showers. The vigil concluded with the
Eucharistic Celebration early in the
Magnificat – 4
at Infant Jesus Shrine – when the Apostles
gathered together with Blessed Virgin Mary
in prayer the Holy Spirit descended upon
them and they were filled with the power of
the Holy Spirit. A similar kind of
outpouring of the Spirit was experienced at
Magnificat held at Infant Jesus Shrine on
June 12, 2011 on the feast of Pentecost.
Rev. Fr. Michael Payyapilly VC from Divine
Retreat Centre Potta spoke about the
significance of the Holy Spirit in every
Christian’s life. A large number of faithful
gathered and experienced the blessings of
the Holy Spirit.
the Regent – a grand farewell programme was
arranged for the regent Br. Anthony Stephen
at St. Michael’s Church on May 1, 2011.
After the Sunday Eucharistic celebration one
of the parishioners enumerated his qualities
and his services towards the parish and the
community. Fr. Cyril Menezes was on his toes
and acknowledged his services towards the
boarding, school, community and the parish.
The community and the parish wishes him all
the best and prays for his bright future.
Bible Camp –
the Bible camp was organized at Snehalaya
boarding for the 8th and 9th Standard
catholic children on May 4th to 6th by the
diocese of Chikmangalur. The children from
seven neighbouring parishes were present,
such as Sakleshpura, Matasagara, Sundekere,
Fathimapura, Arehalli, Gonibeedu and Belur.
There were altogether fifty children who
took part in this maiden camp.
School re-opened – the formal inauguration
of the new academic year was held on May 30,
2011 for the 1st to 3rd Standard children
and June 6, 2011 for the tiny tots of LKG
and UKG. The School management laid a red
carpet welcome to the children in
traditional Indian style and tying Torana on
the welcome board. At the same time the
teachers too were given a warm welcome. This
year there are seven teaching staff and
three non teaching staff at the school. At
this point the school management shares a
piece of good news – this year more than 125
new students have been enrolled. At the
conclusion of the day all the children were
served sweets. Hats off to the school
management, the correspondent and the
principal of the School. May your school
become a beacon of light to the City of
feast at Tolalu- the solemn feast of the
patron - the Sacred Heart of Jesus at Tolalu,
the substation of Belur Parish was
celebrated on July 3, 2011. Fr. Alwyn
Sequeira, OCD presided over the Eucharistic
celebration and preached a thought provoking
homily wherein he highlighted the importance
of heart and love. Fr. Cyril Menezes the
Parish Priest expressed words of gratitude
to Fr. Alwyn and to all the faithful
gathered for the festal celebration.
COLLEGE PUSHPASHRAMA SPEAKS
All roads led
to Pushpashrama – all the staff members of
the new community at Pushpashrama met
together on the morning of June 1, 2011 to
see that there is a smooth handing over of
the flame. The previous community members
were graciously thanked for their services.
of the Academic Year and Social Activities –
on 1st July the community came together
along with Rev. Fr. Provincial and
neighbouring religious communities for the
formal inauguration of the academic year
2011-2012. In the evening the community
launched the welfare centre activities. The
social activities include a play home for
toddlers, survival skills for jobless women
in cloth designing and tailoring, computer
training at very concessional rates for
people of all ages and a music school.
More space at
our cost – the city authorities descended
with huge JCB’s and other machinery to
initiate the road widening work. They
threatened to destroy Pushpashrama’s decade
old compound wall and the grotto of Our
Lady. However we believe that our Heavenly
Mother intercedes for us and we look forward
to an amicable solution.
Rev. Dr. Pius James D’ Souza has made a
valuable contribution to Biblical Theology,
by publishing the fruit of Doctoral thesis:
“Stronger Than Death – Intimations of
Afterlife in the Book of Psalms”. His
scholarly work has been appreciated by many
renowned figures in the field. The book has
been published under Dhyanavana
Publications, Bangalore. We congratulate him
and wish him all the best in his teaching
and preaching career. Do add this pearl to
SERVICE IN GOA
After managing ‘Lar de Santa Teresinha’ at
Margao for two years on an experimental
basis, the Province has now entered into an
agreement with the Archdiocese of Goa and
Daman on a long term basis. This was
possible due to the able administration by
its director, Fr. Alvito Fernandes together
with the unstinting support of the
community. We hope this new service in the
Archdiocese serves its cause, under the
patronage of the glorious Little Flower!
Fr. Richard D’
Souza left for Rome for Higher Studies in
Sacred Scripture. At present he is in Turin,
for his language study. Fr. Rovel from
Tanzania has also landed in the Eternal
City. He is staying at our monastery of
Genova, while studying Italian.
from the Holy Land has come down for his
Rodrigues is in India to see his mother who
Jeevan Almeida, Rohan Miranda are back in
Tanzania after their vacations in India. Fr.
Shabas Crasta is still here with us.
Lobo is back to the Province after having
completed the course at Avila, Spain.
July – 20 -
Renewal of Vows of the Scholastics
July – 27 –
Education Board Meeting, Sadbhavana.
July – 31 –
Birthday Celebration of Rev. Fr. Provincial
August – 1 –
Dhyana Sadhana and Ryshivana Certificate
August – 01-05
– Province Annual Retreat Batch – 1
August – 03-19
– Tanzania Mission Congress
August – 23-24
– Provincial Council at Carmel Hill,
August – 24 –
Infant Jesus Shrine Board Meeting.
August - 26-28
– Not so young priest’s meet, Talegaon, Pune
September – 03
– Ordination of Dn. Sunil Rodrigues,
October – 11 –
Provincial Council at Sadbhavana, Bangalore
October – 12 –
Parish Priest Meet, Sadbhavana, Bangalore.
