Mother Teresa was a great personality who worked for society by sacrificing her own life. She spread the message of compassion and love for the old, sick and diseased people. The Nobel Prize Winner Saint Mother Teresa’s birth anniversary was a great opportunity for the House of Mahatma Gandhi Girls to throw a light on her life journey, her great deed of compassion and love and her simple way of living. Her birth anniversary is actually celebrated on 26th August but due to the vacation of Ganesh Chaturthi, it was celebrated on 8th September in St. Xavier’s School, Mahad.
The Chief Guest of the programme, Rev. Fr. Praveen D’souza, Parish Priest of Jankalyan Trust along with Respected Chairman, Raigad Bhushan Shri Johnson D’souza Sir, Principal Mrs. Isabella D’Souza, Vice Principal and Head Mistress. The Programme began by the general welcome to all the guests on the dais. The Chief Guest was felicitated with a shawl and a bouquet by the Chairman Shri. D’Souza Sir as a token of love. The House coordinator Mrs. Priya Shaha, welcomed the other dignitaries. The programme began by lighting candles, garlanding and offering flowers to the portrait of Saint Mother Teresa. Later a melodious song devoted to Mother Teresa was sung by the junior girls of the house. Liya Jain released the life journey of Mother Teressa followed by the skit and dance which threw light on the work done by Mother Teressa
To pay tribute to her unparalled work for the society, the girls of the house held lighted candles as a mark of respect for her deeds. Chairman D’Souza Sir in his speech gave a beautiful message ‘that each one is unique and everyone should try to find their own potential’. Honourable Chief Guest Rev. Fr. Pravin D’Souza delivered a speech with a very beautiful and important message to value girl child and their capabilities. The Programme was hosted by Miss. Saloni Butala, Vice Prefect of the House and Miss. Priyanka Patil, former Prefect of the house.
At the end, a vote of thanks was given by the Prefect of the house Miss. Kiran Kumawat. The programme concluded with National Anthem.