Notices for July 2017

2nd July 2017

Harmony Sunday is today at 4.30 pm in the School Hall. Please ensure your presence and be on time. In view of Harmony Sunday this evening, the Parish Council meeting will be moved into the PPC seminar next week-end.

JFC and Confirmation masses and classes have begun. We urge our parents to send their children regularly and on time. Faith formation is for the well being on your child.

The Parish Council will attend a Seminar on the topic from Devotee to Discipleship next week-end. The bus will leave at 6.30 am sharp from the Church Compound. The seminar will be conducted by Fr.Jerry Rosario s.j.

The last date for booking of niches for this year is Saturday 8th July 2017. Bookings will restart next year.

The enclosure that you see on the pump house is for the renovation work of the Grotto.

God Bless the rains. Our new roof is standing the test. There is absolutely no leakage, and the sound is soft. Holy Family can also boast that all its rain water flowing down hill is captured by the drains and re-charges our bore well. Well done Maintenance and Eco Groups and the generosity of our parishioners.

Mass Intentions :
July 04 Tue 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. mass of Sylvester Quadros
July 09 Sun 7.30 am Months mind mass of Simon Aranha
    6.00 pm 1st death anniv. of Vincent Alvares



9th July 2017

The Parish Council is attending a Seminar on the topic from Devotee to Discipleship this week-end. Do keep them in your prayers.

Mark This
  • Holy Family Feast and Family Day - Sunday 03rd December
  • 1st Holy Communion date - Sunday 06th January
  • Confirmation date - Sunday 21st January

The annual 3 - G Youth Event in on the 22nd & 23rd of July. Passes are available at the counter outside the church and at the Parish Reception.

The Holy Family Premier League registration for Men, women and children has begun. You may register at the parish reception or outside the church on Sunday.

St. John the Evangelist School - Marol requires a Clerk and Lab. Assistant. Please see the notice board for details.

There was a real spirit of HARMONY in our parish last Sunday. The programme was well attended, the inputs good, the participation constructive and friendly. God bless all who participated and organized this annual event. Let us now Swing into action.

Mass Intentions :
July 10 Mon 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. mass of Raphael Neelankavil
July 13 Thu 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Ditoz Dias



16h July 2017

Wednesday - 26th July is the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne. Accordingly our JFC Children will celebrate their Parents on Sunday the 23rd July at the 8.30 am mass. Parents do come and accompany your children to this celebration.

Passes for the upcoming Youth 3 - G event on the 22nd & 23rd of July are sold at the counter outside the church and at the Parish Reception. There will be no registration on the spot.

Kindly Note
The feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola will be celebrated on Sunday the 30th July at the 9.30 am mass. In view of this there will be no 10.30 am mass.

Touched by the Lord a spiritual parish event will be held on Sunday 6th August. Accordingly the evening mass will be at 5.00 pm and not at 6.00 pm

Mark This
Holy Family Feast and Family Day - Sunday 3rd December.
1st Communion date - Saturday 6th January
Confirmation date - Sunday 21st January

The removal of our Cross on the Road is coming up once again. We pray for a proper and peaceful settlement to this issue.

Mass Intentions :
July 17 Mon 7.30 am Months mind mass of Anna Fernandes
July 23 Sun 9.30 am 1st death Anniv. mass of Irene D'Souza



23rd July 2017

The parish will celebrate the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola next Sunday the 30th July at the 9.30 am mass. The main celebrant will be Fr. K.T. Emmanuel - the Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Bombay. Do join us to celebrate the Jesuits.

In view of the above there will be no 10.30 am mass.

Touched by the Lord a spiritual parish event will be held on Sunday 6th August. Accordingly the evening mass will be at 5.00 pm and not at 6.00 pm.

Relocation of the Cross. The BMC have verbally agreed to stall the relocation till we receive our T.D.R. in hand. We have also requested a Police Post to handle the traffic. Thank you for your prayers and remember - Our help is in the name of the Lord.

Mass Intentions :
July 29 Sat 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Martha David Fernandes



30th July 2017

Meetings :
The Parish Council will meet on Sunday the 6th August at 10.30 am.
The SCC will meet on Monday the 7th August at 7.30 pm.
The PCOA will meet on Tuesday the 8th August at 7.30 pm. Association Heads and their Assistants must be present at this meeting.

The 1st Friday adoration on the 4th August will be conducted by the CWF staff.

Touched by the Lord a spiritual parish event will be held on Sunday 6th August. Accordingly the evening mass will be at 5.00 pm and not at 6.00 pm.

On the occasion of our loved founder - St. Ignatius of Loyola, Fr. Errol will release another of his books with reflections on the Jesuit saint of the day and commentary on the mass readings of that particular saint. The book will be released after the 9.30 am mass.

In the words of the prayer of St. Ignatius - "Lord teach us to be Generous", we bless and thank God for the Generosity and Good Will of all our people, not only to our Church, but even to our priests.