13-14 – Superiors and Bursars Meet,
October – 13 –
Province Day Celebration, Sadbhavana,
October – 14 –
Dhyanavana Board Meeting, Sadbhavana,
October – 15 –
Provincial Council at Sadbhavana, Bangalore
21-25 – Province Retreat – Batch – 2
December – 13
– Vestition and induction of the Postulants
to the Novitiate
December – 14
– First Profession at Tapovana, Kushalnagar.
D’ Souza – 8792174191
Crasta – 7259580851
Moras – 08275382406
Fr. John Lobo
Fr. John Pinto
(Jr) – 8861710551
Tellis – 8722439899
Fr. Elias D’
Cunha – 9449915987
Madtha – 8861514439
Pinto – 9880527169
Rebello – 08879389727
Tauro – 09967001008
Nazareth – 09892416651
Rodrigues – 09665062989
Mendonca – 9964042279
Fr. Richard D’
Souza (Italy) – 0039 3391 125893
D’ Souza (Sr) – 00160 44417741
D’ Souza (Jr) - 9448151795
REMEMBER AND PRAY FOR
July 25: 16th
Death Anniversary of Fr. Nemesio Alzola
Second Death Anniversary of Fr. Rudolf J. D’
23rd Death Anniversary of Bro. George
August 13: 8th
Death Anniversary of Fr. Antonio Silva
12th Death Anniversary of Bro. Louis Pillai
and 8th Death anniversary of Fr. John of the
26th Death Anniversary of Fr. Boniface
REST GRANT UNTO THEM O LORD
Pereira (Brother in law of Fr. Michael M.
Shenoy) passed away after a prolonged
illness on May 22, 2011.
Cecilia of Jesus OCD (Raipur Carmel,
Chhattisgarh) aged 71 passed away on March
Rev. Sr. Marie
Emmanuel of St. Joseph OCD (Mangalore
Carmel) aged 87 passed away on April 6,
Mr. John D’
Souza, aged 40 (brother in law of Bro.
Roshan Pinto Tanzania) passed away on May
28, 2011 due to massive heart attack in
We hereby request your earnest prayers for
our fathers and friends.
Rodrigues’ mother is critically ill. Though
she is discharged from hospital, the family
has placed her in home where there is
possibility of medical care. Please continue
to pray for her recovery.
Baretto (Austria) had undergone Spine
surgery. However he developed complications
later and has been placed in a state of
coma, so that the necessary purification of
his circulatory system can be conducted. He
is in the ICU, and constantly monitored by
the doctors. Definitive results of this
therapy will be known only after some time.
Our prayers will surely help him during his
pain and sickness.
Rodrigues’ (Rome) brother in law was
operated for a heart problem on an emergency
basis. We request your humble prayers.
Crasta (Tanzania) dad is sick. Do pray for
his good health.
LIFE WE CELEBRATE
01 – Fr. Victor Pais;
02- Fr. Elias D’ Cunha;
04- Frs. Vincent D’ Souza & Ivan Monteiro;
06- Bro. Maurice Fonseca;
08- Fr. Gabriel Dias;
09- Frs. Archibald Gonsalves and Joseph
10- Fr. Joachim Rodrigues;
11- Frs. Pius James D’ Souza & Dennis
14- Frs. Fulgence, Dolphy D’ Souza, & Ivan
23- Fr. Victor Fernandes (Jr);
27 – Fr. Rudolf V. D’ Souza;
29- Fr. Godwin Arun Pinto.
02- Fr. Isidore D’ Silva;
04- Fr. Dominc Vas;
08- Fr. George Santhumayor;
10- Frs. Stany Rodrigues & Suresh Saldanha;
18- Fr. Socorro Braganza;
24- Fr. Lancy Lewis;
26- Fr. Charles Serrao;
29- Fr. Lancy Mendonca;
30- Fr. Jerome Braganza.
01- Rudolf Raj Pinto;
13- Fr. Ligoury Crasta;
14- Fr. Ronald D’ Souza;
16- Fr. Jeevan Taruo;
21 – Fr. Marlon Rodrigues;
26- Fr. Berchmans Pinto;
28- Frs. Paul D’ Souza & Alwyn Sequeira;
30- Frs. Jerome Moras, Marie Joseph & Ajith
01- Lectio Brevis, Pushpashrama;
04- DP Board Meeting 05- Provincial Council,
06-07- Superiors and Formators Meet,
08- Andra Pradesh erection of the New
09- Birthday Celebration, Carmel Hill;
10-14 – Mangalore: Carmel Hill, Ryshivana,
Bajjodi Church meeting;
15 – Mount Carmel Feast, Madanthyar;
16- Feast, A.C. Generalate, Jayanagar;
17- Mount Carmel Feast – Sadbhavana;
24- Elections, CRI Bangalore;
26-Marianpalya, St. Ann's feast;
27-30 KRCR Annual Assembly;
31 – Birthday Celebration, Madanthyar.
03-17 – Tanzania Mission Congress;
23-24 – Infant Jesus Board meet and
Provincial Council, Carmel Hill.
27- Not so young priest meet, Pune;
28- Classes in Goa.
03- Ordination, Madanthyar;
10– Extraordinary Definitory, Rome, Visit to
Italy and Canada.
11- Provincial Council;
12-Parish Priests Meet,
13-Superiors' Province Day,
14-Superiors'Meet, Bursars' meet, Dhyanavana
15- Provincial Council.
Archibald Gonsalves, OCD
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