De Paul Fellowship of Senior Citizens At Angamaly (DEFOSCAA) celebrated Christmas at De Paul College Auditorium. The programme began with registration. There were 1 30 club members participated in the programme. Rev. Fr. Jimmy Celebrated the Holy Mass. Meanwhile, VSS Youth Club members prepared crib and Christmas tree in front of the Auditorium. Soon after the Mass, youth club members divided the DEFOSCAA members into 5 groups to conduct competitions. There were carol song and tabblow conducted for them. Reetha and team, Jessy Paul and team, Annakutty and team scored 1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes respectively.
After a small break, the official programme started at 10.30 am with a prayer song by Ms Merlin. Rev. Fr. Varghese Perinchery VC welcomed all into the programme. Rev. Fr. Francis Naduvilaedath VC, Assistant Provincial Marymatha province of Vincentian congregation and Director of VSS presided over the function. He has given a warm Christmas message to all and he wished the crowd a merry Christmas. This was followed by a rather entertaining group song, sang by the VSS Youth Club Members. Mr. Anest Block Deveopment Officer Angamaly inaugurated the programme. He gave an inspiring Christmas message which reminded us of the love and peace bought to earth by Jesus Christ. This was followed by a cake cutting ceremony, members of VSS youth club distribute the cake. Soon after Santa Claus was given a rousing welcomes by the audience. Santa gave his blessing to all. Mrs. Reetha and Majo sang the Carol songs during the programme. Rev. Fr. Varghese Menachery VC, Superior Vincentian Ashram Angamaly, Mr. Saji Varghese, Ward Counsellor and Mrs. Kochuthressia , member of DEFOSCAA felicitated in the meeting. A surprise Christmas gift has given to all DEFOSCAA members during the meeting. The prizes were distributed to the winners of the competitions during the programme. Reetha and team, Jessy Paul and team, Annakutty and team scored 1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes respectively. Ms Nimisha Johnson, Accountant of VSS expressed the vote of thanks and Mrs Joma K Jose, programme officer VSS anchored in the meeting.
After the meeting, a delicious Christmas lunch arranged for all. Along with the VSS staff, VSS Youth Club members supported to make the event more colourful.