Expressing his gratitude to the Almighty God and to Divine Call Centre, Mr. Richard thanked all those people who were instrumental in bringing out this CD. He said that this special CD is prepared with the intention to come handy for various groups for any type of programme related to Christmas. He also said that the lyrics are composed in such a way that they will be very much useful to organise a “LIVE CRIB” programme.
The lyrics and tunes are composed by Richard Machado of Derebail Parish. Mr. Gladson Ravindra is the music director for this CD. The harmonisation has been done by Rev. Fr. Walter Albuquerque S.J. This CD has been recorded at Kalasangama, Mangalore by Nanson and the carols are sung by Rev. Fr. Anil Kiran Fernandes SVD, Rev. Fr. Sunil Menezes SVD, Mr. Ronald, Mr. Oswald, Mrs. Maria Pereira, Mrs. Mariya, Baby Lisha, Smenita, Joylin, Mr. Richard Machado and Chorus.
Mr. Richard Machado has composed lyrics and melodies for his earlier popular volumes, “Agape,” “Khursar Thavn,” “Apad Jezu Maka” and “Tuji Kurpa” in Konkani. “Strengthen Us Your Servants,” is his first ever English Composition.