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9TH October 2016: TWENTY- EIGHTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

    • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
    • There will be a Talk on Relationships and Pornography tomorrow / today, in the Parish Hall from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. The Talk will be lead by Deacon Ivan. All youth and adult parishioners are welcome to attend this talk. Confirmands are requested to attend this session in place of regular Sunday School class tomorrow / today
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    • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme ( SSPP ) tomorrow / today in the Seva Kendra Hall after the 8.00 am Mass.
    • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 12th Oct., at 7.15 in the Seva Kendra Hall.
    • SCC Steering Committee meeting on Sat., 15th Oct., at 6.30 pm in Conf. Room No. 2.
    • The Archdiocesan Bible Committee is organizing a Biblical Drama and Gospel Band Event on 29th and 30th Oct., requesting entries from all Parishes. For details, please refer to the poster put up on the Notice Board. Entry forms are available with the Parish Office.
    • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct a two session study on 'Letters of Peter' on Thursdays 13th October and 27th October, at 7.30 pm in Conference Room 1. All are invited.
    • Rosary will be recited at Grotto at 6.30 pm. during the month of October.
    • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the Church dispensers.
    • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 51,520/-


    Fr. Barthol Machado
    Parish Priest

25TH September 2016: TWENTY- SIXTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

    • Sunday School tomorrow/today after the 8.00 am Mass.
    • Prayer Service in the SCC’s for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands on 1st October 2016.
    • Presentation of the Our Father for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands along with their parents on 2nd October 2016 at the 8.00am Mass. God parents and Prayer Guardians may also attend if convenient.
    • Thurs., 29th Sept., we celebrate Sts. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangles Feast.
    • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Thurs., 29th Sept., at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the Agenda from the Sacristy.
    • Sat., 1st Oct. we celebrate St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, Patroness of the Missions feast.
    • Hope and Life Association, invites all widows of our parish to attend Empowerment Retreat, in English, at Atma Darshan, Andheri from 14th Oct. to 16th Oct. This Retreat aims to accompany those who have lost their spouses to journey from pain to power, despair to hope and loneliness to participation. For details kindly see the Notice Board.
    • Legal Aid Service will be provided by the Catholic Lawyers Guild to our parishioners to solve their disputes related to family or property matters. This service will be made available for parishioners every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month, starting from Sat. 8th Oct. from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm. Near CCO office, ground floor, Seva Kendra Bldg. There will be a short inauguration of the service on Sat., 8th Oct. at 5.00 pm by Fr. Aniceto Pereira ( Spiritual Director ), Mr. Walter Lewis Chairman ( Catholic Lawers Guild ) and Fr. Barthol Machado ( Parish Priest ). All Parishioners are welcome.
    • Thank you for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 42,600/-


    Fr. Barthol Machado
    Parish Priest

11TH September 2016: TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

    • No Sunday School on 11th Sept. and 18th Sept. Regular Sunday School will recommence on 25th Sept. 2016.
    • The Legion of Mary of St. Ignatius Church, Jacob Circle is organizing the Annual Walking Pilgrimage to Mt. Mary Basilica, Bandra, today, at 10.30 pm from St. Ignatius Church and will end at the Mount for 5.30 am Mass. All are welcome to participate in this prayerful exercise.
    • BASCA is having a Mass for Sr. Citizens at Mount Mary, Bandra on Mon., 12th Sept. at 10.45 am . Parishioners are invited to attend.
    • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on Friday, 16th Sept., after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.
    • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 14th Sept.,at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
    • The Dadar Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha, invites applications from Catholic students of our Parish, for the Award of Scholarships / Merit Certificates for the year 2015 – 16. All forms duly filled, together with attested copy of Mark Sheet to be submitted not later than 30th Sept. The Awards distribution function will be held on 16th Oct. in the Church Parish Hall. For further details see the Notice Board or contact Bombay Catholic Sabha Library.
    • Citizen Credit Co.Op. Bank Ltd. Has announced Annual Awards for Academic Excellence to be held in Feb. 2017 for the academic year 2015 – 16. For details contact the nearest branch or refer to the Notice Board.
    • The Maulana Azad Education Foundation provides Scholarship for meritorious Girl Students belonging to Minorities. Those Girl students who passed their 10th examination this year with 55 % and above and with confirmed admission in Std. 11th are eligible to apply for this scheme. The Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar unit, will be conducting a workshop on Monday, 19th Sept. at 7.45 pm. in our parish. For registration and further details contact Bombay Catholic Sabha Library between 6.30 to 7.30 pm.
    • Those who wish to go 12 Days Holy-Land Tour, organized by Isabell Tours to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Egypt, departure on 22nd Oct. 2016. Kindly submit the Passport copy at the earliest to the parish office. For details kindly see the banner.
    • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 50,920


