U. P. Governor Ram Naik Attends Diocesan Christmas 2017 Function
The Diocese of Lucknow held a 'Christmas Get Together' on 26th December 2017 from 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. to which the Religious Leaders, City VIPs, important Governments Officers, Parish Priests, Principals of Schools and friends of the diocese were invited. The Bishop of Lucknow Most Rev. Gerald J. Mathias was the host. The most important person invited was the Governor of U.P. Shri Ram Naikji. The Governor attended the function, to the great joy and satisfaction of the people in the diocese. Another important person was the newly-elected Lucknow City Mayor Ms. Samyukta Bhatiaji.
The short programme consisted of a Bible Reading and Prayer, a Welcome Speech, a Christmas Message by the Bishop, a dance by the students of St. Clare’s School, Claraganj, and another by the students of the School for the Visually Impaired (Blind School). The Governor in his speech spoke glowingly of the contribution of the Christian Community in the field of Education and Health Care and his own association and work for the Leprosy-affected persons. The function over, the Governor visited the Crib in the Cathedral Campus. All the invited guests and VIPs were served refreshments in the Cathedral School Premises.