Christmas Gala 2019

With just under two months to go, we are extremely excited to announce the opening of the registration portal for our upcoming Christmas Gala 2019! Our grand Christmas celebration will take place on Saturday, December 21, 2019, running from 6:00 PM to midnight.

It promises to be a beautiful night in the renowned Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, NJ, full of friends, food, and fun. Our splendid singers will ring in the season with Christmas carols, while Santa makes a special visit. You will partake in a delicious dinner, but burn it off quick as the famed Prism Band keeps you on your feet throughout the night. 


The following early bird pricing will be available for the first 150 registrants:



Adults (13+) — $45

Kids (5-12) — $30



Adults (13+) — $50

Kids (5-12) — $30


Ticket prices will increase by $10 after the first 150 tickets are sold, so buy your tickets sooner rather than later!

Additionally, if you’d like to stick around and spend the night, we have negotiated a special rate for attendees at the Raritan Hotel just next door. Call (732) 661-1313 and mention that you’re with us for a room at just $69!

The grand Christmas celebration you’ve been waiting for is here—log on to https://mcaec.wildapricot.org/event-3600845 and buy your tickets today!

Decennial and Monthi Fest Celebration 2019

Summer Picnic June 08, 2019

We just wanted to extend a big thank you to everyone who attended last weekend's Summer Picnic! It was truly a fun time with all of you there. We really appreciate all of you for coming to the picnicand volunteering in various ways.


We have to thank our many volunteers in the many different areas of the picnic:

  • Music: DJ Vijai Furtado

  • Emcees: Shyna Quadras and Anuj D'Souza, assisted by Monti D’Cunha and DJ Vijai

  • Registration: Anne Sequeira, Bruno Sequeira and Sonia Sequeira

  • Spiritual director: Fr Ron Machado

  • Photography: Don Lewis, Anuj D’Souza, Merlin Mendonca, Angela Jozsef and Nancy Castelino

  • Food counter: Ivan D’Souza, Anita Pinto, Mark Mendonca, Simona Fernandes, Fr Ron Machado, Nancy Castelino, Norbert Mendes and Rima D’Souza

  • Ice gola counter: Christopher Monis and Cleon Monis

  • Popcorn counter: Simona Fernandes

  • Sports and games: Saritha Pinto, Melrin Sequeira, Sunil Lobo and Simona Fernandes

In addition to all of our volunteers, we specially thank our very generous donors:

  • Bob and Olivia Vaz of Babco Foods, who donated evening snacks to be enjoyed with tea

  • An anonymous donor, who greatly enjoyed the picnic and decided to donate $500 to offset costs

Furthermore, a big shoutout to:

  • Tony Seravo and Mangalore Kitchen, who catered delicious Mangalorean food for the picnic

If you'd like to relive the memories of last week's picnic, you can visit:

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