    Fr. Barthol Machado
    Parish Priest

26TH August 2016: TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Next session of Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) on 4th September after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Extended Programme for Confirmands covering Personality Development is scheduled on 4th September from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon.
  • Nativity Novena will commence from Tuesday, 30th August – weekdays at the 7.00 pm Mass and on Sunday at the 8.00 am Mass. Catechists will inform the children regarding the practice schedule for their respective groups. Parents are requested to ensure that the children are regular for the practice. There will not be any practice beyond 9.00 pm, which parents may kindly note.
  • Being the Year of Mercy, priests will be available for Confessions between 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm on all days of the Novena except for Sunday. Parishioners are invited to take advantage of this opportunity.
  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Mon., 29th Aug., at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the Agenda from the Sacristy.
  • Tomorrow / Today, the North Bombay Deanery Youth Council is organizing Deanery Youth Day an evening of Fellowship, Fun and Masti for all the youth of our Deanery from 5.00 pm at St. Michael’s Church. For details and registration contact the youth animator.
  • To celebrate the canonization of Mother Teresa, The Stop Gaps Cultural Academy presents a concert titled “ Teach us to Love ” at the Tata Theatre, NCPA, on Sunday, 4th Sept. at 6.30 pm. Part of the proceeds of this concert will go to Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity. For details see the notice board.
  • The Legion of Mary of St. Ignatius Church, Jacob Circle is organizing the Annual Walking Pilgrimage to Mt. Mary Basilica, Bandra, on Sat., 10th Sept. It will begin at 10.30 pm from St. Ignatius Church and will end at the Mount for 5.30 am Mass. All are welcome to participate in this prayerful exercise.
  • Those who wish to go 12 Days Holy-Land Tour, organized by Isabell Tours to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Egypt, departure on 22nd Oct. 2016. Kindly submit the Passport copy at the earliest to the parish office. For details kindly see the banner.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.50,830/-


Parish Priest

14TH August 2016: TWENTIETH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Monday, 15th August, Solemnity of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. Mass timing as on Sundays. There will be Flag hoisting outside the Church Main gate after the 8.00 am Mass. Kindly note Sun. 14th & Mon. 15th Aug. both days are days of obligation.
  • The Konkani CLM Ladies Sodality is having a sale of sweets, pickles, etc. tomorrow / today from 5.00 p.m. onwards and  on Monday, 15th Aug.  after the 6.30 am mass. in the Parish Hall. All are invited.
  • The Archdiocesan Bible Committee is organising a Biblical Drama and Gospel Band Event, requesting entries from all Parishes. For details, please refer to the poster put up on the Notice Board. Entry forms are available with the Parish Office.
  • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on Friday, 19th Aug., after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.
  • Tomorrow / Today, Parish Youth Council is organizing the Inter Zonal Tele Games from 11.00 am onwards, for all age group. For participation contact the zonal heads.
  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) on Sun. 21st Aug. after the 8.00 am Mass in the Seva Kendra Hall.
 
  • The past pupils of Auxilium Unit, Wadala, will be organizing a get-together at Auxilium Convent, Wadala from on Wed., 17th Aug. from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. All past pupils are welcome. For details kindly contact Miss. Elyidia Fernandes.
  • Tata Instutute of Social Sciences ( TISS ) jointly with St. Paul Institute of Communication Education, Bandra if offering part time certified professional courses on Digital Marketing, Public Relations & Evenyts Management at its Bandra Campus. Kindly see the notice board for more details.
  • Isabell Tours is organizing 12 Days Holy-Land Tour, Spiritually led by our Parish Priest Fr. Barthol Machado, to Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Egypt, departure on 22nd Oct. 2016. For details kindly see the banner.
  • Parish visiting. Tuesday, 16th Aug. ,
  • St.Mathew’s Zone Contsi. No.1 - area covered will be Chandrama Apt., Seaside Apts., Sidh Ratnakar Bldg. & Brahma Siddi Bldg.
  • St. John's Zone Contsi. No.11 - area covered will be Mayuri Apts., Mishra Sadan, Sadguru Sadan, Vinayak Apts., Gopal Mansion & Natalwalla Terrace.
  • St. Mark's Zone Contsi. No. 5 - area covered will be Abdul Kadir Manzil,
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.58,370/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

07TH August 2016: NINETEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Today, Vianney Sunday, there will be concelebrated Mass at 9.30 am. instead of the 9.00 & 10.00 am Masses. Evening Masses as usual. Boxes labeled Vianney Sunday are kept in the Church. The amount collected for the support of Aged Priests.
  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 10th Aug., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
  • Monday, 15th August, Solemnity of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. Mass timing as on Sundays. There will be Flag hoisting outside the Church Main gate after the 8.00 am Mass. Kindly note Sun. 14th & Mon. 15th Aug. both days are days of obligation.
  • The Konkani CLM Ladies Sodality is having a sale of sweets, pickles, etc. on Sunday, 14th Aug. from 5.00 p.m. onwards and on Monday, 15th Aug. after the 6.30 am mass. in the Parish Hall. All are invited.
  • The Konkani Youth Prayer Group is organizing a Retreat in English conducted by a team of 7 Priests for youth of Std. 14th, 15th and working youth at Retreat House, Bandra on 13th, 14th & 15th Aug. For details check the notice board.
  • Children’s Parliament meeting on Sat. 13th Aug., at 6.00 pm in Conf. R. No.3.
  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 8th Aug. ,
    St.Mathew’s Zone Contsi. No.1 - area covered will be Beau Monde, Lodha Grandeur, Prabhadevi SRA, & Bhiku Bldg.,
    St. John's Zone Contsi. No.11 - area covered will be Ekbal Bldg.,
    St.Luke's Zone Contsi. No.4 - area covered will be Gulmohar CHS, A
    St. Mark's Zone Contsi. No. 5 - area covered will be Abdul Kadir Manzil
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.52,100/- and Box collections for the month of July, Rs.44,670/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

