The Parish Barefoot Counselors are trained by Fr. Cajetan Menezes from Snehalaya Family Centre Mumbai from Nov. 2007 to 2009.
This trained group helps all groups and nationalities in the parish.
Purpose of Counselling:
It is to empower the individual to cope with life situations to reduce emotional stress, to engage in growth producing activity and to make effective decisions. Pastoral Counselling includes taking into account the person’s moral and faith dimensions. Persons of any age, from any walk of life and with almost any kind of problem can be helped to gain power over the adversities and opportunities of their lives. The ultimate purpose of the counselor is to help the client achieve some kind of change that he or she will regard as satisfying. Counseling service is not a mere psychological and mental assistance to a brother or a sister in our parish community. We serve as a catalyst for family life and relationship. A happy and mature person contributes to the betterment of the community.
The following are the barefoot counselors of the parish