Mangaluru Jul 23: The 22nd Annual
Assembly of Karnataka Regional Conference of Religious (KRCR) was
held under the theme 'Colloboration: A Vision received, A Mission
Shared', at Ranipura from July 21-23, 2017.
Rt. Rev. Dr. Aloysious Paul D'Souza, Bishop of Mangaluru diocese,
addressing the gathering said, "Service from the Christian community
is very precious. The service of Christian people is incomplete
without service in education and care centers."
During his presidential address, chancellor of Yenapoya University,
Yenepoya Abdulla Kunhi said, "The Christian community and their
bishops are always at the forefront of nourishing the deprived and
wiping tears of the people who are troubled by the society."
The programme was inaugurated by the presidents of 12 CRI units. UFS
Mother General Rev. Sr. Susheela Sequeira, Secretary of KRCR Rev.
Sr. Sandhya, Mangaluru CRI president Fr Melvyn DíSouza, and director
of Ryshivana Rev. Fr. Alfred Menezes, OCD graced the occasion.
President of KRCR Fr Stany DíSouza SJ welcomed the gathering. Rev.
Sr. Narsisa Sequeria proposed the vote of thanks. Fr Stephen Pereira
OCD, the executive secretary handled the logistics of the assembly.