Lay Collaboration

Bethany Lay Associations ( BLA)

I am special and unique and I’m entitled to extraordinary rights and privileges and I believe that my life is a banquet table of love, so I join my hands to carry the mission of Jesus Christ as BLA members of Bethany Congregation

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Retreat For BLA Members

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Bethany Convent Bengaluru

Msgr Raymond Francis Camillus Mascarenhas (Founder)

Founder

Raymond was born on 23 January 1875 to Joanna and Lazarus Mascarenhas of Mangalore, then residing at Shimoga. Having completed his academic and priestly training in Mangalore, he was ordained priest on 4 March 1900. He rendered pastoral service at Kallianpur, Udyavar and Agrar. At St Sebastian's Bendur, Monsignor was the founder parish priest from 1914 to 1931. Read More