Easter Celebrations announcement.

By: Lawrence Mascarenhas, Event Chairperson

Chicago: March 12 -Mangalorean Konkan Christian Association (MKCA/USA) will be celebrating Easter on Holy Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Courtland Square Club House, 8909 David Place, Des Plaines, Illinois – 60016.

Easter Vigil will start sharp at 6:00 PM with blessing of fire followed by the Holy Mass. The Choir group will sing hymns in Konkani. Holy water will be distributed to the families. There will be variety of entertainments, open bar, dinner & dance followed by the Mass.

For more information please see the flyer below or contact:
Stan D’Souza, Treasurer at 708-717-1320
Queenie Mendonca, President at 708-837-0223
Larry Mascarenhas, Chairperson at 847-375-1599

Please note that in order to strengthen our spiritual side, a Lenten retreat will be held on April 10, 2011 with Rev. Fr. Richard Vaz at Divine Word Mission, 1835 Waukegan Road, Techny (Northbrook) IL 60082.

Advance registration required for retreat. Please contact Francis Mascarenhas, Secretary at 847-942-1749.

Also please note MKCA future events for 2011:
Konkan Fest       June 25, 2011
Annual Picnic     August 13, 2011
Monthi Fest    September 10, 2011
Christmas Around the World  December 11, 2011 (3:15 PM at Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago)
Natal Fest      December 17, 2011