Archive for the Christmas Stories Category

December 25, 2019

Street carolling group entertains kids at Mandaveli

Street carolling group entertains kids at Mandaveli

On the eve of Christmas, children at Second Trust Main Road, Mandaveli got excited when a street carolling group arrived in their area. In front of a roadside shrine of Mother Mary at this busy street, lined with tea stalls, and […]

December 24, 2019

Preparations for Christmas in full swing at the local churches

Preparations for Christmas in full swing at the local churches

This evening, preparations for Christmas were on a full swing at the local churches in Mylapore. At Our Lady of Light Church in Luz, the church volunteers were busy putting up the decorations and stars. This year, the youth group […]

December 24, 2019

Christmas decorations create a magical effect at night

Christmas decorations create a magical effect at night

On Dec 23 evening, the spirit of Christmas was prominent in various parts of Mylapore. The houses in front of Our Lady of Guidance Church in R.A.Puram were lit with stars and Christmas trees, that looked magical at night. At […]

December 20, 2019

Christmas celebration at St. Luke’s Church, Mandaveli

Christmas celebration at St. Luke's Church, Mandaveli

This evening, St. Luke’s Church in R.K.Mutt Road, Mandaveli organized a Christmas programme at its old campus in Mandaveli Lane. Underprivileged students who are being given free tuitions here sang Christmas carols and presented a dance. Rev. Fr. Clement Jayanthi […]

December 12, 2019

Children of St Thomas English Church community present Christmas play

Children of St Thomas English Church community present Christmas play

Children who attend Sunday School at the CSI St. Thomas English Church, San Thome, presented their annual Christmas nativity play on Sunday, December 1. Held on the first Advent Sunday, this was the first of a series of Christmas events […]

December 11, 2019

Crib sets, decorations for Christmas on sale at shop inside San Thome Cathedral

Crib sets, decorations for Christmas on sale at shop inside San Thome Cathedral

The souvenir shop located inside the campus of San Thome Cathedral has a Christmasy look now. On display here is a range of crib sets and decoration items including Christmas stars made from different materials, colourful candles and small Christmas […]

December 6, 2019

Christmas party for boarders of St. Bede’s school

The annual Christmas celebration for the boarders of St. Bede’s AI Hr. Secondary School in San Thome will be held on Friday evening, Dec.6 at the Savio Hall on this campus. The event is got up by the Old Bedeans […]

December 30, 2018

A special Christmas celebration

A special Christmas celebration

A fun filled christmas celebration was organised for the students of Gowrin Special School, Mandavelipakkam at a hall in the city on Dec 22. The chief guest was pediatrician Dr. Amal Raj and Rev. Dr. Sailas Gnanadoss. There was a […]

December 25, 2018

Midnight Mass, services at churches for Christmas draw big crowds

Midnight Mass, services at churches for Christmas draw big crowds

Areas of San Thome, Luz and Mylapore and Mandaveli where churches are located came alive early before midght as people mad etheir way to attend Mass and religious services for Christmas. San Thome High Road saw traffic jams as people […]

December 24, 2018

Carols, camp fire and dinner at CSI St. Thomas English Church

Carols, camp fire and dinner at CSI St. Thomas English Church

The community of CSI St Thomas English Church in San Thome is a close one. And at Christmastime, it hosts a series of events for the season, religious and social. On Sunday evening, the church choir, including the teeny ones […]

December 24, 2018

Spirit of Christmas pervades in San Thome

Spirit of Christmas pervades in San Thome

The spirit of Christmas in best felt in the San Thome area. Perhaps because there are a number of churches and a small Christian community too. For the past week, all campuses of churches and schools were seen decorated with […]

December 21, 2018

This Christmas meet intends to donate to poor, cyclone affected

A community Christmas celebration – CareFest – is planned this evening ( Dec.21) at the Savio Hall at St Bede’s School, San Thome. It intends to support the old, less abled and people who suffered in the Gaja cyclone. The […]

December 20, 2018

All the Christmas stories, information

All the Christmas stories, information

These are all Christmas season related stories from the Mylapore – San Thome zone – useful info, community events, sales and shopping and church services. This space will be updated daily. You are welcome to send details of your area’s […]

December 17, 2018

Christmas celebration at St. Luke’s Church: On Dec 21

A christmas programme will be held at the old campus of St. Luke’s Church at Adam Street, Mandaveli on Dec 21. Underprivilged students who are being given free tuition there will perform. Members of the church at  the new campus […]

December 17, 2018

Carol singing competition held at local church

This year’s Chriscar, a carol singing competition, was held at Our Lady of Guidance Church at Lazarus Church Road, R. A. Puram on Dec 2. Rev. Fr. P. S. Kanickairaj, the parish priest there says, “More than 400 people from […]

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