Jan 23: The Sts.Peter and Paul Prayer Group (SPPPG)
in Mississauga held its 14th Annual Day
celebrations on Sunday, 22nd January 2017. They commenced at 2.00pm with a Thanksgiving Holy Mass, celebrated
St.Augustine’s Seminary of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Fr. Edwin delivered a meaningful homily based on the theme “Repentance, Unity and
Vocation!”. The angelic choir conducted
by Olympio Fernandes, consisting of SPPPG members, added solemnity to the
the Mass, at 4.30pm, a fellowship program was arranged at renowned Payal Banquet Hall to celebrate the
Annual Day. The servant leader Olympio Fernandes delivered a welcome address to the full-house
The presence of special guests of honor Fr.Edwin Gonsalves, Rector -
St.Augustine’s Seminary - Toronto, five young seminarians & participation of the renowned preacher
Hazel D’Souza who flew in from India for the “Praise Adonai” spiritual event, added glitter to the prayer
group anniversary program.
The fun-filled spiritual games organized by Theresa Passanha and number of door
prizes made the anniversary program a memorable one!
Address of gratitude proposed by Ferdy D’Souza to Fr.Edwin, Hazel D’Souza and
members various ministries. He also proposed a vote of thanks to all who contributed to the success of
the prayer group during the past fourteen Glorious years.
The next item was the Core-Team Induction Ceremony conducted by the Servant Leader
Olympio Fernandes. He applauded the great services of outgoing Core-Team members Estelita Saldanha,
Rachel Fernandes, Percy Gomes & Gerry D’Mello. Also he welcomed the new Core-Team members
- Anita D’Souza, Maria D’Cunha, Anza Mayn and Lorna Brooks. Fr.Edwin and Hazel prayed over and
blessed the Core-Team members!
anniversary celebrations ended with a sumptuous and delicious dinner. During the dinner time the budding SPPPG’s children
& teens entertained the gathering with their God-given talents and that was followed by screen play of
“The Trap” – the unique play presented by SPPPG members during the ‘Praise Adonai’
The whole show was ably compered by Theresa Passanha & Gerry