Moodbidri; Jan 03: Inaugurating the ‘Infant Jesus fest and Souhardha Koota’ organized on behalf of Alangar Holy Rosary Church on Jan 02, in the Church premises, Dr.Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Mangalore Christ Dharmapranthya Dharmadhyaksha said in his address that in order to prevent from danger to harmony and to spread the message of brotherhood, brotherhood in the society ‘Souhardha Kootas’ should be conducted. In the society, where full of selfishness atmosphere is prevailed in today’s society, if we try to lead our life with compatibility, harmony, then there will be a peace in the Society.
Moodbidri Jain Mutt’s Swasti Shree Charukirti Bhattaraka Panditacharya Varya Swamiji, said while speaking that the scriptures of all the religions, preach morality, spirituality, principles are complimented each other. In all the religion, it is said to respect all the religions equality. Where there are religious people existing, there, there won’t be any place for atheists. Where there are religious people, there, there won’t be any dearth for harmony, he said.
Dr.Mohan Alva, chairman, Alva’s institutions and Showkat Ali, sub-editor of Sanmarga magazine spoke on the occasion.
Rev.Fr.William Martin, Udupi Dharmaprantha inter-religious dialogue director, Gerald Lobo, member of Church Care taker committee’s vice president and among others were present.
Alangar Church dharma guru Basil has delivered an introductory speech and welcomed the gathering.
St.Thomas English Medium School lecturer Kusuma P compered the programme.Church hall’s care taker committee member Mark Rodriguez proposed vote of thanks.
As a part of the programme, the cultural programmes were held by the children.