Christmas Celebrations: SJEC family celebrates the festival of hope

Jeffin Lijo
The management, students, staff members of St. Joseph’s Evening College (SJEC) and their families came together for Christmas celebrations that was organised by staff welfare committee and AICUF on December 22, 2020 in the Loyola Hall.

Mr. Timothy, Department of Computer Applications invoked the blessings of the divine and led the dignitaries to light the advent candle. Dr. Priya, Vice Principal, SJEC welcomed the dignitaries and family members. Fr. Michael John SJ, the chief guest graced the occasion and shared his Christmas message. Amidst celebrations, Aicufers presented a skit to reflect on “Human Rights and Constitutional Values”. Fr. Michael John honoured the Phd awardees for achieving their significant milestone. The dignitaries honoured the newlywed couple Mr and Mrs Mahesha. They also honoured the golden jubilarian Mr. Yesu Das for his generous service to SJEC. Dr. Christopher Hoskins was honoured for his devotion and faithful service to this institution.

The staff of SJEC offered a visual treat and ignited the spirit of Christmas through an amazing dance performance and the staff choir spread the Christmas vibes through carols. Mr Jerrin, Dept of English entertained the audience by conducting games. Dr Kanishka, IQAC co-ordinator led the felicitation ceremony of the Jesuits in Jesuit Nivas for their leadership and contribution to the society. Dr. Albert Smith, the Principal, Dr. Priya, the vice Principal felicitated the Jesuits with a sapling. Ms.Maryanne, Department of Psychology proposed the vote of thanks. Fr. Arun Lobo SJ, Finance officer invoked the almighty and blessed the meal. Kith and kin of Staff enjoyed the program and joined the fellowship meal. Fr. Brian Periera SJ, the Director, SJEC along with Dr. Albert Joseph Smith greeted the family members and offered them a gift hamper of Christmas goodies and a sapling. It was a special and memorable day for everyone.

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