Tomorrow/today is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
The DBYM – our parish youth group will meet tomorrow/today after the 9.15 a.m. Mass.
Senior Citizens Association will celebrate their New Year get-together tomorrow/today at the 5.30 pm Mass followed by a celebration in the multi-purpose hall.
The Hindi Bible cell will meet tomorrow/today after the 5.30 p.m. Mass.
Shanti Sagar Hindi Prayer Group is organizing Healing and Adoration Service on Wed, 16th January after the 7 pm Mass in the church animated by Fr. Solomon in Hindi and English. The theme is ‘If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation.’ For further details please contact Mr. Samson – 9819978511.
Next Sunday, 20thJanuary is Vocation Sunday.
There will be a Hindi Mass next Sunday, 20thJanuary at 4 p.m.
On 20th January, the Office for Lay Collaboration in Ministry (OLCM) will conduct a training session for Zonal Representatives and Leaders and Assistant Leaders of all our parish cells and associations from 6.30 to 8.pm in the AV hall.
The Novena to St. John Bosco commences on Tuesday, 22ndJanuary and culminates in the Feast which will be celebrated on Thursday, 31stJanuary at 8.00 a.m. On Sunday, 3rdFebruary the parish will celebrate with a Mass at 9.30 am for all our parishioners and in the evening there will be Bosco Nite celebrations on our grounds. There will be no 10.30 a.m. Mass that day. Please collect your copy of the Novena schedule from the reception desk or the religious book stall.
Bosco Nite coupons will be given to you by your zonal representative who will be visiting your home. Please co-ordinate with them.
Youth united for Christ – the Youth of Charismatic Mumbai is organizing a youth programme titled ‘Milestone the way ‘ for the Deanery parishes ranging from Andheri to Bhayander on Saturday, 26thJanuary from 10 am to 4 pm in our school hall. All youth above 18 years are welcome. Charges are Rs. 100/- Please register your name with Ruel, Aaron, Mihir or the parish office.
The statement of Accounts of Christmas & New year is put up on the notice board for your information,
Marriage Preparation Courses from January to July conducted by Snehalaya Family Service Centre are put out on the notice board. Couples planning to get married are required to participate in this course at least 6 months before their marriage.
The Small Christian Communities will meet as follows:-
|Zone||Date||At the residence of :-|
|Chikoowadi A||2ndJanuary||Mr. Hilarian D’souza,|
|Chikoowadi B &c||3rdJanuary||Jasmine Melvin|
|Gorai I||8thJanuary||Jasmine Soosai Anthony –|
|Yogi North||14thJanuary||Ambita D’Souza –|
|Yogi South||10thJanuary||Franc D’Souza-|
|New M.H.B||8thJanuary||Gladys Pinto –|
|Gorai II||10thJanuary||Henry D’Costa –|
|Gorai III||17th Jan||Sunil Alvares –|
|L.T. Road||11th Jan||Agnelo Fernandes|
|Old M.H.B.||17th Jan||Ashley Seymour|
|Vazira||8thJanuary||Glenda Gomes –|
|Eksar||17thJanuary||Martin D’Souza –|
The following Marriage Banns are being published hereby:
- The First Banns of Mr. Savio Cyril D’Silva, bachelor son of Mr. Basil D’Silva and Mrs. Nancy D’Silva residing in I.C. Colony, Borivli (West) and Miss Fatima D’Souza, spinster daughter of late John D’Souza and Mrs. Letis D’Souza residing in Old MHB Colony.
If any one finds any impediments as to why the couples mentioned above, should not be married, you are bound to inform the Parish Priest as soon as possible.
Fr. Solomon Rapol – Parish Priest