Hyderabad: December 17, 2018. (By Rubina David) National Commission for Justice and Peace Hyderabad under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Paulus Gill (Diocesan Director-NCJP Hyderabad) organized a Jubilee Celebrations event for His Excellency Bishop Samson Shukardin, Fr. Felix D'Souza OFM and Religious Congregation of Missionary Society of St. Columban at Danishkada Hall Caritas Hyderabad. The Program attended by Catholic Priests, Nuns, Catechists and NCJP HRDs. A total of35 participant attended the said Program.
Fr. Paulus Gill (Diocesan Director-NCJP Hyderabad) welcomed the participants and thanked them for their time and presence. He also said that this year is very foremost, full of great spirituality and thanksgiving when Religious Congregation Missionary Society of St. Columban celebrating their Centennial Jubilee, we honoring your 100 Years of Service to God. Also, we want to say congratulations and Best Wishes to His Excellency Bishop Samson Shukardin and Rev. Fr. Felix D'Souza OFM on your Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee. Indeed, God has done wonderful things to them. Today we together with both of them pays thanks to God for their vocations and their faithful response.
HRDs NCJP â€“Hyderabad presented Flowers bouquet, Photo, Gifts, and Sindhi Ajrak to His Excellency Bishop Samson Shukardin and Rev. Fr. Felix D'Souza OFM. Also, they presented Flowers bouquet, Photo of SSC community, Holy Bible and Sindhi Ajrak to Fr. Liam SSC as souvenirs.
His Lordship, Bishop Samson Shukardin, OFM (Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Hyderabad) congratulated and highly appreciated the team and management of NCJP for their efforts. He thanked to God for completing 25 years of priesthood life and said that in this period I have deeply experienced Jesus' unlimited love, loyalty, and untouchable virtues.
Rev. Fr. Felix D'Souza OFM doing thanks to God and said that I want to say thank you of my Order of Franciscan's Missionary Congregation, family, friends, fellows and relatives who connected with me in my Gospel services and being the biggest source of strength for me to grow and stay in Jesus.
Fr. Liam SSC told about history of Religious Congregation of Missionary Society of St. Columban and said that we are thankful to God for the blessings of Centennial celebration. More pray that God will utilize us for his mission. Ameen
Rev. Fr. Paulus Gill (Director NCJP Hyderabad) congratulated and presented the Holy Bible and Sindhi Ajrak to Rev. Fr. Ashfaque George (HRD NCJP-Hyderabad) for Ordained as a Priest.
At the end Rev. Fr. Paulus Gill (Director NCJP Hyderabad) presented the concluding remarks in which he thanked His Lordship, Bishop Samson Shukardin, OFM (Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Hyderabad), Fr. Liam SSC, Fr. Felix D'Souza OFM, Fr. Ashfaque George Fr. Shahrukh Nathenial OFM and Sr. Sumaira Gill PBVM for their time and special presence. He also thanked to all the participants.