Managing Committee 2017 - 18

Florilegium

SJBHS OBA CONNECT - Kerala 2015

Kerala Oba Connect 2015 at Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom On
23-24 /05/2015
Meet Report

JOSEPHITES FROM BANGALORE JOSEPHITES FROM CHENNAI
1. Rev. Fr. Clifford Sequeira 25. Austin D’Almedia
2. Gopal Bengeri JOSEPHITES FROM DUBAI
3. Rajeev Shenoy 26. Ajay Peter
4. Brian D:Lima 27. Reju George
5. Antonio J Antony JOSEPHITES FROM VIRUDHUNAGAR
6. A G Krishnaswamy 28. P Jayakar
7. Sashi Lewis JOSEPHITES FROM KERALA
8. Joe D'Mello 29. K V Sebastian
9. J Kapadia 29. K V Kurian
10. Akshay Ghandi 31. Anil Mathew
11. Ramprasad Alva 32. P A Abraham Tharaken
12. Franklin A 33. P G Abraham Tharaken
13. Kiran Kattishettar 34. K K George
14. Kiran Pattil 35. K K Joseph
15. Arjun Unnikrishnan 36. K K Sebastian
16. Alistar Saldhana 37. Mathew Scaria
17. George Olllapally 38. J George Pottenkulam
18. M K Marattukulam 39. K T Nichloas
19. K T George 40. Lala Kurian
20. K T Sebastian 41. Tommy Chacko
21. K T Lazar 42. K S Thomas
22. V J John 43. K K Thomas
23. John Tharaken 44. Abraham Pottamkulam
24. Abdul ( Widdy ) 45. Thommen Karimpanal

Saturday 23rd May 2015
With 45 Josephites in attendance, along with their family members, the total strength at this meet stood at 100. The meeting was called to order and commenced with the school song led by OBA President Josephite Gopal Bengeri.
This was followed by a minutes silence as mark of respect to our dear departed Josephites and their names were read out by Vice President Josephite Rajeev Shenoy.

On behalf of the Kerala Chapter, a warm welcome was accorded to the visiting members particularly, to the Principal Rev. Fr. Clifford Sequeira and the OBA President and Committee Members.

A warm welcome was also accorded to Josephite Joe D'Mello and Josephite Brian D' Lima who were instrumental in the revival of this chapter with their visit to Kanjirapally in 2008 and a special thanks to them for all the efforts taken by them in making this chapter what it is today.

Josephite Gopal Bengeri in his address, explained in length, the activities of the O B A and the preparations that are being initiated for the OBA centenary celebrations in 2018. Expressing his appreciation for such events conducted in various parts of the country, he invited all Josephites to the annual meet in September at Bangalore.

Rev. Fr. Clifford Sequeira in his address appreciated the support and work done by the Old Boys. He did have special mention of Josephite Sashi Lewis, who has personally taken up the student development programs and has devoted a lot of time in successfully implementing them.

The meeting concluded with the presentation of a traditional lamp to Rev. Fr. Clifford Sequeira by our senior most old boy Josephite K. K. George, and there after Josephites assembled for a group photo followed by fellowship and dinner.

Sunday 24th May 2015
Rev. Fr. Clifford Sequeira celebrated Holy Mass at the resort which was attended by most of the Josephites.

This was followed by a house boat ride and lots of special rides on a yacht and speed boat courtesy Josephite Tommy Chacko which was the star attraction of the day.

The celebrations ended after lunch with a few Josephites extending their stay at the resort.

In faith and toil,
Thommen Karimpanal
President – OBA
Kerala Chapter
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