BENGALURU: The Annual Bengaluru Diocese-level Sports Day titled ‘Titulus’ which began on September 24 will play their semi and final matches on October 8, Saturday.
The matches are slated to be played at the St Johns Hospital and Medical College Grounds from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm
Throughout the sports day events, Bengaluru Metropolitan Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, OCYM Vice President Fr Saji Daniel and vicars of respective churches have been highly appreciative of the sportsman spirit among the Diocese youngsters taking part in the events.
During the preliminary matches, the young Metropolitan accompanied by the vicars visited the playground and inspired the playing teams.
Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim shared pep talk with the cricketers and was introduced to the players and umpires before the cricket and throw ball matches. The Metropolitan wore a ‘Titulus’ jersey over his normal cassock and shared camaraderie with the sportsmen and sportswomen inspiring them to play the game in the true spirit of the game.
The event is being hosted by Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Hebbal.
12 teams including the Mysore-based St Greogrios Church are participating in cricket and throw ball for women.
The 12 Bengaluru-based churches along with their team names are:
St Gregorios Cathedral, Hosur Road….Cathedral Champs
St Mary’s Church, Begur….Begur Dazzlers
St George Church, Indiranagar…Gregorian Warriers
St Mary’s Church, Jalahalli…SMOC Stallions
Mar Gregorios Church, Hebbal…Gregorian’z
St Baselios Church, Marathahalli…Basil Blasters
St Thomas Church, Bangalore East…Warriors of East
St Gregorios Church, Mathikere…Achievers
St Dionysius Church, Dasarahalli…Dionysian Dynamites
St Stephen’s Church, Vijayanagar…Stephen Samurais
St Greogrios Church, Mysore…St Gregorios XI and
Mar Yuhanon Mamdana Church, KR Puram….Almighties
Dr Yuhanon Mar Demetrius, Assistant Metropolitan, Delhi Diocese and Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim had unveiled the glittering trophies during the recent annual one-day conference of OCYM & MGOCSM.
Trophies for the winners are being sponsored by the Whitefield-based Soukya Holistic Centre.
The website for Titulus has been developed by Anish Varghese.