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  H i g h l i g h t s  

Home minister of Karnataka greets Pothnal parish people:
It was a great privilege and moment of joy for clara vihar Pothnal parish priest along with few parishioners to receive honorable home minister K.J. George at the Pothnal junction. On this auspicious moment Fr. Antony Parish priest honored him with a garlanded and Fr. Sunil honored him with shawl. He also felicitated him for kind gesture especially for spending precious moments at Pothnal. Parish priest on behalf of parishioners’ put forth their small requests and to look into their needs.
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Muddamaguddi children parliament members held rally on use of toilets: Vimukti Pothnal
Underlining the need for maintaining cleanliness in the village, the children parliament members got together and held the rally at muddamguddi village. Children’s holding placards carried banners and with slogans passed through the houses and gave awareness on use of toilets. After which Mr. Ballapa the health officer highlighted in his speech saying stop open defecation and begin to use the toilets. Let us stop blaming each other for not maintaining cleanliness and all are responsible to keep clean the surrounding as best as possible.
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Health is wealth…. : Trinity Central School
The Trinitarians had the privilege of updating their ‘health journals’ as there was medical checkup secession at the school premises. A group of qualified physicians and nurses conducted a rather meticulous medical examination of all the students beginning from the little ones. Thanks to the wonderful co-operation of the teachers and the students which made this event both useful and helpful one.
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Rare Guests!... : Trinity Central School
A bunch of high school boys and girls of Raj Academy, Ganjimutt, Mangalore, along with their Principal Jaswanth Samuel and teachers made their way into the Trinity for some academic secessions and interaction as a part of their field trip. It was proved to be beneficial to our students and teachers to share certain views about the education with a members of a different educational institute.
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OFS Animation in Mangalore
A day of animation for all the office bearers of OFS in Mangalore diocese was held on 22nd Oct’2014 in Divine Mercy Retreat Centre, Mangalore. The day started with a short inaugural function at 10.00 a.m. presided over by Rev. Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais, Provincial of Holy Trinity Province. Fr. Manohar D’Souza, Provincial Spiritual Assistant for OFS organised the programme and welcomed the gathering. By invoking the Holy Spirit, the lamp was lit by the guests on the stage.
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OFS Animation in Udupi
A day of animation for all the office bearers of OFS in Udupi and Karwar Diocese was held on 23rd Oct’2014 in Milagres Cathedral, Udupi. The day started with a short inaugural function at 10.00 a.m. presided over by Rev. Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais, Provincial of Holy Trinity Province and Rev. Fr. Stany Lobo, Rector of Cathedral. Fr. Manohar D’Souza, Provincial Spiritual Assistant for OFS organised the programme and welcomed the gathering. By invoking the Holy Spirit, the lamp was lit by the guests on the stage.
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Vimukti Charitable Trust & JPE meeting at Saccidananda
The Annual General Body meeting of the Vimukti Charitable Trust (VCT) was held on the 27th of October 2014 at Saccidananda, Banglaore. The President of the Trust Rev. Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais, welcome the gathering, with Fr. Santa Lopes leading the members into a short prayer. All the members were present for the meeting and many important points regarding the Social work done by the Province of Holy Trinity Province were discussed during the meeting. Since most of the members of Vimukti Charitable Trust are also the members of Commission for Justice Peace & Ecology, in the afternoon the meeting of JPE commission was held.
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Kripalaya in tears : Send Off Program for Fr. Vincent Furtado
On the eve of 26th October the Community of Kripalaya was in tears of sadness. It was a day of send off for our dearest former provincial, great visionary and missionary, a sign of simplicity and humility, Very Rev. Fr. Vincent Furtado. There was a melodious goodbye song sung by the brothers which moved everyone in tears. Fr. Santa Lopez the rector of Kripalaya spoke the words of gratitude. Responding to the situation Fr. Vincent too spoke few words of encouragement and asked the community to pray for him for further mission in Sri Lanka.
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Feast of our Patron St. Francis of Assisi AT INFANT JESUS SCHOOL
October 4th is the Festal Day of our Patron St. Francis of Assisi. It was celebrated in a grand manner at Infant Jesus Nivas, Chikmagalur. Fr. George D’souza, the Vicar General of chikmagalur diocese was the main celebrant. In his homily he highlighted the qualities of this unique saint who had no enemies in this world. The school choir consists ofall the staff members sang melodiously. A sumptuous meal was served to all the guests who numbered more than 70.
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CELEBRATION OF OUR FOUNDER’S FEAST BY OFS OF CHIKMAGALUR
“Celebration of every feast is very often, in the same way celebration of spirituality also”. Thus we had a great celebration of our founder’s feast. Nearly 80 to 90 ofs brothers and sisters were present for the celebration. The Holy mass was celebrated by the parish priest of cathedral along with other priests. After which some activities were held for the faithful present. Finally the celebration ended with delicious meals. 
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They come back, they come back… : Trinity Central School
Trinity reopened on the 13th of October after the Dasara vacation. All the students seemed thrilled and excited to restart regular curriculum at the school. It must however be noted that the Trinitarians didn’t just return empty handed but with loads of innovative ideas to participate in the ‘lantern making competition’. These ideas took some exiting shapes and forms of lanterns in the little hands of children heralding the celebrative mood of ‘Divali’. A few were chosen for prizes and all of them won the competition as the colourful ‘GuduDeepas’ will brighten up the school premises for the forthcoming celebrations.
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GANDHI JAYANTI CELEBRATION AT INFANT JESUS SCHOOL
“Non-violence was the main thought and dream of our nation’s father...  Mahathma Gandhi”. To keep up this we had conducted a small programme in our school. The students delivered a speech on the importance of Gandhi jayanti in different languages. Our principal made everyone to understand the values and importance of this day and the greatness of Mahathma Gandhi. Finally as a symbol of this day we had some hard labour by our staff in the school surroundings. 
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A call to work hand in hand… : Trinity Central School
It was the occasion of ‘the Second Parents – Teachers’ Meeting’ held in our school with a emphasis on how can we work hand in hand for the integral growth of the children. An inspiring and practical input secession was given by MrDhirendra Jain, a well-known speaker on the responsibility of the parents towards their children in their academic and wholesome excellence. It was also highlighted that the schools and parents ought not overemphasis on the marks and grades alone of the children to determine their credentials to be successful in life.
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HINDI DIVAS AT INFANT JESUS SCHOOL
“Learning and respecting all languages is good. Being an Indian our national language is Hindi.” Therefore in respect to this language a small programme was held in our school by Hindi club teachers and students. Some co-curriculum activities were held and prizes were distributed to the children during the programme.
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From darkness lead me to light… : Trinity Central School
Festival of light indeed brought joy in the hearts and smiles on the lips of all the ‘Trinitarians’ as our campus soaked in the festive mood of Divali with the colourful display of fireworks. A sweet programme was organized by the cultural committee of the school which began with the lighting of the lamps by the staff members, fabulous dances performed by the students bedecked with colourful attires and an inspiring message by the Principal explaining the significance of the festival. Of course, the curtains were pulled with sweets to sweeten our mouths.
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Come Build My Church!!!!!!
“you give me one stone, God will give you one Blessing”

