Bishop Gerald Isaac Lobo paid his official Pastoral Visit to the Parish Priest and the faithful of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Ajekar from 7 to 9th August 2015. He initiated the Pastoral Visit with a prayer service in the church and later in the cemetery. Prayers were offered for dear departed. After the prayer service, the Bishop visited the sick. Then, followed Adoration, Rosary and Blessing in the Convent.
Day two of the visitation began with the Mass in the church. The Parish Priest of Ajekar Fr Sunil D’Silva was present at the mass. After the Mass the bishop visited the English Medium school and High school. Then he visited Jyothi High school and College. After the school visit, he addressed all the teachers. In the afternoon he met the members of Women Commission, Marian Sodality, Altar Servers, YCS, ICYM, Third order and visited to the proposed CBSE school plot.
The third day began with the Eucharist and the Principal Fr. Lancy Joyel Saldanha were present during the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration along with another priest namely, Fr Sylvester Rodrigues. The bishop then met the members of the 18 commissions, Parish Finance Committee, Parish Pastoral Council, Family cell, etc. In the afternoon the bishop attended SCC ward meeting in one of the wards of the parish, followed by meetings with SCC central committee, Catholic Sabha and all Teachers, On 9th August Bishop concluded the pastoral visit with a concluding prayer service.