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Events : Konkan Karnival - 2009
on 2009/12/17 22:40:00 (2244 reads)

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It was a fusion of food, sports and culture, a veritable feast of color, vitality and energy and nostalgia of “church held feasts or saanth” from ages ago. The Konkan Karnival organized by the Mangalorean Association of Canada (MAC) on December 12, 2009 at Sts. Martha and Mary Parish, Mississauga was a tremendous success. With a participation of over 500 people, the guests enjoyed mouth watering Mangalorean delicacies, apprised themselves about products and services from sponsors and played challenging and fun games.

Fr. Edwin D’Souza, Sr. Ferdinanda and Mr. Naveen D’Souza, Gen. Secretary of Federation of Konkani Catholic Associations, Bangalore inaugurated the event with the lighting of the lamp. An inaugural dance choreographed and performed by Alysha Alva set the tone for the all day event. Children, in their melodious voices sang “We are children, children of the light” to pay tribute to the theme of oneness, peace and hope throughout the world. With the abundant blessings bestowed on the event, organizers and participants, the day began with competitions, games, food and sponsor demonstrations.

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Local News : Merlyn D'Mello achieves CIP
  on 2009/12/13 9:20:00 (1387 reads)

MAC would like to congratulate Merlyn D'Mello on successfully completing her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. Merlyn was not only successful at achieving her designation, but has received the following awards.

First Runner up Award presented to the top graduating student in Ontario.
The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose International prize awarded to a student based on exam results. Merlyn was 3rd runner up.

Mangalorean News : Obituary - Cyril Sequeira
  on 2009/11/24 21:00:00 (1256 reads)

Cyril Sequeira (80) husband of Jessy Sequeira, father of Cleta Kannan (Kannan Subramaniam) and Lorraine Machado (Derrick Machado), Grandfather of Shruti Kannan, Sanjana Kannan, Aaron Machado , Nicole Machado & Marc Machado passed away on Saturday November 21, 2009

Funeral on Wednesday November 25 at 10.30 a.m. at Holy Family Church, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai.

Ph: +91 22 28373431

Local News : Canara Talent Search 2009
on 2009/11/9 20:40:00 (3142 reads)

'Canara Talent Search 2009' was held in Mississauga on the November 8th 2009 to commemorate and celebrate it's fifth anniversary. It was a stupendous display of talent, dance, singing, music, drama and inspiring stage performances. It was an occasion which brought people of Canara region together to display their skills and talent at the Sapphire Banquet hall. With over 29 entries and 51 participants, the function was a resounding success with enthusiastic participation from the young and old ranging from 4 to 60 years. The function started at 11 am with the national anthem of India & Canada.

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Mangalorean News : Obituary: Mary Saldanha
on 2009/11/2 21:20:00 (1192 reads)

Mary Saldanha (Shirva) aged 75 years, passed away on 30th October 2009 in Oakville. Survived by son Fredrick (Oakville) and daughter Jenny Pinto (Bangalore).

Visitation: November 4th 1:30 PM to 2:15 Pm.
Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens, 3164 9th Line,
Oakville, ON, L6H 7A8. Tel: 905 257 1100.
(major intersection Dundas and 9th Line, Off Highway 403)

Visitation is followed by service and interment.

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