This was the plea of our founder St. Francis as he went about building the church of Christ. Responding to this call to build the dilapidated chapels of Dotharabandi and Udbal, Fr. Anthony Raj the Parish Priest took up the difficult task of rebuilding the same. Fr. Parish Priest through his excellent networking skills got the necessary funds released from the Government. The work on the chapel began immediately with brothers giving a lending hand to the villagers as a part of their week end ministry.
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Youth leadership and Social engagement: - Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ® UJIRE
Life skill and leadership training : Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra® organized life skill and leadership training to the youths. Information was given about various life skills such as self-awareness, coping with stress, coping with emotions, empathy, problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, good communication, creative thinking. 265 students participated and learnt about the required skills for living a better life. All students assured to practice the life skills in their life. It helps the youths to overcome from stage fear, exam fear and fear of public speaking.
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The Project Title “Reduction of dropout rate among 15-24 age group youths” - Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ® UJIRE
Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ® is situated in Belthangaday taluka working for marginalized Deprived Excluded & vulnerable women, youth and children. The Project has been working for 15 under developed villages. The Organization has proposed the above project for the 15 to 24 age groups for the betterment of the rural vulnerable youths in remote project areas of Belthangady Taluka. The youth who has to build the society in every step of its development are deprived of the education because of the high dropout rate in the project area.
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The Project Title: “Reduction in CIL on behalf letters” - Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ® UJIRE
Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra (R) is working with ChildFund India, in the community mainly for the betterment of the women and children in the very remote areas of Belthangady Taluk. ChildFund has 15 remote areas of Taluka under its project and arranges different programs for the betterment of the children. The main intension of all the activities is uplifting the Deprived, Exploited and Vulnerable groups of the society mainly the women and children and bringing them to the main stream of the society.
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Birthday of our Provincial Minister at Saccidananda
On 17th October 2014, our provincial Minister Rev. Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais, celebrated his postponed birthday at Saccidananada. Though his birthday falls on the 15th of October, due to his unforeseen and urgent appointment, the community of Saccidananda had to postpone it on the 17th of October. Because of the availability of the Friars, the grand celebration began at 7.00 p.m. with a meaningful prayer service for the occasion conducted by Fr. Deepak Fernandes, around the floral decorated alter, followed by a short felicitation program at the dining hall.
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Interaction with Government departments : Capuchin Krishika Seva Kendra (R) (CKSK) UJIRE
The program was held on 14th October 2014 at Capuchin Krishika Seva Kendra (R) (CKSK) office at 10.30 am. Government departments Officers assembled to exchange and share their knowledge with CKSK Organization. The main intension behind the program is to involve each and every department in the Organization activities for the effective implementation of various projects.
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A time of Environmental Protection: Vimukti Pothnal
As we are supposed to celebrate the world environment day in the month of June, due to unavoidable situations we postponed it and we celebrated on 10th of September 2014. Vimukti director explained to the students the importance and duty of everyone in preserving the environment. Cutting of trees has been adversely affecting the nature and ecological balance. Everyone has to work hard to preserve it. The Vimukti Children parliament & club children came and helped in planting the saplings.
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Cyclone Hudhud of OFS seminar : Kripalaya, Bogady, Mysore.
Theme : Repair My Church: St. Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis; The Role of OFS in Renewing the Church
Cyclone Hudhud of OFS members from Bangalore and Mysore zones pounded the premises of Kripalaya, Bogadi on 12th October 2014, and left everyone in wonderstruck with massive spiritual aspiration to Repair and Renew the entire Church. It was a turning point in the life all the participants. The seminar was adorned with precious and beautiful jewels of Karnataka Province viz. Fr. Alwyn Dias, Vicar Provincial, Fr. Santa Lopez, Definitor and Rector of Kripalaya, Fr. Godwin, Definitor and Spiritual Asst. Bangalore Zone, Fr. Manohar Dsouza, Secretary of OFS of Entire Province, Fr. Rocky Dcunha, Vice Rector and Resource person of the day and Fr. Richard Kadiwal, the new Spiritual Asst. for Mysore Zone.
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Case Study : Indian Life Insurance Policy Restores Hope to My Family : Vimukti Pothnal
