Mangaluru: Requiem mass offered for Late Bishop Basil S D'Souza at Bondel

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Mangaluru, Sep 21: A requiem mass was offered for the repose soul of Late Bishop Basil S D'Souza on his 25th death anniversary at St Lawrence Church Bondel on September 19.

Bishop emeritus Dr Aloysius Paul D'Souza offered the mass. Fr Andrew Leo D'Souza, the parish priest, Fr Rupesh Tauro, Fr Peter Gonsalves, Fr Pascal, Fr Ronald and Fr Timothy SVD con-celebrated the mass.

The lay faithful gathered in large numbers and offered prayers for the soul of late bishop. After the mass, an eulogy programme was arranged. Bishop emeritus, priests and parish pastoral council vice-president Reginald D'Souza and the secretary Steevan Noronha paid homage by offering flowers to bishop's portrait.

Bishop Aloysius recalled his good memories with Late Bishop Basil. Denis Neri D'Souza paid the tribute and gave an insight of the late bishop's life. James D'Souza compered the programme. Nirmala Roche welcomed the gathering. Shailesh D'Souza thanked everyone who worked for its success. The parish priest prayed grace before the meals.


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  • valerine Baretto, Bantwal Bangalore Rajajinagar

    Wed, Sep 22 2021

    Great person he was. I served him as a Alter boy when he was Asst.Parish Priest in Modankap, Bantwal. Not only that, he employed me in Codialbail Press, between 1960 and 1963, but also, he provided me shelter in his sister's house in Bejai. May His soul Rest In Peace

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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore, Bombay Bandra now in Canada

    Tue, Sep 21 2021

    Thank you our Gracious Lord for gifting us for some years our Late Bishop Basil S D'Souza to Shepherd us in good and right direction. We really Love you Lord, we the faithfuls. Trust that you have Welcomed him into your ever loving Paradise to be with you for ever !!!

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  • Vincent D'Souza, Belthangady

    Tue, Sep 21 2021

    No doubt, he is already in heaven because of his deeds!?

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