It is a tradition in Surathkal's Sacred Heart church on August 15th to celebrate Independence day and also “Konkani phudara divas”. The president of the programme Rev.Fr.PaulPinto said that we should honour our language I.e. Konkani its traditions and culture and can make this community to intermingle with each other not only exchanging love and togetherness but also to teach our next generation our different varieties of food and it's sweetness and delicacies. Chief guest was Mr.Elias Sanctis
propagated about konkani and how to improve it by giving more importance and honour.on this occasion.
Every year we remember our ancestors and our freedom fighters on this day .Long live and long wave our flag happy Independence day to all my well wishers. The flag hoisting was organised by both HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL and SACRED HEART SCHOOL, surathkal.The president and correspondent of both the schools Rev.Fr.Paul Pinto and chief guest MLA MR.Moideen Bhava,along with Headmistresses Mrs.Celine D'souza, Mrs.Prescilla Cutinho ,PAT president Mrs .Veera Pinto Parish council vice_president Mr. Dony Suvares and Secretary Mr. Bernard D'souza were present . Flag hoisting was hoisted by Rev.Fr.Paul Pinto and he wished 70 th independence day and remembered the freedom fighters ,and also how to live harmoniously with all the religions and work for the upliftment of our motherland.Mrs.celine welcomed the gathering a student told about the importance of the day and Mrs.Rakshitha teacher thanked everyone. One again happy 70 th independence day.
Reporter Janet and Teena
1Corn 3:11-"For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ".Truly many years dream is coming true today as the Almighty permits to lay the foundation stone for the Sabha Bhavan in the hands and solemn blessings of Most Rev.Bishop Aloysius Paul D'souza under the guidance and able leadership of Sacred Heart church 's Parish Priest Rev.Fr.Paul Pinto in the presence of all the dignitaries and the parishioners .