by Clarence Pinto
Pics: Dilip Correa
Daijiworld Media Network Muscat
Muscat, Apr 20: The Mangalorean Catholic Center of the Parish, (MCCP, Sts. Peter & Paul Church – Ruwi), organized a thrilling and spirit filled Annual Bible Quiz on Friday, 18th April 2008 at the Main Parish Hall of Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Ruwi.
The Holy Bible Quiz 2008 was sponsored by Bangalore Regency Developers Pvt. Ltd., (Promoters of “Canterbury Castles”, Bangalore), Divine Light Retreat Centre (R), Divine Light Charitable Trust (R) , Addhia Trading & Contracting Co. LLC, Oman, (Specialist of Gas Pipeline & Fire Protection Systems).
As announced earlier, Omantel is the main sponsor for all MCCP Annual events of 2007 –2008. Ideal Tailors, Muscat Pharmacy and Marmul Tours and Travels are the major sponsors.
As scheduled the program commenced exactly at 12.00 noon with an introduction by Victor Baptist Pais and an offering of a prayer by Lancy Sequeira and Lanisha Sequeira. The president of MCCP, Stanislaus T. H. Fernandes, Dattu, welcomed the audience, specified the purpose of Annual Bible Quiz and thanked the sponsors and supporters.
MCCP’s cultural coordinator Lancy Lobo was the in-charge for the program and made excellent arrangement. Precise starting of the program was really commendable. Victor Baptist Pais, active community member and current cultural secretary was the master of ceremony and did a appreciable job.
Holy Bible Quiz was conducted by Dr. Alex Joseph, a renowned personality of Sts. Peter and Paul Church and eminent Quiz Master.
The program was supported by Dilip Correa (MCCP’s Main Coordinator for Cultural, Spiritual and Community Services Committee), Philomena Moras, Vinitha D’Souza, Leera Aranha, Sunitha Nazreth, Shalet Noronha, Naveen Mascarenhas, Lancy Sequeira, Alex Aranha, Louis Pereira and other EC members.
The final results are as follows :