SOLE TRUSTEE: SILENT VOICE is in favour of Multi Trustee concept and has been raising this issue time and again, with the Hierarchy. It is about time for Cardinal Oswald Gracias to begin a debate on this subject………GREG
Shri Gilbert John Mendonca was in favor of the Multi Trustee concept and believed that it would be helpful for better management of the church properties…
With regards to the Article on Concession of School fees for the Poor and Needy parishioners of Our Lady of Nazareth Church, Bhayander. Fr Anslem Gonsalves invited Ex- MLA Shri Gilbert John Mendonca and various prominent member of the Parish on 1st Oct, 2015 for discussion of the same. The issues related Concession on the School fees was discussed at length and finally Fr Anselm gracefully agreed to provide the concession of 35% on school fees for those students who approach the church.
Various other issues related properties were highlighted to safeguard and protect the properties from encroachments. Fr. Anselm along with Ex- MLA Shri Gilbert John Mendonca assured that a road map would be worked out to clear all the disputed properties. In addition, process of fencing of the properties would be initiated with immediate effect.
The need for Multi Trustee management concept was discussed by some of the members on which the parish Priest said he would not comment on it, as it is solely under Cardinal’s preview. Shri Gilbert John Mendonca was in favor of the Multi Trustee concept and believed that it would be helpful for better management of the church properties and various decision which requires immediate action and would be taken quickly in the interest of the church, which has been pending with the archdiocese for years.
Over all Fr. Anselm has showed positive approach on all the issue and ensured larger support to resolve all the issues related to the church properties on fast track basis.
Shri Gilbert John Mendonca Thanked Fr. Anselm Gonsalves and all the members for an productive meeting and urged all the members to co-operate and work together in the interest of the Church and the Parish.
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