Nativity of Mary Celebrated By CLC Konkani Community in Andheri

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For Daijiworld Media Network—Mumbai (RD/CN)

Mumbai, Sep 10: The CLC Konkani community of Holy Family church, located at Chakala, Andheri (East), celebrated the feast of Nativity of Mary, on Monday September 8 at the parish high school auditorium. Infant Mary was worshipped in a traditional manner with an offering of flowers by children and a procession to the auditorium.

Fr Richard Lasrado, parish priest, St Victor’s church, Mahim, offered prayers and blessed the paddy sheaves during the Eucharistic celebration. Fr Joe M Dias, parish priest, Holy Family church, Chakala, was the chief guest on the occasion.

The traditional Mangalorean vegetarian food was partaken of after worship. This grand traditional celebration was organized with the active participation of Aloysius F D'Souza, Henry D'Silva Suratkal, Richard Martis, Clement A Lobo Nakre, Basil Boliye, Philomena C Lobo and others. Various cultural programmes including a musical concert were performed by youths and children afterwards.

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  • J D S NAVUNDA, padukone

    Sat, Sep 13 2008

    Thanks holy family church and konkani community for celebration of monti fest this traditional monti fest continues in the coming years too we are happy to see in this case konkani become famous and konkani people and languge me too from holy family church [aditya]

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  • Ivan Almeida, Tallur/New Jersey, USA

    Fri, Sep 12 2008

    Thanks to Konkani Community members for organising the Monti Fest. Hope this traditional Monti Fest continues in the coming years too.

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  • Lavina, Mulky / Andheri

    Wed, Sep 10 2008

    Thanks to CLC, Chakala for organising our traditional Monti Fest n also Thanks to Daijiworld for their Article.Nice photo album. Happy Feast to all....

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