Announcements July 23rd, 2023, 16th Sunday Ordinary Time
Today is the 16th Sunday of Ordinary time. Jesus, through the Parables, invites us to be receptive to the Kingdom of God and be yield-bearing good fruit.
We request all Parish council members, Animators of the Communities, Lectors, Sunday school Teachers, Choir members, the Youth Council, the Youth group executive committee, and all association heads and core groups to ensure your members are present for a group photograph. This is required for the updating of the website. This is on Sunday 23rd July after the 8:30 am Mass and the 10 am Mass. The Photographer will be available from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Please do cooperate with us by coming as an entire team.
The Youth of our Parish invite all parents to the upcoming Parents and Grandparents Day on Sunday, July 30th. The theme chosen is Parents, Our Everyday Heroes. We will celebrate Parents Day with a special liturgy at the 6 p.m. Mass on Sunday 30th and then proceed to the undercroft for the cultural programme, games, and dinner. Passes are available via the Youth Council and Parish Council at Rs 50 per head. If anyone has a difficulty kindly approach any one of the parish fathers.
A special attraction today Sunday, July 23rd, is a mothers vs. daughters throwball match and a Fathers vs. Sons Football match. This will take place on the tuff from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Do come and cheer
A link to the e-copy of Rosarian Happening dated May June 2023 has been shared by your Community Leaders. If you have not received the link, please get in touch with them.
Deepen your Faith courses will be conducted at St. Andrew’s College, Bandra every Saturday from 5th August 2023 to January 2024. The timings are 5 to 7:30 pm. For details look up the notice board.
The Diocesan Vocation Service Center (DVSC) will be organizing the annual Quest program on 15th August at St Pius X Seminary (Goregaon East) from 9:30 am to 1 pm and will include Mass and lunch. Catholic boys and girls who are 18 years and above (senior college and working adults) and would like to discern for the Priesthood and Religious life or are interested in discerning their call in life are encouraged to attend this program. There is an online registration and the fee is only a nominal fee of Rs 50. For further details kindly look up the poster on the Notice Board.
The First Collection for Sunday, July 16th, was Rs. 34930. This collection goes towards the needs of the Parish. The Second collection (Peter Pence) was Rs. 30110. This collection goes towards the Charities of the Holy Father. Thank you for your generosity.