With the new day comes new strength, new thoughts and endless possibilities”.
Konkani and Kannada Elocution competition was organized by Catholic Sabha, for the parishioners on Sunday, the 14th November 2021 in the Church Hall.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. The event commenced with an Invocation.
A loving word of hearty welcome from the heart is the sweetest of all things in life.
With a heart full of love and happiness Mrs. Molly Saldanha, President – Catholic Sabha, welcomed the gathering and introduced the Judges. 26 bubbly enthusiastic children and youth participated in this competition. The participants showcased their flair for oration. They put their best foot forward to deliver their part and in turn gained a lot of intuitiveness on how to deliver their pieces with confidence and selfcomposure.
Rev Fr Anil Canute D Mello, Parish Priest expressed his deepest sentiments of gratitude and appreciation to the parents of the participants and the organizers for their initiative, constant encouragement and for preparing their wards in building positive self-image and gave a call to the competitors to seize all the opportunities that come their way with a smile on their faces.
Mr. Jaison Fernandes, Fermai and Mrs Sunitha D Souza, Vamanjoor were the judges who evaluated each performer on the following criteria: 1. Content 2. Organization 3. Fluency and intonation 4. General Presentation. “Participation will give you a training that will prove Invaluable later on in life” – The thought-provoking quote of Walter Annenberg was annotated by Mr. Jaison Fernandes with the help of concrete examples.
Mr. Prasad Vas -Vice President, Catholic Sabha compered the programme, Mrs.
Anita D Souza Deputy Secretary announced the names of the prize winners and Rev Fr Anil D Mello, Parish Priest and Mr. Prakash Pereira -Secretary, Parish Pastoral Council gave away the prizes. Mr. Haibert Saldanha -Secretary, Catholic Sabha proposed the vote of thanks.