Herald: Respected institute gets new foundation
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Respected institute gets new foundation

14 Dec 2018 02:51am IST

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Adelmo Fernandes

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14 Dec 2018 02:51am IST

Report by
Adelmo Fernandes

The Archbishop of Goa and Daman Rev

Fr Filipe Neri Ferrao said that education should not just ‘inform’ but also ‘form’ and ‘transform’. His grace called upon the people to be the ‘salt’ of the earth and ‘light’ to the world’. The Archbishop was speaking as the Chief Guest at the inaugural function of St Andrew’s Higher Secondary School building at Vaddem in Dabolim in presence of Panchayati Raj Minister Mauvin Godinho, Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida, MMC Chairperson Kritesh Gaonkar, industrialist and philanthropist Narayan Bandekar, parish priest of St Andrew’s Church Fr Gabriel Coutinho, parish priest of Our Lady of Hope church, Chinchinim, Fr. Antonio Da Costa, manager of St Andrew’s HSS Fr Camilo Dias, Fr Joevit D’Costa, Fr James Torres e Silva, Principal of St Andrew’s HSS Walter Cabral, members of the Fabrica and others. The function was attended by a large gathering of parishioners and people of all walks of life.

The building was inaugurated by former parish priest of St Andrew’s church, Vasco, Fr Jose Antonio Costa who was the brain behind the project. The Archbishop blessed the premises by sprinkling holy water in all the classrooms and laboratories. The parish priest Fr Gabriel Coutinho thanked the builders, the architects and all the parishioners for making the dream of the new building for the Higher Secondary school a reality. He said that the place had the right ambience for students to excel in studies and other activities like sports and music.The Principal of the Higher Secondary School Walter Cabral proposed the vote of thanks. This was followed by a small and lively entertainment program put up by the students of the school

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