Category Archives: Contributions by Christians

A Tribute to Pakistan’s Goan Community

75 Years of Contribution to Pakistan by Menin Rodrigues

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Norman D’Souza

By Menin Rodriguez FILM based on the life of Patrician NORMAN D’SOUZA, who rocked the music scene in Karachi from 1960s and still performs to live audiences. 1978, a Mansfield Films & Sanat Initiative presentation directed by Hamza Bangash is … Continue reading

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Sister Gertrude Lemmens

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Sister Gertrude Lemmens, founder of Darul Sukun: She was the Angel of Karachi and ‘mama’ to the residents of Darul Sukun.Born on 14 July 1914 in Venray, Netherlands, she departed on 30 October 2000 in Karachi.She … Continue reading

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In Search of GEMS

By Menin Rodrigues Terence Andrade deserved a place in the national hockey team. Terry Andrade who now lives in California is a fine example of the caliber of former Karachi sportsmen who excelled through their lives, given their nurturing, education, … Continue reading

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St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland.

By Dr. Sohail Ansari St Andrew’s Day – 30th November St Andrew’s Church of Scotland Andrew the Apostle, also known as Saint Andrew, was the first disciple of Jesus. He was crucified on 30 November 60 AD.A church was built … Continue reading

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Jack Britto

by Menin Rodrigues  

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Dr. Michael J. Rodrigues

By Menin Rodrigues  Dr. Rodrigues was a 1964 graduate of Dow Medical College.

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The “Saint” Schools of Karachi

By Azra Malik (Alumnus St. Joseph’s Convent School) Locked down ! Sitting idle at home with not much to do, except reading and writing. Thinking fondly about the past and looking back at the way things used to be. A … Continue reading

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Edward Raymond, Judicial Commissioner

By Dr. Sohail Ansari  Judge Edward Raymond, of Karachi, who died in June 1928 at the age of 64, was the first Indian Catholic to be named Judge of the High Court Bench. Besides devoting great energy to the State, … Continue reading

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Goa-Portugese Association Hall, Karachi

By  Menin Rodriques The Karachi Goan Association was requisitioned to the United States Armed Forces stationed in Karachi during WW2 (1939-1945) and used as a Senior Officers Club (See US Flag hoisted). The Club also played host to the Late … Continue reading

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