Announcements 12th February, 2023
1. Today is the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, the gospel through the sermon on mount invites us to journey in our true Christian Identity. Today is also Holy Childhood, the Church invites us to celebrate the gift of children as we acknowledge that every single life, every single child, is a gift from God.
2. Only Read on Saturday Today is the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, we will pray the Rosary at the Grotto after the evening mass and we invite you to Join us in Prayer for the sick of the parish and the needs of the World
3. Holy Childhood Sunday will be celebrated today Sunday 12th February 2023. Holy Childhood was established by Pope Pius XII in 1950. The Motto of the Pontifical Society for the Mission of Childhood is: children evangelizing children, children praying for the children, children helping children worldwide. The Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood encourages our Children to participate in the mission of the Church and develop a missionary spirit. There is a second collection that goes towards the Pontifical Mission of Holy Childhood.
4. Parish visitation this week is on Tuesday 14th February and 16th February from 7 pm onwards. The visitation will be in Zone 1. The animators will inform you of the time of the visit.
5. We thank all those who helped organize the special mass for the sick and Housebound. Thank you for your vehicles and your generosity with your time and service. God Bless you.
6. A reminder to all teams to be present tomorrow at the St. Mary's school turf from 10:45 am onwards on Sunday 12th February. We invite you to come to cheer your team.
7. We are organizing a special Rosarian Carnival 2023 on 18th Feb after evening mass in the Undercroft, the theme is Let's glow with God's Love. There will be food stalls, game stalls, prizes, an open Mike show, dancing, etc Those who would like to put up stalls for this event, and take part in the open Mike show, kindly give your names to the Church office or to Fr. Merwyn, latest by Tuesday the 14th Feb
8. The Senior Citizens of our Parish are organizing a special Elders Day program on Sunday 19th February 2023 in the school undercroft. Please register and participate in the program.
9. The Collection on Sunday 5th February was Rs.29535 /-- First Friday Collection was Rs 9360/- We thank you for your generosity.