Parish Notices for 02nd July 2017

  • 05:30 PM

First Holy Communion candidates and Confirmation candidates will have their Rite of Acceptance tomorrow/today at the 9.15 a.m. Children’s Mass. Parents kindly note that attendance is compulsory.

 

Confirmation students and their parents will have a recollection tomorrow/today from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. in the A.V. Hall.

 

The English wing of the Bible Cell will meet tomorrow/today after the evening Mass.

 

The Family Cell of our parish is organizing a programme for all eligible singles of marriageable age called ‘LILAC’ tomorrow/today from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. in the school hall.

 

Monday, 3rd July is the Solemnity of Saint Thomas, Apostle of India.

 

7th July is the first Friday of the month. We will have an adoration service after the evening Mass.

 

Altar Servers will have a meeting on Saturday, 8th July at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose hall. Mrs. Vina Prabhu is in charge of the altar servers ministry.

 

Next Sunday, 9th July is Faith Formation Sunday. Catechists will be commissioned on that day at the 9.15 a.m. Children’s Mass followed by a meeting after the Mass.

 

The Music and Choir Ministry will have their meeting next Sunday, 9th July after the 10.30 a.m. Mass in the A.V. Hall. Attendance is compulsory.

 

The PLT – Parish Liturgical Team will have their meeting next Sunday, 9th July after the 5.30 p.m. Mass.

 

The Lectors ministry will have its meeting on Sunday, 16th July after the 5.30 p.m. Mass in the A.V. Hall. All lectors are required to attend.

 

The English Prayer Group is organizing a series of talks on the theme ‘The Power of a family’ from Tuesday, 4th July to 29th August. These talks will be held in our Church every Tuesday after the evening Mass conducted by renowned speakers from the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, Mumbai.

 

The DBYM – our parish youth group will be organizing an inter-zonal Football and Throwball Tournament on Sunday, 23rd July.

 

Senior Citizens Association will be celebrating the Feast of their patron Saints, Saint Joaquim and Saint Anne on Sunday, 30th July. Members please register your names in the parish office.

 

 

The Small Christian Communities will meet as follows:-

Thursday, 6th July – Babhai Zone at the residence of Gavin Henriques

Thursday, 6th July – Chikoowadi Zone at the residence of Remi Vaz

 

 

Please check the notice board for details of the following:-

  1. Those Catholics who have recently finished their HSC examinations and feel that God is calling them to become a priest, the Archdiocese of Bombay welcomes them to join the minor seminary.
  2. Snehalaya Family Service Centre has sent us the dates of Marriage Preparation Courses from July to December.  All those planning to get married are required to participate in the Marriage Preparation Course at least 6 months before their marriage and attend a Marriage Enrichment programme thereafter.
  3. Admissions are open to Bosco Boys Home, Vazira Naka for Hotel Management, Electrical, A/C and Refrigeration etc.
  4. Short Term Courses in Social Work conducted by College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan Institute, New Marine Lines.

 

Fr. ALOYSIUS FURTADO – Parish Priest.