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Newsletter. Issue 2004-24. Nov. 27, 2004
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Saturday November 27, 2004
Event: Quebec Goan Association - St. Francis Xavier Feast
Organised by The Goan Overseas Association of Chicago
Venue :
St. Suzanne's Church Hall
Tickets :
Adult Life Member: $10.00
Other Adults: $15.00
Children 5 to 14 $5.00
Contact : Maria de Souza : mdesouza@look.ca :514-626-8516

The Mass will be at 6.00 p.m. and will be followed by the social and dance. All are invited to attend. HOWEVER, we will not sell food coupons in the hall. Any member who wishes to eat dinner at the function will have to purchase the dinner coupons in advance. This is to ensure we do not run out of food as has happened in previous years.

PLEASE NOTE: These tickets must be purchased by November 5, 2004. On November 6 the prices will increase to Life Member: $15.00, Other Adults: $20.00 and Children $7.50. No tickets will be sold after November 12, 2004. Any one who wishes to purchase the dinner coupons should contact a member of the Committee. Any one who wishes to help sell these dinner coupons can let me know.
If any one wants to donate door prizes please let me know. (Tel. 626-8516)

The Four Categories for the Contest are 5 to 8 years; 9 to 12 years, 13 to 16 years, and 17 to 20 years.
Size: No larger than 22 by 30 inches. Poster should be about the special exposition of the body of St. Francis Xavier in Goa this year. Posters must be sent to me or to Sharon, our Social Secretary before November 8, 2004. All posters will be displayed in the hall, and special prizes will be awarded to the winner of each category. Contestants must write their name, age, date of birth, and address with telephone number on the back of the poster.
For more details they can e-mail me at mdesouza@look.ca
Maria de Souza Secretary/Telephone Committee Co-ordinator

Saturday December 04th, 2004
Event: Christmas Dance
Organised by The Goan Overseas Association of Chicago
Via Veneto 6340 N.Lincoln Ave. Chicago.773-267-0888

Saturday December 04th, 2004
Event: Celebrating the Saint Francis Xavier Exposition in Toronto
Venue : At St. Francis Xavier Church
5650 Mavis Road, (Mavis & Matheson),
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
The Friends of Saint Francis Xavier invites all to come and join in the celebration of the feast of St. Francis Xavier
The solemn procession will start at 10.00 a.m. with the relic of St. Francis Xavier and Choir. Joining in the celebrations will be the many Goan Groups covering Cultural, Social, Seniors, and Sports activities. The procession will be followed by solemn high mass.Celebrant : Monsignor Terence D'Souza
Thereafter the congregation is invited to a Family Fair in the Church Hall, with food stalls, gift tables, etc..
Everyone is invited (Admission is Free)

For further information on participation, contact
Lazarus Pereira (416) 292-1653 or fax: (416) 292-07 Francis Fernandes 905 629 0277

Saturday December 04th, 2004
Event: The First Christmas Dinner Dance
Organised by Toronto East Goan Senior Association
Time 7:00 pm to 1.00 am.
Ticket $25.00 (Non Refundable)
At Our Lady of Rosary Church Hall Flyer click here

Sunday December 05th, 2004 [1.00pm – 5.00pm]
Organised by Villagers and friends of Moira
Mass: 11.00am St. Mary’s Church,
735 Miller, Greenfield Park.
Lunch: 1.30pm Tandoor Restaurant,
1555 Provencher [corner Peletier], Brossard
Buffet [Panjabi Cusine] cost $11.00 [Cash Bar].

Contact : Felix D'Sa (450-676-8560)

Sunday December 05th, 2004
Event: The Year of the Exposition, St. Francis Xavier Feast
Ticket :
*Adults-Members   -   $15
*Non-Members      -   $18
*Children    5-10    -   $12
Tickets or Stall info call :

Linda D'Sa at       905-824-8406 (West)
Hema Pereira at   905-502-6103 (West)
SeiraFurtado at    416-695-3239 (Etobicoke)
Ken Menezes at   416-724-1946 (East)

Venue :
* Mass @ 12:30 sharp, followed by a Great Lunch.
* Stalls available (buy your Christmas goodies)
* Lively Music & Entertainment
* Lots of Prizes for all Ages!!

Sunday June 26th - Sunday July 3rd, 2005
Event: Zanzibar SJCS Reunion
Organised by St. Joseph's Convent School (later Tumekuja School), Zanzibar

Zanzibar SJCS Reunion
A reunion of former Students of St. Joseph's Convent School (later Tumekuja School), Zanzibar, is planned for the week of June 26 - July 3, 2005 in Toronto, Canada. Initial plans include a dinner dance on Saturday, July 2, a picnic on July 3, a tour of Niagara Falls and a shopping expedition in the Toronto Area sometime during the Reunion Week.
If you would like more information and would like to get on the mailing list please write to me asap. Jo Birkmeyer jbirkmeyer@yahoo.com

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