AGM OF BCS ST. DOMINIC SAVIO CHURCH.
Mrs. Loretta Xavier
WADALA (E) JULY 30, 2012: The Annual General Body Meeting of Bombay Catholic Sabha unit of our parish was held on July 29, 2012 in the Parish Hall. The meeting commenced with an opening prayer. The Chairman of the unit Mr. James Pereira welcomed the parish priest Fr. Vincent Rasquinha. Present at the meeting were the Administrator Fr. Ronald Menezes, the Vice President Mr. Anand Castelino at the Central Office, and the other members of the unit were present. The annual report read by the Chairman and the statement of accounts presented by the Hon. Treasurer Mr. Julius Durai for the year April 2011 to March 2012 were unanimously passed.
Mr. Anand Castelino explained about the minority schemes and encouraged the unit to focus on any one of the following thrust areas for the coming year.
1. Civic & Political Forum
2. Social action Forum
3. Youth Forum
4. Inter Religious Dialogue
5. Preserving the Environment.
6. The house decided to focus on schemes for minorities and to increase the membership.
Fr. Vincent Rasquinha emphasized that the unit should focus on the welfare of the marginalized in the parish by coordinating with the appropriate authorities regarding the various welfare schemes. Both Fr. Vincent Rasquinha and Fr. Ronald Menezes urged the unit to undertake the membership drive and contact more parishioners to actively participate in the working of the Sabha. We look forward to working with greater enthusiasm in the coming year. Vice chairman Mr. Cedric D’Souza proposed the vote of thanks. The meeting ended with a prayer.