Jezu Songim Mageam, Konkani family prayer book
Jezu Songim Mageam, Konkani family prayer book published in both Kannada and Roman script was released at Holy Cross parish, Cordel, on Sunday August 24.
The book ‘Jezu Songim Mageam’ was released by Edward D’souza, chairman of Federation of Konkani Catholic Association Bangalore.
The program was presided by Fr Valerian Pinto, parish priest of Cordel. Arun Fernandes, secretary of Federation of Konkani Catholic Association Bangalore, Parish Pastoral Parishad secretary Michael D’Souza and Fr Anil Lobo were present for the inauguration. Fr Vishal Monis compered the programme.
Konkani language grew with the help of missionaries. Today there are many challenges to promote and stabilize local languages because of the wide spread of English language. To give the younger generation a taste of Konkani and to take this language to the next generation, Holy Cross church published two books.
The book ‘Jezu Songim Mageam,‘ is a family prayer book having both Kannada and Roman script. These daily prayers recited both in church and homes would be very handy to people who do not know Kannada. It is said that in the history of the Mangalore Diocese, this is the first book published in both Kannada and Roman scripts.
Book includes: Dispottim Chalthi Magnnim, Amori, Ters, Mulavi Shikovn, Kirthanam, Novenachim Magnim, Ladinn, Kumsarak thayaray, Kontharam, Misachi reeth, Lagnachi reeth.. etc.,
To buy this Books in Bangalore Contact:
Jezu Songim Mageam (Rs.100/-)
Arun Fernandes: +91 9880721103