Thursday, January 4, 2018

Fr. Joe and His Golden Jubilarians Priest Brothers felicitated by His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias

Clergy Day 2018, was celebrated today at St. Pius College, Goregoan Seminary, Mumbai, His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias being the Chief Guest. The celebration was along with Bishops and Priest from the Archdiocese of Bombay.
It was at this celebration that Fr. Joe and his Golden Jubilarian Priest Brothers namely Rt. Rev Bishop Bosco Penha, Fr Vernon Aguiar, Fr. Joe Fernandes and Fr. Lucian Fernandes were felicitated on completing their 50 years of priesthood. It was nostalgic as Bishop and Priests the jubilarians  cut a cake alongwith His Eminence  Oswald Cardinal Gracias .In his address to the gathering Oswald Cardinal Gracias complemented all the jubilarians for their contribution to the church in India and abroad. He specially acknowledged Fr.Joe for his work in the field of addiction treatment and HIV/AIDS care and also Meditation and Yoga and for taking Kripa globally- A Archdiocese Project.
As one saw the fitness of Fr. Joe they marveled and asked him about his physical well being as he did not look 75 years of age.  Fr. Joe humbly said "All Your Love, my yoga,  can make me stand on my head, whilst many of my brethren have difficulty even in standing on their feet."

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