Fr. Dionysius Receives Indigenous Book Award

The Publishing and Marketing Board of ISPCK have recommended the book THE DALIT QUEST of Fr. Dionysius Rasquinha, SJ for The Rev. A. Lobban Indigenous Literature Award for 2013. In a award ceremony held at Delhi on the 24th October, Fr. Augustine Peedikamala, SJ, the Rector of St. Xavier’s, Delhi received the award on behalf of Fr. Dion.

The Rev. A. Lobban Indigenous Book Award is in memory of Rev. A. Lobban, a clergyman of 21 years and consists of a citation and Rs. 10,000. The award is given to the outstanding indigenous publication of the year and was instituted in 2003 to give recognition to the title selected by a panel of judges for the depth of its study and the impact it makes on the life of the church and society.