by Fr. Brian Moras, sdb
SINDHUDURG – MAHARASHTRA, 13 April, 2015: The Diocese of Sindhudurg is celebrating ten years of its inception. As part of its decennial year long celebrations, was the Sports Tournament played across the Diocese. The tournament consisted of three games, Penalty Shoot, Box-Cricket competition for Men and Throw Ball Competition for Women. The grand finale of the 'Decennial Sports Tournament' was held at Don Bosco Oros on the 12th of April, 2015
The Diocese was divided into four Zones, namely the North Deanery, South Deanery, Kolhapur and Ratnagiri Deanery. The first round of the Tournament was played within the respective deaneries following which two winners of each deanery in their respective game competed at the Grand Finale. The winners of the games in the grand finale were as follows: Box Cricket- Our Lady of Rosary Church, Malvan, Throw-Ball and Penalty Shoot- Immaculate Conception Church, Vengurla.
The tournament enhanced the sports culture in the diocese as it also brought together the different parishes in healthy sporty competition. Fr. Joaquim Patrick the dean of the North Deanery was the Chief Guest . He was appreciative of the spirit of camaraderie and the fact that the Fathers and Sisters worked together in referring the different games. Fr. Brian Moras, sdb, the coordinator of the Decennial Sports Tournament in turn thanked all those who helped out, especially the Community of Don Bosco Oros for their generosity and immense help in conducting the tournament.