Seminar on 'Laity participation and Leadership in the Church' held in Diocese of Udupi

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Udupi, May 28: “If anyone wants to participate and show leadership in the church, first we must understand what is church. One, Catholic, Holy and Apostolic is the characteristic of the church. There are different types of leaderships in the church -some are appointed, some give voluntary service and some serve through apostolic organisation. Laity can work as representative of the church in the society and for which there are ample opportunities. The service done by the laity for the poor, oppressed and needy is equally holy as prayer”, said Dr Rajesh Rosario, professor of St Joseph Seminary.

He was speaking as resource person at a seminar on 'Laity Participation and Leadership in the Church' organised by Laity Commission of Diocese of Udupi  and Catholic Sabha Udupi Diocese organised on Sunday, May 26, at Anugraha Pastoral centre Kakkunje Udupi.

Santhosh Cornelio, president of Catholic Sabha presided. Santhosh Cornelio and Gracy Coehlo, the president of Strisangatan of Udupi diocese inaugurated the seminar by lighting the lamp.
Convener and director of Laity Commission welcomed the gathering, Joint Secretary  Louis D Souza proposed the vote of thanks.  Rosy Quadros compered the programme. As many as 75 people from all the parish units and central committee members were present as participants.

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