Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Rev. Joaquim (Jack) Pereira appointed Vicar General for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary, Alberta, Canada,

A Priest from Goa appointed Vicar General

 Rev. Joaquim (Jack) Pereira

As per the press release from Most Rev. Bishop Frederick Henry, dated May 31, 2011, Rev. Joaquim (Jack) Pereira has just been appointed as the Vicar General for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with immediate effect.

Father Jack has been serving the Diocese of Calgary for the past 23 years, in various capacities. He chaired the Diocesan Planning Commission, is a Member of the Presbyteral Council and served as a Delegate for the Diocese for the National Federation of Presbyteral Councils. He also served as a Pastor in three parishes of the Diocese. In 2003, he was instrumental in building a new church of the Holy Trinity Parish, Blairmore, Alberta, Canada, where he served for  nine years. 

Presently he is the Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish, one the largest parishes in the Diocese. Holy Spirit Parish is known to be one of the most vibrant parishes in the Diocese of Calgary. 

Oldest of 7 children, Rev. Father Jack Pereira VG, was born in  Majorda, Goa to Pedrinho Pereira and Maria Santana de Sa and educated in the Saligao and Rachol Seminaries, Goa, India. 


Saturday, May 28, 2011

The best moment of today 28-05-2011 - the beautiful sunset at Goa

The best moment of today 28-05-2011 
The beautiful sunset at Kala Academy Jetty - Miramar Goa

Friday, May 27, 2011

Just after Sunset - Caranzalem Beach - Goa

Just after Sunset - Caranzalem Beach - Goa

Thursday, May 26, 2011

You PIck me up - Varun Carvalho (Music Video) - music albut - I GOTTA GO HOME

(Music Video from the album 
by Dr. Varun Carvalho)

You pick me up is an uptempo reggae song from Varun's album"I gotta go home"released by London based record label AMI Records.Some of the best artists from India have played on the track.The track has a distinct Indian influence with the harmonium,tablas and the Indian flute giving the song a nice Indian texture.The CD is available at music stores around.

email : varuncarvalho@yahoo.com

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Jezu Apoita - Konkani devotional album launched in Goa

Konkani devotional album launched in Goa!



Jezu Apoita is a collection of Konkani devotional songs put together by seminarian Blaise Lobo from Socorro.

The music on this album is arranged by another seminarian John Fernandes and recorded, mixed and mastered by Colin D'Cruz at Jazz Goa's state of the art recording studio in Sangolda.

Some of Goa's most amazing voices come together on this slickly produced CD that includes twelve tracks featuring singers Queenie Fernandes, Alisha D'Cunha, Leean Mendes, Suzeta Pereira, Elizabeth Coutinho, John Fernandes, Peter Britto and Blaise Lobo himself on the title track and a few more.

The album priced at Rs.120/- is currently available at the source itself, contact Blaise on cellphone 9765994877 or email: loboblaise@yahoo.com for your copy of one of the best Konkani devotional albums produced in Goa in recent times.

Listen to two tracks from the albume here:

Friday, May 20, 2011

Balotsav 2011 - A children's festival, organised by the Bal Bhavan and the Directorate of Art and Culture


Art, Craft, Clay and Photography Exhibition

Balotsav - 2011 - (Children's festival) organised by Bal Bhavan Goa, Panaji

Here are some photos of the exhibition held was held at Kala Academy, Panaji on 20-05-2011.

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Calangute, Goa, India
exotic Goa