Notices for August 2018

5th August 2018

The Parish Council and other Association Heads are attending a 2 day seminar at Khandala this week-end.

The Foot-ball Tournament has begun. You are all invited to enjoy the fun and excitement of the Games.

Wednesday - 15th August is a day of obligation. Masses are at 6.30, 7.30 (konkanni) and 9.30 in the morning and 6.00 pm in the evening. The 9.30 am mass is a bilingual mass by Fr. Charles Vaz. We invite you to come in a national outfit for the celebration.

You are invited to a free seminar on "Socio-Economic Trends" by Mr. Royston Braganza, 19th August from 5pm to 7:30pm at Ashankur. Please register at the Parish Office.

We have received a lot of appreciation for the Eucharist and Fellowship Meal we had on the 31st.The Happy Spirit that pervaded our parish and the fervor of our prayers and singing was a clear sign that the Lord is with us and we with the Lord. God Bless all who helped in this day.



12th August 2018

Wednesday - 15th August is a day of obligation. Masses are at 6.30, 7.30 (konkanni) and 9.30 in the morning and 6.00 pm in the evening. The 9.30 am mass is a bilingual mass by Fr. Charles Vaz. We invite you to come in a national outfit for the celebration.

The National Flag will be hoisted after the 6.30 am mass.

Holy Family School ex-students are organizing an inter-faith prayer service on Tuesday the 14th August at 6.30 pm in the School Hall. 5 Faiths and their communities will be represented. We invite you to this inter-faith prayer for harmony.

Next Sunday the 19th August is Justice Sunday. Fr. Frazer Mascarenhas sj former principal of Xavier's College and now Parish Priest of St. Peter's Bandra will address the congregation at the 9.30 am on the Justice issue. We request you to attend this Eucharist.

During the Football Tournament a team of Trained Blind Men and Women from the Victorian School of the Blind will be available for a foot massage . Do support this initiative for the blind and enjoy the massage.

You are invited to a free seminar on "Socio-Economic Trends" by Mr. Royston Braganza, 19th August from 5pm to 7:30pm at Ashankur. Please register at the Parish Office.

Marian Seva Sangh have organized a Night Vigil on the 14th of August from 10.00 pm to 5.15 am with the Eucharist. You are invited.

Mass Intentions :
Aug 14 Mon 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Augustine D'Silva
Aug 17 Fri 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Carmeline Fernandes

There has been an overwhelming response for the Community Welfare Fund and donations for the Elderly Jesuits Those who have missed an envelope can pick one from the box. A mass will be offered for your intention.



19th August 2018

This Sunday the 19th August is Justice Sunday. Fr. Frazer Mascarenhas sj former principal of St. Xavier's College and now Parish Priest of St. Peter's Bandra will address the congregation at the 9.30 am on the Justice issue.

This Sunday a free seminar on "Socio-Economic Trends" by Mr. Royston Braganza, from 5pm to 7:30pm at Ashankur.

The Novena to Our Lady will begin on the 30th of August at the evening mass. The theme of the Novena is "Mary, Model of Holiness"

The PEM - "Course on Personal Empowerment for Ministry" started this week. Those who still want to register are welcome to do so.

Pre-Baptism sessions begins on 1st September at 7.00 pm in the Parish mini hall.

Mass Intentions :
Aug 20 Mon 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Michael Lobo
Aug 23 Thu 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Angela P. Fernandes
Aug 26 Sun 10.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of William Mendonca

You are all invited to the Foot-ball Finals this Sunday after the 6.00 pm mass. Enjoy the excitement.



26th August 2018

In a gesture of Sacrifice and Solidarity:
Holy Family will offer this Sunday's Collection for the Flood Relief Work in Kerala.
The Konkanni Group has decided to cancel its Monti Fest Celebrations and offer the money collected to Kerala.
God Bless the spirit of Holy Family.

The money will be sent to the Kerala Jesuit Relief Work.

The Novena to Our Lady will begin on the 30th of August at the 7.00 pm evening mass. The theme of the Novena is "Mary, Model of Holiness". The Novena will be conducted by our Communities.

A Gift to Mary: The Parish will have its annual Blood Donation Drive for Tata Cancer Patients on the 8th of September. Please inform all groups and friends to donate. I request the young to please be courageous and come forward for this noble cause.

The Parish Council will meet on Sunday the 2nd September at 10.30 am.
The SCC will meet Monday on the 3rd September at 7.30 pm.

Saturday 1st September is the World Day of Prayer for Creation. Our Eco Group will give you simple suggestions that you can do in your Family, Office and Neighborhood. Check our Web-Site for these and Be the Salt of the Earth.

Couples for Christ invites all couples to our 'Christian Life Program' today Sunday Aug 26th at 7.00 pm in our Parish Hall."

Pre-Baptism sessions begins on 1st September at 7.00 pm in the Parish mini hall.

Mass Intentions :
Aug 30 Thu 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Dolcie Nunes
Sep 01 Sat 7.30 am 1st death anniv.Mass of Sydney Noronha
    7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Leena Alvares &
Months mind Mass of Ignatius Dias
Sep 02 Sun 10.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Stella Misquith