31st July 2016: EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • All parents are requested to collect the entry coupons for the Parents Day from their community coordinators and animators.
  • The celebrations are as follows : all at 6.45 pm tomorrow / today
  • St. Mathew Zone  at Salvation School Undercroft 
  • St. Mark Zone at Dr. Antonio Da Silva Technical Hall
  • St. Luke Zone at Church Parish Hall – Ground Floor
  • St. John Zone at Salvation Seva Kendra Hall - Second Floor
  • 5th Aug., First Friday of the month. Konkani Mass at 6.00 pm. and Holy half hour devotions after the 7.00 pm Mass.
  • Sunday, 7th Aug., Vianney Sunday. Kindly note there will be concelebrated Mass at 9.30 am. instead of the 9.00 & 10.00 am Masses. Evening Masses as usual. Boxes labeled Vianney Sunday are kept in the Church. The amount collected for the support of Aged Priests.
  • There will be a special interactive session for Lectors and those who would like to join the Lector’s Group on how to proclaim the Word of God more effectively by Fr. Lawrence D’Souza on Thursday, 4th Aug. at 7.30 pm in Seva Kendra Hall. All Lectors are urged to attend.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.51,750/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

24th July 2016: SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • All parents are requested to collect the entry coupons for the Parents Day from their community coordinators and animators.
    The celebrations are as follows : all at 6.45 pm on Sun. 31st July
    St. Mathew Zone at Salvation School Undercroft
    St. Mark Zone at Dr. Antonio Da Silva Technical Hall
    St. Luke Zone at Church Parish Hall – Ground Floor
    St. John Zone at Salvation Seva Kendra Hall - Second Floor
  • The Senior Citizens Dadar Group will be celebrating the feast of their Patron Saints Joaquim and Anne on Tuesday, 26th July. The Eucharist will be celebrated at 6.00 pm followed by a get-together at the Seva Kendra Hall.
  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wed., 27th July, at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the Sacristy.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.50,810/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

17th July 2016: SIXTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass in the Seva Kendra Hall.
  • The PYC is organizing the Annual Youth Football Tournament Open for all our parishioners on 23rd and 24th July at Astro Park Turf, Our Lady of Salvation School for the age group 16 – 25. Forms are available in the Parish office. Registration is limited to 16 Teams. Any well wishers who would like to sponsor for this event, kindly contact Fr. Vinay or the Parish office.
  • The Bible Committee invites all the Lay Heads and another representative of Bible Cell to attend a training programme held on Sat., 30th July at Salvation Seva Kendra Hall at 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm.
  • KROSS Institute for Civil Service – An Institution under the aegis of Karnataka Region Catholic Bishops’ Council, gives 11 months intensive Mains-cum- Prelims coaching for Civil Service Exams ( IAS, IPS, IFS, KAS, CDS, NDA, CPF, etc. ) for Graduate and post Graduate students. For details see the notice board.
  • The Senior Citizens Dadar Group will be celebrating the feast of their Patron Saints Joaquim and Anne on Tuesday, 26th July. The Eucharist will be celebrated at 6.00 pm followed by a get-together at the Seva Kendra Hall.
  • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the Church dispensers.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.56,400/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

10th July 2016: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • YCW is organising a " Do it yourself income tax returns " session on Sun., 10th July at 11.15 am in the Parish Hall for working people. It will be an interactive session covering ITR -1, tax saving investments, free tax filing websites and mobile apps.
  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 13th July, at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
  • Liturgy Training Program will be held on Thursday, 14th July, at 7.45pm in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
  • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on Friday, 15th July, after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.
  • The Konkani Youth Prayer Group is organizing a Retreat in English conducted by Fr. Ashlene Chant and Br. Lenny Soares and Team for Youth of Std, 10th , 11th , 12th & 13th at Retreat House, Bandra on 8th , 9th & 10th July. For further details check the banner.
  • The St. Joseph’s Choral Society presents the Annual Talent Contest. Non- Classical, on Saturday, 16th July at 4.00 pm, in the Seva Kendra Hall. For further details, please see the notice board.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.54,220/- and Box collections for the month of June, Rs.54,580/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

3rd July 2016: FOURTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass in Salvation School.
  • The Konkanni Youth Prayer Group is organizing a Retreat in English conducted by Fr. Ashlene Chand and Br. Lenny Soares and Team for Youth of Std. 10th, 11th, 12th & 13th at Retreat House, Bandra on the 8th, 9th & 10th of July 2016. Registration charges Rs.600/-. For further details, please check the banner.
  • Power to Lead is a unique value based leadership movement that develops leaders with a cause, with a unique blend of strategic thinking, leadership principles and Bible based values. The programme is aimed at molding leaders to be positive change agents. Power to Lead has completed 10 years and have empowered over 350 leaders who are already making a substantial difference in Mumbai. Enrolment for the 11th Batch has begun. Seats are limited. For registration and more information, please contact the Power to Lead desk / volunteers outside the Church / or refer the notice board.
  • Last Sunday’s collections amounted to Rs.36,210/=. Thank you very much for your contribution.


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

26th June 2016: THIRTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR -LAITY SUNDAY

    • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
    • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme for Parents of First Holy Communion & Confirmation in Salvation Seva Kendra Hall tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
    • Altar Servers will meet tomorrow / today at 4.00 pm in Conf. R. No. 3. All Servers requested to be present.
    • Friday, 1st July, First Friday of the month. There will be Holy half hour devotions at 7.30 pm. Konkani Mass at 6.00 pm.
    • Prayer service in the SCC’s for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands on Sat. 2nd July.
    • Rite of Acceptance for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands along with their parents on Sunday, 3rd July , at the 8.00 am Mass.
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    • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 1st & 2nd July, Kindly register in the Parish Office.
    • There will be Blessing of Heads  & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations  tomorrow / today, at the 10.00 am mass. All Heads  & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations are requested to gather in the Sacristy at 9.45 am for processions.
    • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wed., 29th June, at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the Sacristy.
    • Senior Citizens 18th Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday, 3rd July at 11.00 am in the Church Parish Hall. Members are requested to attend the meeting.
    • YCW is organising a " Do it yourself income tax returns " session on Sun., 10th July at 11.15 am in the Parish Hall for working people. It will be an interactive session covering ITR -1, tax saving investments, free tax filing websites and mobile apps.
    • The Medical Centre would like to inform all the parishioners that Dr. Ashok Kamble a Surgeon will be available for consultation every Friday, between 4.00 – 5.00 pm from 1st July.
    • CLM Konkani Ladies Sodality celebrating the Feast of their Second Patroness St. Elizabeth of Portugal on Monday, 4th July, with Triduum on Friday , 1st July & Saturday, 2nd July with Holy Mass in Konkani at 6.00 pm, on Sunday, 3rd July Mass at 5.45 pm and Feast Mass on 4th July Monday, at 6.00 pm in Konkani. All are invited.
    • The St. Joseph’s Choral Society presents the Annual Talent Contest. Non- Classical, on Saturday, 16th July at 4.00 pm, in the Seva Kendra Hall. Entry forms available in the parish office and with choristers. For further details, please see the notice board.
    • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.34,090/-


    Fr. Barthol Machado
    Parish Priest

19th June 2016: TWELFTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme for Parents of First Holy Communion & Confirmation in Salvation Seva Kendra Hall tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.
  • Prayer service in the SCC’s for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands on Sat. 2nd July.
  • The Diary for booking of Masses for July, Aug. & Sept. 2016 will commence from Monday, 20th June at the usual office hours.
  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 1st & 2nd July, Kindly register in the Parish Office.
  • The St. Joseph's Choral Society presents the Annual Talent Contest. Non- Classical, on Saturday, 16th July at 4.00 pm, in the Seva Kendra Hall. Entry forms available in the parish office and with choristers. For further details, please see the notice board.
  • Sophia College for Women invites girl students to apply for admission to the FYBA / FYBSc, FYBMM and FYBSc (IT) courses in the Degree College and FYJC Arts and Science in the Junior College. There is a 50% reservation for Catholics for these courses. For FYJC admissions, Catholic girl students can apply directly to the College and also need to go in for the centralized on-line admissions.
  • St. Margaret's Training College, managed by the sisters of Jesus and Mary, Clare Road, Byculla, offers Trained Teacher's Certificate and Early Childhood Care and Education Courses. For details see the notice board.
  • Montfort Brothers, a Religious Group part of the Archdiocese of Bombay, situated at Prabhadevi, next to Convent School, invites the Catholic students to apply offline admission in 11th Std. Registration. For details see the notice board.
  • There will be Blessing of Heads & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations on Laity Sunday , 26th June, at the 10.00 am mass. All Heads & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations are requested to gather in the Sacristy at 9.45 am for processions.
  • Next Sunday, 26th June, OLCM has organized Annual Laity Sunday programme at St Andrews Auditorium , Bandra in the evening. Heads of Cells & Associations interested to attend the programme are requested to register their name in the parish office.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.47,540/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

