The Bishop of Udupi, Rt. Rev. Dr Gerald Lobo was on Pastoral visit to Christ King Church Karkala from 02nd to 03rd July, 2022. Rev. Fr Clement Mascarenhas, the Parish Priest of Karkal Parish, Rev. Fr Norbert D’Mello, Asst. Parish Priest, Rev. Fr Lawrence C. D’Souza, Resident Priest and the parishioners extended a warm welcome to him on 02nd evening.
After the preliminary rites, Bishop Celebrated Holy Eucharist along with Rev. Fr Clement Mascarenhas, Rev. Fr Norbert D’Mello, Rev. Fr Lawrence C. D’Souza. After the mass the Bishop visited the cemetery and conducted the prayer service. Later the Bishop had interaction with the finance committee members. The Bishop visited the Mary Queen Convent and conducted prayers and the Rosary.
On 03rd July, the Bishop celebrated the mass along with Rev. Fr Clement Mascarenhas, Rev. Fr Norbert D’Mello, and Rev. Fr Lawrence C. D’Souza. The Bishop preached a meaningful homily on family life.
After the Mass, series of meetings were held with several groups, viz. Altar Boys; Sthree Sanghatan; ICYM; YCS; Catholic Sabha; SFO; SVP and Parish Pastoral council. Bishop visited the sick members of the parish. He also attended the small Christian community meeting in one of the wards.The Pastoral Visit concluded on 3rd July Sunday with a Prayer Service.