Catholic Sabha Ashoknagar unit organized ‘The Senior Citizens Day’ at “Mariashram’’ Community of Dominican Fathers at Belloor .The senior citizens of Ashoknagar Parish, Dominican brothers, Sisters from St. Josephs Convent and the Catholic Sabha members assembled at St. Dominic church campus by 9.00A.M. There were 50 in number. Fr. Aquin Noronha O.P.led the prayer and blessed the members before the journey by bus. Fr. Royston Lobo O.P.and Fr. Sebastian O.P. accompanied the members. Proceeding to Mariashram Community by singing the hymns and songs on the way members reached at 10.00A.M. Fr. Biju the Superior of the Community received the members with a warm welcome.
As soon as the members settled in a hall all had the breakfast. Mrs. Benedicta D’ Souza and Mr. Winson D’Souza conducted various types of games suitable for senior citizens. A few farces having fun were enacted by catholic sabha members. At 12.00 noon a Holy Mass was arranged in the Chapel. Fr. Aquin and Fr. Sunil offered the mass. After the mass all had the delicious meal.
A stage program was held to thank the superior of the community and a memento was handed over to him by Our Parish Priest Fr. Aquin Noronha O.P. The Catholic Sabha president Mr. Ronald Colaco welcomed, Mr. Winson D’ Souza proposed vote of thanks.
In the afternoon a few more games were held and the prizes were awarded to all the winners by Fr. Sebastian. Brother Sushanth’s birthday was celebrated with the members. The Magic Show was held by Bro. Anson from Mariashram community was astonishing. Full day was spent at Marishram with great joy and was really a memorable one. The day was concluded with a thanksgiving hymn. The members reached back to the destination at 6.00 P.M.