Sacred Heart Golden Jubilee celebrations get off to a colourful start

Author(s): Ludhiana News Desk @ city air newsLudhiana, November 16, 2014: The two day Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar got off to a colourful start today with the extraordinarily outstanding...

Sacred Heart Golden Jubilee celebrations get off to a colourful start

Ludhiana, November 16, 2014: The two day Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar got off to a colourful start today with the extraordinarily outstanding and brilliant performance by the students to mark the occasion.

The children drawn from all classes held the audience in awe for about two hours by their outstanding performances which included songs, dances both traditional and western and other cultural programmes.

The celebrations were presided over by Sr. M Wilberta BS, Superior General of Bethany Congregation and President, Bethany Educational Society, while the Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Rajat Aggarwal was the Chief Guest.  Amitabh Dhillon, DIG (Anti -Corruption) CBI Head Quarters, New Delhi and an alumnus was the Guest of Honour.

The school is celebrating its Golden Jubilee, “the Golden Fiesta” with a two day gala event that involves a number of cultural programmes. The enormity of the programme can be gauged from the fact that of the 4000 students studying in the school, 2200 are participating in different events. The students, according to the school authorities, have been drawn from all classes, right from the LKG upwards.

‘The Golden Fiesta’ Grand celebration of the historic year, is a light and sound show. Nearly 2200 students are exhibiting the history of the school through a dance and drama performance, said Sister Chantel, adding, “the students rebounding with energy and zeal had been practising and rehearsing tirelessly to put forth their potential on during the celebrations”.

“The glorious journey of Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar began five decades ago when the Bethany sisters set their first steps on the soil of Ludhiana to dispel darkness with the divine light of knowledge”, said Sister Chantel, adding, “the impetus to begin this journey was the fulfillment of the vision of the Servant of God, RFC Mascarenhas, who longed for total emancipation of Indian women and was convinced it could be achieved through education”.

“Since July 2, 1965 the School has moved onward in its mission, serving the society” she said, while maintaining, “withstanding the ravages of time the school has stood firm like a light house incarnate, providing support, guidance and direction to countless souls”.

Prominent among those attending the celebrations include His Excellency  Rt. Rev. Dr. Franco Mulukkal (Bishop of Jalandhar Diocese), the Vicar Generals, Parish Priests, Sr. M Wilberta BS, Superior General of Bethany Congregation, Provincial Superior ,Corporate Manager and other Sisters of the Congregation along with the staff.

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Date: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014