Category Archives: Contributions by Christians

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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St. Patrick’s School Cricket Team 1944-45

A PAGE FROM KARACHI HISTORY: St. Patrick’s High School, Saddar, Karachi Cricket Team in 1944-45 was Winner of the Rubie Shield for the Fifth Year in succession. This photo is courtesy of Patrician John “Pompie” Gois.  Goes to show a … Continue reading

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Cardinal Gracias

By  Dr. Sohail Ansari A group photo from St Patrick’s School in 1914. The child sitting in the front row second from left was born on 23rd October 1900 in Karachi. Six years prior to this picture, he had lost … Continue reading

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Maula Baksh and Harold Meik

MAULA BAKSH AND CAPTAIN HAROLD MEIK  BY  Michael Meik  The Maula Baksh. Picture taken by photographer Malcolm Cranfield on April 1, 1976 while the ship was on the Kiel Canal in Germany. Over the last day or so, there were … Continue reading

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About Our National Anthem

Fact File – About our National Anthem By Menin Rodrigues August 14, 2019 – Every year come the Independence Day of Pakistan, we get emotional (and rightly so) about our ‘one and only’ National Anthem, and in our enthusiasm create … Continue reading

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Frank D’Souza and Pakistan Railways

By Menin Rodriques FRANK D’SOUZA Frank D’Souza was born in Karachi, British India (now Pakistan). He was educated at St Patrick's High School, Karachi. After finishing school with a Matriculation, Frank D’Souza started to work as a Railway Guard. He … Continue reading

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