September 8, 2019: Nativity of Mother Mary ” Monthi Festh” was joyfully celebrated at Our Lady of Health Church, Shirva by organizing a Cultural Programme at Saudh Sabha Bhavan from 4 PM onwards by ICYM and YCS. Rev. Fr.Denis D’sa, Rev. Fr. Mahesh D’souza, Rev. Fr. Ashwin Aranha, Mr. Wilson D’souza, Mrs. Leena Machado, Mr. Melwyn Aranha, Ms. Riya D’Souza (YCS President) were present on the dais. Rev. Fr. Royson Fernandes was the chief guest of the function. Prizes of the ‘Monti Festh Games’ which were conducted last Sunday was distributed to the winners. Along with this, YCS & ICYM Shirva also presented wonderful dances during this occasion.
In addition to this, Movie Screening of “Passport” a Konkani telefilm, written by Rev. Fr. Royson Fernandes and directed by Mr. Vinod Gangolli was shown to the parishioners at Saud Sabha Bhavan at 5 pm. This was the 25th screening of the movie. The movie depicted a wonderful plot regarding family life. Fr. Royson along with the artists of the telefilm were honored during this occasion. Ms. Riya D’Souza welcomed the gathering, Ms. Riya Pinto compered the programme and Ms. Reeshal D’Mello proposed the formal vote of thanks.
Report by Josvin Corda and Riya Pinto
Pics by Arun Cabral and Deon Moras