The Sodality of Legion of Mary was established at the leadership of Bro Angelitto SJ at Valencia parish on August 7 1938.  Our Lady of Immaculate Conception was the patroness of Sodality that was changed to Christian Life Community (CLC).  The founder office bearers are: M S Shresta (secretary), A E Vas (secretary), Xavier Sequeira, John Cutinho, J M A Vas, A S Silva and Bertie D’Sa (members)

Father Muller Charitable Institutions cared for the parish children of 60 families till they attained 10 years, both mother and child. The daily prayer book and hymnal were printed and distributed to the parish families in 1977.  The scholarship is awarded to one needy student for his/her higher studies every year.  It has been freely distributing notebooks to students from Class I to Class X since 14 years.

It has been organizing Bible reading contest for the parishioners since the past 3 years.  The quiz competitions are held on general knowledge and prizes are awarded to the winners every year.  It has been contributing his mite for all the parish activities.  It has been celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Conception after 3-day novenas held from first Sunday of December. 

The dramas were staged in church ground on the evening of parish feast in the past.  All the members attend one-day retreat once a year.  The rosary will be recited, Bible reading and meditation in one household of every ward on one Sunday of month.  The meetings are held after Sunday Mass and on other Sunday’s discussions and Bible reading etc.

C L C office bearers: Dolphy Saldanha (president), Vincent D’Costa (vice president), Alexander Saldanha (secretary), Cyril D’Souza (treasurer)

We have an objective of promoting devotion of rosary and reflecting on Bible reading.  We have future plans to freely distribute books to PUC students besides awarding scholarship to needy students.  We acknowledge the support of parish priest and parishioners in this regard.

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