Notices for 22nd December 2019
1. Today’s liturgy is of the fourth Sunday in Advent.
2. Sunday school and confirmation classes after the 8:15 am Mass.
3. Every year, the Advent Campaign Against Hunger And Disease organised by the Centre for Social Action of the Archdiocese of Bombay is a way of drawing our attention, and focusing our love and concern towards the poor. This year's theme of the Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease is: Serving the Best Interest of Children. Envelopes for the same are placed in the Church. You may collect an envelope and drop your contributions in the church office.
4. On Sunday 22nd December we will have a Choir festival in our Church followed by the Christmas Bazar. The Choir festival zone wise will be from 7 to 8 pm followed by the Christmas bazaar and other activities and stalls in the undercroft.
5. Confessions for Christmas will be on Monday, December 23rd from 5 to 8 pm. We invite you to participate and avail of the graces bestowed by this sacrament.
6. The Parish calendars have arrived. Those Parish Council members who have not yet picked up Calendars for their communities are requested to so at the earliest form the Parish Office.
7. The Parish Bulletin Rosary Happenings have arrived. We request you to kindly take a copy for your family.
8. The Mass diary for the month of January has arrived. Those who wish to offer mass may do so. Please respect the norms of the Archdiocese with regards to the offering of masses.
9. Please note the schedule of Masses during the Christmas week:
a. On Tuesday 24th December there will be No evening mass
b. The Christmas Carols will start at 10:00 pm and would be followed by the Christmas vigil mass which will start at 10:30 pm. After the mass, we will be serving coffee and cake sponsored by Dylan Caters. We invite you to stay back and meet and greet people as we ring in the Birth of Christ.
c. Masses on Christmas morning are at as follows
i. 7:00 am on Konkani
ii. 8:15 am in English
iii. 9:30 am in English
iv. There is no evening mass.
10. On Saturday 28this the feast of the Holy Innocence. We will have a special blessing of Children after the 7 pm evening mass.
11. Sunday 29th is the Feast of the Holy Family. We will have a prayer and blessing of the family at both the 8:15 and 9:30 am mass. We request you to attend the Holy Eucharist together as a family.