The Diocesan Society of Education (DSE), Panaji organised its annual ‘Thanks Giving cum Felicitation Day’ at Lar de Estudantes, Panaji. The theme for the holy sacrifice mass was ‘My Soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord’.
This year the heads who retired on superannuation were headmistress of Immaculate Conception High School, Paroda, Antonette Pacheco; headmistress of St Francis Xavier High School, Macazana, Ivette Sobrinho; headmistress of St Xavier High School, Moira, Shilpa Samant and headmistress of Sacred Heart of Jesus High school, Anjuna, Umesulmabi Khan.
The function began with a thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration by Archibishop Filipe Neri Ferrao. There was also a small programme was held wherein the Archbishop presented memento’s and shawls to the retiring heads.
Present at the event were secretary of DSE, Fr Zeferino D’souza; episcopal vicar, south, Fr Lucio Dias; assistant secretary of DSE, Fr Jesus Rodrigues; managers; principals and heads of various colleges, higher secondaries and schools.