News Report: Inaugural of the Catechetical Meet: I Meet
The Catechetical Association of the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol kick started the new Faith Formative year 2014-2015 by conducting its first General Body Meeting on 10 June 2014 at 9.00 p.m. in the Seminary Auditorium. The New President, Sem. Peter Britto welcomed the members along with the Rector – Rev. Dr. Aleixo Menezes, the Animator Fr. Arvino Fernandes and the In charge of the Diaconate Ministry, Fr. Simião Fernandes. The Executive Committee members are: Secretary – Sem. Walter D’Souza and Treasurer – Sem. Melvin Fernandes. The 1st Meet also saw the allocation of the seminarians to the various Catechetical Centers and the 4th Year Theology students to the parishes for the Saturday-Sunday (Weekend) pastoral ministry. The Rector as well as the Animator highlighted the importance of this ministry in our formation for achieving a holistic personality as well as the need for accepting wholeheartedly the sacrifices. The Catechetical Association this year has 33 members serving in 22 catechetical Centers and 4 Parishes in the various Deaneries of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman.