Monthi (Nativity)Fest 2017 Celebration pictures.


Kemmannu News Network, 03-10-2017 11:04:17


Write Comment     |     E-Mail To a Friend     |     Facebook     |     Twitter     |     Print


Monthi (Nativity)Fest 2017 Celebration pictures.

Harvest Festival at Consolata Shrine, Nairobi, Kenya.

MONTHI FEST . KONKANI SEVA MANDALGOREGAON WEST MUMBAI.

Canara Konkani Association IC Church Borivali West Celebrated Monthi Fest

Kuwait: KVWA celebrates Monthi fest

Kuwait: UMK celebrates feast of Nativity in grandeur

Kuwait: Abbasiya Families celebrate Monthi Fest

Kuwait: Nativity feast at Our Lady of Arabia Church, Ahmadi

Mumbai: St Louis Church, Dahisar celebrates Monthi Fest

Doha: MCC Qatar celebrates Monthi Fest in pomp.

Nativity Celebrations by Vamanoorians in Dubai..

MCA Pune celebrated Monthi Fest.

Konkan Taram Jerimeri Mumbai,“MONTI FEST”.

Monti fest at St Antony’s Church Sohar, Oman.

Kuwait: KCWA Celebrates Monthi Fest

Monti-Festh Celebration in Manchester

Monthi Feast at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Al Ain

Mothi Fest by St. Paul’s Church, Mussaffah, UAE.

Mothi Fest by Kuwait Brahmavar Association.

Mothi Fest at Jebil Ali Church, UAE.

St. Vincent Pallotti Church, Banasawadi, Bangalore

Abu Dhabi St. Josephs Konkani Community Monthi Fest

Mumbai: St. John Evangelist Konkani Samudaya’s Nativity Feast.

Our Lady of Rosary Church Doha Qatar celebrates Monthi Fest 2017

Nativity Photos - Stella Maris Church, Kalmady.

Maharashtra Konkan Association Monti Fest.

Monti feast at Konkani Kulvar, Bangalore.

Monthi Fest Celebration at Bijodi.

Monthi Fest Celebration at Milagres Cathedral.

Monti feast at St. Anna Church, Thottam.

Monti feast at Moodubelle Church.

Monti feast at St. Antony Church, Kuntalnagar.

Monti feast at Holy Cross Church, Pamboor.

Monti feast at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Katapady.

Monti feast at Ajekar, Church.

Monti feast at Mount Rosary, Kallianpur.

Monti feast at church Kolalagiri..

Monti feast at St Francis Xavier Church Udyavara

Monti feast at Mira Road, Mumbai

Monthi Fest Celebration at Pangala Church

Monthi Fest Celebration at Kemmannu Church.

About Monthi Fest:

The Nativity of Our Lady or the birthday of our beloved Mother Mary, also called as "Monthi Fest" by Mangalorean Catholic community is also celebrated as a harvest festival .As per the local history, “Monthi Fest” has its origin in Farangipet in the outskirts of Mangalore. Here, Fr. Joachin Miranda, a Goan Catholic priest of secular credentials, who lived around 250 years ago, started this practice on top of a hill, on the northern bank of the Nethravati river where lies an ancient place called Monte Moriano.

The term ’Monthi’ has been derived from the word ’Monte’ and over the years has been modified to be known as ’Monthi Fest’. On this solemn occasion, the Catholics partake in a community feast or a family feast having only vegetarian dishes.

The celebration usually starts 9 days in advance with novena prayers to mother Mary, during which period small children take special pride in offering flowers everyday. The grand celebration of Monthi Fest is held with traditional gaiety and religious fervour at all the Churches which are decorated tastefully for the occasion. Special masses, feasts, religious ceremonies and a series of festivities in churches, parishes and homes is the order of the day.

On this special day, the Catholic community members take the freshly grown paddy stalks to their respective churches in a procession as an offering of the first bounty of nature to Mother Mary. Special prayers are offered pleading the Holy Mother to keep the fertility of the nature for generations to come and provide all the bounties of nature to the children of the world.

It is a tradition in Mangalore for the families to gather together and share a vegetarian meal consisting of at least of 5 vegetarian dishes. The dishes, “alu-dento" and "vorn" are the must in every household. The grains taken form blessed paddy stalk or corn is added to the "vorn" and offered to the members of the family in a symbolic gesture of thanksgiving for our . They continue to celebrate Monthi fest in whatever way they can in their countries and enjoy the nostalgia connected with their own families and parishes back home.

Comments on this Article
Simon Lasrado, Bangalore Tue, September-12-2017, 10:25
Thumka sakdainki yek borem,sonthosachem anik sammraddechem,Monthi festh,Kutmachem festh anik novya belyachem festh magthavum.

Mog asovndi

Simon Lasrado anik Kutamb

Bengaluru

Agree[0]
Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai Fri, September-8-2017, 5:09
Mother Mary pray for us ...
Agree[3]
Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
    
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Kemmannu.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on kemmannu.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using kemmannu.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Kemmannu.com be held responsible.
Similarly, Kemmannu.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.




Welcome to Thonse Naturecure Hospital
View More

Obituary: Kiran Dsouza H/o, Joyce, Mount Rosary, KallianpurObituary: Kiran Dsouza H/o, Joyce, Mount Rosary, Kallianpur
Thank you Dear CustomersThank you Dear Customers
KEMMANNU CHURCH - Weekly Announcements.KEMMANNU CHURCH - Weekly Announcements.
Milarchi Laram - Issue Sep 2019Milarchi Laram - Issue Sep 2019
Veez Konkani Illustrated Weekly e-Magazine # 88Veez Konkani Illustrated Weekly e-Magazine # 88
Milagres Milana 2020Milagres Milana 2020
Booking Open: Nayaab Residency, Court Back Road, UdupiBooking Open: Nayaab Residency, Court Back Road, Udupi
Shops and Flats for sale at Hampankatte, Kemmannu.Shops and Flats for sale at Hampankatte, Kemmannu.
Focus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, UdupiFocus Studio, Near Hotel Kidiyoor, Udupi
Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.Canara Beach Restaurant, Hoode/Bengre, Udupi.
Delite Catering, SanthekatteDelite Catering, Santhekatte
Canara Beach Restaurant Inaugurated at Bengre, Kemmannu.Canara Beach Restaurant Inaugurated at Bengre, Kemmannu.
Udupi: Congratulations to Raising smiles who won the first place in RED DROP AD- shoot competition..Udupi: Congratulations to Raising smiles who won the first place in RED DROP AD- shoot competition..
Maria TravelsMaria Travels
Welcome to Thonse Naturecure HospitalWelcome to Thonse Naturecure Hospital
Read online Uzvaad:<font color=red> Read online Uzvaad</font color=red>:
Read Online RaknnoRead Online Raknno
Kemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth KaanikKemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth Kaanik
Udupi TodayUdupi Today
St. Alphonsa of India