Jan 5 : On the occasion of Christmas - 2018, ICYM members decorated the church altar and prepared a beautiful crib. On Tuesday, 25th December, ICYM Shamboor unit organized “CHRISTMAS SAHAMILAN – 2018” a cultural evening at 6:30 pm at the church grounds.
The programme commenced with a prayer song sung by the ICYM members. Rev. Fr Jerald Pinto - Parish Priest, Shamboor Church along with Gilbert Pinto - Vice President, Shamboor Parish Pastoral Council, Lancy Crasta - Animator, Denzil Lobo - President, Seema Pinto Secretary, ICYM Shamboor unit and Smt. Gracy - Judge for the fancy dress competition inaugurated the programme by lightning the lamp. Rev. Fr Jerald Pinto addressed the gathering with his few words on Christmas and appreciated ICYM members for organizing a beautiful event on the occasion of Christmas.
Prizes were distributed to the winners of star and crib contest organized by ICYM Shamboor. Lancy Crasta and Gilbert Pinto spoke few words on Christmas. Seema Pinto proposed the vote of thanks.
Thereafter, Cultural programme was inaugurated with a prayer dance performed by ICYM members and various cultural performances were performed by the parishioners. Fancy Dress competition was organized for the children and the prizes were distributed to the winners. Kuswarachi Kaant and cock was auctioned. There was immense support from the parishioners.
It was a funfilled day to all the parishioners and a day to remember.