Category Archives: Contributions by Christians

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 … 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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Cincinnatus D’Abreo

Cincinnatus D’Abreo By Menin Rodriquez He was born on 24 September 1862. His  father, Manuel D’Abreo had migrated to Sindh in 1846. Cincinnatus was married to Maggie Gomes with whom he had five children, Joe, Maggie, Alfred, Gwennie and Bill. He was educated at St … Continue reading

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Gold to Platinum 1981 to 2006

BOOKS ON KARACHI. Gold to Platinum 1981 to 2006 by Menin Rodrigues; Launched on Feast Day of St. Lawrence Church Karachi August 10 2016.  

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The Origin and Evolution of St. Lawrence’s Parish

The Origin and Evolution of St Lawrence’s Parish, Karachi, Pakistan: The Garden Area with the Settlement of the Christian Community Kindle Edition by Oswin Mascarenhas  The Origin and Evolution of St. Lawrence’s Parish & the Garden Area is an account of the … Continue reading

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The Glorious Traditions of St. Patrick’s

Book on St. Patrick’s High School Karachi by Menin Rodrigues. in the Karachi the BOOK is available at English Boot House (EBH) stores in Saddar and Tariq Road  

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Edward Carrapiett

EDWARD CARRAPIETT  (Rest in Peace)   Feb 4 2019. By Raju jamil as posted on Facebook. MESSAGE FROM Darryl Braganza via Amin H Karim It is with great sadness that I inform my treasured friends in the Rawalpindi – Islamabad ,- Karachi Community … Continue reading

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