KCWA celebrates First Holy Communion.
Venue : Indian Community School, Khaitan.
Pics by: Joyston D’Souza & Alger Mathias
May 10: KCWA held First Holy Communion party of its members’ children for the 8th year in succession on Friday May 09, 2014. The celebration was held in the ICSK auditorium, Khaitan.
Seven of members’ children participated in the community celebration with KCWA along in the company of over 400 guests. The participating children were:
- Aaron Xavier Gonsalves son of John Kiran Gonsalves & Joyline M.A. Gonsalves
- Seldon Leon Martis son of Stanislaus Martis & Leena Martis
- Renial D’Souza son of Oswald Rony D’Souza & Anitha Sandra D’Souza
- Cassandra Ruth Sequeira daughter of Cliffy Edward Sequeira & Rekha Gracy Salis
- Dylan Sequeira son of Peter Simon Sequeira & Reshma Jean Lewis
- Andrea Megan Castelino daughter of Alphonsus Castelino & Meera Castelino
- Jaden Floyd Pereira son of John Pereira & Felcy Benedicta Pereira
After the MC of the evening, Deepak Andrade welcomed the gathering, the first holy communicants came in a procession with candles and cut the cake together after the prayer.
President Anil Fernandes welcomed all the guests and gave brief on KCWA’s motto and achievements. Visiting priest Fr. Romeo raised the toast and congratulated and blessed all the first holy communicants. On behalf of the parents, Mrs. Joyline Gonsalves responded to the toast and thanked the KCWA for organizing such a memorable celebration. Fr.Blany Pinto, Parish Priest of St.Therese Church Salmiya, presented mementos to the children on behalf of KCWA.
Various games for children and adults were organized by Orson D’Souza and spot prizes were also given. All the guests enjoyed the scintillating music of popular DJ Live Rockers as they danced their hearts out.
Snacks, refreshments and delicious dinner were served to all by Oriental Caterers. The well-organized get-together concluded with a baila dance session and finally with laudate. Deepak Andrade compered the event and Rinna D’Souza trained the communicants with prayer. Joyston D’Souza and Algar Mathias captured the event by their photographic skills while Alban D’Souza did the videograhpy. Backdrop was arranged by Joyston D’Souza & Reema D’Souza. Reema D’Souza and Valerian Santhumayor coordinated the whole event with the support of KCWA committee members.