Here is my story! My name is Mrs. Nirmala. I am living in the small village called Gavigattu which comes under Manvi Taluk of Raichur District. I have a small family. My son is (late) Prashanth and daughter, is Chitra. My husband (late) Mr. Mallappa worked as a bill collector at the Gram Panchayat office. All that he earned was used for our living. When my son Prashanth was studying in second standard, he fell ill and remained so for a long time. Later on, we discovered that he was suffering from dengue fever. Doctors gave up hope, as Prashanth battled long for life and breathed his last at the hospital. In utter desperation of losing the son, my husband took to alcohol.
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Post Novices at Anugraha:-
9 Post Novices together with the director Fr. Joe Francis were in Anugraha School, Halbarga – Bidar for their practical living experience for 10 days. There arrived here on 1st of October and celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi with the school children on 2nd October by sweeping and cleaning the surroundings. On 3rd October they enacted the Transitus of our Holy Father St. Francis of Assisi. On the 4th of October they participated in various activities of the parish as a great number of devotees and parishioners celebrated the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. 
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The Project Title: Educated and confident children (Reduction of dropout rate among 6-14 age group children) Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ®
Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ® is situated in Belthangaday Taluka working for marginalized Deprived Excluded & vulnerable women, youth and children. The Project has been working for 15 under developed villages. The Organization has proposed the above project for the 6 to 14 age groups for the betterment of the rural vulnerable children in remote project areas of Belthangady Taluka. They suffer a lot without the proper education. They drop out from the schools is due to several problems like poverty, low status in the society, suppression, inferiority complex, casteism and so on.
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Project Title: “Reduction of malnourishment rate among 0-5 age group children”
Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra ® is situated in Belthangady taluka working for marginalized Deprived Excluded & Vulnerable children, youth and women. The Project has been working for 15 under developed villages. There are altogether 31Enrolled children under 0 - 5 age group. The project is taking utmost care in the development of these children. The Project has given training on best child care practices to 100 mothers/ care givers.
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Child Get together at Ujire (Halepete) and Belthangady (Laila).
Resource Person Mr.Sampat Katti, Coordinator, Child Helpline Mangalore. Capuchin Krishik Seva Kendra® organized training on Children Rights to the children club members which helps them to learn the rules and regulation of the Children rights. This awareness motivated them to reduce the dropout rate in the school and identify child right violation issues. Children participated in drawing competition, speech competition and all groups presented Drama on child rights.
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Festal celebration of the Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi
October 4: The feast of St. Francis of Assisi was celebrated with immense joy and exultation at Darshan Institute (DITh), Capuchin Theologate, Kengeri, Bangalore. His Grace Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras, the Arch bishop of Bangalore presided over the Eucharistic Celebration with a host of concelebrants. In his message he called all religious to be witnesses of God in the church and the world, and not be just like sweet pastries in the bakery. Further he invited them to divest themselves of all earthly attachments and be free of worldliness after the example of St. Francis.
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Computer Illiteracy program: Vimukti Pothnal
The world is fast changing. As we are in the advanced age of computer and modern technology; the uses of computers have become indispensable in our daily life. Everything has become computerized; wherever you go its nothing but the world of computers. At the click of a button you get to explore the vast knowledge bank of this world. It is said “You get in touch with the computer and it will open to you new horizons.”
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Repair my church: St. Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis
It was a remarkable day for all the Franciscan sisters and brothers as My AFFI (Mysore All Franciscan Family in India) celebrated the 7th Franciscan Gathering on 2nd October at Jattihundi, Mysore. The Franciscan brothers hosted the gathering at their school premises. The celebration began with prayerful dance and small prayer conducted by the sisters of Maria Niketan Convent, Bogadi. Thereby the Br. Sunil, the superior of Portiuncula Franciscan brothers, addressed the congregation with welcoming words.
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Feast of St. Francis of Assisi @ Anugraha, Bidar :-
The titular feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the founder of the Franciscan Order and also the patron saint of Halbarga Church at Bhalki, Bidar, was celebrated in a grand scale on the 4th of October. At 9.30 a.m. the procession was started from the church to Halbarga town and at 11 a.m. festal mass began with the introduction by the superior of Anugraha Br. Victor Crasta, OFM Cap. Rt. Rev. Dr. Robert Michael Miranda, the bishop Gulbarga Diocese was the main celebrant of the day with 19 priests and two deacons. 

