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Day of Consecrated Life Celebrated; Bishop Urges Religious To Be More People-Friendly

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BELLARY, FEB 19: The day of consecrated life was celebrated in Bellary Monday, Feb. 20 at Kroot Memorial Hall, Bellary by CRI Bellary.

Presiding over both the thanksgiving Holy Eucharist and the function, Bishop of Bellary Henry D’Souza thanked the Religious for their dedicated service and urged them to be more “people friendly”.

“The Religious persons and their institutions are precious gifts to the church and the society. Their services in the field of education and health care are much sought after and lauded. However, they need to enhance their availability and accessibility” added Bishop.

During the function, golden jubilarians and silver jubilarians were honoured, in appreciation of their dedicated service as religious.

Also, new team of office bearers wase elected at the two- day meeting. They are: Sr. Mary Sebastian FHIC – president, Sr. Serina AS – vice president, Sr. Regina FS – Secretary and Sr. Simy CS – treasurer.

The outgoing team of office bearers was led by Good Shepherd nun Sr. Shantha RGS as president and Salesian priest Fr. KD Varghese SDB, as secretary. 

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