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Parents–Teachers Meeting On Sunday On 2nd December 2018

Catechism children’s parent meeting was held on 2nd December 2018 at St. Dominic Church. Prior to the meeting the Eucharistic celebration was presided over by Rev. Fr. Anil Lobo, the in charge of Diocesan brothers who are doing their college studies at Bajjodi. In his homily he highlighted the importance of the role of parents in the faith formation of their children. The parish priest Rev. Fr. Aquin Noronha OP concelebrated in the Eucharist. A short benediction was conducted by Fr. Anil Lobo and prayed for the faithful. After the mass breakfast was served for children and parents followed by taking the attendance of children. The meeting for 6th Std to 12th Std children and parents began at 10 am inside the church where as for 1st Std to 5th Std children the session was taken by Rev. Fr. Pratik Pereira OP in the mini hall. He made the spiritual session very interesting by jokes, magic show and lot of interaction. The parish priest Rev. Fr. Aquin Noronha welcomed the resource person Mrs. Judith Pinto, retired vice-principal and lecturer of St. Aloysius Degree College with a flower bouquet She was introduced by catechism teacher’s coordinator Mrs. Joan Vas. In her presentation Mrs. Judith Pinto spoke on the importance of family life, involvement of Parents in the physical and spiritual life of children, usage of modern gadgets and its effects, involvement in the parish activities and ward meetings, relationship with the neighbours etc. Her presentation lasted for one hour followed by interaction and questions by the parents. The catechism teacher Sir Benedict Veigas proposed vote of thanks towards resource person, parish priest and all those who participated in the meeting. The finance committee and some parishioners took the responsibility to cater the breakfast for children and parents. Thus the session came to an end with a small prayer by the parish priest at 11.30 am.