Category Archives: Contributions by Christians

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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Tribute to Daddy

TRIBUTE TO DADDY by Leticia Ali Dads are someone to look up to, to admire, to be proud of, to learn from, to respect, to listen and talk to, sometimes to rebel against but most of all, one with whom … Continue reading

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Jerome D’Silva 1923-2017

By  Menin Rodriguez    Jerome D’Silva passes away in Canada Sept 26, 1923 – April 20, 2017 TORONTO: April 22, 2017 – Hussain-D’Silva was a name synonymous with quality housing development projects in Karachi during the 1960’s and 70’s. The … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Quaid

By Menin Rodrigues The portrait on top was taken by Mr. Arthur Sequeira in the studios of Messrs. I. Sequeira & Sons in Saddar Karachi (where the Atrium Mall stands today) in 1943. It was a black & white photo, … Continue reading

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Holy Family Hospital, Karachi.

Holy Family Hospital, Karachi By Menin Rodrigues The Holy Family Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan was founded in 1948 by the Medical Mission Sisters, a Roman Catholic religious order for women based in Philadelphia, USA. This was at a time when very … Continue reading

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