Countdown begins for first Semi Final of Wilfy Rebimbus Singing Competition

The Expressions in association with St Joseph’s church, Jeppu Mangaluru will hold Wilfy Rebimbus memorial Konkani singing competition on October 4 at the campus of Mother of Sorrows Church Udupi. This event is also the Udupi diocese level semi final of the Inter diocese (Mangaluru-Udupi) Wilfy Rebimbus memorial Konkani singing competition.


The fifth edition of the competition this year has reached a new height by being extended to Udupi diocese.

Posted/Pic by: Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 29/09/2015

Shikshaka Rathna - Rev Fr Valerian Mendonca

Parish Priest of St Peter Church, Barkur and a well known Musician, known for his more than 30 Devotional Albums in Konkani, Kannada, Hindi, Rev. Father Valerian Mendonca has been honoured by ‘Christ King Education Trust (R), Karkala’ by the title ‘Christ King Shikshaka Rathna’.

Posted/Pic by: Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 26/09/2015

PWA - Kuwait Monti Fest Celebration

Kuwait Sep 18: Perampally Welfare Association – Kuwait celebrated“Monthi Fest” at Indian Public School Auditorium, Salmiya on Friday, September 18, under the leadership of President ArunDsouza.

Posted/Pic by: Published On Request Posted Date : 23/09/2015

10th Year Ganeshothvasa Celebration by Shettigar Industries

Shettigar Industries owned by Mr Srinivas Shettigar organised a grand three days celebration of Saarvajanika Ganeshothsava to mark their 10th year Anniversary of the event. Variety of programs were organised including performances by the group of Kannada Film Industry's Veteran Actor, known for his comedy roles, popularly recognised by people by name 'Tennis Krishna"


The final day occasion of ‘Jalasthambhana’ was graced by Dr Veerendra Hegde Dharmasthala, Congress Leader Vinay Kumar Sorake, Former MLA Raghupathi Bhat, SP Annamalai and other dignitaries. The event proved to be one of the iconic Ganeshothsava Celebrations in and around Barkur.


Below is the detailed description of the event in the form of pictures.

Posted/Pic by: Pics Courtesy Subhanu Studio Barkur Posted Date : 22/09/2015

Saarvajanika Ganapathi Vigraha Prasthistapane all over Barkur will bring you the complete coverage of Saarvajanika Ganeshothsava Celebrations all over Barkur region, to be held in coming days starting today. Below are the few pictures Ganapathi Prathistapane in different places. Team wishes each one of you a Happy and Blessed festival of Ganesha Chathurthi.

Posted/Pic by: Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 17/09/2015

Kuwait Brahmavar Welfare Association Celebrates Monthi Fest 2015

'Monthi Fest' birthday of Our beloved Mother Mary was celebrated with devotion and grandeur by Kuwait Brahmavar Welfare association (KBWA) with their family and friends on 11th September at Indian Community School, Khaitan.

Posted/Pic by: Info by Vinod Lewis Posted Date : 15/09/2015

Cooking Without Fire Competition by ICYM Barkur

ICYM Barkur Unit conducted Cooking Without Fire competition for the Parishioners for the occasion of Nativity of Mary Festival. A competition where, contestants need to prepare dishes without using Fire or any electronic equipment. A tricky competition where the parishioners were found competing with great enthusiasm.

The competition was judged by Mr Denis Rodrigues of Rodrigues caterers Sasthan and Mrs Ivy Lobo of Joy Caterers Brahmavar. The winners of the Competition were,

1.    Eugine Quadros and Team.
2.    Saritha Dias and Team.
3.    Michelle Andrade and Team.


The competition ended with the valedictory function which was presided by the director of the unit Fr Valerian Mendonca. President Akshay Dias welcomed the gathering. Fr Valerian Mendonca delivered the presidential address. Judges of the event were presented with the mementoes. Winners were presented with the prizes. Secretary Raina Rodrigues delivered vote of thanks.

Franklin Fernendes compered  the entire event.

Posted/Pic by: Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 14/09/2015

Nativity of Mary Feast Celebrations in Barkur

Posted/Pic by: Kishoo Barkur/ Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 08/09/2015

An Appeal from Maryknoll H.P.S on the Ocassion of Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Posted/Pic by: Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 03/09/2015

Alumni Meet of Maryknoll H P School

Maryknoll Higher Primary School, Barkur, was founded by Fr Marian F. C. Castelino in 1940, seven years prior to our Independence, with a view to provide education to the people of Barkur and the neighbourhood. The school completes 75 years during the current year. It is time to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of the school. It has been decided to celebrate the Jubilee on Friday, December 18, 2015.

Posted/Pic by: Franklin Fernandes Posted Date : 24/08/2015

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