BANDEL, (C.M. Paul) – The first death anniversary was held simultaneously at several places in the province where Fr C.K. George worked, 20th March.
Memorial services were held at Don Bosco Youth Centre Krishnagar as well as Don Bosco School Krishnagar where he served as Head Master for several years.
At St John’s School Bandel where Fr George was Head Master prior to his death, a memorial service was held.
The climax of the memorial services were held at the Basilica of Our Lady of Happy Voyage at Bandel where faithful packed the historic Marian shrine for a solemn Eucharistic celebration. Some 25 priests joined Salesian provincial of Kolkata province Fr Thomas Ellicherail, along with vice-provincial and prior of Bandel Church for the requiem Mass at 5.30 pm.
It was followed by the recitation of the Holy Rosary at the grave site.
There was also open-air screening of a 28 minute short film on Fr George’s funeral prepared by Fr I.C. Jacob Rector of Nitika, Kolkata.
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