by Fr. Cedrick Sankul
AHMEDNAGAR-MAHARASHTRA, JULY 23, 2014: The weekly Protestant newspaper 'Saptahik Upadesak' organized its 7th foundation day on July 19, 2014. There were 28 people who received the award for empowerment and upliftment of society in general.
Of the twenty-eight people receiving award was Fr. William Falcao who had been doing commendable work in the district of Ahmednagar for last 25 years. He purchased twenty-two hectors of land in which Don Bosco Marathi Medium, English Medium, Junior college and a Church began with a township of two hundred catholics staying together.
He also started a Path Pathi which today has savings of approximately Rs. 25 cores. Thus he worked to bring about a unity in the area and among the christians of Nagar. Fr. Cedrick Sankul received the award on his behalf. The Chief Guest for the programme was Fr. Dominic D'mello the chairman of Bassin Catholic Bank, Vasai.