AMBASSADOR FOR JESUS
JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS 2008
The Ambassadors for Jesus celebrates three
decades spent in showcasing Roman Catholic Unity through pageants, prayer meets, all night Vigils, rosary crusades, football
tournaments, concerts, awards and a newsletter. The Ambassadors for Jesus, under direction of their Founder Melvyn Brown,
and after four Spiritual Advisors, have spread Catholic Evangelization to almost an entire generation of youth and indulgent
adults. The truth of the matter was emblazoned in the Latin saying, “Deus volte”, If God wills it.
His Grace, Archbishop S. Lucas Sirkar, sdb, said in his Official letter: “Hearty
Congratulations on the occasion of the 30 years of service of AFJ in the Archdiocese of Kolkata. “I assure you of my
prayers and blessings on your apostolate”.
The DVD “Colours of Christmas”,
produced by Melvyn Brown has also been sent for the 23rd International Catholic Film and Multimedia Festival, “Niepokakanow 2008” Poland.
AFJ JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS 2008 CHECKLIST
Ø Catholic Faith Quiz Contest
Ø AFJ Annual Awards
Ø Catholic Film Week
Ø Mothers Day
Ø AFJ Catholic Day
Ø Catholic Exhibition
Ø Catholic Day of Prayer
Ø Catholic Youth Fest
Ø AFJ Patrons Day
Ø Divine Mercy Day
Ø Catholic Christmas Treat
Contact Melvyn Brown
3 Elliott Road
Phone: 00 91 33 2217 1542
THE 22nd ANNUAL AFJ MILLENNIUM AWARDS 2008
In the realms of Lay Catholic evangelization,
few have done as much as the Ambassadors For Jesus in Calcutta, India, under the direction of its Founder Melvyn Brown. The 22nd Millennium Award this year, 2008 is another addition to their repertoire. Preserving sustainable
virtues to inspire future generations in the need to
enhance genuine life values is the priority
AFJ wields. This year the Awards dominate the Catholic scene with men and women who have gone ' beyond the call of duty '
to handle their immediate world of work and worship : bringing hope and love into difficult situations.
Man of the Year, JOSEPH RODGERS.
Joseph has had a chequered life, encountering the struggles of the average person and having the courage to assist
them in their hour of need. Mr. Rodgers is an
ex-army man , a teacher, educationist and
a youth leader extraordinary, who goes out of his orbit most often to help the weak and the helpless. Joe ( as he likes being
known by those close to him )is a sincere individual, humble, hard-working and often forgets to know when to take time off.
He received 357 nominations more than his rival contender, Michael Robertson.
Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding work in the field of Travel Agency
and the hospitality industry, LESLIE PEREIRA.
Lifetime Achievement for dedicated Teaching in the area of education,
to Medicine, the sick and infirm. Dr.L. M. HENRY
Bridal-Dressmaking Award goes to MARIAN BEAUPERT.
Lifetime Achievement in Business. CYRIL CARAPIET.
Mother of the Year. GLORIA ANN TAYLOR.
The Awards will be presented on Sunday 11th May 2008 at St.Thomas' Church Hall, Middleton Row, Calcutta. INDIA.
Winners of the CATHOLIC QUIZ CONTEST will also receive their prizes at the above venue. The Winners are ; First Prize Sr. Clare Ukken, dsp. Second Prize Iris
Costello and Third Prize Ann Mary