Parish Notices for 05th Mar 2017

  • 05:30 PM

Tomorrow/Today, 30 of our youth will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation at the hands of His Lordship Bishop John Rodrigues at the 10.30 a.m. Mass. Please keep them in your prayers. There will be Sunday school and 9.15 a.m. Children’s Mass for the other classes as usual.

 

The Bombay Catholic Sabha have organized a seminar on “Wealth Creation and Management through financial planning” tomorrow/today at 10.30 a.m. in the A.V. Hall. Ms. Loretta Silveira is the main speaker. All are welcome to attend.

 

Kindly note that all the morning Masses this week from Monday will start at 6.45 a.m. instead of the usual 7 a.m. in view of the Lenten Missions. This will be from 6th to 11th March only.

 

The Way of the Cross this week will be as follows:

Tuesday, 7th March – 6.30 p.m. – Konkani Way of the Cross

Friday, 10th March – 7.30 p.m. – English Way of the Cross.

 

The All India Catholic Union exhorts all to observe Friday, 10th March as a day of prayer and fasting for the safe return of Fr. Tom Unzhunnalil – a Salesian Priest abducted by militants in Yemen.

 

Next Sunday, 12th March is Catechetical Day. In this regard, our Sunday school children have put up a special programme and they invite all our parents and parishioners to view their performances at 11 a.m. in the school Hall.

 

3rd Std. Children who will be receiving the sacrament of Holy Communion next year will have to collect the registration forms from their Catechist Mrs. Pearl D’Sa. Last day for submitting the duly filled forms is next Saturday.

 

10th Std. Children who will be receiving the sacrament of Confirmation next year will have to collect the registration forms from their Catechist Mrs. Virginia Rebello or Mr. Dhruv Rathod. Last day for submitting the duly filled forms is next Sunday.

 

There will be Lenten Retreat on Sunday, 19th March organized by Hindi Prayer group in the school Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Preacher is Fr. Amrut.

 

The English Prayer Group is organizing a Konkani Lenten Service on the 18th and 19th March from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the A.V. Hall conducted by Fr. Hubert Goveas and team. Further details are on the notice board. Please register at the counter outside or at the Parish Office.

 

Experience the Lenten Season as you watch the movie of the month ‘I’m Not Ashamed,’ a true story screening on Sunday, 19th March at 6.30 p.m. in the A. V. Hall. All parishioners are invited.

 

The Lenten Alms box is place at the back of the church near the Divine Mercy picture for those who would like to place alms.

 

The Diocesan Human Life Committee celebrate the Annual Pro-life Day on Sunday, 26th March at St. Michael’s Church with Mass at 8.30 a.m. followed by a programme.

 

ALOYSIUS FURTADO – Parish Priest.