Archive for the Christmas Stories Category

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 […]

December 11, 2018

Christmas celebration at Fatima Primary School, R. A. Puram

Christmas celebration at Fatima Primary School, R. A. Puram

Christmas celebrations were held at Fatima Nursery and Primary School in R. A.Puram this past week. Students presented a medley of Christmas carols, short plays and theme dances. There was an act on stage on events leading to the birth […]

December 8, 2018

Home-made ‘Love Cakes’, order now for X’mas

Home-made 'Love Cakes', order now for X'mas

Home baker Rani Rodrigo of San Thome has just made and sold out her popular Rich Cakes. Now she is taking orders for ‘Love Cakes’, which have pumpkin and cashew – orders must be placed early. Rani also makes chocolates. […]

December 8, 2018

Alwarpet Christmas Street Fest this Sunday, and next

The Alwarpet Christmas Street Fest unfolds on Sunday, Dec.9. The lights and stars were switched on on Friday and the north end of C. P. Ramaswamy Road is decorated.    Participating stores will have special offers and/or limited time discounts on these days. […]

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