October 10, 2021 : Karnataka Regional Service Team (KRST) reconstituted Bangalore Catholic Charismatic Renewal Service (BCCRS) Team for the term of Three years. i.e., 10th October 2021 to 9th October 2024.

KRST team present for the Reconstitution were Most Rev. Lawrence Mukkuzzy - KRST Episcopal Advisor and Bishop of Belthangady, Rev. Fr Franklin D'Souza - KRST, Spiritual Director, Mr. Joachim Pinto - Officiating Chairman KRST, Ms. Amorita DeCunha - Secretary KRST, Mr. Henry Machado - Treasurer KRST, Mr. Anthony Raj - Joint Secretary KRST, Mr. Pradeep Rebello - Youth Programs Convenor KRST, Mr. KJ Jose - Intercession Convenor KRST.
Dr. Michael Noronha - Ex Chairman of KRST was one of the resource persons.

Day 1 of the Programme - October 9th 2021 :

A day of recollection was organised to prepare the attendees for the reconstitution.

The Days' programme began with registration at 8:15AM.
At 9 AM the rosary was recited by the participants.
At 9:30 AM His Grace Most Rev. Peter Machado inaugurated the BCCRS reconstitution. BCCRS Chairman Mr. Cherian Ramapuram welcomed the dignitaries on the dais. BCCRS Spiritual Director Fr John Paul thanked the dignitaries.

At 10:00 AM, Hosanna Youth led the Praise and Worship. The talks of the day were powerful and inspiring. There were three talks led by Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzzy, Dr. Michael Noronha and Fr Franklin D'Souza.

After the Lunch at 1:30 PM, Praise and Worship was led in Kannada by Mr. Anthony Raj and Mr. Nirmal.
At 2pm Eligible candidates introduced themselves to the gathering based on the Questions put forth by the KRST Panel. The candidates also affirmed their availability and commitment to serve the Service Team, thereby concluding the first part of the Election Process.
At 3:00 PM, Fr Franklin D'Souza prepared the participants for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Five priests helped in the confessions.

At 4:00 PM Holy Eucharist was celebrated. Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzzy was the main Celebrant who gave the Homily. Fr Franklin D'Souza and Fr John Paul concelebrated the mass. The Choir for the mass was conducted by the Hosanna Youth.

Day 2 of the Programme - October 10th, 2021 : 

The session began with Praise and Worship in Tamil led by Maria George and team.
At 9:00 AM KRST began the process of the next level of Election. Fr Franklin D'Souza led the election with the KRST team. The ballot process was conducted. During the Discerning Process, Mr. Neil led the attendees in Adoration and Prayer. Through discernment, they Thank and Praise God for the Thirteen members as well as the Six Core Group members who were declared elected by the KRST.

Newly elected BCCRS Members are as follows:

Core Group:

1) Mr. David Istacky - Coordinator
2) Mr. Anthony Raj - Vice Coordinator
3) Mr. Anthony Peter - Vice Coordinator
4) Mr. Donn D'Souza - Secretary
5) Mr. George Santhosh - Joint Secretary
6) Mrs. Beenu Xavier - Treasurer

Other Members:

1) Mr. JA Kantaraj
2) Mr. Paul
3) Mrs. Lily Davis
4) Mr. Peter D'Souza
5) Mr. Greg D'Sa
6) Mr. Nirmal Raj
7) Mr. Roshan (Youth)

At 12:00 PM, The Holy Eucharist was celebrated. Archbishop Peter Machado, was the main Celebrant. He thanked God for the outgoing BCCRS team as well as the newly elected team. At the end of the Holy Eucharist Archbishop and Episcopal Advisor laid hands on the new team and prayed for them. Later Mr. Cherian Ramapuram handed over the responsibility to the newly elected Coordinator Mr. David Istacky in a Spiritual Symbolic manner by handing over his Bible to the new Coordinator thereby symbolising that God leads him through His Holy Word.

On behalf of KRST, Fr Franklin D'Souza was the MC of the whole programme. He led the whole programme wonderfully and in a Spirit filled manner. He thanked everyone for their presence and active participation in the two day Seminar. On behalf of BCCRS, Mr. Cherian Ramapuram thanked the KRST and BCCRS. The programme concluded with the Pastoral blessings of Bishop Lawrence Mukkuzzy.

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