Notices for January 2019
6th January 2019

The Parish Council will meet this Sunday the 6th January at 10.30 am and the SCC animators will meet on the 7th at 7.40 pm.

Reading the Bible through Women's Eyes a Seminar for Women on Sunday the 13th January from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at St. John - Marol.

Dates for Marriage Preparation courses from January to June 2019 are now on our Notice Boards and on our Holy Family web-site.

Our Coffee Table Book is a beautiful collection of both Old and New Photos of our Church. We hope that every family will have a copy and even send it to their children who have been brought up in Holy Family. It is priced at just Rs. 200/-. Do feel a part of the Family and buy a copy.

Our 1st Communicants have received their communion today (on Saturday). I request our parents not to stop their children from the Sunday School and also to register them as Altar Servers. Both are important for their faith and growth. Children receiving Communion in 2021 are required to register within the next month.

With the feast of the Epiphany we come to the end of our Christmas celebrations. The month of December has been a very eventful month for Holy Family. I wish to thank all who helped, so much, and in various ways. May the Jesus, Mary and Joseph always protect us and our families.


13th January 2019

59 students of our Parish will be confirmed by Bishop Allwyn next Sunday at the 10.30 am mass. Do keep them in your prayers.

Parents whose Children wish to receive their 1st Communion in the year 2021 are required to register their Children in Sunday School by next month.

Our Sunday School will have a Fun Adventure Picnic on Sunday the 3rd February. Details follow, please register.

Dates for Marriage Preparation courses from January to June 2019 are now on our Notice Boards and on our Holy Family web-site.

St. Joseph's Church Mira Road is organizing a "Marriage Bureau" get-together on Sunday the 20th January at 10.30 am. Catholic singles are invited.

Our Coffee Table Book is a beautiful collection of both Old and New Photos of our Church. We hope that every family will have a copy and even send it to their children who have been brought up in Holy Family. It is priced at just Rs. 200/-. Do feel a part of the Family and buy a copy.

Mass Intentions :
Jan 14 Mon 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Jaya Mary Philips
Jan 16 Wed 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Treeza Sequeira
Jan 17 Thu 7.00 pm Months mind Mass of Robert Walker
Jan 19 Sat 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Leena Rebello
Jan 20 Sun 9.30 am Months mind mass of Sylvester D'Souza


20th January 2019

59 students of our Parish will be confirmed today by Bishop Allwyn. Do keep them in your prayers.

Saturday the 26th is our Republic Day. The flag will be hoisted after the 6.45 am and before the 7.30 am mass.

Parents whose Children wish to receive their 1st Communion in the year 2021 are required to register their Children in Sunday School by next month.

1st Communicants can collect their certificates from their teachers this Sunday.

Adventure Fun Picnic for our Sunday School Children is on the 3rd of Feb 2019 from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm. at Divine Child High School. There will be a special mass for our children at Divine Child School at 8.00 am. The subsidised charges are Rs. 200/- per child. Kindly register with your class teacher.

Dates for Marriage Preparation courses from January to June 2019 are now on our Notice Boards and on our Holy Family web-site.

On Tuesday the 29th January, 35 inmates of the Home for the Aged will come for a picnic to Holy Family Church. The cost of the snacks and meals is approx. Rs. 30,000/-. If you would like to sponsor this amount or part of it, please contact the parish priest.

Do pick up a copy of the Coffee Table Book from Koinonia or Parish Office.

Mass Intentions :
Jan 21 Mon 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Emidio D'Souza
Jan 26 Sat 7.00 pm 1st death annv. Mass of Geraldo Britto

On this Confirmation Day, let us bless all the Animators of our children and youth who assist patiently in their Formation and Growth.



27th January 2019

The Parish Council Meeting will be next Sunday at 10.30 am. The SCC will meet on Monday the 4th February at 7.40 am.

Parents whose Children wish to receive their 1st Communion in the year 2021 are required to register their Children in Sunday School by next month.

Saturday the 2nd February is the feast of the Presentation of Our Lord. It is a feast dedicated to Consecrated Life. The 7.30 am mass will be a concelebrated mass, dedicated to all Religious of our Parish.

Next Sunday is our JFC, Adventure Fun Picnic. Mass at Divine Child School for our Children at 8.00 am followed by the Adventure. Breakfast will be provided for our Children.

Our Youth have returned from a Magis programme in Bangalore. They will be addressing our Communities on Celebrating Democracy. They will also be selling a booklet this Sunday at the book stall. Kindly buy a copy.

Do pick up a copy of the Coffee Table Book from Koinonia, the Reception Counter or the Parish Office.

Tuesday the 29th January, Holy Family celebrates 35 inmates of the Home for the Aged, with Fun, Food, Dance and Games. God Bless our donors for the amount received for the food.

Mass Intentions :
Feb 01 Fri 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Louiza Alvares
Feb 02 Sat 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Vincent Quadros
Feb 03 Sun 8.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Bibian Lobo

The Original Holy Family statue's visit through our SCC's has begun. Dewalwadi Community gathered in large numbers on Friday to pray for the family. May the 75 year old statue of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, bless all our Communities and our families.