OCDS St. Therese Community Margao-Goa – Fundraising for Mission
The yearly mission sale of St. Therese of the Child Jesus Community based at Lar de Santa Terezinha, Pajifond Margao-Goa, was held on 29th October 2023, for Jagalur and Local mission. Members worked tirelessly to put up a spectacular goan home-style variety of bakes and snacks, sorpotel and sanas, and much more, and it was fruitful.

The members were deeply moved to Support Fr. Sylvester Pereira OCD, Superior, and two friars at the Carmelite Monastery, Holy Spirit Mission Station Jagalur- Karnataka, who live among simple people to Witness Christ and His values, they render yeoman service for the empowerment of the poor and unprivileged, even as they face challenges and setbacks.

19th November, Fr. Vishan Vinu Monis of Jagalur mission was warmly received at the fraternity meeting vespers and in short reflected on love (Walking in Love) to honor St. Therese this year, coincidently this day happened to be Pope Francis's seventh year for, the World Day of the Poor, this year the theme being “Do not look away from the poor” (Tobit 4:7).

Overwhelmed by the OCDS members' generosity and care for the mission, he quoted Mathew 25:40, to thank the community for their kindness. Mr. Agnelo Braganza OCDS, I Councillor, in charge of the mission, presented him with the contribution, which will be used to provide shelter to a needy parish family.

 
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