Christians across the city with Covid guidelines

Saturday, December 25th, 2021
Kanthi Church

Mangaluru : Christmas is being celebrated with joy and religious fervour by Christians across the city and the district. Though the pandemic and Omicron fears has cast a shadow, that has not dampened the spirit of the faithful who are celebrating the festival by adhering to all Covid guidelines. The Christmas mass held at Rosario […]

Muslims to distribute ‘The Packets of Happiness’ in Mangalore

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Muslims to distribute 'The Packets of Happiness' in Mangalore

Mangalore : Residents of Mangalore, this Eid, have decided to distribute ‘The Packets of Happiness’ among the non-muslim brothers in order to promote peace and harmony. Last month, on 5th of May, in the wake of terror attack in Sri Lanka, Muslims in Mangalore distributed the date-fruits and the cold water among the Christian brothers […]

Christians take part in Christmas Eve Mass at Mangaluru churches

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Mangalore: The Merry Christmas was observed on December 24 Monday night at city churches by the mass prayers. The Christian people take part in churches till midnight. Christians decorated their houses with colorful lights, Christmas trees in dark green and colorful paper also hanging lamps with a massage for Happy new year. Their children wondered […]

Christians celebrate X’mas with great pomp, gaiety

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Mangaluru : The Christians of coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Kasargod celebrated Christmas with great pomp and gaiety. Most of the churches had grand Christmas mass at night. Mangalore diocese Bishop Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza concelebrated the grand mass at Rosario Cathedral, while Udupi diocese Bishop Rev Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo concelebrated […]

Hindus converted to Christians seriously consider going back to their religion

Monday, December 18th, 2017
jeppu missionary

Mangaluru  : Around hundred years ago locals mostly Hindus belonging to lesser class and economically backward were converted to Christianity by foreign Jesuits and rehabilitated in the “Jeppu Compound” an area of 40 acres around “Jeppu Seminary”. St Joseph Industrial Asylum workshop popularly known as “Seminary workshop” was established to provide employment to destitute converts […]

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 […]

RSS invites Christians for the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Mangaluru: Rashtriya Swamay Sevak Sangh (RSS) Mangaluru unit invited Carmelite priests and the Catholics’ of Mangaluru city for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi celebration which will be held at Sangha Niketan of September 5. Mangaluru unit Sanchalak Dr Satish Rao invited Fr Elias D’Souza, Director Infant Jesus Shrine, Bikarnakatte, on behalf of the organisation. After inviting […]

KGSS staged dharna against Tipu Sultan jayanthi

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Mangaluru : Members of the district unit of the Karnataka Gaurava Samrakshana Samiti staged a dharna in front of the Clock Tower here on Friday opposing the State government’s decision to celebrate the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan on November 10. Addressing the protesters here, Rajashekharananda Swami of Gurupura Vajradehi Mutt said that it was […]

Basel Evangelical Mission celebrates 200 years of formation

Saturday, October 10th, 2015
Basel Mission

Mangaluru : The formation of Basel Evangelical Mission to fulfill the pledge taken by a group of faithful Christians, in Basel (Switzerland) 200 years ago, continues to retain the original intention and purpose of the Basel Mission but in new form in the context of modern India through witness and service, for which all of […]

Christians celebrate Easter with passion

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Mangalore : Christians across the district began Easter celebrations on Saturday April 19 evening, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Holy Week which began with Palm Sunday, culminates with the Easter Sunday on April 20. Thousands of devotees attend the Easter Vigil Masses in their respective parishes, including the Bishop’s House and lit the […]