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Diocesan Sponsorship Committee Organises Children Sponsorship Meet

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BALLAri, DEC.18: The Diocesan Sponsorship Committee (BSSK) hosted children’s get- together at Lingsugur and Ballari on Dec. 11 and 18.

The well attended programmes were held at Little Flower School, Lingsugur on for children of the Raichur district. The children of Bellary and Koppal districts met at St. Joseph’s Boy’s School, Ballari.

The children’s sponsorship programme helps children from economically poor and socially backward sections to pursue their studies.

Many of the sponsored young boys and girls are pursuing college and professional studies.

Bishop Henry D’Souza urged the sponsored children to be grateful to their sponsor parents and to take their studies seriously, nurturing a dream to be successful in life.

Bishop thanked the Diocesan Sponsorship committee with Fr. Sam Nalan as chairman, Fr. O. Vincent as Secretary and Sr. Shyamala fs as Coordinator.

He expressed his gratitude for the sponsor parents, sponsorship directors Fr. Arokianathan and Fr. Lourdsamy T., parish priests, parents and the children for their cooperation.

Fr. O. Vincent, Secretary of the Sponsorship programme, coordinated the meets. Frs. Paulraj (V. G.), Sam Nalan, Bagawanthraj, MD Vincent, Yagappa, Lourduraj, Maxim Dias, Sisters Dorin A.C., Sr. Shyamala fs and others helped.

The diocese has sponsorship programmes such as FQ-Ankura, Abhaya India directed by Fr. Arokianathan and Amo India by Fr. Lourdsamy T.  

The programme is promoting the uplift of children who are the most deprived, socially backward and some of whom are physically challenged. 

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