Jeevan Jyothi Camp

October 7, 2019: Jeevan Jyothi Camp was inaugurated at Saud Sabha Bhavan, Shirva for the 10th Standard students of Shirva Deanery. V. Rev. Fr. Denis D’sa had presided over the function, Rev.Fr. Mahesh D’souza, Rev. Fr. Ashwin Aranha, Mr. Wilson D’souza, Mr. Melwyn Aranha were present during the inauguration. The camp began with prayer service seeking the blessings and grace of God, followed by lighting of lamp by the Dignitaries, Animators, Youths. Jeevan Jyothi Camp will be for a span of 4 days from 7 October to 10 October.

Report by Josvin Corda

 

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Volleyball and Throwball Tournament at Shirva Parish

October 2, 2019: ICYM council of Shirva Deanery organized a volleyball and throw ball tournament at St Mary’s Ground, Shirva on 2nd October. The tournament started with a stage program inaugurated by V. Rev. Fr. Denis Dsa and Rev. Fr. Mahesh Dsouza. Fr.Ashwin Aranha, Mr. Wilson D’Souza, Mrs. Leena Machado, Mr. Melwyn Aranha and Mr. Dion D’Souza (ICYM President, Udupi Diocese) were present. There were a total of 3 teams for volleyball and 5 teams for throwball. The winners and runners of volleyball were Pangla and Pernal Parish. Throwball prizes were also backed by Pangla and Pernal. These teams will be representing Shirva deanery in the upcoming Youlympics on 6th October.

Report by Josvin Corda

Photos by Arun Cabral

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Cultural Evening and ‘Passport’ Konkani telefilm screening at Shirva Parish

September 8, 2019: Nativity of Mother Mary ” Monthi Festh” was joyfully celebrated at Our Lady of Health Church, Shirva by organizing a Cultural Programme at Saudh Sabha Bhavan from 4 PM onwards by ICYM and YCS. Rev. Fr.Denis D’sa, Rev. Fr. Mahesh D’souza, Rev. Fr. Ashwin Aranha, Mr. Wilson D’souza, Mrs. Leena Machado, Mr. Melwyn Aranha, Ms. Riya D’Souza (YCS President) were present on the dais. Rev. Fr. Royson Fernandes was the chief guest of the function. Prizes of the ‘Monti Festh Games’ which were conducted last Sunday was distributed to the winners. Along with this, YCS & ICYM Shirva also presented wonderful dances during this occasion.

In addition to this, Movie Screening of “Passport” a Konkani telefilm, written by Rev. Fr. Royson Fernandes and directed by Mr. Vinod Gangolli was shown to the parishioners at Saud Sabha Bhavan at 5 pm. This was the 25th screening of the movie. The movie depicted a wonderful plot regarding family life. Fr. Royson along with the artists of the telefilm were honored during this occasion. Ms. Riya D’Souza welcomed the gathering, Ms. Riya Pinto compered the programme and Ms. Reeshal D’Mello proposed the formal vote of thanks.

Report by Josvin Corda and Riya Pinto

Pics by Arun Cabral and Deon Moras

 

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