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Navaratri Dandiya at St.Francis of Assisi School chikodi
The traditional play of Navaratri Dandiya was played in our school on the last day of our exam which was on 30th of September, 2014. All the children came with their traditional dresses and after their exam in the afternoon they had a good bath in the natural made pond which is having plenty of water due to good rains. Later the students along with their teachers put beautiful steps while beating their dandiyas for the melodious music.
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Gandhi Jayanthi @ Anugraha School, Bidar :-
Anugraha School at Halbarga, Bidar celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi in a unique way. On 2nd October at 8.30 a.m. all the 104 cubs and bulbuls of our school dressed in their uniform gathered together in the school grounds and had the physical exercises and offered flowers to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. 9 post novices who arrived from Potnal of Raichur District together with their director Rev. Fr. Joe Francis were also present on the occasion and offered flowers to Mahatma Gandhi. 3 students read the good news from three Holy Scriptures Bible, Quran and Bhagavad Gita. 
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Long awaited Dream fulfilled by our honorable MLA at St.Francis of Assisi School chikodi
The decennial promise of a bore well for sufficient water for the students of Assisi School was realized by the goodwill of the honorable MLA Sri. Ganesh Hukkeri. He came to the school site along with the TMC members and congress leaders and performed the Puja for the bore well point. The Prime Minister of the school Miss. Sakshi Shaha read out the report requesting a session with the MLA in the coming days.
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Nature Drawing Competitions and Cocking without fire competitions @ St. Anthony's School, Gangondanahalli
St. Francis discovered that his spiritual life is bountifully nourished by exposure to the nobility and beauty of nature. Today with all our modern comforts and conveniences, we tend to be alienated from the earth and from ourselves. To have the same experience of encounter with God through nature, We conducted nature drawing competitions and cocking without fire competitions, which helps them to grow naturally at their own pace without any stress from school, home or society. 