12th June 2016: ELEVENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday School will re-open on 19th June 2016.
  • Candidates for this year batch (2016-17) of Confirmation and First Holy Communion who have not yet registered are requested to complete their registration formalities at the earliest.
  • The St. Joseph's Choral Society presents the Annual Talent Contest. Non- Classical, on Saturday, 16th July at 4.00 pm, in the Seva Kendra Hall. For further details, please see the notice board.
  • Parish Pastoral Council (PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 15th June, at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
  • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on Friday, 17th June, after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.
  • The representatives of the Senior Citizen group, Dadar, will be visiting homes in our Parish to carry out the Census of all Seniors. You are requested to cooperate with the senior representatives.
  • "Rock & Wreck" a programme on the damaging effect of Music on Youth will be conducted by Trevor Lewis on Saturday, 18th June 2016 in our Church from 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm. All are invited.
  • The Induction Ceremony of our new Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Barthol Machado will be held tomorrow / today at the 7 .00 pm Mass. We request all our parishioners to come in large numbers for this liturgical ceremony.
  • Requesting the new Board Of Management members, all the Heads & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations, PPC Members, SCC Zonal Heads, Lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Communion, Choir Representatives, Religious, Brothers & Sisters to assemble in the Sacristy tomorrow / today at 6.40 pm to take part in the Entrance Procession for the Induction Mass of our new Parish Priest - Fr. Barthol Machado.
  • The Annual General Meeting of The Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar unit, will be held on Saturday, 18th June, at 7.00 pm at the Bombay Catholic Sabha Library, Seva Kendra Bldg. ground floor.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.55,020/-


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

05th June 2016 Tenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

  • The Induction Ceremony of our new Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Barthol Machado will be held on Sunday, 12th June 2016 at the 7 .00 pm Mass. We request all our parishioners to come in large numbers for this liturgical ceremony.
  • Candidates for this year batch (2016-17) of Confirmation and First Holy Communion are requested to complete their registration formalities at the earliest. Last date for submitting the registration forms duly filled, is 7th June 2016.
  • Sunday School will re-open on 19th June 2016.
  • Certificates and CD’s for the Confirmation batch of 2015-16 are available for collection from the Parish Office. Those who have not yet collected them are requested to do so at the earliest.
  • PPC Meeting for the month of June is scheduled on Wednesday, 15th June 2016.
  • The St. Joseph’s Choral Society presents the Annual Parish Talent Contest – Non Classical, on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 4.00 pm in the Seva Kendra Hall. For further details, please see the notice board.
  • “Rock & Wreck”, a programme on the damaging effect of Music on Youth will be conducted by Trevor Lewis on Saturday, 18th June 2016 in our Church after the 7.00 pm Mass upto 10.00 pm. All are invited.
  • Last Sunday’s collections amounted to Rs.47,740/= and Box collections for the month of May 2016 to Rs.53,040/-. Thank you very much for your contribution.


Fr. Barthol Machado
Parish Priest

29th May, 2016: BODY & BLOOD OF CHRIST (CORPUS CHRISTI)

  • Usual Mass timings from 1st June:
  • Sunday- 6.30 am, 8.00 am, 9.00 am, 10.00 am & 7.00 pm in English, Mass in Konkani at 5.45 pm
  • Weekdays at 6.00 am, 6.45 am, 7.30 am & 7.00 pm
  • 3rd June, First Friday of the month and the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. There will be Holy hour of preparation after the evening Mass at 7.30 pm.
  • Candidates for this year batch (2016-17) of Confirmation and First Holy Communion are requested to complete their registration formalities at the earliest. Last date for submitting the registration forms duly filled is 7th June 2016.
  • International Vocal Coach / Consultant and Concert Artist, Deirdre Lobo D’Cunha, will be doing a ‘Voice Workshop ‘ on 11th & 12th June in our Church Parish Hall. please see the notice board for details.
  • Don Bosco College, Kurla is offering Courses in Mass Media and Hospitality. Kindly see the poster displayed on Church notice board.
  • A gentle reminder has come from the authorities of St. Xavier’s College and St. Andrew’s College requesting us priests not to send recommendation letters for admissions. Kindly cooperate with us.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.40,030/-


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

22nd May, 2016: SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

  • Seminar on Marriage & Family themes in Scripture by Dr. Adam Cooper on 22nd May, tomorrow / today, 5- 8 pm in Seva Kendra Hall. Registration forms available in the parish office. For details check the notice board.
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  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.45,810/-


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

8th May 2016: SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD

  • From 1st May to 31st May 2016 :
  • Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
  • Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English & 5.45 pm. in Konkani
  • During the month of May, Rosary will be recited in the Rosary Garden at 6.30 pm. Except Sundays.
  • Certificates and CD’s for the Confirmation Batch of 2015-16 are ready for collection. These can be collected from the Parish office during office timings.
  • Tuesday, 10th May, Citizencredit Co-op Bank Ltd., Dadar branch has organized a Financial Planning Day from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm, where Financial Advisors will be guiding people on Finance and Investment Planning. You may visit the branch between 10.00 am to 6.00 pm on Tuesday, 10th May, at your convenience to avail this service.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.46,400/-


