KCWA celebrates Silver Jubilee with Thanksgiving mass in Holy Family Cathedral
Photos by: Joyston D’Souza & Joy Roshan D’Silva
On the occasion of its Silver jubilee year, Kuwait Canara Welfare Association, popularly known as KCWA, offered a thanksgiving mass at the Holy Family Cathedral at Kuwait city at 7:30pm on Monday 5 August 2013. Fr Antony Lopez, asst Parish Priest of the cathedral was the main celebrant of the mass who was accompanied by Fr Blany Pinto, Parish Priest of Salmiya Parish, Fr Gasper Fernandes from Ahmadi Parish and Fr Noel D’ Almeida the spiritual Director of KCWA.
Fr. Antony and Fr. Noel spoke highly about the great work done by the members, present and past committee members, donors and benefactors and media. A large number of KCWA members and their families attended the mass which will mark the beginning of year long silver jubilee celebrations planned by KCWA. The Konkani choir group of Salmiya sang the hymns for the mass and Joe D’souza conducted the choir.
After the mass, President Anil Fernandes thanked everyone and presented past presidents residing in Kuwait with mementos for their contribution to KCWA over the years. On this occasion, Lancy Rodrigues sang the Silver Jubilee song which was written and composed by himself along with the choir group. After the mass, snacks from Caesars Confectionery were distributed to all.