Monthi Festh by Konkani Kulvar Ulsoor Bangalore
Pictures: Mr.Sandy Sequeira
Kemmannu News Network, 09-09-2015 19:56:22
Konkani Kulvar, Ulsoor, Bangalore celebrated Monthi Festh (Nativity of our Blessed Virgin Mary), at Our Lady of Lourdes Church,Cambridge Road,Ulsoor Bangalore on Tuesday, September 8, with a Holy Mass in Konkani at 8.00 am,
The blessing of New Paddy by Fr Arun Prashanth D’Souza S.J. was held outside of the church and brought in a procession singing Konkani hymn "Sakkad sangatha melyan",children led the procession with beautiful flowers and gathered down to the Grotto in front of our beloved Mother Bambina Mary to honor Her.
As the choir sang the beautiful Konkani hymn, ’Moriyek hogolshiyam’, the children showered colorful flowers on Our dearest ‘Mother Mary’ Fr.Arun Prashanth while addressing the crowd said in his introduction about the importance of Monthi Festh.
This was followed by Holy Mass in Konkani celebrated by Fr.Arun Prashanth D’Souza S.J.. In his message he stressed on family values, and urged to keep Mangalurean Konkani culture alive. Throughout the Mass melodious Konkani choir played a major role in enriching the spirituality of the event led by Mrs Bernadette Lewis and Mr.Marian D’Souza with their dedicated team.
At the end of the Mass, merit students Miss Recheal Cressida D’Souza and Miss Anna Rachel Menezes were awarded with momento and Certificate. And Miss Nithal Olivera was awarded Scholarship Cheque which were distributed by the Parish Priest.
And also the Parish Priest Fr.Norman Bernard,Asst Parish Priest Fr.Vijay and guest Priest Fr.Arun Prashanth D’Souza were honoured with the shawl by the office bearers of Konkani Kulvar.
After the Mass Mrs.Laura Menezes proposed the vote of thanks.Both she and
Dr.Ajith Benedict Rayan President of Konkani Kulvar expressed their gratitude to all those who contributed generously and actively took part in the celebration.
Breakfast was given in the Church hall followed by Blessed paddy(Novem) and sugar cane were distributed to the devotees in a true Mangalorean traditional way.
There were around 200 devotees gathered for this feast and they cherished every moment of this celebration as this event reminded everyone of their good old days in Mangalore.
On the whole, Monti Saibinichem Festh was celebrated by Konkani Kulvar Ulsoor, Bangalore, was in a very grand and traditional way, with the support of all the members and their families.
Santhekatte: Nuns visit Spandana at Nejar and ente
Ryan International Comes to Mangalore
Obituary : Elise Lewis (77), Udupi
Mount Rosary Church Annoucements for the Week
Rosaricho Gaanz from Mount Rosary, Dec, 2016 Issue
Appeal from St Joseph’s Catholic Church Choithar Manipur
Booking open at GSJ Galaxy at Santhekatte/Kallianpur
Visit Axis Bank Now open in Kallianpura, Santhekatte
For all your travel needs contact Sequeira Tourist
Booking open for Opera Towers, Santhekatte, Kallianpur
Become a professional or part time trader or take Forex Trading as a hobby. We will provide our assistance to you in your success. Click here to know more....
Power Care Services, Moodubelle
Contact Little Flower Tours and Travels
Ganapahti Co-operative Agricultural Bank
Kemmannu Platinum Jubilee Souvenir – Amruth Kaanik
‘Picnic Paradise’- Kukude Kudru, Harady Village/Kemmannu.
Contact Maria Travels for all your Travel, Tours and For Rent a Car Mob: 9980889512 or 9819444307
Thanksgiving to St. Lawrance