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Birthday Celebration Hosted By the Staff



Birthday Celebration Hosted By the Staff

The staff members of the St. Joseph’s Indian High School rose to the occasion to celebrate the birthdays of Fr. Henry and Leo in a fitting manner on 16th July 2019.

The staff gathered together in the morning and wished Fr. Henry Saldanha SJ and Fr. Leo Pereira SJ in their respective decorated cabins and presented them with flowers. A prayer was held in the presence of all the staff members led by Fr. Felix Anand SJ. Representing all the teaching and non-teaching staff of the institutions Mrs. Elizabeth Jacob conveyed her warm birthday wishes to the birthday babies.

All the staff members of SJIHS along with their heads gathered for a grand celebration at 3 pm in the College Auditorium. Mrs. Josephine Flora and Mrs. Janet J Fernandes performed as emcees for the day.

A prayer song was sung by a team led by Fr. Felix Anand SJ which was followed by a welcome speech delivered by Fr. Cyril Menezes SJ. The toast was raised in honor of Fr. Henry Saldanha SJ by Mrs. Nola D’Lima and in honor of Fr. Leo Pereira by Mr. Munishame Gowda after which, photo montages created by Mr. Praveen and Mr. Truman Cardoza was presented to the gathering displaying a few of the memorable moments in their lives and their family and friends.

Ms. Geetha R Prabhu who celebrated her birthday on the 16th joined Fr. Henry Saldanha SJ and Fr. Leo Pereira SJ in cutting the birthday cake as the staff members and guests wished them singing the birthday song in unison and presented them with gifts. This was followed by a dance performance presented by the students of St. Joseph’s PU College. Fr. Leo Pereira SJ and Fr. Henry Saldanha SJ in their reply to the toast thanked the staff members for their love and appreciation towards them and their services.

The vote of thanks was proposed by the emcees of the day. The birthday celebration was culminated with a sumptuous lunch.