The golden jubilee year celebrations of St Joseph Worker Church, Neermarga culminated with a thanksgiving mass and valedictory ceremony on Monday, April 30,2018
Archbishop of Calcutta Dr Thomas D’Souza was the chief guest and Mangalore Bishop Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza presided over the programme.
Fr Victor Machado Vicar Forane of Mangaluru city Deanery , Sr Flory D Souza Provincial Superior, Holy Cross Congregation; M P Noronha, Secretary, Diocesan Parish Council; Fr Anil D’Mello, Parish Priest; Prakash Pereira , Vice President, Parish Council; Jerald Lobo , Secretary were present on the dais.
Fr James D Souza, Parish Priest, Vamanjoor church; Former Parish Priests of Neermarga Church, Fr Valerian Frank , Fr Godfrey Elias Saldanha, Fr Victor D Souza were felicitated by Bishop.
Sr Neeta Alva and Sr Mary of Holy Cross Convent Neermarga were felicitated by guests for their socio-religious contributions towards the parish.
Arun D’Souza, Convenor of Jubilee Committee welcomed the gathering and Prasad Vas compered the event.