Sunday, September 03, 2006

Monthi Fest Celebrations Worldwide - 2006

2006 Monthi Fest (Feast of Mary's Nativity) Celebrations Around the World

Australia, Melbourne - 1 September 2006

Organized by the Mangalorean Catholic Association of Victoria (MCAV) at the Sacred Heart Church, Kew. The Solemn Festal Mass was celebrated by His Excellency, Most Rev. Aloysius Paul D'Souza, Bishop of Mangalore.

Oman, Ruwi - 7 September 2006

At the Sts. Peter and Paul Church on Thursday, September 7th at 8:15 P.M. (Flower Showering at the Grotto, followed by High Mass in Konkani by Fr. J. Saldanha from Mangalore.) More Info

UAE, Dubai - 8 September 2006

St. Mary's Konkan Community (SMKC) Dubai will be celebrating the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Friday, September 8th, 2006. More Info

UAE, Dubai - 8 September, 2006

Lourdes Kanajar Welfare Emirates (LKWE) will be celebrating Monthi Fest on 8th September 2006. More Info

UAE, Jebeil Ali - 8 September, 2006

Konknni Samuday (community) Jebel Ali will be celebrating Monthi Fest on 8th September 2006 with Konkani Mass in the St. Clare Hall at 7pm (Blessing of the Paddy, Showering of the flowers followed by dinner). Preparatory Novena from 30th August to 7th September daily after 7pm mass. More Info

Oman, Ghala - 8 September 2006

At the Holy Spirit Church on Friday, September 8th at 6:30 P.M. (Holy Rosary, Flower Showering, Blessing of Noven and Mass. More Info

QATAR, Doha - 8 September, 2006

Doha: In preparation for the Nativity of Our Lady, the Mangalorean Community, belonging to Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Qatar, will be celebrating the nine-day novena (starting August 31) in Konkani led by Fr Ravi Santhosh Kamath. The feast will be celebrated on Friday, September 8, 2006 at 5pm at the American School of Doha. More Info

UK, Manchester - 8 September, 2006

KCA UK will be celebrate "Monthi Saibinichem Festh 2006" (The Nativity Of Mother Mary) on the 8th of September 2006, From 10:00 - 17:00 hours At St. Kentigerns RC Church 36, Wilbraham Rd, Manchester, M14 7DW. More Info

India, Hyderabad - 10 September, 2006

Kanara Catholic Welfare Assocation (KCWA), Hyderabad will be celebrating Monthin che Fest on September 10th 2006. There will be a blessing of the new paddy followed by the Holy Mass, starting from 09.45 am at Holy Trinity Church, Begumpet, Hyderabad 500 016 followed by a get together with cultural programs and games for children. (Contact: Lawrence Monteiro at 9246360369)

Canada, Ontario - 10 Septemeber 2006

The Mangalorean Association of Canada (MAC) will organize and host the traditional Monthi Fest on September 10, 2006 at Christ the King Chuch, Parkway, 3495 Confederation Parkway, Mississauga, On. More Info

Oman, Sohar - 13 September 2006

At the St. Anthony of Padua Church on Wednesday, September 13th at 8:15 P.M. (Flower Showering followed by Mass. After mass there will be a Noven Jevan in the church hall.) More Info

UAE, Al Quoz - 15 September, 2006

Udentichim Nekethram is organizing nativity feast celebration on 15th September which falls on Friday at Emirates English Speaking School, Al Quoz. More Info

Oman, Salalah - 15 September 2006

At the St. Francis Xavier Church on Friday, September 15th at 10:30 A.M. (Holy Rosary, Flower Showering, Blessing of Noven and Mass.) More Info

Australia, Sydney - 17 September, 2006

Mangalorean community in Sydney, Australia, will be celebrating Monti Fest on Sunday, September 17, 2006, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 5 Grantham Road, Seven Hills NSW 2147. More Info

UAE, Bur Dubai - 22 September 2006

Belle Vision, U.A.E. (Belle, St.Lawrence Parishioners Association) will be celebrating the Feast of Nativity on Friday, 22nd September 2006 at AL MAS Hotel Apartments, Bur Dubai. More Info

To list your "Monthi Fest" celebration here, please write to konkanicatholics(AT)gmail(dot)com

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