Cruise Ship Diaries – Three
Dec23

Cruise Ship Diaries – Three

During the past one month, our quaint little village has been receiving visitors from Germany. This has been possible through Lotus Destinations Pvt. Ltd. who have arranged to get these visitors to our Heritage Village. These tourists have been coming to Mumbai by Cruise Ships starting from Germany via Dubai, Mumbai, Goa and then Mangalore. So far we have received four groups of visitors starting from 23rd November 2016, 5th December...

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Drawing Competition – Life in Matharpacady Village
Nov14

Drawing Competition – Life in Matharpacady Village

The first ever Drawing Competition organised by the Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association was held on Sunday, 13th November 2016 at St. Isabel’s High School. We had seven enthusiastic, young participants ranging between the ages of 6 and 12 years, eager to show off their artistic talent. The actual number of entries was much higher as some of the contestants failed to show up due to various reasons. The theme for this...

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Whist Drive – 22nd September 2016
Sep23

Whist Drive – 22nd September 2016

Despite the heavy rains in the morning and an overcast sky threatening to pour any minute, the the Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised the Whist Drive at St. Isabel’s hall. As in the past, the Whist Drive on Thursday evening, 22nd September, was  under the leadership of Gerard Viegas, and Stan Baptista, Managing Committee Members. The supervisory role as a judge to ensure fair play was once again played by Gilroy...

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MRWA Talent Contest – 17th July 2016
Jul22

MRWA Talent Contest – 17th July 2016

The Matharpacady Residents Welfare Association organised their first Talent Contest – Fancy Dress, Singing and Dance Competition on Sunday, 17th July 2016 at St. Isabel’s High School Hall from 6.00 pm onwards. Both children and a few adults took part in these competitions to the lustily cheering and applause from all those present. Our Master of Ceremonies,  Merwyn D’Mello,  compered the function, while DJ’s...

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Matharpacady Cross Feast May 2016
May12

Matharpacady Cross Feast May 2016

On Sunday evening, 1st May 2016, over 350 residents and friends assembled around the decorated stage and altar near the Holy Cross Oratory, to devoutly participate in praise, song and worship at the Feast Mass.  The Managing Committee organized the 141st Thanksgiving Novena Services and Feast Mass Celebrations.  This tradition has been handed down by our forebears down the decades for well over a century to protect the resident...

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