Wednesday, November 24, 2010


Loreen Fernandes
VIRAR, NOVEMBER 24, 2010: The annual sports fiesta of Resurrection Church, Virar was officially inaugurated on Saturday, November 20 with a colourful march-past, put up by members of the different communities, attired in colours that represented their respective communities.

The sportsman’s prayer was read aloud by a senior person, after which the games were declared open by the parish priest. Carrom for the seniors and box cricket for men and women was held on Saturday, while Sunday witnessed enthralling rink-football matches for men and throw ball matches for women. A well formulated Bible quiz for children sustained the high enthusiasm levels of the participants.

The concluding ceremony was conducted on Sunday evening with trophies, medals and certificates being awarded to the winners in various categories. Don Bosco community was the overall winner while the Marian Flockreceived the runners-up trophy.

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