SPA Mumbai celebrates Patron Feast and Annual Day

St. Peter's Association (Barkur) Mumbai a well known Association in Mumbai celebrated their Patron Feast and Annual Day celebration on Sunday, 3rd July, 2016 at Marol, Andheri. 


High mass at St. Vincent Pallotti Church, Parish Priest Fr.Paulo celebrated the festal Holy Mass on the occasion. Get together organised at same Church Hall. Fr. Ivan D’Almeida, Asst. Managing Director of Fr. Agnel’s Institute at Vashi, Mumbai (native parish Barkur) was the Chief Guest of the function, appreciated the selfless service rendered by the Selfless Prograssive Association (SPA) to the community.

In the beginning President Boniface Sequeira, in his welcome speech appreciated the good work of the Association members and requested to continue the same spirit in the future too. 
Eric Carvalho, Secretary of the Association  addressed the gathering and informed about the activities carried out during year 2015-16 and requested every Barkurian specially young people who are staying in Mumbai to become the member and help the Association to grow. 
Association has formed an Educational Fund at the time of their Sivler Jubilee three years back. Arround 5 Children who have scored high marks in SSC, HSC and Post Graduation were honoured with cash prizes and certificates. Co-Ordinator Ivan Rebello requested all the like minded people to donate generously so that more children will be benefitted in the near future. A tribute was given to the departed souls of Association members.
Prominent businessmen Mr. Hary Rebello, Mr. Regi Carvalho, Mr. Benny Lewis, Mr.Franky Carvalho and St Peter’s Association’s former presidents Mr.Felix Barnes, Mr.Richard Carvalho & Mr.Peter Furtado were present. Arround 150 people attended function.
A Konkani music concert was staged by the committee members and their children. Jolvin Furtado proposed the Vote of thanks. Joylan Fernandes compered the programme. Function was ended with the delicious food arranged by the Association.

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