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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.

Bethany Educational Society Honours ’Kalpavalli’ Artistes

Mangalore, Mar 18, 2010: Hundred artistes of ‘Kalpavalli’ a dance drama troupe, produced by the Bethany Educational Society in a telefilm on the life of Mgr Raymond F C Mascarenhas the founder of Bethany Congregation and founding visionary of the Bethany Educational Society, were honoured on Saturday March 17 by Sr Wilberta BS the superior general cum president of the Bethany Educational Society at a function held at Bethany hall, here

Fr Valerian Mendonca, director of Sandesha Foundation for culture and education, was the chief guest. He congratulated the artistes and appreciated the efforts of the Bethany Educational Society in making known the ideals of Mgr Raymond F C Mascarenhas, a visionary, to a larger section of the society.






Sr Rose Celine BS the secretary of the Bethany Educational Society delivered the welcome speech. Sr Lillis, vice-president of the Bethany Educational Society and Sr Christella BS the assistant provincial superior of Mangalore province were on the dais. Sr Simplina, treasurer of Bethany Educational Society compered the programme.

Sr Reena, coordinator, Sr Lolita, assistant coordinator, Sumukananda Jalavalli, lyricist, Suresh Attavar the director were given special honour. Sr Assumpta proposed the vote of thanks. The president appreciated the cooperation rendered by various institutes such as St Sebastian Church, Bendur, St Joseph Inter-diocesan Seminary, Milagres Church and SVD Fathers in making of the film.


She exhorted the youth to follow the ideals of Mgr Raymond F C Mascarenhas and to continue an active role in spreading his message through media.
Prior to the programme the artists paid their homage to Mgr Raymond F C Mascarenhas at the 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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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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By Bethany

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Drawings & Paintings


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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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