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

1st May, 2016: SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

  • From 1st May to 31st May 2016 :
  • Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
  • Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English & pm. in Konkani
  • Sunday, 1st May, tomorrow / today, we will have Rosary at 8.00 pm at the Heritage Cross outside the main gate of the Church. Requesting as many as possible to attend the same.
  • Rosary at Grotto from 2nd May at 6.30 pm. Except Sundays.
  • The Annual Cross Feast of Dr. Antonio da Silva School is scheduled for Mon. 2nd May, at 7.45 pm. All of you are cordially invited to attend the same.
  • 6th May – First Friday of the month – Mass in Konkani at 6.00 pm. No Holy Hour devotion.
  • The Summer Club for school going children already started. In order to make it interactive and participative, parents may volunteer to sponsor any of the days snacks for the children. For this purpose, kindly meet the parish priest.
  • St. Paul Institute of Communication Education, Bandra, is organizing 2 media workshops for our parishioners this Sunday Free of cost, for the youth in the School Hall. Learn You Tube Film Making in 2 hours from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm and for the parents in Seva Kendra Hall, entitled Tips for Parenting in Digital Age from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. The programme is interesting and will benefit both the parents and youth. The parish Fathers encourage as many of you as possible to attend.
  • St. Pauls Institute of Communication Education , Bandra ( W ) is offering Special Scholarships upto Rs. 1 Lakh each for 8 Catholic Students on their Post Graduate Programmes in Journalism, Advertising & IMC, PR & Corporate Communications. Fathers from St. Paul’s are available for details at their stall outside. Kindly approach them for more details.
  • The Mariapolis, the annual gathering of the Focolare Movement will take place at the Papal Seminary in Pune from 26th to 29th May. The theme this year is “ Unity – A Need, A Way, A Goal.
  • 51% Seats are reserved for Catholics and Christians in the Bachelor of Engineering programs and Pharmacy program offered at seven Catholic Colleges in the city of Mumbai. Eligible Catholic students should seize this opportunity. Details are on the notice board.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.55,060/- and Box collection for the month of April amounting to Rs.45,730/-


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

24th April, 2016: FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

  • Registrations for this year’s batch of Confirmation and First Holy Communion (FHC) have commenced. Candidates/Parents may download the registration form from the Parish website or collect a copy from the Parish office during office hours. Last date for submitting the registration forms duly filled is 7th June 2016.
  • The PYC is having the Summer Club for school going children. This is being inaugurated on Monday, 25th April at 10.00 am. Volunteers will be present in the Church Compound with Registration Forms. These could also be got from the Parish Office. In order to make it interactive and participative, parents may volunteer to sponsor any of the days snacks for the children. For this purpose, kindly meet the parish priest.
  • Rosary at Grotto from 2nd May at 6.30 pm. Except Sundays.
  • Sunday, 1st May, we will have Rosary at 8.00 pm at the Heritage Cross outside the main gate of the Church. Requesting as many as possible to attend the same.
  • From 1st May to 31st May 2016 :
  • Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
  • Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English & 5.45 pm. in Konkani
  • Parish Liturgy Team Meeting on Friday, 29th April, at 7.30 pm in the conference room no. 3. Members may kindly collect your agenda from the sacristy.
  • Newly formed Parish Pastoral Council will meet on Sat. 30th April, at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
  • Seminar on Marriage & Family themes in Scripture by Dr. Adam Cooper on 22nd May, 5- 8 pm in Seva Kendra Hall. Registration forms avaible in the parish office. For details check the notice board.
  • St. Paul Institute of Communication Education, Bandra, is organizing 2 media workshops for our parishioners this Sunday Free of cost, for the youth in the School Hall. Learn You Tube Film Making in 2 hours from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm and for the parents in Seva Kendra Hall, entitled Tips for Parenting in Digital Age from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. The programme is interesting and will benefit both the parents and youth. The parish Fathers encourage as many of you as possible to attend.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.53,750/-


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

17th April, 2016: FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

  • Registrations for this year’s batch of Confirmation and First Holy Communion (FHC) will commence from Monday, 18th April 2016. Candidates who have completed their SSC as well as those who will be going to Std. IV are eligible for registering for Confirmation and FHC respectively. Candidates / Parents may download the form from the Parish website or collect a copy from the Parish office during office hours. Last date for submitting the forms duly filled is 7th June 2016.
  • Parish Youth Council meeting tomorrow / today at 10.00 am in the Parish Hall.
  • The PYC is having the Summer Club for school going children. Volunteers will be present in the Church Compound with Registration Forms. These could also be got from the Parish Office.
  • The Rendezvous program for unmarried Catholic singles will be held on Sun., 8th May, at the Goregaon Seminary from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm for further details kindly refer to the notice board.
  • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on Friday, 22nd April, after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.53,370/-


