CARDINAL IVAN DIAS AWARD FOR AN ESSAY ON MARIOLOGY
The late Cardinal Ivan Dias, former Archbishop of Bombay, instituted the Cardinal Ivan Dias Award for an Essay on Mariology. The Seminary looks after organising this Essay Competition every year. The results of the latest edition of the Awards for the year 2021-2022 are as follows:
The topic for the Essay: Mary, Mother of Good Counsel, who exclaimed "Do whatever he tells you"
The Prize Winners, out of a total of 38 participants:
Fr. Vivek Lionel Basu (Priests Category)
Sr. Joysi, SND (Sisters Category)
Dn. Shann Joseph Fernandes SVD (Seminarians Category)
Cheryl Rodrigues (Laity Category)
As Cheryl Rodrigues is the only one from the city of Mumbai, the award was given to her personally by Cardinal Oswald Gracias, at the end of the solemn Mass of the Feast of Our Lady of the Mount, on 11th September 2022, at Bandra.
Our heartfelt congratulations to the winners, and our grateful thanks to all the participants.
Fr Aniceto Pereira