December 25, 2013 : ICYM National Youth Director Fr. Franklin D’Souza celebrated Christmas Mass at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Paladka. In his homily he stressed that we should respect life. As we respect baby Jesus in the manger, we should love and poster life. He also stressed that Christmas is Grace of God to the humanity. We need to love, share and serve others. Parish community is a beautiful opportunity to witness Jesus. At the end of the Holy Mass he honoured Parish Priest for the meaningful celebration of centenary year at Paladka.