Like every year, the Catholic Sabah Ashoknagar unit of St Dominic Church celebrated senior citizen day on 7th October 2018 at Silver Jubilee hall St Dominic Church, Ashoknagar, Mangalore.
The program was attended by 120 senior citizens along with the catholic Sabah central President Mr. Rolphy D’souza. Episcopal City Varado President, Mr. Patrick D’souza, Parish Priest Fr. Aquin Noronha, President Mr. Ronald Colaco, Vice President Mr. Richard Gonsalves, secretary Mr.Isacc Furtado.
The programme began with a prayer song followed by welcome dance. Dignitaries were welcomed on the dias & was followed by lighting of the lamp. The enthusiastic gathering were enlightened by the words bestowed on them by Mr. Rolphy D’costa, Mr. Patrick D’souza, Fr. Aquin Noronha,& Mr Issac Furtado .
The 86th birthday of Mrs. Molly Goveas, 70th birthday of Ms Juliana Crasta and 58th birthday of Mr. Francis Ronald Colaco were celebrated. All those celebrate their birthdays and marriage anniversaries in the month of October were invited to cut the cake thereafter.
The gathering was filled with fun & jolly as cultural program was conducted in the form of skit, games and songs. The winner of the games was given prizes. As we were concluding our program the president said a few words to the gathering and the program was concluded by a vote of thanks by Mrs. Juliana D’ Souza. People still continued to interact as food was served and old memories were brought to life with their conversation.