1. Tomorrow / today is celebrated as Bible Sunday in the Archdiocese. There will be a blessing of bibles at each Mass, parishioners are requested to carry their personal copies of the Bible for the blessing.

2. Today, being Bible Sunday, Sisters of St. Paul have put up a stall for the sale of Bibles and related materials. Parishioners are requested to visit the stall.

3. A leaflet for the Enthronement of the Bible at home is available in the Dispensers, please pick a copy for your family.

4. The English Prayer Group is conducting a Life in the Spirit Seminar comprising of Life Transforming Spirit filled teachings and Eucharistic Adoration with prayer for healing. This will be held from 28th Feb., to 21st March, at 7.30 pm every Tuesday in our Church.

5.  Today, being Bible Sunday, Sisters of St. Paul have put up a stall for the sale of Bibles and related materials. Parishioners are requested to visit the stall.

6. A leaflet for the Enthronement of the Bible at home is available in the Dispensers, please pick a copy for your family.

7. 1st March- Ash Wednesday : Mass Timings : 6.00 am, 6.45 am, 7.30 am & 7.00 pm – English, 5.45 pm – Konkani

8. With Ash Wednesday, we begin the specially grace filled season of Lent, during which we are invited to meditate on the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord. The theme for Lent – 2017 is “ The Word is a gift. Other persons are gifts ” . Please see the notice board for the forms of penance suggested in the Archdiocese.

9. 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 and 9.30 pm in English

10. 3rd March, First Friday of the month. There will Konkani Mass at 5.45 pm and Holy Half hour Devotion after 7.00 pm Mass.

11. All Cells & Associations are requested to submit their Annual plans & budget by 30th April ’17. Please collect the forms for the same from the Administration office — 1st floor.

12. Our Lady of Good Councel Church, Sion, is organizing a three days Lenten Mission from 6th to 8th March from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm. The Mission will be preached by Dr. Mario Joseph from the Divine Retreat Centre, Potta, Kerela, All are welcomed.

13. Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.66,800/- Love Offering for First Holy Communion – Rs. 18,550/- and Love Offering for Confirmation – Rs. 13,801/-. Total = Rs. 32,351/-

Fr. Barthol Barretto

Parish Priest