1. Today is Ash Wednesday, we begin our Lenten Journey focusing on the 3 pillars of lent: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting and abstinence. The Blessing and imposition of Ashes will be at the 7 am mass and 7pm mass. Please note that the imposition of ashes is a sign of repentance and the willingness to walk in the way of the Lord. It is important to note that only those who have received 1st Holy Communion may have ashes imposed on them. Please avoid bring children and babies for the imposition of ashes.
2. During the season of Lent the way of the Cross will be conducted on Mondays at 6:30 in Konkani and followed by Mass in English, On Fridays in English conducted by the Various Communities after the 7 pm mass in English and On Sundays after the 8:30 am mass followed by Sunday School.
3. The Schedule of the Community Station of the Cross is as follows Lenten programs- Station of the Cross will be conducted by the communities on the following dates:
24th February Zone 9
3rd March- Zone 8 & include Zone 7 if possible.
10th March- Zone 6
17th March - zone 5
24th March - zone 4
31st March - zone 1, 2&3.
4. We would like to take various groups of the Parish on lent Pilgrimages to various churches and spirituality centres. The First Pilgrimage is scheduled for Senior Citizen to Khandala on the 17th of March. While it is meant for Senior Citizen it is also open to other people from the Parish. Please register your selves with the Seniors Citizen committee member or with the Parish Office. The registration fee is Rs 100.