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Case study : Where There is a Will There is a Way
Kaveri SHG Group Shines at the Village :Vimukti Pothnal

Dumti is a small village situated in Sindhanur taluk of Raichur District. Ten years ago, this village had hardly any facility. Illiteracy was rampant in the village. Almost 90% of people depended on their daily earnings. After a day’s work, they were paid for about 100 to 150 rupees. People mainly depended on rain for cultivation. Due to unpredictable weather, the income was very less compared to other villages. Farming was the main occupation of the common person in the village.
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Seminar on ‘Psycho-Spiritual Integration’ at DITh
On the 13th of September Darshan Institute of Theology (DITh), Kengeri, Capuchin Theologate, organized a seminar on “Psycho-Spiritual Integration”. The resource person of the day was Rev. Fr. Sundar Wilson, OFM Cap, belonging to AmalaAnnai Province, Tamil Nadu. The seminar started with lighting of the lamp and prayer song by the Darshanites. After the lighting of the lamp Fr. Salvador Fernandes, the Dean welcomed the participants and introduced the speaker and the topic of the day.
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Fr. J.B. Sequeira appointed Vicar at Venafro Friary, Italy
Fr. Francesco Colacelli, Provincial Minister of Foggia Province, has given permanent placement to Frs. J.B. Sequeira and Denis Prakash Lobo as Vicars, thus incorporating them into the Province. While Br. Denis continues at Sant’Elia Friary and is the Vicar of the community, Fr. J.B. has been transferred to Venafro Friary and is made Vicar. Venafro is a small town, not far away from Rome, in the vicinity of Monte Cassino. Being a place of conducive climate, the ancient Romans had their summer villas here. Later it had developed into an industrial zone since it is midway between Rome and Naples.
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Prathibha Karanji at Anugraha School, Bidar:
19 students from Anugraha participated in the Prathibha Karanji held at the cluster level in Halbarga. 16 students got prizes in various activities and 14 are selected for Taluk level competitions to be held in the coming month. Congratulations to all the winners and the champions.


