St Paul holds inter-religious prayer service ‘Sangam’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 24 Oct 2018 11:53:25


 

Staff Reporter,

To celebrate a true image of unity in diversity, St Paul School conducted an inter-religious prayer service ‘Sangam’ on Tuesday in context with the Pearl Jubilee celebration marching ahead. School Manager Fr James, School Principal Fr Sebi, School Vice-Principals Fr Peter and Rony Joy, School Councilor Fr Shepherd, Fr Joby and Rev Fr Antony were present for the programme. To grace the occasion Dr Mathew VC, Vicar General, Archdiocese of Bhopal was invited.


Song ‘Tu Hi Ram Hai…’ was sung by the school choir, set the tone for the morning prayerful invocation, followed by the lighting of lamp of wisdom and goodness prevailing in everyone’s life.


The distinguished panels of religious scholars were invited to deliver the preaching of various religions like Christianity, Sikhism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islamic and Jainism. Highlighting the faith towards God by following different religions portrayed the importance of selfless service towards mankind. “All religions are gems of peace”, this vibrant faith brings individuals from different backgrounds together.
The only aim of this confluence was to move towards one destination of peace, calmness, brotherhood and fraternity by paying reverence to each other and spreading the message of love and humanity.


The chief guest, Dr Mathew V C, while addressing the gathering. said that there is only one God. He is the creator of all. He said that we are not biological beings but spiritual beings.


He wants every individual to eradicate sufferings by following the path of humanity and love. He stressed that one needs to replace the words like I, Me, Myself from the world and focus on the words like we and us. By following the path good thoughts, good deeds one can decorate his life with beautiful colours.