Sevak invites applications for awards

According to a press release, the awards include — for a family with highest religious vocations; for a couple that has led a long family life and for a large family with more children, in order to mark the golden jubilee celebrations of Sevak, scheduled to be held in the second week of October.

The couple should have led the longest married life as on October 11, and the claim should be supported with a copy of the marriage certificate issued by their respective Parish and a picture thereof should be sent to the Sevak office.

The family with more number of religious vocations should furnish information of their parents, diocese, religious order and other details along with pictures that should be sent to the Sevak office.

The details of largest family, the names of their parents and children, valid certificates including pictures should be sent to the Sevak office.

One can apply/recommend/ suggest names for awards and send the same latest by September 30. The award consists of blessings from Pope Benedict XVI, citation letter, mementoes, cash award of Rs 10,000 each and felicitation.

The awarding ceremony will be held at the golden jubilee celebrations on October 11, 2009.

For more information and the applications contact: Sevak Golden Jubilee Award, Kutmacho Sevak, Assisi Complex, first floor, Bejai, Mangalore 575 004 or e-mail: or visit website:

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