CARMEL HILL - BLESSING CEREMONY OF THE FORMATION HOUSE CONSTRUCTION SITE
The Blessing ceremony of the construction site of the Little Flower Formation House cum Spirituality Centre was solemnly conducted by Rev. Fr. Rudolf V. D'Souza on his 28th Priestly Ordination Anniversary on February 24th at 11.30 am. Alfred Horie Construction Company had its equipment at site, and Mr. Steve Paone the chief Managing Director directed the cranes to uproot approximately 100 mighty trees symbolically to begin the construction work at the site immediately. Members from Guardian Angels Parish, Secretary Riz Geronimo, Oscar and Heidi; members from St. Edmond's Parish and Secular Carmelites Molly Dias, Marylynn, and Susan - Larry were present. Mr. Francis Wong the accountant and Mr. Stewart Hayashi the investment in charge were present to grace the occasion. Representatives from the First Nation Indian Community were present too. Fr. Rudolf's benefactor Miss Helen Chua Tiampo was specially honoured on this occasion and she advised that the construction be successfully completed before October 15th this year for its inauguration on the Birth Centenary of St. Teresa of Avila on the same day. We are grateful to all the members present including Fr. Steny Mascarenhas and Bro. Josef Giroux who made fine arrangements for the blessing ceremony. We are grateful also to lawyers Mr. Darrel Wickstrom, Mr. Jim Leith and Helen's Secretary Mr. Steve Creighton for their support and advise in this great venture.