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

10th April, 2016: THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER

  • YCW and BCS Dadar are organising a Career Guidance Seminar tomorrow / today at 11.00 am in the Parish Hall for students between standards 9th to graduation. It will be an interactive session which will help you choose the right career path. Request all SSC, HSC and college students to attend in large numbers. Parents are encouraged to send their children.
  • SCC Steering Committee meeting tomorrow / today at 11.00 am. in Conf. R. No. 1.
  • Tomorrow / Today, Sunday School Creative Team will be showing a Christian Movie for children from 9.00 am to 11.00 am.
  • Parish Youth Council meeting on Sat.,16th April, at 5.00 pm in the Parish Hall.
  • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct a two session study on 'Bible and Mary' on Thursdays 21st April and 28th April, at 7.30 pm in Conference Room 1. All are invited.Registrations for the Bible Timeline Program beginning in June,  are also open. For details, please refer to the posters put up on the notice boards.
  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 13th April, at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor. Out-going as well as incoming members have to attend. A letter to this effect has been sent to each of the Council members.
  • Harmony the parish music school is organizing short term vacation courses in music for keyboard and guitar during April and May 2016, beginning on 11th April. For more details and to register contact the parish office or see the notice board.
  • The Legion of Mary thanks all those who participated in the Lenten Blood Donation Drive. 71 bags of blood was collected . All donors are requested to collect their blood donation cards from the Legion stall.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.58,760/- and Lenten Alms Box collection Rs. 40,770/- the amount will go towards upkeep of Goregaon Seminary and training of Seminarians.


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

03rd April 2016: DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

  • Today, 3rd April, is Divine Mercy Sunday, Feast Mass will be at 9.00 am. and the prayer service is at 3.00 pm in the Church.
  • YCW and BCS Dadar are organising a Career Guidance Seminar on 10th April 2016 at 11.00 am in the Parish Hall for students between standards 9th to graduation. It will be an interactive session which will help you choose the right career path. Request all SSC, HSC and college students to attend in large numbers. Parents are encouraged to send their children.
  • Monday, 4th April is the Solemnity of the Annunciation of our Lord. The Pro-Life prayer will be recited at all Masses before the final hymn.
  • Children’s Parliament meeting on Saturday, 9th April, at 10.00 am.
  • SCC Steering Committee meeting on Sunday, 10th April, at 11.00 am.
  • Harmony the parish music school is organizing short term vacation courses in music for keyboard and guitar during April and May 2016, beginning on 11th April. For more details and to register contact the parish office or see the notice board.
  • Sunday School Creative Team will be showing a Christian Movie for children next Sunday, 9th April, from 9.00 am to 11.00 am. For more details please refer to the notice board and pick up passes from the parish office.
  • Contribution for Box collection for the month of March amounting to Rs.32,290/- Maundy Thursday collection was Rs. 60,070/- Veneration, Kissing of Jesus Body and Mother of Sorrow Rs. 39,010/- and for Easter Vigil and Easter Morning Mass Rs. 1,03,,090/- Totaling Rs. 2,02,170/- Expenses for the Holy Week ie. Chairs, Video Screens, Altar decoration , Confessors, Banners, leaflets, flexes etc. amounting to Rs. 1,95,830/- The amount of Rs. 89,940/- collected to the Good Friday Veneration of the Cross will be sent to the Holy Land for upkeep of Shrines, as it is the usual yearly practice.


Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

27th March 2016: EASTER SUNDAY

  • A VERY HAPPY EASTER to all of you. May the Risen Lord continue to bless each and every one of you and your loved ones with the grace and peace of his enlightenment. Please also convey these greetings of the Christian community to your neighbours of other faiths on this occasion.
  • On this solemn occasion, at the end of an extended 40 day period of Lenten purification and enlightenment, we acknowledge with gratitude the services of all who helped our Parishioners experience well-organized services, the Lenten preachers, the Confessors, the members of Cells and Associations, Parish Councilors, Members of the Board of Management, as well as the staff and workers in the Church.
  • 27th March, Easter Sunday :
    6.30 am., 9.00 am., 10.00 am. Masses in English
    8.00 am Mass in Konkani & No Evening Mass

