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Mothers play an overriding part in family life says Rev Father Francis Gulzar


Mothers have a pivotal role to play in family life, Reverend Francis Gulzar said at a Mothers’ Day celebrations event. He was attending an event held to observe the Mothers’ Day at Bishop John Joseph School in Lahore’s Youhanabad II. He went on to shed light on the dignity of mothers in the context of Biblical teachings.

Christians in Lahore celebrating Mothers' Day

At this occasion, Father Francis Gulzar conducted a prayer service and in his homily emphasized the role of mothers in nurturing the spiritual life of Christian children. “As a mother gathers her children for a family union over television time; in a similar manner a mother ought to get her children together for family prayer,” he asserted. He went on to insist that Christian mothers need to be instrumental in a Godly way of upbringing their children.

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School children presented tableau and other performances related to Mothers’ Day celebrations. At the same time, the assembly observed 18th death anniversary of Bishop John Joseph. Prayers were offered while Sabiha Riffat niece of late Bishop John Joseph also attended this event as the chief guest.