FOUNDATION STONE LAID FOR ST. RITA CONVENT IN SANGHAR
In a momentous occasion, the foundation stone for St. Rita’s Convent was laid, marking a historic initiative in the region. The ceremony, graced by esteemed dignitaries including Bishop Samson Shukardin of Hyderabad, ILF Chairman Nasir Ahmed, and St. Rita Hospital’s in-charge, Shakila, among others, resonated with the spirit of service and progress.
Bishop Samson Shakardin, in his address, emphasized the venerable service record of St. Rita Hospital, spanning 75 years in dedicated service to people of diverse backgrounds. He underscored the significance of the foundation as a pivotal step towards continued service and community development.
Nasir Ahmad, Chairman of the International Lawyers Forum, highlighted the historical legacy of convents across the subcontinent, citing their role in fostering knowledge and paving the path for progress. As a token of appreciation, Cecilia James presented a statue of Lady Fatima to Bishop Samson, while Nasir Ahmed conferred a special shield.
The event also saw contributions from key figures such as Shakila, Sister Nargis Sadiq, President of Dar Al-Sakoon, Sister Fazilah, and others, who shared insights and perspectives on the occasion. The melodious tunes of religious songs by FMCK Sisters added a spiritual dimension to the proceedings.
Concluding the ceremony, Bishop Samson Shukardin led special prayers for the development and prosperity of the country, reaffirming the collective commitment towards societal welfare and progress.
The laying of the foundation stone for St. Rita Convent stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of service and the pursuit of knowledge, heralding a new chapter in the journey of community empowerment and enlightenment.