Notices for February 2018
4th February 2018

The 8.30 am mass on Sunday the 4th February will be offered for all our students appearing for the board exams.

The Parish Council will meet next Sunday the 11th February. The SCC on Monday at 7.45 pm.

JFC - Sunday School will have their annual day on the 11th February at 4.15 pm at Divine Child School Hall.

Next Sunday the 11th February is the World Day of the Sick and the 160th anniversary of Our Lady of Lourdes. Mr. Patrick Corda and our Charismatic Group will conduct a special service - Praying over the Sick. The service will begin at 4.15 pm in Ashankur Hall. Mass at 6.00 pm.

Fr. Errol has introduced a novel way of understanding our Daily Mass Readings. Enter on to his blog and enjoy your daily Scripture.

Holy Family Church organizing "Singing Alleluia" a Gospel singing contest for individuals above 15 yrs on Sunday 25th Feb. Entry forms are available in the parish office with a fee of Rs 50/- only.
Mass Intentions :
Feb 07 Wed 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Elena Santiago
Feb 09 Fri 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Matilda Fernandes

Lent begins on Wednesday the 14th February. A prayerful season has been carefully planned for our parish. Each family will receive a well designed Lenten programme. Enjoy this spring time with God.




11th February 2018

Lent begins this Wednesday. Masses on Ash Wednesday are at 6.00, 6.45, 7.30 in the morning and 1.00, 6.00, 7.00, 8.00 in the evening.

A beautiful Lenten planner for the Season of Lent in our parish has been prepared by the Media Team. Please collect one copy for your family.

This Friday the Stns of the Cross will be in Konkanni at 6.00 pm and in English at 7.30 pm. Mass will be at 7.00 pm. The Lenten Catechism will be at 7.45 pm. The topic is the Transforming Power of Prayer by Mrs. Joan Manohar.

Every Friday in Lent we will have the The Holy Eucharist at 1.00 in the afternoon, followed by the Stns of the Cross.

Our Parish Web-Site is updated it now has your latest photographs. Watch it.

Today
  • This Sunday the 11th February is the World Day of the Sick and the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Mr. Patrick Corda and our Charismatic Group will conduct a special service - Praying over the Sick. The service will begin at 4.15 pm in Ashankur Hall. Mass at 6.00 pm.
  • The Parish Council meets this Sunday the 11th February. The SCC on Monday at 7.45 pm.
  • JFC - Sunday School will have their annual day this Sunday the 11th February at 4.15 pm at Divine Child School Hall. Do come.
Mass Intentions :
Feb 12 Mon 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Francis D'Souza
Feb 13 Tue 7.00 pm 1st death aniiv. Mass of Popatlal Patel
Feb 16 Fri 7.30 am Months mind mass of Gregory Mathias
    7.00 pm Months mind mass of Theresa Sequeira

Work on the Cemetery and on the Landscaping near the Sai Palace Wall has begun in full swing. May I remind you to please drop in your Community Fund Contribution. Given our generosity to others our Community Fund has dropped considerably. Assured of your support. God Bless You.




18th February 2018

Next Sunday after the 6.00 pm mass we will have the Gospel Singing competition in the Church. Do come.

The English and Konkanni Charismatic groups will have a combined prayer service at 7.45 pm on Thursday. The speaker is Deacon Inacin.

The Friday evening programme will be as usual. The Stations of the Cross will be taken by the Couples for Christ. The speaker on Friday evening will be Deacon Navin D'Silva and the topic is My identity in Christ.

Pre-Baptismal Catechism begins on 3rd March at 7pm in the Parish mini hall.

PROGRAMMES

  • The Jesuit Juniors at Vinayalaya will be staging two one-act plays on the 23rd of February at 6:00 pm in the Holy Family School Hall. You are most welcome to attend.
  • There is a Lenten Healing Retreat conducted by the Mumbai Catholic Charismatic Renewal at Vinayalaya from 9-11 March.
  • Sacred Heart Church, Mahakali will have a Lenten Cantata on Sunday the 25th February after the evening mass.
  • Details of all the above programmes are on the notice board.
Mass Intentions :
Feb 19 Mon 7.30 am Months mind mass of Bella Fernandes
Feb 25 Sun 10.30 am Months mind mass of Geraldo G. Britto

We are moving steadily with the Landscaping and Cemetery Work. Do remember to drop in your Community Fund Envelope.