19th March 2017:

1. St. Joseph Choral Society will be celebrating the Feast of their Patron Saint, St. Joseph, on Mon., 20th March at the 7.00 pm Mass.

2. The booking of Masses for April, May & June 2017, will commence on Monday, 20th March, at the usual office hours. Kindly bring exact change.

3. All Mumbai Walking Pilgrimage on Sat., 25th March, staring from Cross Maidan, Dhobi Talao at 10.30 pm to Mount Mary’s Basilica, Bandra, with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Bp. Bosco Penha will celebrate the Holy Eucharist. Please note that due to security reasons people are requested not to bring two wheelers and also to walk in the procession behind the float of our Lady.

4. There will be a talk on Youth and the Eucharist on Sun., 26th Mar., at 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm by Fr. Gerad Rodrigues SJ, in the Parish Hall. Requesting all the Youth of our parish to attend.

5. The Christian Meditation Group of our Parish is organizing a full day programme of Discourses, Prayer and Silent Meditation entitled “ The Spirituality of Imperfection ” on Tuesday, 28th March in the Parish Hall. The resource person is Bro Milton Lawrence from the community of the Christian Brothers. For details, please see the notice board.

6. A talk on Part / Full time job opportunities   at  the Life Insurance Corporation of India will  be given by a Development officer of the LIC, on Tuesday, 28 March, at 10.00 am in conference Room No 3. All are invited but entry only   for those who register their names  in the Church office  before 26 Mar 2017. This is organized by the Sr. Citizens Group of our Parish.

7. The Stations of the Cross on Weekdays of Lent :

Wednesdays at 7.30 pm in Konkani

Thurs. at 6.15 pm for children in English

Fridays at 6.15 pm – Conducted by SCCs and 9.30 pm in English.

8. There will be Lenten Missions held in our Parish :

In Konkani – Mon., 20th to Fri., 24th March, by Fr. Avon Vaz ( Pilar Father )

In English – Mon., 27th to Fri., 31st March, by Fr. Oscar OP (by a Dominican Missionary )

Kindly Note : During the Konkani Missions, the 7.00 pm Mass will be in Konkani followed by Missions from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. However, Mon., 20th March, 7.00 pm Mass will be in English followed by the Konkani Missions. During English Missions, the 7.00 pm Mass will be in English. There will be No Konkani Mass on Wednesday, 29th March. The Preacher of the English Missions Fr. Oscar will be visiting homes from 19th to 26th March, assisted by the SCC Co-ordinators.

9. Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.50,850/-

Fr. Barthol Barretto

Parish Priest