    Zonal Masses in the Church & Distribution of Holy Water :
    - St. Mathew Zone – Monday, 28th March - 7.00 pm.
    - St. Mark Zone – Tuesday, 29th March - 7.00 pm.
    - St. Luke Zone – Thursday, 31st March - 7.00 pm.
    - St. John Zone – Friday, 1st April- 7.00 pm.
  • 1st April – First Friday of the month – Mass in Konkani at 6.00 pm. No half hour devotion.
  • Divine Mercy Feast Mass will be on Sun., 3rd April at 9.00 am. and the prayer service at 3.00 pm in the Church. For further details look up the notice board.
  • Boxes with label, “ Lenten Alms ” are kept in the Church. The collection will go towards upkeep of Goregaon Seminary and training of Seminarians. Kindly donate generously.
  • The Retrouvaille weekend will be held on 15th to 17th April at Sarvodaya, Goregaon Seminary. Couples who want to empower their marriages are urged to attend. For details look up the notice board and contact Snehalaya, Mahim for registration.
  • YCW and BCS Dadar are organising a Career Guidance Seminar on 10th April 2016 at 11.00 am in the Parish Hall for students between standards 9th to graduation. It will be an interactive session which will help you choose the right career path. Request all SSC, HSC and college students to attend in large numbers. Parents are encouraged to send their children.
  • Joseph Cardijn Technical School offers a month long technical trade training especially for those who have appeared for their SSC / HSC exams. Knowing the basics of welding, electrical, car repair, carpentry & fabrication will always be useful. 4th April to 29th April ’16 ( Mon. – Fri. from, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. ) – 1st Batch
    2nd May to 27th May ’16 ( Mon. – Fri. from, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. ) – 2nd Batch
    For registration and further details, contact Fr. Felix D’Souza .

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.55,510/-.










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20th March 2016:PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION

  • At 8.45 am. we have Blessing of Palms on the Church Grounds followed by Mass.
    10.00 am. Mass in English ,
    5.45 pm.Mass in Konkani
    6.50 pm. Veronica Singing & Mass in English at 7.00 pm.
  • There will be a Blood Donation Drive on Palm Sunday, 20th March from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. in the Parish Hall. Organized by the Legion of Mary.
  • 21st, 22nd & 23rd March, ( Mon. – Wed. ) : Confessions from 5.30 pm. to 8.30 pm. Children are requested to come on Monday or Tuesday evening for confessions at 5.30 pm. and assemble in Parish Hall.
  • 24th March, Maunday Thursday : 5.30 pm. - Mass in Konkani,
    7.30 pm. - Mass in English
    10.00 pm. - Holy Hour in Konkani
    11.00 pm. - Holy Hour in English
  • 25th March, Good Friday : Stations of the Cross ( In Church ) 7.00 am in Konkani and 8.00 am in English
    Outdoor Stations of the Cross : 9.30 am. Kindly assemble in the Church.
    The Lord’s Passion Service : 4.30 pm. in Konkani,6.30 pm. in English
  • 26th March, Holy Saturday : 7.30 am. – Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows (Konkani)
    8.30 am. – Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows (English )
    11.00 pm. - Easter Vigil Service
  • 27th March, Easter Sunday : 6.30 am., 9.00 am., 10.00 am. Masses in English
    8.00 am Mass in Konkani & No Evening Mass
  • Zonal Masses in the Church & Distribution of Holy Water :
    - St. Mathew Zone – Monday, 28th March - 7.00 pm.
    - St. Mark Zone – Tuesday, 29th March - 7.00 pm.
    - St. Luke Zone – Thursday, 31st March - 7.00 pm.
    - St. John Zone – Friday, 1st April- 7.00 pm.
 
  • Our Parish Family Cell has won the award for the best family cell in the deanery. Congratulations to all its members and we appreciate all their efforts

  • The Retrouvaille weekend will be held on 15th to 17th April at Sarvodaya, Goregaon Seminary. Couples who want to empower their marriages are urged to attend. For details look up the notice board and contact Snehalaya, Mahim for registration

  • Joseph Cardijn Technical School offers a month long technical trade training especially for those who have appeared for their SSC / HSC exams. Knowing the basics of welding, electrical, car repair, carpentry & fabrication will always be useful. 4th April to 29th April ’16 ( Mon. – Fri. from, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. ) – 1st Batch
    2nd May to 27th May ’16 ( Mon. – Fri. from, 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. ) – 2nd Batch
    For registration and further details, contact Fr. Felix D’Souza.

  • Boxes with label, “ Lenten Alms ” are kept in the Church. The collection will go towards upkeep of Goregaon Seminary and training of Seminarians. Kindly donate generously.

  • Parish Bulletin is ready. Collect one for the family from the dispensers. It has the entire Holy Week programme.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.59,450/-

  • Fr. Felix D'Souza
    Parish Priest

13th March 2016: 5th Sunday of Lent

  • Sunday School Closing Ceremony today, 13th March, at 10.00 am at Salvation School Undercroft.

  • Stations of the Cross :
    Thursday, 17th March – at 6.15 pm for children
    Friday, 18th March – at 6.15 pm & 9.30 pm for adults

  • Missions in English is from 14th to 18th March - after 7.00 pm Mass. It will be from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm which includes Praise and Worship, teachings by preachers, Intercessory time and Benediction. Different preachers everyday will lead us into the Lenten Spirit. Do come in large numbers

  • There will be a Blood Donation Drive on Palm Sunday, 20th March from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. in the Parish Hall. Organized by the Legion of Mary.

  • All Mumbai Walking Pilgrimage on Sat., 19th Mar. Starting from Cross Maidan, