Notices for October 2017
1st October 2017
The Walking Pilgrimage on Monday 2nd October:
- Leaves the Church at 6.30 am sharp
- Mass at Irla Church at 8.00 am
- The pilgrimage will move in Community Groups
- Smaller Communities will be twinned
- Animators to organize a prayerful and devout pilgrimage in each group
- A snack will be arranged

The Parish Council meets next Sunday the 8th October at 10.30 am.
The SCC and all Cluster Heads meet on Monday the 9th October at 7.40 pm

Association Heads and assistants running the Mission Stalls will meet on the 4th October at 7.40 pm.

The Senior Citizens will conduct a White Elephant Stall on Sunday the 8th of October. Parishioners who have used, unwanted household items may give them to Sr Lavitha at the parish office.
A suggested list of items that can be given is circulated on the Parish Whats App Groups. Animators kindly inform our parishioners.

Those who have been alloted niches in 2017 are requested to come with their Receipt to collect their Certificate from Fr. Maurice between Oct 4th to 7th only, during office hours.

6th October is 1st Friday. The adoration will be conducted by 'Hope and Life' members.

Holy Family School is organizing a Blood Donation Drive on Sunday the 8th October from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm in the School Hall. Do support this cause.

A mega youth event called the "Deanery Youth Day" will be celebrated on 15th October 2017 at Our Lady of Good Health Church, Sahar. It will be an evening programme. Interested youth may register with your PYC reps or with the Parish Office by 9th of October. Registration Fee is Rs 100/-.

Where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there in the midst of them. Today (tomorrow) on our PARISH TOGETHERNESS DAY - Be assured of the presence of our Lord Jesus with you all.

Mass Intentions :
Oct 07 Sat 7.30 am Months mind mass of William D'Souza
Oct 08 Sun 9.30 am Months mind mass of Myrtle (May) Fernandes

8th October 2017

As usual our parishioners have responded generously. The White Elephant stall is open for the whole of this Sunday. Our seniors have worked tirelessly. The items will astound you. The prices - shock you. Welcome.

The Parish Council meets this Sunday the 8th October at 10.30 am.

Kindly note: The SCC and all Cluster Heads meet on Monday the 9th October at 7.40 pm in Ashankur Hall. All Clusters Heads require to come.

A Laity Retreat from 9th to 12th November, 2017 will be held in Khandala. The Preacher is Fr. K.T. Emmanuel, Judicial Vicar, of Bombay. For further details, please see the Notice Board.

We are receiving complaints from Parishioners about a lady on the premises requesting for money. You are requested to refrain from any help, we are handling the situation.

2 Beautiful Events: If Togetherness Day brought our Communities together, this time with peoples of other faiths, then our Walking Pilgrimage with over 350 parishioners, of all ages, expressed the power of that faith in our devotion to Mary and in the Eucharist.

Mass Intentions :
Raji Godhale is the mother of Lucy Khevare the lady who keeps our Church clean, she died in Talasari. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday the 10th Oct at 7.30 am.
Oct 10 Tue 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Eliza Lopez
Oct 15 Sun 9.30 am Months mind mass of Michelle Rodrigues & Jane Miranda

15th October 2017

After the roaring success of the White Elephant Stall, this Sunday begins the Mission Stalls with a variety of Home Made Delicacies, the Book Stall and the Booking of Masses for the Mission. Come and enjoy Holy Family and support the Mission.

Kindly note that the Mission Food Stalls will continue next Sunday also. The stalls are run by the various Associations of the Parish.

St. Mary's ICSE School - Mazagaon, requires a Music Teacher. Kindly contact the principal Fr. Swamy.

The Novena to St. Jude begins on Friday the 20th October at Jerimeri. Kindly see the notice board for details or pick up a flier.

Our Lady of Health Church - Sahar is having a Konkanni Convention from the 19th to the 21st of October. Kindly see the notice board for details.

Fr. James is going to the Holy Land this week. This is his 1st trip abroad. We pray that after his many years of service in the Lord's Vineyard, he enjoys this Spiritual Journey with the Lord.

As Mary blesses every home this month of October may she also bless the generosity of our people in donating and in working tirelessly for the Mission Stalls, and that too in such a happy spirit.

Mass Intentions :
Oct 16 Mon 7.30 am Months mind mass of Romaldo Fernandes
Oct 19 Thu 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Refregina Colaco
Oct 21 Sat 7.30 am Months mind mass of Steven Valhentaru



22nd October 2017

Today is Mission Sunday, however Holy Family will celebrate it next Sunday as the team from Shirpur Mission will come in next week.

You are invited once again this Sunday to our Mission Stalls with another variety of Delicacies and a real spirit of Holy Family. Kindly note you can also offer masses for the Missions.

The Cemetery is being cleaned at a cost in preparation for the 2nd of November. Please help us to keep it clean.

The Sisters will organise a sale of tribal art items and Natural Forest Medicines next week. Don't miss this sale.

There will be a Konkanni movie - Sophiya on the 5th November at 9.30 am at Sangam Theatre. This is a Charity Show. Kindly look up the Notice Board.

3 Cheers to our associations who really put their Heart and Soul in making our Mission Stalls an enjoyable event. "....... and the Father who watches all that is done in secret will reward you"

Mass Intentions :
Oct 24 Tue 7.30 am Months mind mass of Blaise Menino D'Cruz
Oct 28 Sat 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. mass of Zephery S. D'Souza

29th October 2017

Our team from Shirpur will distribute their mission envelopes after the mass. You can collect your envelope and drop it in the Community Welfare Fund Box next week. Kindly fill in your details for the present accounting requirement.

The DHM Sisters have a special sale for us today. Tribal Art items and Natural Forest Medicines are available at Ashankur. Don't miss it.

We have employed labourers to clean up our cemetery. To meet the expense we will have a small collection at the masses on the 2nd November. Please help us to keep it clean for our loved ones.

Besides the regular Masses on the 2nd of November (All Souls Day). There will be a mass at 1.00 pm and a Konkanni mass at 6.00 pm. The blessing of the graves at the Cemetery will be after the Konkanni (around 6.45 pm).

3rd November is the 1st Friday of the month. The adoration will be conducted by the SCC co-ordinators.

On the great feasts of the Church - All Saints and All Souls, we bless all our parishioners both present and past who have served and supported our Church selflessly.

Mass Intentions :
Nov 01 Wed 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. mass of Oswald Braganza
Nov 03 Fri 7.00 pm For the departed souls of The Original Land Donors of Our Church
Nov 04 Sat 7.00 pm 1st death anniv. mass of Eliza Frank
Nov 05 Sun 6.00 pm 1st death anniv. mass of William Peter Daware