MALVERN RETREAT FOR MEN

I hope that after 40 days of fasting and abstinence, you are ready for the next retreat for men at Malvern, PA. It is scheduled for Friday, July 31, 1998. The retreat starts at about 6 pm and ends on Sunday August 2, around noon. Each retreatant is provided with his own room, bed linen, soap and towels. The retreat provides opportunities for numerous spiritual exercises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided. Rosario DíCosta and Kenny DíSilva has described their experiences at the retreats in the past in "Goan Connection". To register, or for more information, please contact John Quiterio at 610-326-7326 or Bambino Martins at 609-384-1984.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONVERSATIONAL KONKANI

(English Translation)

Peter: How are you?

Cajetan: I am fine.

C: I have fever. / I have a fever / I am sick.

P: Where are you from?

C: I am from Goa.

P: That I know. Are you from Bardez or Salcete? C: I am from Salcete.

P: What do you do? C: I am doing nothing. / I am going to the bazaar (market) / I am going to church / I am going to play.

P: What does your daughter do?

C: She goes to school / she works.

P: What are those boys, over there, doing?

C: It seems like they are upto some mischief.

P: Where do you live now?
C: I live in a flat (apartment) now.

P: You went to Kuwait and made a lot of money (I guess)?

C: Yes. Now, people respect me.