Notices for April 2018
1st April 2018 - Easter Sunday

The Jesuit team wishes all our Parishioners a very Happy Easter.

Those who would like to have their homes blessed are requested to inform their zone priest. It is important that the whole family is present for this family blessing.

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

There will be no 10.30 am and 6.00 pm mass this Sunday.

The Divine Mercy Novena will continue after the 9.30 am mass on Sunday and after the 7.30 am and 7.00 pm mass on week-days. The feast mass is at 9.30 am on Sunday the 8th April.

The 1st Friday service on the 6th April will be conducted by the Parish Council.

The Parish Council will meet next Sunday at 10.30 am. The SCC on Monday at 7.45 pm.

The media team has brought out yet another brilliant Easter issue of our Family Khabar. Take one to your home and if possible place it in your office.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 02 Mon 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Violet Noronha
Apr 03 Tue 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Louis Fernandes

There will be an Eco Tip for us every week on our Parish web-site. Let us include our Care for Creation into our prayer life.

The parish wishes to thank our people for their prayerful Lenten involvement and practices in the different activities of our church and communities and for the generous donations received, besides responding graciously to the Community Welfare Fund. May you and your family have a Happy Holiday this Summer.



8th April 2018

The response of our Parishioners and Well Wishers has been tremendously generous.

Sunday is the Feast of Divine Mercy. The feast mass is at 9.30 am.

Those who would like to have their homes blessed are requested to inform their zone priest. It is important that the whole family is present for this family blessing.

The Parish Council will meet next Sunday at 10.30 am. The SCC on Monday at 7.45 pm.

Landscape Garden: The Slide has been relocated, the tiling work is now in progress and the grass lawn on the upper level is being done.

Senior citizens meeting is on Saturday 14th at 5:00 pm.

The Focolare Movement invites all families to a 4 day summer gathering in May. Kindly see the notice board for details.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 15 Sun 9.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Rozario Miranda
    10.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Paul N. Fernandes

As mentioned above, God has been good to Holy Family in many ways let us respond graciously to His Love.



15th April 2018

Holy Family Church Youth Wing is organizing 10 Summer Formation Courses catering to all age groups, will start from 5th of May on weekends. The detailed programme will be displayed for your information. Please register at the Parish Office. The ability to learn is a gift of God.

Registrations:
Students who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to register their names and fill the form bythe 31st May 2018

Parents who wish their child to receive 1st Holy Communion are informed that there will be a meeting on the 24th June at 9.30 am.

Those wishing to do the RCI course are requested to register with Fr. Maurice by the end of this month.

Fr. Gerard is organizing family camps at Lonavala in the month of May. Please see the notice board for details.

Thanks to our Cluster and Community Animators, the Community Welfare Fund team now has the latest Parish Census. Kindly see if your parish registration number is in order.

Kindly note that there will be NO daily 6.00 am mass and NO 10.30 am mass on Sundays and also 6:00pm Konkanni Mass on Wednesdays during the month of May

Fr. Vincent will be on retreat from the 17th April to the 28th April. Fr. Maurice will be acting Parish Priest during this period.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 18 Wed 7.30 am Months mind mass of Cecilia D'Souza
Apr 19 Thu 7.30 am Months mind mass of Rosy Coelho
    7.00 pm Month's mind of John D'Souza

Parish Groups are organizing healthy creative activities for our parishioners, do partake, share and enjoy the holidays.



22nd April 2018

Holy Family Presents

10 Summer Formation Courses catering to all age groups, which will start from 5th of May on weekends. The detailed programme will be displayed for your information. Please register at the Parish Office. The ability to learn is a gift of God.

The Summer games for all age groups, staring from may 1st onwards, the CommUNITY games 2018 have a new format. Parishioners are invited to take part. The Family that plays together, stay healthy together.

Summer Fun Club for children from 15th May to 30th May, 4 pm to 6 pm. Kindly register at the Church Reception.

Registrations:
Students who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to register their names and fill the form by the 31st May 2018

Parents who wish their child to receive 1st Holy Communion are informed that there will be a meeting on the 24th June at 9.30 am.

Those wishing to do the RCI course are requested to register with Fr. Maurice by the end of this month.

Kindly note that there will be NO daily 6.00 am, Wednesday 6.00 pm mass and NO 10.30 am mass on Sunday during the month of May.

Mass Intentions :
Apr 28 Sat 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Albert Moraes


29th April 2018

A Peace gathering for the victims of injustices and violence against women is being held on Tuesday, May 1st at St Francis Xavier School, Vile Parle West from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. You are encouraged to attend this rally and invite peoples of other faiths also.

MAGIS a regular Jesuit Programme for youth is organized from 10th - 13th May at Holy Family School. Youth are invited to register at the Parish Office. Experienced Magis participants are urged to register as helpers.

Holy Family Presents this month of May
- Summer Fun Club for children from 15th May to 30th May.
- Summer Formation Courses for all age groups, on weekends.
- Community Summer Games for all age groups.

Kindly register at the Parish Office and see the Notice Board/What's App for further details

Register
Students who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to register their names and fill the form by the 31st May 2018.

Those wishing to do the RCIA course are requested to register with Fr. Maurice by the end of this month.

Kindly note that there will be NO daily 6.00 am, Wednesday 6.00 pm mass and NO 10.30 am mass on Sunday during the month of May.

Mass Intentions :
May 02 Wed 7.30 am Months mind mass of Flory D'Souza
May 05 Sat 7.30 am Month mind mass of Eliza Coelho


Sr. Mabel Antony the Superior of Divya Jyoti will shortly leave us for her new assignment. Sr. Mabel has been a great support to the Parish especially at major ceremonies. The parish blesses her and all sisters of our Parish who will move shortly to their new Mission. May God be with them.