THE RITES OF INSTALLATION OF LECTOR AND ACOLYTE
‘Anyone who wants to be great among you must be your servant’ was the message delivered by His Grace, Archbishop Filipe NeriFerrao at the liturgical rites of conferring of the ministries of Lector and Acolyte. The installation ceremony was held in the Church of the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol on 11th of September, 2014.At the beginning, the Rector, Rev. Dr. AleixoMenezesextended a hearty welcome to all the present for the occasion.
“Seventlean Mogachim Bhanddaram, Porgottnnentlean Novsornnechim Hatiaram” was the meaningful theme chosen for the celebration. Rev. Fr. SimiaoFernandes ably coordinated the entire ceremony and Sem. Walter D’Souza meaningfully animated the liturgy. The members of the Santa Cecilia Choir under the direction of Rev. Fr. Simon D’Cunha enriched our participation with melodious singing. The ministries were conferred on the eight Seminarians of the Third Year of Theology. Sem. Roman Rodrigues proposed the vote of thanks.
(L-R: HastonFernandes from Velim, Mario Noronha from Margao, Richard Rodrigues from Arambol, Father Rector, Archbishop, SavioD’Silva from Sao Jose de Areal, Myron Barreto from Sadolxem, Ronyfernandes from Cortalim and Roman Rodrigues from Arambol).