Notices for December 2019
1st December 2019

Holy Family celebrates today - Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Its Church and its Parishioners. May God Bless you all for your Love and Generosity.

To celebrate our Feast, Kononia will reduce its prices today and sell all items after the morning masses at subsidized rates. Please do not over buy items, so that there is enough for all.

Wednesday the 3rd December is the feast of St. Francis Xavier. The 7.00 pm mass will be bilingual.

6th Dec is 1st Friday. The PPC will conduct this service.

The Parish Council will meet next Sunday the 8th and the SCC will meet on Monday the 9th.

Christmas Bazaar: In view of the suggestions made by some parishioners, we will have a Christmas Bazaar on Sunday the 15th and 22nd December. Parishioners who wish to sell their home made wares, should register with Sr. Lavitha, by the 8th December.

The SVP will begin their Christmas donations of cash and kind next Sunday.

Confessions for Christmas
Confessions for Christmas are on the 9th, 10th& 11th (Mon, Tues, Wed)
1st Communicants Confessions are on the Saturday the 14th.
Confirmandi Personalized Confessions begin on the 15th.
We encourage you to make a personal confession with a priest by appointment.

Celebrations
The Senior Citizens Christmas Party is on the 14th. Kindly register by the 11th.
The JFC Children's Christmas Party is on the 14th December.
The Ashankur Children's Party is on the 22nd December.

Our Children will be singing at the Sacred Music Festival on Monday the 9th Dec. at 8.00 pm at St. John's Church Marol. Please see the notice board.

Pre-baptism Course begins on 7th Dec. Please register at the Parish office.

Mass Intentions :
Dec 7 Sat 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Michael Farro

Note that the evening mass will be at 5 pm. The Fiesta begins at 6.30 pm. Be on time to enjoy the colourful march past and to celebrate Holy Family. There will be no parking in the evening.

HAPPY FEAST




8th December 2019

The Parish Council and the SCC will meet this Sunday the 8th at 10.30 am.

The SVP will begin their Christmas donations of cash and kind this Sunday.

Christmas Bazaar: Registration is on for those who want to sell their wares at the Christmas Bazaar on the 15th and 22nd December.Kindly note only home-made items can be sold. NO market items for sale please.

Confessions for Christmas
Confessions for Christmas are on the 9th, 10th& 11th (Mon, Tues, Wed)
Konkanni Confessions will be on Monday the 9th December from 6 pm
1st Communicants Confessions are on the Saturday the 14th
Confirmandi Personalized Confessions begin on the 15th.

Celebrations
The Senior Citizens Christmas Party is on the 14th. Kindly register by the 11th.
The JFC Children's Christmas Party is on the 14th December.
The Ashankur Children's Party is on the 22nd December.

Divine Child School will be felicitating 50 Transgenders on Tuesday the 10th December as a Christmas gesture. May God bless this venture.

Our Children will be singing at the Sacred Music Festival on Monday the 9th Dec. at 8.00 pm at St. John's Church Marol. Please see the notice board.

Our Children's Book - Finding God in all things is ideal for a 1st Communion gift. You may buy one at the stall.

Our Holy Family Calendars will also be given this week.

The parish thanks you for your participation and the appreciation received for the Feast Mass and Fiesta. Without your help and generosity this would not have happened.



15th December 2019

Personalized confessions for Confirmandi begin this week.

Christmas Bazaar, will be this Sunday and the next Sunday. Kindly register.

Our Children will be singing at the Sacred Music Festival on Monday the 16thDec. at 8.00 pm at St. Peter's Church. Please see the notice board.

Fr. Errol will be here this Sunday to speak about the sale of his recent book.

The Envelopes for the advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease are in the boxes. Please pick one.

Mass Intentions :
Dec 17 Tue 7.00 pm Mass of Robert Louis Walker
Dec 20 Fri 7.00 pm Mass of Sylvester Michael D'Souza

Christmas Day Timings

Mass for the sick at 4.00 pm in the Church.
Carols on the School Ground at 9.45 pm followed by mass at 10.30 pm.
Morning masses at6.30, 7.30 (Konkanni), 9.30 and 10.30. No evening mass.

Those who would like to offer their vehicles to transport our aged for the Mass of the sick on the 24th December may contact Fr. Maurice.

Feast of the Holy Family 29th December. Kunswar (Christmas Sweets) to be offered and shared after the masses.

Our Deacon, Franklin Colaco invites you all to his ordination on Saturday the 28th December at St. Michael's Church, Manickpur, Vasai at 5.00 pm. Franklin will say his 1st Mass on our School Grounds on the 1st January 2020.



22nd December 2019

Christmas Mass Timings -
24th December :
Mass for the sick at 4.00 pm in the Church
Carols on the School Ground at 9.45 pm followed by mass at 10.30 pm

25th December : Morning masses at 6.30, 7.30 (Konkanni), 9.30 and 10.30. No evening mass

Those who would like to offer their vehicles to transport our aged for the Mass of the sick on the 24th December may contact Fr. Maurice

A What's App message is sent to all parish groups and communities giving you all parish details for the Christmas Week. There is also a poster on the board.

Next Sunday the 29th December is our Parish Feast - The Holy Family. To celebrate this we request you to offer your Kunswar (Christmas Sweets) on Sunday at the morning masses. Like the 5 loaves and 2 fish these will be Received, Blessed and Shared after each Mass.

Mass Intentions :
Dec 26 Thu 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Bridget Martis
Dec 28 Sat 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Rose Mary D'Souza

Our Deacon, Franklin Colaco invites you all to his ordination on Saturday the 28th December at St. Michael's Church, Manickpur, Vasai at 5.00 pm. Franklin will say his 1st Mass on our School Grounds on the 1st January 2020.

Do Patronise our Christmas Bazaar



29th December 2019

We wish you all a very happy feast of the Holy Family.

The Kunswar received at the Eucharist will be distributed after the mass.

The New Year thanksgiving service is at 11.30 pm followed by mass at 12 midnight.

Masses on the 1st will be at 6.30, 7.30 (Konkanni) and 9.30 in the morning and 7.00 pm in the evening.

The Parish Council meets next Sunday the 5th Jan at 10.30 am and the SCC will meet on Monday the 6th Jan. at 7.45 pm.

Mass Intentions :
Jan 02 Thu 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Vincent Quadros
Jan 05 Sun 9.30 am Months mind Mass of Annie Saldanha