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Adelaide Breakthrough

Adelaide   group photo of new Group 500Standing left to right: Lok Cheung, Nicholas Chileshe, Luis Arreola-Garcia, Johan Livera, Amal Martin and Jashy Scaria. Seated left to right: Secretary/Development Officer Kingsley Forsyth, Chairman Michael Cogman and Treasurer Andrew Mulholland.On Wednesday 10 March 2021 in the presence of Catenian dignitaries from, Province 20, Province 21, Victoria Area Council and Great Britain, a new Group, Adelaide City Group was inaugurated and is now part of Province 20.

Due to the accelerated time frame of the inauguration process the historic event was held via Zoom and hosted by Province 20 Secretary Harry Muller. Province 20 Director and Chairman of Central Council, Ralph Fitzpatrick conducted the ceremony.

Special visitors via Zoom included Province 20 President, Lou Daily, Province 20 Vice President Chris Downey, Director-elect Province 21 Graham Short, Chairman Victoria Area Council Peter Walsh, Australian National Secretary John Secker, Treasurer International Regional Council and Past Australian National Council President, Gerry Barton . International visitors were Great Britain National President and Vice President Central Council, Eddie O'Donnell, President of International Regional Council and Past Grand President (2013/2014), John Rayer and Great Britain National Vice President David Arundale.

Adelaide   presentation to Kingsley Forsyth 400Chairman Michael Cogman presents an Adelaide City Group membership certificate to Kingsley Forsyth.The key achievements were the granting of the Mandate to the new Group, the enrolement of nine Catholic gentlemen and the enrolment of one current Catenian Brother, Michael Cogman of Joondalup Circle as a joint member and Chairman of the Group.

Adelaide   informal photo 1 350Left to right: Ramon Salazar, Joshy Scaria, Andrew Mulholland and Amal Martin.Lou Daily, Province 20 President, writes -

Adelaide City Group 942, was inaugurated on wednesday night and is now part of Province 20.

Much consultation and many meetings by Zoom had been undertaken in the Adelaide   informal photo Lok Cheung and Luis Arriola Garcia 350Lok Cheung and Luis Arreola-Garcia celebrate after the Adelaide City inauguration ceremony.short period of less than one month.  A real achievement!

I thank Chris Downey, Harry Muller and Ralph Fitzpatrick for all the hard work towards this important objective.

We congratulate and welcome the new Adelaide City Group as part of Province 20 and with hard work and God's blessings, the Group will quickly grow to Circle status.

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