Udupi, Mar 1: A Konkani book written by the late Gracy Martis Pangla, collection of articles and poems, ‘Gracy Bayechim Kavanam ani Lekhana’ (Poems and articles by Gracy Bai) was released by Maxim D’Souza, managing trustee St Vincent De Paul Ozanam Trust, on Febraury 27 in the Udupi church Hall in a function organized by Konkani Sangatan Udupi district.
Louis Almeida, president welcomed the gathering. Dr Gerald Pinto spoke on the topic humour and morality in the writings of the late Gracy Martis. Secretary Rosy Baretto rendered the vote of thanks. Treasurer Alphonse D’Costa compered the programme.
Gracy Martis was a versatile writer and inmate of Ozanam Home for the aged since 1994 and died on February 19 2016. Dr Gerald Pinto compiled her poems and articles published in various magazines and published by his publication Divya Deepa Prakashana. All the amount received by sale of books will go to the respective SVP units of the parishes.