MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL, BELUR: in full splendour!
The inauguration of the new wing of Mount Carmel School,
Belur (first floor and auditorium) was held on 16th of
August, 2018, in the presence of Fr. Charles Serrao,
Provincial Superior. The Chief Guest for the function was
Shri Bhagwan, the president of neighboring SES (Shantala
Education Society) school.
The programme began at 2.30 p.m. with a welcome dance by the
children. Fr. Prakash Tauro, the Principal, welcomed and
introduced all the dignitaries. There was a small prayer
service invoking God’s assistance, followed by blessing the
new edifice by the sprinkling of Holy Water.
Frs. Provincial and ShriBhagwan delivered their messages on
the occasion. In between the students displayed their
talents through two beautiful dances.
All the dignitaries, Fr. Oswald Crasta (Prov. Councillor
in-charge of Apostolate), Fr. Arun Lobo (Treasure of Crmel
Jnana Education Trust) and two past Correspondents of the
Schools who were present on the occasion, namely Frs. Cyril
Menezes and Cyprian Fernandes, were honoured.
Fr. Provincial and the Chief Guest honoured all those
involved in the constructions. Finally, Fr. Charles Serrao
thanked and honored Frs. Joseph Pinto and PrakashTauro, the
present Correspondent and Principal respectively for their
hard work and dedication in completing the project.
The Province also wishes to recall other generous
benefactors who have helped construct portions of this
school with substantial financial contributions:
- Miss Helen Chua Tiampo (Feliz Enterprises and Alegre
Investment Company), Vancouver, Canada through Rev. Fr.
Rudolf V. D’Souza OCD (President of Canadian Carmelite
- La Obra Maxima, Spain through Rev. Fr. Luis Arostegui
Brief description of the new additions (which is entirely
built by the Province:
8 class rooms, 3 science labs, 1 dance room, 1sports room,1
multipurpose hall (auditorium with a capacity of 600 chairs
/ 1000 students), 3 floors of toilets for boys and girls