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Servant of God Mgr Raymond Francis Camillus Mascarenhas, the former Vicar General of the Diocese of Mangalore and the Founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Little Flower of Bethany was a holy priest of the Diocese of Mangalore. His memory is fresh in us, though he went to his eternal abode in the year 1960. He is remembered for his pastoral zeal and commitment.


Mgr Mascarenhas was a renowned educationist of his time and visualized education as a means to give life and transform the ignorant, especially the poor and the girls.

Bendur Reveres the Founder Priest

Bendur Reveres the Founder Priest

The 53rd Death Anniversary of Servant of God Raymond F C Mascarenhas, the founder parish priest of St Sebastian Church Bendur, Mangalore, was celebrated with a solemn Eucharistic sacrifice officiated by Most Rev Aloysius Paul D’Souza, the Bishop of Mangalore. Fifteen priests concelebrated the Mass. In his homily the Bishop underscored the importance of trust in God and spotlighted the trust and confidence the Servant of God had in Divine Providence.

A Special Day for the Church in Mangalore: New Tomb for Servant of God Raymond F. C. Mascarenhas

A Special Day for the Church in Mangalore: New Tomb for Servant of God Raymond F. C. Mascarenhas

December 16th 2013 was indeed a special day for the Church in Mangalore. In St. Sebastian’s Church Bendur –the mortal remains of the Servant of God Raymond Francis Camillus Mascarenhas were exhumed, identified and transferred from its original place in the nave of the Church, to a newly erected tomb.

Visitors to the Founders Cottage

Visitors to the Founders Cottage

A family the devotees of SD Raymond Mascarenhas visited the Founders Cottage

52nd Death Anniversary of Servant of God Raymon

52nd Death Anniversary of Servant of God Raymon

 

Bendur, Mangalore 

A memorial Mass for the founding Parish Priest of Bendur Parish, Mgr Raymond Francis Camillus Mascarenhas (RFC) was held at St Sebastian Church Bendur December 22, Saturday at 9. 00 am, to mark his 52nd death anniversary which falls on December 23rd Sunday. 

 

Udupi: Pilgrimage Held to St Francis Xavier Church Udyavar

Udupi: Pilgrimage Held to St Francis Xavier Church Udyavar

Udupi, December 3,2012: Five hundred Bethany well wishers, Lay Associates, boarders and Sisters from Mangalore and Udupi Diocese made a pilgrimage, to St Francis Xavier Church Udyavar, on the occasion of the feast of St Francis Xavier.

A Saint in the Making Acclaimed

A Saint in the Making Acclaimed

A new book on Servant of God RFC Mascarenhas, written by Mr James D`Souza was released at a simple yet meaningful ceremony at Bethany Provincial House, Kachakanahalli, Bangalore Friday November 1, the Feast of All Saints. 

Bethany Provides a Home for the Homeless

Bethany Provides a Home for the Homeless

The corporate vision of our Superior General, Sr Wilberta and her team to provide a home to the homeless at Udyavar was realized on 2nd October

Biography in Kannada on Mgr Raymond Mascarenhas Released

Biography in Kannada on Mgr Raymond Mascarenhas Released

A biography in Kannada  on Mgr Raymond Mascarenhas, the Founder of Bethany Congregation ,  titled “ Hombelaku”,  authored by Professor Stephan Quadras was released by Sr Wilberta, the President of Bethany Educational Society on June 15,2012 at Bethany Hall, Bendur on the occasion of a two days’ teachers’ conference of Bethany Schools facilitated by Sr David Delaney.

Bethany Sisters in Northeast Celebrate Golden Jubilee

Bethany Sisters in Northeast Celebrate Golden Jubilee

Guwahati 

The Congregation of Bethany Sisters known as the Sisters of the Little Flower of Bethany, founded by RFC Mascarenhas, in Mangalore, in 1921 celebrated the golden jubilee of their presence in Northeast India on May 28 at Bethany School, Guwahati. Bethany Sisters worldwide number around 1350 and work in 24 states of India and a few countries abroad.

 

Delhi Archbishop pays homage to Mgr RFC Mascarenhas

Delhi Archbishop pays homage to Mgr RFC Mascarenhas

Most Rev Vincent Concessao, the Archbishop of Delhi, Most Rev Franco Mulackal, Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi and four priests of the Archdiocese of Delhi visited and prayed at Mgr Raymond Memorial.

Favours Received

“Glory to the Ever-loving God”

 “Glory to the Ever-loving God”

Compassionate Lord,

            We thank you Lord for granting us the gift of Fr. Raymond Francis Camillus Mascarenhas (loved humanity and devoted to God) from the bottom of our hearts. I am grateful to you for choosing me to work as a teacher in the School which was started by him. I am ever grateful for the intercession of the Servant of God Mgr RFC Mascarenhas for helping my son to complete his education and to get a good job.

By Liny Davis, St. Michael’s School,Westhill

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Messages

Message

I have fond memories of the Bethany Convent Chapel at Bendore because

By Max Rasquinha,, Mangalore - Houston/Dallas, Texas, U.S.A

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Poems/Plays/Songs

Prayer

By Bethany

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Drawings & Paintings

Publications

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Reminiscing in Tranquility
Sr Violette`s Memories of Mgr Raymond FC Mascarenhas
   Compiled and Edited by:
Sr Mary Naulak BS

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