UAE, Sep 15, 2016: Monthi Fest - JAKC (Jebel Ali Assisi Konkani Community), celebrated the birth of our beloved Mother Mary which is commonly known as “Nativity” and also well known in Konkani as “Monthi Festh” with Zeal and Devotion. Hundreds of Devotees all over UAE attended the Holy Mass which was held on 8th September 2016 at 8.00pm at the Main Church.
Holy Mass was celebrated by Rev Fr. Wilson Andrade, the Assistant Parish Priest, St. Francis of Assisi Church Jebel Ali who is also the Spiritual Director of Jebel Ali Assisi Konkani Community (JAKC) . Devotees came up with Flowers, Candles, Vegetable & a Statue of our Blessed Mother as an offering during the Eucharistic Celebration. New corn was arranged to be carried from India which was blessed in the beginning of the Mass & was distributed among the devotees.
A well trained Konkani choir under the leadership of Mrs. Nisha Sequeira, Music by Mr. Joston Pereira and Mr. Joyson D’souza along with other members enhanced the celebration.
After mass children who had gathered with flowers came together at the church ground and offered flowers to Baby Mother Mary and thereafter dinner “Noven Jevan” was served and each one participated as one big family