The 10 Money mantras to achieve financial independence

Parenting a teenage child is an anxious few years as parents constantly worry about their children’s future. The most important thing in any parent’s mind during these agonizing years is the higher education of their children. From academic counselling to education fairs to scouting of universities, parents put all their strength in ensuring that their child gets admitted to a prestigious college. After all, a good education is insurance for a child’s future success!

While it is true that a good education helps in landing a well-paying job, it is another matter how your child handles her money in the future. After all, the skill to earn money cannot negate the tendency to spend impulsively. Increasingly, youngsters are courting financial distress in the early years of their working life (remember Sophia’s story from the last edition?) Read more

Cholesterol  – “A necessary evil”

Lipid Profile is one of the basic investigations requisitioned by one’s family physician / consultant. This includes estimation of Serum Total Cholesterol, HDL – cholesterol (the good cholesterol), LDL – cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) and Serum Triglycerides.

Cholesterol is synthesized in our body as well as present in our dietary food. It is appropriately termed as “A necessary evil”. It is required for the synthesis of Vitamin D, steroid hormones and bile acids. It is an important structural component of the cell membrane. Read more

St. Sebastian Sports Club Activities for the year 2019 – 2020

We began the year with a solemn Eucharistic celebration invoking the blessings of the Almighty God on our activities during the year.

Our Summer Camp was held from 28/04/19 to 12/05/19 with the following disciplines:-

– Football – conducted by Savio Baretto ,with a total of 38participants.
– Art- conducted by David Fernandes, a total of 48 participants
– Self Defences – conducted by Hazel Fernandes, a total of 34participants benefitted
– Table Tennis – conducted by Leslie Noronha had, with a total 30 participants
– Ballroom Dancing – conducted by Maeve Fernandes with, a total of 37 participants

In all 84 children joined our Summer Camp with each of them learning new skills.  Read more

LEGIO MARIE (REPORT)

Legio Marie – Mariechi fouz, Katolinkanchi Sonstha. St. Sebastiao-achea Povitr Sobheche Vhoddil Fr. Andrew hanchea adaran ani rojen hi sonstha amche firgojent chalu asa.

“Saibinn amchi fuddari, ti sorv kurpechi modestin, chondrima porim porzollit. Zuzak manddlole eke fouj-e porim, soitanank ani tachea soinikank kampero”.

Ami Mariechi fouz visvaxiponnan, vhodda kalljidarponnan, Sorginche Ranniek purtim zaunk axetat. Read more

St. Vincent De Paul

Our Motto: To serve through the poor

Our Vision: Faith in God with willing hands to serve and loving hearts to love

Our Mission: To inculcate love for the needy / poor / underprivileged while uplifting them from their miseries and giving them human dignity

St. Vincent de Paul was born in France in 1581 and died on 27/09/1660 but his great concern and love for the under privileged lives on till date through the society of St. Vincent de Paul. Read more

2019 Novel CORONA VIRUS (2019 – n Co V)

The 2019 Novel Corona Virus (2019 – n Co V), is a new virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The virus, probably, originally emerged from an animal source but now seems to be spreading from person-to-person, when an infected person coughs or sneezes or on close contact with an infected person.

Symptoms for patients are acute onset

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing.

If you develop symptoms, visit the nearest health facility for advice and treatment. Read more

Parish Catechetical Association Report

The catechetical year 2019-2020 of St Sebastian Church, Aquem began on 16th June 2019 with the catechetical theme, ‘Go and do Likewise’.

The members of the executive committee chosen by the catechists to carry out the year-round activities were as follows:

President- Savion Fernandes Vice President- Janice Fernandes Secretary- Rhea Bangalorkar Joint Secretary- Calandra Gomes Treasurer – Meika Ferrao Read more