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Events : MAC Celebrates Monthi Fest 2008
on 2008/9/11 22:50:00 (3454 reads)

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The feast day of the nativity of Our Lady stimulates us to ask this question: What benefit did her birth bring for mankind? Why should we celebrate her nativity in a special way? Our Lady was conceived without original sin, had a richness of personality and a treasure trove of graces that helped her intercede and pray for the redemption of mankind. On this special day, her kindness and mercy surrounds us and we gain innumerable favors from her. September 8th is also honored as a thanksgiving harvest festival in Mangalore wherein parishes bless the newly harvested grain and distribute it to parishioners. This grain is added to milk and drunk with an accompaniment of an odd number of traditional vegetarian dishes.

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Mangalorean News : Obituary: Allan Lobo, Kundapur
  on 2008/9/4 8:20:00 (15452 reads)

Allan Lobo (44), son of Stany (Associate Editor, Divo Konkani Weekly) and Dora Lobo, brother of late (Herbert)/Myrtle, Rupert/Charlotte, Brian/Malini and Nester/Shoba, passed away on Thursday September 4, at KMC hospital Manipal after a brief illness.


Funeral cortege leaves 'Standora' residence at 4.00pm on Thursday September 4 for Holy Rosary Church, Kundapur.

Contact: 08254-230859

Mangalorean Association of Canada extends heartfelt sympathies to the bereaving parents and family in their hour of sadness.

Events : MAC - Initiative to revive Konkani
  on 2008/9/1 20:50:00 (1317 reads)

What happens when a languages withers away and dies? When a language is no longer used to converse within the home and in the community, it ceases to develop as a means of communication. The transmission of ancestral values, life-styles, culture, traditions and recipes are sadly lost and never recovered.

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Local News : Life Lease Housing project
on 2008/8/23 9:20:00 (2297 reads)

LIFE LEASE HOUSING PROJECT INFORMATION MEETINGS
FOR THE GOAN AND INDO CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

The Goan and Canorient Seniors’ Clubs, the GOA and the GCO, invite you to an information meeting, to learn about a Life Lease Housing Project, for the Goan and Indo Christian (Manglorean, East and Anglo Indian,etc.) Community Seniors’ in the GTA.

The concept of Life Lease Housing is a Community based multi unit dwelling developed for Active Seniors, which would be equity financed by the prospective resident, who would be seeking to downsize in the next 5 to 7 years. The resident has the right to sell the Lease on the unit at market value or pass it down through the estate.

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Local News : Our Future Mississauga
on 2008/8/23 9:10:00 (1254 reads)

Our Future Mississauga - Be part of the conversation.

Visit www.conversation21.ca and click on "Let's Hear Your Voice - Join the Discussion Forum". This forum is designed to allow the community to engage in a conversation with each other on Our Future Mississauga 's draft Strategic Plan.

Before participating in the Forum you are encouraged to read the Terms of Use & Privacy Statement which includes Discussion Forum Guidelines.

New "Conversation Starter" questions will be posted every two weeks until October. All postings are moderated by City staff who may review, edit or delete any message that is inappropriate. Postings received through the discussion forum will be added to the conversation within 48 hours.

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