Notices for June 2019

2nd June 2019

Holy Family welcomes its new priests.
  • Fr. Nazareth Gonsalves - Asst. Parish Priest
  • Fr. Malcom Nato - Principal and Asst Parish Priest
  • Fr. Ivan D'Souza - Vocation Promoter and Asst Parish Priest
  • As both Ivan and Malcom have other important assignments, Fr. Ceasar Faroz of Vinayalaya will assist us in the Parish.
All masses resume as usual from today.

1st Friday adoration on the 7th June will be to pray for our School Children

Next Sunday the 9th June is the 1st Parish Council Meeting at 10.30 am.
The SCC meeting will be on Monday at 7.30 pm. New members kindly note these dates

Wednesday - 5th June is World Environment Day. Do see the weekly Eco-Tip on our web-site

Kindly Note:
Parish Council of Associations will meet on 15th June at 7.30pm. Heads of Associations are requested to be present.

JFC Teachers and Confirmation Animators on 16th June at 9.30 am

Sunday School and Confirmation Classes begin on 23rd June

Children wanting to receive 1st Communion in Jan 2021 must be registered on the 23rd June.

Those who wish to register for the RCIA programme for 2019 - 2020 are requested to meet Fr. Maurice.

There will be a programme for Unmarried Catholic Singles on Sunday 23rd June at Sarvodaya - Goregaon. Pls see the notice board for details.

Pre-Baptism catechesis course begins on the 15th of June. Parents are required to register at the Parish Office

Mass Intentions :
Jun 03 Mon 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Rosy Luis
Jun 06 Thu 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Anthony G. Manik
Jun 08 Sat 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Minino J Fernandes

Important: Parents who wish that their children receive their 1st Communion in January 2021 must be registered on the 23rd June 2019. I sincerely request our parishioners to cooperate with the efforts of the parish to give our children some faith formation.



9th June 2019

The Parish Council will meet this Sunday the 9th June at 10.30 am and the SCC on Monday at 7.45 pm. New members are requested to be present.

JFC Teachers and Confirmation Animators will meet on 16th June at 9.30 am

Sunday School and Confirmation begins on the 23rd June. Accordingly children's mass will be as usual at 8.30 am.

Children wanting to receive 1st Communion in Jan 2021 must be registered on the 23rd June.

The holy family youth development programme will be launched on the 23rd June at a Eucharist in Vinayalaya.

Alcoholic Anonymous will celebrate its 84th Gratitude Day on Monday 10th June. You are cordially invited to this evening.

We invite our youth for the National Youth Convention - KAIROS 2019. The Convention is from the 26th - 29th of October at Jeevan Jyoti Ashram, Delhi. Registrations are open now -outside.

Mass Intentions :
Jun 13 Thu 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Winnie Serrao



16th June 2019

JFC Teachers and Confirmation Animators will meet on 16th June at 9.30 am.

Sunday School and Confirmation begins on the 23rd June. Accordingly children's mass will be as usual at 8.30 am.

Both 34 Communion and 61 Confirmation students have registered for the sacraments in January 2020. Kindly check your name on the parish Notice Board.

Children wanting to receive 1st Communion in Jan 2021 must be registered on the 23rd June.

Parents of JFC especially the parents of children receiving their 1st Holy Communion are requested to attend the adult catechesis programme. This too will begin on the 23rd at the same time as the children's classes.

Friday the 21st June is the feast of St. Aloysious Gonzaga. Patron saint of the Youth. The 7.00 pm will be a blessing mass for our youth.

Sunday the 23rd is the Feast of Corpus Christi. Our Eucharistic Ministers will be re-commissioned at the 6.00 pm mass.

The holy family youth development programme will be launched on the 23rd June at a Eucharist in Vinayalaya.

The Family Feast of the Sacred Heart is on Friday the 28th of June. There will be a triduum and a feast concelebrated mass.

St. Paul's sisters will have a sale of Family Prayer Books next Sunday.

Mass Intentions :
Jun 20 Thu 7.30 am Months mind Mass of Evarist I. D'Souza
    7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Leo D'Souza
Jun 22 Sat 7.30 am 1st death anniv. Mass of Bela Fernandes
Jun 23 Sun 8.30 am Months mind Mass of Naresh Nath Tudu
    10.30 am Months mind Mass of Johny Fernandes

Security: Once again I remind you of the Security demanded on us by the Police. In fact every Sunday a Police is on duty in our Church and 2 parishioners had to be sent for a security briefing. Accordingly please help in identifying strangers especially those with bags and note that gates required to be closed by 9.30 pm



23rd June 2019

The Altar Servers will have their inaugural recollection on Saturday the 29th of June. Children who wish to join the Altar Servers must register and be initiated at this service.

Both 34 Communion and 62 Confirmation students have registered for the sacraments in January 2020. Kindly check your name on the parish Notice Board.

Children wanting to receive 1st Communion in Jan 2021 must be registered on the 23rd June in the 3rd Std.

Sunday the 23rd is the Feast of Corpus Christi. Our Eucharistic Ministers will be recommissioned at the 6.00 pm mass. Please pray for them.

The holy family youth development programme will be launched today at a Eucharist in Vinayalaya.

The Family Feast of the Sacred Heart is on Friday the 28th of June. The Tridum will begin on Tuesday the 25th at the 7.00 pm mass. Following the mass, the Sacred Heart Rosary will be prayed. There will be a concelebrated mass on the Feast Day. The Sacred Heart is dedicated to families.

Next Sunday is Laity Sunday. The commissioning of our Association Heads and Assistants will take place at the 9.30 am mass.

St. Xavier's College is offering a Short term Counselling Course. Kindly see the notice board for details.

St. Pius College - Goregaon is conducting a Certificate Course in Bio Ethics, covering the essential life issues, from the beginning of life to the end of life. Kindly see the notice board for details.

Mass Intentions :
Jun 29 Sat 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. Mass of Francis Fernandes

The devotion to the Sacred Heart is a family prayer. The picture of the Sacred Heart will be blessed and given to families of each Community on the Feast Day. Let us pray for our families.



30th June 2019

We regret to announce the death of Fr. Perico Massanet on the 26th June in Spain. Fr. Perico was 77 years old and 60 years a Jesuit. He was a former parish priest of Holy Family Church. His memorial mass will be in this Church on Saturday the 6th July at 7.00 pm.

The Parish Council will go for a Recollection on the 13th and 14th of July to elect its Vice-President and Secretaries.

We urge you to send your children to the 8.30 am mass and Sunday School. Our Sunday School admission is from K.G.

The Sunday School Teachers will have their meeting next Sunday at 10.30 am.

Parents whose Children want to receive 1st Communion in Jan 2021 must be registered in the 3rd standard. The registered children's list will be on the reception notice board. Please confirm your child's name.

The bus for the Lay Leaders meet in Dadar will leave from the Church at 3.30 pm.

The 1st Friday Adoration will be taken by the Ministers of the Word on the theme of WATER.

Our Senior fathers in the Vinayalaya Nursing Home require care-takers. Those interested may kindly contact Fr. Vincent.

Mass Intentions :
Jul 02 Tue 7.30 am Months mind mass of Marita D'Silva
Jul 07 Sun 10.30 am 1st death anniv mass of Jerome Monteiro

The Church as a whole and especially Holy Family blesses all the lay people who assist and sacrifice their time for the well being of the God and Neighbour.