Category: Events

Posts about the events in and around Manickpur.

Vasai Fort City Heritage Walk

When: Sunday, 2nd October 2016 Time: 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM RSVP: Vasai Fort City Heritage Walk Facebook Event Details An Half day event were, Group interested in Numismatics, Archaeology and History will walk around talking about stories related to the History of Vasai Fort. Pascal Roque Lopes who is a Masters in Numismatics & Archaeology and Researches around the Indo – Portuguese Maratha History will lead the group. Pascal will guide the walk has his...

Thirst - Prayer For Youth

Thirst – Prayer For Youth

“Thirst” is a meditative Prayer for YOUTH, started in Manickpur in 2013. THIRST Prayer – for Youth – completes ONE year. We offer this prayer for all the youth of Vasai Diocese, especially Youth of Manickpur Parish in THANKSGIVING to God for this grace of Prayer Service for last one year. This prayer service is organised by the Manickpur Youth Choir, specially chosen and called from among the Youth to work for the Youth and...

Vidhan Bhavan

Speeches on Parliamentary Democratic System

Samarthan an organization that strives to undertake consistent and dedicated efforts toward the establishment of a just society, as envisaged by the Constitution of India is conducting an event where eminent speakers will be speaking on Parliamentary Democratic System. Here is the list of speakers at the event. Ex Chief Minister and Speaker of Loksabha Manohar Joshi Senior MLA and Leader of BJP Sudhir Mungantiwar MLC and spokesperson for Shivsena Dr. Neelam Gorhe Senior MLA and Ex...

Aptitude-Tests

Aptitude Tests – 2013 – Update: Cancelled

Once again, the Manickpur Education Welfare Fund has organized Aptitude Tests for school students from class 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12th. Here are the details. Aptitude tests help to map a student’s personality and aptitude, and can provide him/her with a sense of direction. If a student takes the aptitude tests when he/she is in 9th standard to 12th standard, they can identify areas that need to be improved upon, so that they increase...

Fr. Oscar Colaco Memorial Fast Season Speaker Series 2013

Fr. Oscar Colaco Memorial Fast Season Speaker Series 2013

Lent is a Christian Season 40 days prior to Easter and is observed by Fasting, Repentance, and Spiritual discipline typically by Catholic community of Vasai with a purpose is to set aside time for reflection on Jesus Christ – his suffering, Sacrifice, life, death, burial and Resurrection. The family members of Most Respected Late Father Oscar Colaco from Manickpur organizes Lent Period Fast season Speaker Series in his remembrance at St. Michael’s Church, Manickpur every...

Vasai-Virar Trasnport Corporation

VVTC Gets Rolling

The Vasai-Virar Transport Corporation, the transport wing of the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation started its own bus service in Vasai on Wednesday, 03rd October coinciding with the birthday of Hitendra Thakur. The bus routes are as follows: 101 – Vasai Road Railway Station (East) to Sativali 102 - Vasai Road Railway Station (East) to Pelhar Fata 103 - Vasai Road Railway Station (East) to Evershine City 104 – Vasai Road Railway Station (East) to Vasant Nagri (Bhavani Park...

VVMC Bus

Vasai-Virar to have own bus service

The burgeoning population of the Vasai-Virar municipal region living in far flung areas will no longer be burdened by the sharp hike in auto-rickshaw fares. For, the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) is set to launch its first bus fleet in October. The swanky new buses, 50 of which will first run on the Navghar-Manickpur Road route, will in due time expand to cover the entire Vasai-Virar region using its full capacity of 380 buses. Apart...

Music Notes

A Musical Evening

The St. Anthony’s Sangeet Mandal, St. Michael’s Church hosted a Solo Instrumental Competition today. Here is a video of the winning performance: Some pictures from the event: https://picasaweb.google.com/102389080651166412486/SoloInstrumentCompetition [More details coming soon]

St. Gonsalo

150 years of St. Gonsalo Garcia

Catholics are getting ready for year-long programmes to commemorate the life of St Gonsalo Garcia, the first saint from India. “We observed three days of spiritual reflections and a solemn high mass was held on Friday evening to commemorate 150 years of his elevation to sainthood,” said Vasai archbishop Felix Machado. St Gonsalo was born in 1557 during the Portuguese colonial rule in Vasai and passed away in Japan in 1597. According to some accounts,...

Aptitude-Tests

Aptitude Tests

School… Exams… Results… and the academic year get over… At the end of it there is one question that keeps on revolving in minds of each student and their parents “What Next?” Yes this is the question everyone has while thinking about their future career. Many times we take admission in college or any other course because someone else did that or parents want their children to go for certain course but due to wrong...