Jerosa Company: the One-Stop-Shop for all your Christmas and Religious Needs
Mangaluru: When Christmas season is around the corner, no one else makes your Christmas happy, the way Jerosa Company (JC) does! They want every customer who enters their shop to feel that they have entered a Wonderland where the Christmas spirit rules. They aim to present displays that are visually captivating and to provide customer service that makes everyone feel welcome. This store peddles traditional holiday cheer amid the busy City junction which is filled with businesses, heavy traffic and commuters. JC encompasses both holiday necessities and frivolous, cheery adornments, from tree skirts to embroidered pillows to fluffy Santa hats. Themed Christmas trees are decked with ornaments, elaborate angels, and much more. To foster even more festivity, Christmas tunes play overhead all day long.
Yes, JC has everything that you are looking to make your Xmas a memorable one – like Crib sets in plastic, Plaster of Paris, Clay and resin for the house and for the church, made locally as well as imported are available in various sizes throughout the year. Christmas cards, X-mas trees in all sizes, ornaments for the Tree and Decorations for the house, paper stars, and lanterns, lights, advent wreaths, hollies, thermocole cuttings, lights, tinsel candles, Santa masks and caps, stockings, musical Santas, Christmas gifts, wrappers and ribbons.
Christmas music in CDs as also carol books and music books are available during the season. Do you know that Santas shop for their outfits at Jerosa? They have sizes to suit both children and adults. For Christmas shopping you could not make a better choice than JC – they believe in the Christmas Spirit.
Established in 1967, Jerosa Company (JC) is renowned as a one-stop-shop for all religious and social purchases of the Mangalorean Catholic Community, and JC is among the oldest Catholic stores in the country. Located in the heart of Mangaluru, Opp Milagres Church- Hampankatta, they are easily accessible. They have all your requirements in Bibles and Christian Books, Religious Articles, Church goods, Candles, as also Baptism, Communion and Wedding requisites.
Jerosa Company has established a name for the variety they carry. Their range of items, be it in Crucifixes or First Communion Dresses or for that matter across most product categories is unsurpassed! Spread over 1800 sq ft, JC has the following sections:
Ground Floor – Bibles, devotional books, religious articles, greeting cards and gifts
First floor – JC have 3 sections
– an exclusive shop for Christening, First Holy Communion and Bridal requisites- the only one of its kind in Mangaluru.
– a section for all church requirements including Tabernacles, Monstrances etc., statues, large frames and pictures and wooden hand crafted crucifixes
– a party shop for all kinds of Birthday and party decorations, return gifts, balloons, thermocole creations and so on. They also have a wholesale section catering to the trade.
JC also carries a great selection of Bibles, Catholic books, church goods, statues, religious gifts and many other Catholic products, and they have been serving the churches and people of Mangalore since its inception. Their website is only an indicator of what they carry! JC is committed to providing their customers with the best religious products, at the fairest price and with the highest level of customer service and satisfaction. In this small way, they minister to the people, parishes, churches and institutions.
A good selection of Bibles are also available at JC- and in addition to Bibles in English, Bibles in Konkani, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam are also in stock. Looking for rosaries, scapulars, medals and chains, prayer books, holy pictures, prayer cards, religious key chains, stickers etc, JC has them all. Statues, and crucifixes in all sizes, stations of the cross, tabernacle, monstrance, chalice and ciborium, altar bells, thuriple, cruets, collection bags, Holy oil sets, Pyx, Communion plates, Mass vestments, altar linen, procession crosses, Lecterns, candle holders, oil lamps, and flower vases- Church incense and mass candles are available too
Also available in store are Crucifixes, statues, Pictures and Frames, Clocks with religious motifs, Ready made altars, altar lamps, altar cloth, religious wall carpets, wooden carvings, candle holders, flower vases, artificial flowers etc. Bibles and devotional books for prayers, novenas and reflection are available in Konkani, English, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam. In addition hymn books, catechism books for children, lives of Saints, Sunday and Weekday missals, altar missal and lectionary are available Books on Mangaluru and the History of the Christian community are on sale at JC.
Welcome to Mangalore’s best stop for Konkani music – You can find CDs of all Konkani hymns and songs at JC. Devotional CDs are available not only in Konkani but also in English, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam. Old Konkani folk songs, both Mangalorean and Goan are available. You can have the best selection of non-stop Masala and Baila music from Mangalore, Bombay and Goa. Vovios for the ‘Roce’ along with traditional wedding songs are available on CD. This is the only outlet where the complete range of Wilfy’s CDs are available.
Jerosa is Mangalore’s oldest shop for greeting cards. A wide variety of cards covering all occasions are available at most reasonable prices. Here you will also find gifts for birthdays, weddings, housewarming and a whole lot of religious occasions too. And not to forget- gift wrappers and ribbons too. Jerosa Company is the leading dealers for candles in Mangaluru. In addition to all kinds of candles required for devotional and church use, they have candles in many shapes, designs and colours for religious, decoration, gifting and illumination purposes. First communion candles and offertory candles are their speciality
Since the Sacrament of Matrimony is a special time, JC will help you make your day extra special. From Bridal gowns to headgear, tiaras, gloves, stockings, handbags, imitation jewellery sets, bridal bouquets, chincheful, flower girl baskets, side sprays, ring pillows, flowers for the bride, buttonholes for the groom and family flowers etc; the list goes on! A good selection of ties, belts and wallets also available. Thermocole car pieces and centre- pieces are available in addition to party sprays, confetti and decorations for the house and venue. JC also carries books and CDs of vovios and traditional Konkani wedding songs.
The finest decorations for every occasion are available at Jerosa. Birthdays, Christenings, first communions, engagements, weddings, jubilees are never complete without JCs decorations. You can find a fine variety of balloons, both self-coloured and in multi colour. Decorations in paper, metallic paper and thermocole are always available.
To sum it all, Jerosa Company managed by owner Ullas Rasquinha strives hard to provide great service and a great price to all our customers. His company’s commitment to quality service is second to none. They make it easy to shop for that hard to get item or for something unique. They have grown and thrived by doing their very best to meet or exceed the needs of their customers. The management and staff of JC want you to be happy with your purchases and to leave them with the feeling that you’ve shared in a caring.
Ullas Rasquinha says, “We are very pleased with the very good response and comments we get from our customers. While we already garner praise and admiration in this business, we are dedicated to improving ourselves day by day with our indefatigable effort to be the best we can be. We are always exploring the latest retail innovations to offer to our customers in our own elegant ambience and professional décor. Being a good and successful businessman does not happen by chance – it takes lots of hard work, dedication and commitment. With the ambition to constantly improve our services, customer relationship, innovation and quality are at the heart of our business. I am happy with my employees who are very sincere, dedicated and friendly to all my customers – and that’s what you need for the success of any business. I wish all our customers and well-wishers a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year 2017”.
Visit Jerosa Company, and feel the difference!
Jerosa Company, Milagres Mansion, Hampankatta, Mangaluru-575001
Phone: 0824-2423870, 2427159
Contact: Ullhas Rasquinha
Open: Monday to Saturday – 9am to 8pm. And also open on Sunday (till 29 Dec) 9am-8pm