Qatar: Third Anniversary of the Church celebrated

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By Victor DSouza, Doha
Pictures by Ronnie Vaz
Bellevision Media Network

Doha, 22 March 2011: Our Lady of Rosary Church, Doha Qatar, celebrated 3rd Anniversary on Friday 18th March 2011. At 05.00 pm Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Petar Rajic officiated the Pontifical Solemn Mass together with Rev. Fr. Peter M. – Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Anand Castelino – Spiritual Director of Konkani Community and all the other Resident Priests.


Parishioners gathered at the church in huge numbers for this solemn occasion. After the mass, there were cultural programs at the church hall. Singing and dance programs were presented by various communities which portrayed their cultures and entertained the audience.




Church of Our Lady of Rosary was inaugurated in 2008. In olden days the missionaries used to visit the Christian communities of Qatar. A permanent presence began with Fr. Adriano Benini in December 1970. Masses were conducted in temporary places until the new church was built in 2008.



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Comments on this Article
J Rebello, Doha Tue, March-22-2011, 4:46
I missed this beautiful 3rd Anniversary celebration of the Our Lady of Rosary Church. Dear Victor and Ronnie Vaz, thanks a lot for your coverage of the celebration and updating us.
sadanandmoolya, pamboor/doha Tue, March-22-2011, 5:35
Thank you Victor for the beautiful pictures lady of rosary church doha Qatar.
George David, Delhi Tue, March-22-2011, 5:19
Thanks to Victor DSouza and Ronnie Vaz for the beautiful pictures and the nice narration about the ceremony.
Therese Dalmeida, Moodubelle/Doha Tue, March-22-2011, 3:51
Thanks to Victor and Rony for the brief report and the beatiful pictures on the occasion of 3rd Anniversary celebration of our Church, Qatar.
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