Foundation Stone Laid for St Aloysius Gonzaga (CBSE) School

Foundation Stone Laid for St Aloysius Gonzaga (CBSE) School

Submitted by Subeditor on Fri, 2016-01-15 12:09 Mangaluru: The Foundation stone laying ceremony of St. Aloysius Gonzaga (CBSE) School was held at St Aloysius Gonzaga Kinder Garden Grounds by the Mangalore Jesuits Education Society on Thursday by in the presence of eminent guests, students and well-wishers.   On this occasion, the foundation stone was blessed by Rev Fr (Dr) Leo D’Souza, and was laid by the chief guest J R Lobo, MLA.  Lobo addressing the gathering said, “The St Aloysius institution has been rendering its service to the society without differentiating between caste and religion and has helped society to maintain balance of life”. He acknowledged that half of Mangaluru’s educated people had studied at St Aloysius College and that adding the new building block was another step for better quality of education.    Ivan D’Souza, MLC said “The services provided by the Aloysius College without rewards in return are best services one can afford and such selfless services should be appreciated”. Ganesh Karnik, Guest of Honour, also added, “Every child from Kashmir to Kanyakumari should be exposed to similar kind of curriculum to ensure equal education to all”. In addition he said, “Catholic institutions including St Aloysius College institutions have contributed immensely to the education in coastal part of Karnataka”.   Presiding over the event, Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions, said, “The new building is expected to be ready by the next 18 months as being promised”. Adding a note on students of the school he said, “Whenever I visited the school, I found the children so enthusiastic, intelligent and talented. With hard work, these students would be the future leaders of our country. Education can bring transformation into society,” he added