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Experience speaks…… : Vimukti Pothnal
“Experience is what you got by not having it when you need it” Author Unknown
Beauty lies in the beholder. Things we look at are indeed beautiful. We seek, we search, we discover, we tread, we learn and it becomes a part of us. We admire at the things we encounter because there is beauty and newness in it. The joy and happiness that we get from these is indescribable. The pleasant memories are expressed by our friends from France who had come to our Vimukti centre for socio-culture experiences are here in few lines:-
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Vimochana Day at Anugraha, Bidar:-
September 17th is an auspicious day for Hyderabad-Karnataka region as they celebrated the Independence Day. Anugraha School too remembered this day and celebrated it in a befitting manner. National flag was hoisted at 7.30 a.m. by Fr. Joslie D’Silva, OFM cap. the parish priest of Halbarga Church. He explained to all gathered the significance of the day. Hyderabad-Karnataka received the freedom on September 17th 1948 from the rule of Nizam. Bro. Victor Crasta, OFM Cap. the principal of the school narrated briefly the meaning of true freedom and how to achieve it. The students entertained everyone by staging colourful programmes and singing patriotic songs.
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Parent-Teacher’s Meet at Darshan College, Kengeri.
The Parent-Teacher meet was held in the Pace Bene Seminar Hall during which the Management and Staff briefed about the progress of the students and the different developmental activities of the college. After the Prayer song the Principal Prof. A. S. Chalam welcomed and addressed the gathering. He spoke about the academic performance of the students and various NSS activities which included the Independence Day Celebrations 2014 at Bangalore University and Plantation of Saplings at NSS Bhavan in the presence of Vice Chancellor Dr. Thimma Gowda and Registrar Dr. K. K. Seethamma. He also spoke about the forthcoming industrial visit to Chamundeswari Sugar Mills at Mandya.
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Kripalaya on the way to environmentalism
Environmentalism is a broad philosophy and social movement regarding concerning the environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment. It advocates the preservation, restoration and improvement of the natural environment. This may be referred to as a movement to control or protect plant and animal diversity. Environmentalism is opposed by anti-environmentalism which takes a skeptical stance against many environmentalist perspectives. The brothers at Kripalaya are fully engaged in this movement of environmentalism to live in a health and green environment.
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KRIPALAYA- Seminar on the concept of God in Ramanuja and Madhva
21st august, 2014 was the day in Kripalaya where from Indian Philosophy, the seminar on the concept of God in Ramanuja and Madhva was held which was organized by the dean of Studies, Fr. Rocky D’Cunha. Prof. V.N. Sehagiri Rao was the resource person for the seminar. It was attended by all the inmates of Kripalaya, neighbouring religious both men and women, including our hostelites who showed equal interest to attend the same.
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“CAPACITY ENHANCEMENT TRAINING” FOR YOUTH ON LOCAL SELF GOVERNANCE: Vimukti Pothnal
The 73rd Constitutional Amendment has given the Panchayati Raj system (institutions of local self-governance in rural areas) a new legitimacy, introduced reservations for weaker sections of society as well as 33% for women (50% from the 2010 elections) and given defined powers to all the three tiers of Panchayati Raj for development and local governance. Panchayat Raj (Rule of Village Committee) system is a three-tier system in the state with elected bodies at the Village, Taluk andDistrict levels.
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Teachers as Mentors: A day to express gratitude @ Darshan College, Kengeri
"A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image." – Apt to this wisdom the vocation of every Teacher was recalled and reproclaimed at St. Anthony’s & Darshan College. Truly the vocation of a teacher is to guide, to lead, to create, to mould and to mend student’s inner person and personality. For the immense contribution from the teachers who are indeed the mentors in the wholistic development of the students, the Anthonians came forward to express their gratitude through a well organized innovative programme.
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News from the Province of St. Mary, New York- Monti Fest:
Away from Mangalore and already adapted to western culture but nothing could stop us celebrating Monti Fest. Under the leadership of the newly elected president of Mangalorean Catholic Association of the East Coast (MCA ) Mr. Roshan Menezes, we celebrated Monti Fest on September 6th at Our Lady of Fatima Church, New Jersey. Nearly 300 people signed in for the celebration. Fr. Augustine Claude D’Souza Ofm Cap., Spiritual Director for the Association presided over the Konkani Mass.
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  Holy Trinity Province of Karnataka   

On 8 December 2008 the General Definitory by its Decree Prot. No. 00999/98 constituted and declared established the Most Holy Trinity Province of Karnataka. By the same Decree the General Definitory appointed Br. Vincent Gabriel Furtado as the new Provincial Minister, Br. John Baptist Sequeira as the first Definitor and Provincial Vicar, Br. Patrick Crasta, Edwin Colaco and Rudolf D'Souza as the 2, 3, and 4 Definitors respectively.

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Peace Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy;
O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

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Minister General

Fr. Mauro Jöhri
Minister Provincial

Fr.
Joseph Dolphy Pais
Provincial Council

Fr. Alwyn Dias
Vicar Provincial

Fr. Andrew Anil Sequeira
2nd Councilor

Fr. Santa Lopes
3rd Councilor

Fr. George Godwin
4th Councilor


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