Parish Notices for 14th Oct 2018

  • 05:30 PM

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


Next Sunday is Mission Sunday. This year the Mission Fete proceeds will go to the Don Bosco Snehalaya  Street Children Mission Centre based in Vadodara, Gujarat. Parishioners can put their kitchen to rest for a day and come & patronize food stalls which start at 7 a.m. in the quadrangle. Our zonal communities and clusters have joined together and worked hard to make delicious home-made delicacies for breakfast, lunch, snack items, pickles, bakery items and desserts. There will be a saree auction, weighing of the cake and so on. For the children, there will be games stalls. The lucky dip for the raffle forms collected by our Sunday school children will start at 12 noon. Mission Fete starts at 8 a.m. You are welcome to bring your friends and family along.


There will be no Sunday school on 21stOctober because of Mission Fete.


Registration forms for the Sunday school picnic to be held on Sunday, 4thNovember will be distributed tomorrow/today during the class. Children please submit the duly filled forms latest by 29thOctober alongwith the registration fee of Rs. 100/- to your Catechist only.


The Bombay Catholic Sabha requests all parishioners to check if their name exists in the voting list. They can check this with the Election office staff present at schools in their area. For example, for MHB area, there is  a staff sitting near our Don Bosco reception desk from Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 4pm last date being 31stOctober. We urge all our Catholic people including our youth who have turned 18 years to make their Voters ID Card to enable them to vast their vote in the 2019 elections. Families who have any deceased members should delete the names of the deceased from the voters list to prevent it being misused.

All Maharashtra Catholic Charismatic Marathi Convention 2018 organized with the blessing of His Eminence Cardinal Oswald Gracias and the director  Bishop Barthol Barretto will be held on 6thNovember, 7thNovember & 8thNovember from 7.30 am to 6 pm at Our Lady of Nazareth Church, Bhayander (West). All are invited. The Hindi prayer group of our parish will be sitting for registration every Wednesday before and after the Mass. For further details please contact Mr. Samson D’Silva.

Pre-Baptism course will be held on 27th, 28thOctober, 3rd and 4thNovember at 5.30 p.m. Parents who are expecting their first child are required to attend this course before the birth of their child.

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

  1. The Mumbai Catholic Charismatic Renewal has organized Mission Sunday Rally on 21stOctober from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s School Grounds, Dadar (east). The Eucharist will be celebrated by Bishop Dominic Savio Fernandes.


  1. The Khandala Laity Retreat will be holding its Annual Retreat at St. Xavier’s Villa, Khandala from 15thto 18th

The Legion of Mary, a Lay Catholic Association of the Church invites you to an evening programme on ‘Social action’ to be held on Sunday, 28thOctober from 5pm to 8 pm in our Church. The Speaker is Veera Davies. There will be a registration desk outside the parish office after all the Masses this Saturday and Sunday





The Small Christian Communities will meet as follows:-

Zone Date At the residence of :-
Babhai 16thOctober Elias Gonsalves – Kent Residency
Chikoowadi B & C 4thOctober Shamila Cornello
Chikoowadi A 3rdOctober Angeline Fernandes
Gorai I  


Anthony Dias


Jairaj Nagar 22ndOctober Alex Gonsalves – D wing –
Yogi North 8thOctober Joy Pasaana,


Yogi South 11thOctober Mathias Rodrigues
New M.H.B 9thOctober Joseph Karumalil.
Gorai II 11thOctober Clema Anton
Gorai III 18thOctober Gilbert D’Souza.
L.T. Road 12th October Rina Mascarenhas
Old M.H.B. 18thOctober Prudence D’Souza.
Vazira 2ndOctober Sylvia D’Souza.
Eksar 18thOctober Neelam Rodrigues –



(For Sunday Masses only)

The following Marriage Banns are being published hereby:


  1. The Second Banns of Mr. Desmond Dantas, bachelor son of Mr. Norbert Dantas and Mrs. Rosy Dantas residing in Kandivli (East) and Miss Lianne Henry, spinster daughter of Mr. P.W. Henry and Mrs. Flory Henry residing at Vazira Naka, Borivli (West).

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