Monti fest, feast of Our Lady of Nativity celebrated

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

Mangaluru: Monti fest, the feast of Our Lady of Nativity celebrated in Dakshina Kannada on Wednesday, September 8. The strict safety measures were followed in churches according to government’s guidelines. Only a limited number of devotees were allowed inside the churches, social distancing was followed and wearing mask was mandatory. Monti Fest is celebrated after nine […]

Preparing for the ‘Monti Fest’ : Novena prayer begins

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Mangaluru : The Konkani Catholics along the coast celebrate ‘Monti Fest’ which is the celebration of the birthday of Jesus Christ’s mother, Mother Mary on September 8th combined with the harvest festival, and as a preparation to it, the 9 days novena prayers commenced from Aug 30th. The speciality of the daily novena prayers is […]

Catholic’s celebrates ‘Monti Fest’ in grand way 

Saturday, September 8th, 2018
Monti fest

Mangaluru: Konakani Catholic celebrted ‘Monti Fest’ which mother of Jesus Christ, Mother Mary was born. Churches in city seen with thousands of believers on Saturday, September 8. September month is the last month of monsoon and hence the crops will be harvested during this time. As a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature and since […]

Preparations for ‘Monti Fest’ begin

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Mangaluru: The Konkani Catholics in Karavali will be celebrating Mother Mary’s birthday as Monti Fest on September 8th and in preparation to the feast have already begun the 9 day novena and prayers since Thursday, August 30th. During these 9 days novena, little children take flowers with them to the church daily and dedicate it […]

Christians celebrate Mary’s birthday ‘Monti Fest’

Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Monti Fest

Mangaluru : The Christian community in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Kasargod districts celebrated the birthday of Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, with religious fervour on Friday. For the Konkani-speaking Catholic community living in the coastal districts, September 8 has a special significance as the day is also celebrated as the day of the ‘New Corn […]

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