Whist Drive – 11th July 2017
Jul11

Whist Drive – 11th July 2017

Whist Drives organized by the Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association at St. Isabel’s hall have completed two years.  The Whist Drive on Tuesday evening, 11th July 2017, was  under the leadership of Gerard Viegas, Percy D’Souza, Stan Baptista, and a few of the other Managing Committee Members. Percy D’Souza played a notable supervisory role as a judge to ensure fair play with eight tables by the thirty two...

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Monsoon Splash – 18th June 2017 – Part 2
Jun30

Monsoon Splash – 18th June 2017 – Part 2

All the participants took part in each of the series of tele-games which were innovatively planned with surprising twists and turns around the hall venue.  Excitement gripped the festive air as exuberant team mates and supporters cheered the contestants on at every stage of the games.  Small kiddies, young children, youth, middle-aged and seniors eagerly awaited their turn, enthusiastically competing in their event. ...

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Monsoon Splash – 18th June 2017 – Part 1
Jun30

Monsoon Splash – 18th June 2017 – Part 1

The Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised the “Monsoon Splash” on Sunday 18th June 2017 from 4.30 pm onwards at St. Isabel’s High School. The core organising team led by Vidhyashri Veloo, along with the other committee members, Charmaine Vongeyer, Renie Baptista, Selma Pulical, Dennis Baptista, Percy D’Souza, Clyde Soares, Canute Monteiro, Joe Pereira, Tyronne Concescio, Stanislaus Baptista and...

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Matharpacady Cross Feast – May 2017
Jun06

Matharpacady Cross Feast – May 2017

The Managing Committee of the Holy Cross Oratory organized the traditional Novena Services every evening from 22nd April 2017 onwards culminating in the Feast Day Celebrations on Monday, 1st May 2017.  Daily, young Prayer Leaders led the well attended services on the recital of the Rosary [dedicating each decade for a particular intention], the litany of Our Lady of the Rosary, litany of the Cross and litany of St. Roque [patron...

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Cyril’s Surprises
Apr23

Cyril’s Surprises

When you meet Cyril Alphonso, you will be surprised. He is more tech savvy  than an average youth, inspite of his age ( 82 years). He started off as a radio operator, but also held many posts at different times, when sailing with Wallem’s shipping Company. My earliest memories as a young boy, was to see him at his verandah, giving us a wave of his hand in greeting. One vivid moment was, when he caught a kite that drifted into his...

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