Notices for June 2018

3rd June 2018

Today Sunday the 3rd June is the feast of Corpus Christi. The 10.30 am mass will resume. The Eucharist Ministers will renew their commitment on the 17th.

The feast of the Sacred Heart is this Friday the 8th June. The Tridum and Novena Prayer will be recited from Wednesday the 6th June at the 7.00 pm mass. At the Feast Mass 8th June, Community Leaders are requested to collect the Holy Picture of the Sacred Heart to be given to families in their area.

At the Triduum we will pray especially for Property - dividing family, Relationships in the family and The Heart of Jesus-Centre of the Family.

Note these dates :
RCIA programme begins on the 5th of June at 7.00 pm. on the 9th, 10th, 11th June at 7.00 pm.

Harmony Day is on the 17th June at Vinayalaya. It begins at 8.00 am and ends at 4.00 pm. The Holy Eucharist is included. The list of names is on the board. Please do not drop out as your place and meals are booked.

Sunday School, 1st Communion & Confirmation Orientation for Parents and Candidates is on Sunday the 24th June.

How Green is Your Parish is an article of our Parish that is in the Examiner this week.

This Sunday the movie after the 6.00 pm mass is Jacob the father of Joseph. We assure you the sound will be excellent.

Those who wish to book a Niche in the Cemetery are requested to meet Fr. Maurice between 8.30 and 10.00 in the morning. From Monday to Saturday.


On behalf of our parishioners we thank Mrs Winnie D'Souza and her team for providing garden benches and dustbins to beautify and keep our church and garden clean.



10th June 2018

Harmony Day is next Sunday - 17th June at Vinayalaya. It begins at 8.00 am and ends at 4.00 pm. The Holy Eucharist is included. The list of names is on the board. Please do not drop out as your place and meals are booked.

Sunday School, 1st Communion & Confirmation Orientation for Parents and Candidates is on Sunday the 24th June. 1st Communicants and Confirmation Students with their parents must be present.

Mr. Montwyn D'Costa will conduct a training programme for all Sunday School Teachers on Tuesday 19th June, from 7 to 9 pm. All teachers must attend.

The Inaugural Eucharist for the Jubilee Year of Holy Family School is on Saturday the 16th June at 9.30 am in our Church. You all are invited.

Those who wish to book a Niche in the Cemetery are requested to meet Fr. Maurice between 8.30 and 10.00 in the morning. From Monday to Saturday.

The movie this Sunday after the 6.00 pm mass is Joseph the son of Jacob.

Sophia and St. Andrew's College invite you to apply for the Arts, Science and Hospitality Streams in their College.

Mass Intentions :
Jun 11 Mon 7.30 am Months mind mass of Kalorine Rodrigues
Jun 17 Sun 8.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Anna F. Fernandes


Be Careful: The length-wise area (approx. 4ft) between the Sai Palace Retention Wall, and our property is not fully complete. This is because we expect the mud to sink in that reclaimed area during the monsoon. Accordingly please be careful and do not get alarmed with the descent.

Holy Family welcomes Deacon Ivan Fernandes to the Parish. Ivan will stay with us but work as the Vocation Promoter in Vinay. Please smile at him.



17th June 2018

The Parish Harmony is today. Kindly pray for the faith, unity and outreach of our parish.

Next Sunday the 24th June is Laity Sunday. The heads and their assistants will be commissioned at the 9.30 am mass.

Sunday School, 1st Communion & Confirmation Orientation for Parents and Candidates is next Sunday the 24th June. 1st Communicants and Confirmation Students with their parents must be present.

The Altar Servers will have their Inaugural Recollection on Saturday the 23rd June 2018. Girls and boys from Std 5th onwards desirous of serving the Lord at the altar may register at the Parish Office.

Mr. Montwyn D'Costa will conduct a training programme for all Sunday School Teachers on Tuesday 19th June, from 7 to 9 pm. All teachers must attend.

The newly appointed and the outgoing Lector Coordinators will meet on Monday the 18th June at 7.30 pm in the Parish Hall.

The movie this Sunday evening will be the 2nd part of Joseph the son of Jacob.

Those who have booked their niches earlier may now collect their certificate. Please produce your receipt. Booking for niches now remain closed till further notice.

Senior citizens meet on 23rd June at 5.30 pm at Ashankur. All seniors are invited

Mass Intentions :
Jun 19 Tue 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Robert J. Braganza
Jun 24 Sun 9.30 am Months mind mass of Michael J. Gomes

The Parish wishes you a Happy - St. John the Baptist feast next Sunday.



24th June 2018

This Sunday is Laity Sunday. The heads and their assistants will be commissioned at the 9.30 am mass. The bus for the Archdiocesan Evening Meet of Lay Leaders at Dadar will leave from the Church Ground at 3.30 pm.

The Parish Council will meet on Sunday the 1st July at 10.30 am.
The SCC will meet on Monday the 2nd July at 7.45 pm.

Sunday School, Confirmation and 1st Communion Classes begin this Sunday. Forms will be given today. Parents kindly note that children who wish to receive 1st Communion in 2020, must be registered into the Sunday School this year.

In view of our Jubilee Year, the Parish is organizing a Professional- Personal Empowerment Programme in our Parish. The Programme is directed by Fr. Patrick D'Lima of Marol. We urge our Lay Leaders and Animators to enrol for this programme. For details look up the board.

Harmony Day last Sunday had an enthusiastic family spirit. As we thank God for our Parish, we look forward to loving and serving God and his people especially in our Jubilee Year beginning on the 31st of July this year.