Pavwallas

Celebrate Catholics June 30, 2018

Pavwallas

Image Source: liaisonwithalison Pavwallas. You’ve definitely heard of the word a zillion times. However, every Catholic happens to be called a pavwalla here. While you may address any Catholic as a pavwalla for convenience purposes, the truth might be otherwise. The word ‘Pavwallas’ is not just a word; it has a history of its own. Normally, […]

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Why Is Football So Popular with Today’s Catholic Youth

Celebrate Catholics May 30, 2018

Why Is Football So Popular with Today’s Catholic Youth

Let Sunday arrive, and you will find scores of Catholic youngsters, both millennials and youth, eagerly waiting to kick that football on the church grounds after Sunday mass. Yes, football in India has come a long way. In fact, it is easier to spot a youngster wearing a Manchester United or Barcelona team jersey (I […]

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Top 3 Pilgrimage Shrines that Every Indian Catholic Must Visit

Celebrate Catholics May 2, 2018

Top 3 Pilgrimage Shrines that Every Indian Catholic Must Visit

Shrines play a pivotal role in the Catholic life of Southern India. Nearly all Catholic churches here have shrines both inside and in front. Pilgrimages and shrines are not merely populist phenomena, something that the rich and elite can afford to avoid. Devotees stop by them in a steady manner throughout the day, offering prayers […]

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Lorna Cordeiro: The Nightingale of Goa

Celebrate Catholics April 26, 2018

Lorna Cordeiro: The Nightingale of Goa

Image Source: indianexpress All Goans, both young and old, have, over the years, been enthralled and captivated by the melodious and sublime voice of Lorna, who is more affectionately known as the “Nightingale of Goa.” Let’s take a sneak peek into a glittering career, her most famous songs, and the legacy that she has left behind. […]

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Wilfy Rebimbus: The Undisputed King of Konkani Music

Celebrate Catholics April 26, 2018

Wilfy Rebimbus: The Undisputed King of Konkani Music

Wilfred Gerald Rebimbus was a legendary Konkani singer and lyricist. He was fondly called “Konkan Kogul,” which translates as “the nightingale of Konkani.” He was called lovingly as Wilfy by his fans. Till date, he remains one of the most loved and best Konkani singers. He was Mangalore’s musical legend. Wilfy was born in the […]

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10 Interesting Facts about Vatican City

Celebrate Catholics April 3, 2018

10 Interesting Facts about Vatican City

(1) Vatican City is the World’s Smallest Country Vatican City, which is officially called Vatican City State, is the smallest, recognised, independent country in the world. This tiny country covers an area of only 110 acres. Vatican City comprises a population of merely 842 individuals and sits within the boundaries of Rome in Italy. (2) […]

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Celebrate Love, Celebrate Catholics

Celebrate Catholics April 1, 2018

Celebrate Love, Celebrate Catholics

We are happy people all united in the Lord, we belong to one family. These are the lyrics of the beautiful song that goes by the name ‘We are happy Christians.’ This might sound so clichéd, but holds true in so many ways. We’re always seeking for somewhere to go and someone to belong. Being […]

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Goa Vibes – All things Goan

Celebrate Catholics February 3, 2018

Goa Vibes – All things Goan

Fun: Yes, we are funny and fun to be around as well Alcohol: We drink occasionally, but who says we have only two occasions a year to feast on Dance: We not only tap our feet and shake a leg, we twist to jive numbers, snap clap to birdie chirps & rock and roll to […]

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Put Christ Back into X-mas to Truly Make It ‘Christ’mas

Celebrate Catholics December 6, 2017

Put Christ Back into X-mas to Truly Make It ‘Christ’mas

Imagine a Christmas without a traditional Christmas pudding, a slice of rich plum cake, some sorpotel, or for that matter some bebinca, perad, doce, and bolinhas. Christmas would be totally incomplete without these, wouldn’t it? Now consider the word “X-mas,” which is the abbreviation of the word “Christmas.” We, human beings, love shortening words for […]

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Ways to Dress Up to go to Church

Celebrate Catholics November 21, 2017

Ways to Dress Up to go to Church

We all love dressing. It is a well-established fact that one feels good when one is well dressed. With the budding styles and newest fashions hitting the market, everyone feels the need to give in to these latest fancy fads. There’s nothing wrong in wanting to dress the way you like. However, every place hints […]

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