The Investiture ceremony of knight commander of St Gregory on Senior Advocate Joaquim Reis, friend and benefactor of kripa was held at the Vatican Embassy on Saturday 23rd Feb 2013 in the presence of his Family and significant friends. His Excellency the Nuncio Salvador Pinocchio bestowed the knighthood on Joaquim Reis by reading the said document sealed and stamped by Holy Father Pope Benedict the 16th from Rome.
Significant guests consisting of Supreme Court judges, eminent lawyers, Oswald Cardinal Gracias, Archbishop of Tamilnad, Archbishop emeritus of Delhi Vincent Concessao as well as the new Archbishop Anil Couto, his auxillary graced the occasion.
Fr. Joe Pereira Managing Trustee Kripa Foundation was one of the invites along with our very own Dr.Darriel Demello [ Dr. Eustace's daughter] who was accompanied by her husband Rajiv Mathur, Fr. Stephen. Fr. Felix, and Fr.Aniceto Pereira of Bombay Archdiocese, Dr. Anthony Sequeira and Mr. Joseph Dsouza Trustee of Joseph Cardign from Mumbai.Submitted by