Mumbai : Konkan Taram Jerimeri Celebrates Monthi Fest


Report : JOSEPH D'SOUZA ( Liturgy Secretary ).
KONKAN TARAM - JERIMERI.

Mumbai, Sep 14: Konkan Taram, a social, cultural and liturgical association of St Jude’s Church, Jerimeri celebrated Monti Fest on the occasion of their 20th annual day, on Sunday the 12th September 2010, at 7.00 a.m..
 
Large number of children carried flowers and offered traditional hymns ‘Sokkod Sangatha Melliam’ and ‘Moriek Hogollsiam’. Corns (Novem) blessed by Fr. Theo Fernandes ( Parish Priest of St. Jude Church ) and a High Mass in honour of B.V.Mother Mary celebrated by Fr. Nelson Saldanha ( Asst. Priest of Infant Jesus church – Jogeshwari ) con-celebrated by Fr. Theodore & Fr. Faustin Furtado ( Karwar diocese ).


Konkan Taram Konkani Choir Group sang melodious hymns composed by John Mascarenhas with beautiful music accompanied by Benjamin Miranda and troupe.



























































All readings and prayers in konkani were read by small children, which reminded the traditional Mangalorean-style of Monti Fest celebration.

Blessed corns, Snacks, sweets and sugarcane were distributed to all parishioners and guests.  Moreover all children were distributed note books.

A felicitation programme was held and Fr. Nelson Saldanha, Fr. Faustin Furtado, Fr. Theo Fernandes, Sr. Anita, George Furtado ( President ), Flora D’Souza (Secretary), Walter D’Souza (Committee Member) were present on the dias and members of Konkan Taram felicitated them with flower bouquets.
During felicitation programme, SSC toppers were honoured with gift vouchers sponsored by Konkan Taram President - George Furtado and certificates of appreciation were given to them as an encouragement for other children too.

John Mascarenhas ( treasurer ) compered the programme and thanked the donors and parishioners for their continued support, co-operation and encouragement.

Comment on this article

  • Cecilia Pinto, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Mon, Sep 26 2011

    Is it possible to provide me the contact details of the KONKAN TARAM ASSOC. of ST. JUDE, JERIMERI or Mumbai.
    Thank you,

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  • Santosh Sequeira, Bantwal/ Navi Mumbai

    Sun, Sep 19 2010

    Konkan Taram is the first group to organise any Konkani events in Mumbai. Like every year Monthi celebration was one of the main event organised by Konkan Taram. May Mama Mary bless every KT members and their families. Nice to see few familier faces.I'm a well wisher of Konkan taram. Wish good luck and success to KT's. Long Live Konkan Taram.

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  • Namita Mascarenhas, Mumbai

    Sun, Sep 19 2010

    Awesome monti fest celebration in our parish. Very happy to see my friend and my dad. we missed it.

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  • willyhirgan, Karkala/Jerimeri( Miraroad)

    Sat, Sep 18 2010

    I wish you all Happy Monti Feast.Thanks to Konkan Taram for organising the Monti Feast in such a wonderful way.tumche jivit orna bori god,kobua bari ruchik,nisthya bari pormalik,fula bari sobit zanvdi,"bhagi monthi mayechi porab"tumka". Once again Thanks to Konkan Taram.Lamb Jieo Konkan Taram.

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  • minin fernandes, honavar/kuwait

    Sat, Sep 18 2010

    Happy to see all the members in konkan taram,so whis u all happy monti feast,thnaks for the nice pictures

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  • HELEN FURTADO, MAROL/DOHA QATAR

    Thu, Sep 16 2010

    THANK YOU TO ALL KONKAN TARAM MEMBERS FOR GIVING US WONDERFUL INFORMATION OF THE CELEBRATION OF OF MONTI FEST AT JERIMERI. I REMEMBERED THOSE DAYS WHEN I WAS ALSO THERE WITH U ALL, MAY MOTHER MARY BLESS U AND ALWAYS KEEP U ALL WITH GOOD HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.I SAW ALL PICTURES AND THEY WERE WONDERFUL.OUR KONKAN TARAM (STARS)ARE SHINING AND I AM PROUD TO TELL MY FREINDS THAT I WAS ALSO WITH YOUR GROUP BEFORE AND I INTRODUCED EVERYBODY TO MY FREINDS. WISH U ALL THE BEST MY FREINDS.SOME SAID ALL LADIES ARE LOOKING WONDERFUL LIKE BOMBAY LADIES.

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  • Santosh, Siddapur (N.K), Doha -Qatar

    Wed, Sep 15 2010

    Hey thats really nice to see you people there. Missing probably everyone out there. Thanks a lot for those pictures. Wishing Konkan Taram all the best always....

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  • fr.faustine furtado, siddapur

    Wed, Sep 15 2010

    thank u konkan taram lovely traditional programme of montifest. congatulations to all office bearers. continue the good work.may your services reach all hills and boundaries may mother mary(monti mai dongravoile maim )bless and itercede for the succcess of all you endevours.

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  • Anita Coutinho, Jerimeri/Bhayander

    Wed, Sep 15 2010

    Beautiful Celebration!
    Wish you all "HAPPY MONTI FEST",
    Mamma Mary is surely happy to see her children celebrating her birthday with great joy.
    Thanks & Congratulations to KONKAN TARAM for celebrating Mamma Mary’s Birthday with wonderful & beautiful.

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  • john veigas, jarimari

    Tue, Sep 14 2010

    Fantastic celebration of Monti fest congratulations to kokan taram group. assuring our whole hearted support through our mother

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