MANGALORE: The Mangalore Christian Council, MDEC, and the Karnataka Christian Forum for Human Rights (western zone) organized Sauharda Christmas 2011 at Milagres Hall Mangalore on Dec 6 Tuesday. Dr. John S. Sadananda, the bishop of CSI, Karnataka Southern Diocese, delivered the benedictory address.
Yakob Mar Elias, the metropolitan of Brahmavar Diocese of Malankara Orthodox Church spoke on the immortality of Jesus Christ, His power to unite the entire world. The Metropolitan urged the faithful to focus on peace and harmonious living during this Christmas season.
Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, the bishop of Mangalore, Dr. Lawrence Mukkuzhi, and Dr. Geevarghese.also spoke on the occasion.
A CD of devotional songs was also released on this occasion.
Dr. Honeymol Cabral, the principal of Karnataka Theological College, delivered the welcome address, Dr. Frederick Anil Kumar proposed the vote of thanks.
Suneetha and Mervin Manuel were the MCs of the event.
News sent in: Fr. Abraham Kuriakose