Notices for April 2019
7th April 2019

The Parish Council along with the new members will meet this Sunday the 7th April at 10.30 am. The SCC along with the new members will meet on Monday the 8th April at 7.45 pm. Note the newly elected members must come to this meeting.

Confessions on the 8th, 9th, 10th April from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

Palm Sunday is next Sunday the 14th April: Blessings of Palms at 8.45 am. Mass at 9.00 am. Accordingly there will be no 8.30 and 9.30 mass. There will be the offering & the blessing of the bread at this mass, which is given to each family.

Once again as Sunday School for this academic year ends we urge you to come as a family to any Sunday mass.

Sunday School along with our Youth will have a Fun Faith Camp on the 11th,12th, 13th, of April. Please register your names.

St. Blaise Church Amboli is staging a Concert on Good Friday from 12 pm to 3 pm. on The Last Words. You are all invited.

Kindly drop your Lenten Alms in the boxes kept at the altar railings.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 09 Tue 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Anthony Saldanha
    7.00 pm Months mind Mass of Vincent Fernandes
Apr 10 Wed 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Ermelinda Fernandes
Apr 11 Thu 9.30 am Months mind Mass of Kashinath Shinde
    7.00 pm Months mind Mass of Augustine Godinho
Apr 13 Sat 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Sr Angela Baretto

Coming up Lenten programmes
Confessions   :   8th Monday to 10th Wednesday
Friday   :   Stns of the Cross by Ministers of the Word

Holy Week
Maundy Thursday   :   Mass for the sick at 4.30 pm in the Church
Mass on the Grounds at 7.30 pm
Adoration in Church from 9.30 pm to 11.00 pm

Good Friday   :   Stations of the Cross at 7.30, 8.30 & 9.30
Service on the Grounds at 6.00 pm
Veneration on the Ground followed by veneration in Church

Holy Saturday   :   Marian Service at 8.00 am
Easter Vigil at 8.00 pm



14th April 2019

Maundy Thursday   :   Mass for the sick at 4.30 pm in the Church
Mass on the Grounds at 7.30 pm
Adoration in Church from 9.30 pm to 11.00 pm

Good Friday   :   Stations of the Cross at 7.30, 8.30 & 9.30
Service on the Grounds at 6.00 pm
Veneration on the Ground followed by veneration in Church

Holy Saturday   :   Marian Service at 8.00 am
Easter Vigil at 8.00 pm

Masses on Easter Sunday are at 6.30, 7.30, 8.30 and 9.30 am. There will be no 10.30 am and 6.00 pm mass. The adult baptisms will be at the 9.30 mass

Divine Mercy Novenas begin on Good Friday after the 9.30 stations of the cross.

Our youth are organising the annual summer fun club for children from the 22nd April to 4th of May. Kindly register after mass and at the reception.

Your signature towards the campaign against the arrest of our priests, sisters and other social activist working for the rights of the oppressed is important. Please support the campaign and sign the letter at the Youth Desk and Koinonia

Focolare Movement invites families to Mariapolis in May. Kindly see the notice board for details

Kindly drop your Lenten Alms in the boxes kept at the altar railings.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 17 Wed 7.30 am Months mind mass of Maud Vaz

A Fun - Faith Camp for our JFC children was organized by some of our Youth, it was a creative initiative and success.

The Blessed Palms you received today have been cut and cleaned by the Konkanni Group. God Bless them.

Holy Family is launching an Ambitious Youth Movement, beginning from June this year. Kindly see the Notice Board and Parish What's App groups for details. Parents are requested to motivate your child to this formation.



21st April 2019

Masses on Easter Sunday are at 6.30, 7.30, 8.30 and 9.30 am. There will be no 10.30 am and 6.00 pm mass. The adult baptisms will be at the 9.30 mass.

Our youth are organising the annual summer fun club for children from the 22nd April to 4th of May. Kindly register after mass and at the reception.

Holy Family is launching an Ambitious Youth Movement, beginning from June this year. Kindly see the Notice Board and Parish What's App groups for details. Parents are requested to motivate your child to this formation.

Our RCIA candidates will be accepted into the faith at the 9.30 am mass. Please bless them and welcome them into our community.

The Divine Mercy Novena will continue after the 9.30 am mass on Sunday and the 7.30 am and 7.00 pm mass on week-days. The feast mass is at 9.30 am on Sunday the 28th April.

Kindly note that during the month of May there will be no daily mass at 6.00 am and no 10.30 am mass on Sundays. Also there will be no 6.00 pm - Wednesday Konkanni mass.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 23 Tue 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Jeevan Belgaonkar
Apr 27 Sat 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Francis Fernandes

Frs. Errol, Baptist and Vincent celebrate their 25 years of priesthood on Tuesday the 23rd April. The parish invites you to a Thanksgiving mass at 7.00 pm on this day.

The Jesuit team wishes you and your family a very Happy Easter.



28th April 2019

Kindly note that during the month of May there will be no daily mass at 6.00 am and no 10.30 am mass on Sundays. Also there will be no 6.00 pm - Wednesday Konkanni mass.

Creative and short Summer Courses are being organized, for our parishioners. The time-table will be sent to you on What's App. Kindly register and find your talent in these courses.

Holy Family is launching an Ambitious Youth Movement, beginning from June this year. Kindly see the Notice Board and Parish What's App groups for details. Parents are requested to motivate your child to this formation.

The 1st Friday adoration on the 3rd May will be conducted by the CFC.

Mass Intentions :
May 05 Sun 9.30 am Months mind Mass of Edwin Albert D'Souza &
Months mind Mass of Catherine Naidu

The Parish reminds you to vote and vote right tomorrow.

Once again the Parish thanks all those who helped in the Lenten and Holy Week Services and the Jubilee Celebrations on the 23rd and all of you HAPPY HOLIDAYS.