Notices for September 2017
3rd September 2017

The feast of the Nativity of Our Lady is on Friday the 8th September. Kindly note the following on this day.
- There will be a Konkanni mass at 6.00 pm
- The 7.00 pm mass will be conducted by the Altar Servers
- The traditional VORRN will be offered and served to all after the evening masses.
- There will be a blood donation drive.

The Parish Council will meet this Sunday the 3rd September at 10.30 am.
The SCC animators will meet this Monday the 4th September at 7.40 pm.

Pre- Baptismal Catechesis will be held on 2nd, 9th and 16th of September.

The Monthi Feast Mass and Cultural programme will be held on the 17th Sept. in Holy Family School at 10:30 am. Passes are available with the Konkani Group.

Don't forget - Golden Voice. You may still register. The finals are on the 24th September.

A Gift to Mary a Blood Donation Camp for cancer patients of Tata Memorial Hospital on the 8th of Sep from 5 pm to 9 pm at Ashankur Hall. Please inform your neighbours and friends of all faiths to donate to this noble cause.

Inspite of the incessant rains that flooded Mumbai on Tuesday there was no leakage at all and our Church remained absolutely dry. Praise God

Mass Intentions :
Sep 8 Fri 7.30 am 1st Death Ann. Mass of Carmeline Fernandes



10th September 2017

The Monthi Feast Mass and Cultural programme will be held next Sunday the grain will be blessed after the 6:30 am and before the 7:30 am mass.

From this Monday we begin the painting of the 2nd half of the roof church roof.

WELL DONE HOLY FAMILY ........ for
At the novenas last week Master Welvin Jacob of Dewalwadi offered his piggy box collection to the church. The amount in it was Rs 4,612/-. As a gesture of his Sacrifice and love, we have bought a new Lectionery for the altar.

On the 8th of September 51 persons donated their blood to the Cancer Patients Of Tata Memorial Hospital.

Our committed Sunday School Teachers who celebrate Teachers Day today.

Our Parish which released its 1st Booklet entitled Holy Family Disciples will soon be on sale in our book stall.

We bless our communities for the novenas which they conducted very well and with so much of participation. Also encouraging was to see so many new faces and youth participating.

May Mary Smile on our Parish and our Families

Mass Intentions :
Sep 13 Wed 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Cyril Fernandes
Sep 14 Thu 7.00 pm Months mind mass of Augustine D'Silva
Sep 17 Sun 10.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Judith Alice Fernandes



17th September 2017

Golden Voice the Talent Singing Contest is next Sunday the 24th September. The contest begins at 7.00 pm sharp at the Ashankur Square. There will be a canteen and we invite you all to celebrate our talent.

Kindly note there will be a meeting of all contestants this Sunday the 17th at 7.00 pm in the Ashankur Hall.

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 from the 25th of September. These will be priced and sold - the money being for the missions.

Pick up a copy of the latest Family Khabar and mark these dates in your calendar.

Coming up soon is Aggera and Togetherness Day on Sunday the 1st October followed by the Parish Walking Pilgrimage on the 2nd.

Pardon our delay in the painting of the roof. The contractor's father expired. May his Soul rest in peace.

October is the month of the Rosary. There is already a buzz as families prepare to receive our Mother. Neighbours are requested to join and pray for each other, as Mary visits our homes.

Mass Intentions :
Sep 20 Wed 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Philomena Gomes &
Memorial mass of Luiza Maria D'Souza
Sep 22 Fri 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Xavier Barretto
Sep 23 Sat 7.30 am 1st death anniv. mass of Kaitan Fernandes



24th September 2017

Golden Voice the Talent Singing Contest is this Sunday the 24th September. The contest begins at 7.00 pm sharp at the Ashankur Square. There will be a canteen and we invite you all to celebrate our parish talent.

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 from the 25th of September. These will be priced and sold - the money being for the missions.

A suggested list of items that can be given is circulated on the Parish WhatsApp Groups. Animators kindly inform our parishioners.

Note:
Sunday the 1st October Aggera mass at 9.30 am
Sunday the 1st October Togetherness Day in our Clusters. The Theme is Inter-Faith.

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

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.

Holy Family wing of AGNI will be visiting Jyothi's Shelter Home at Taloja for Terminally ill patients on Sunday 1st Oct. Those who wish to join them may register their names at the counter outside.

Fr. Vincent will be out of office till the 1st of October. Fr. Maurice will take charge.

Friday the 29th October is the feast of the 3 Archangels. We thank God for their guidance and protection of our Families and our Church.

Mass Intentions :
Sep 27 Wed 7.30 am Months mind mass of Agnes Cook
Sep 30 Sat 7.30 am Months mind mass of Dolcie Nunes and
Sylvester Rego
    7.00 pm Months mind masses for Stella Misquith,
William Mendonca and
Leena Alvares
Oct 01 Sun 9.30 am Months mind mass of Sydney Noronha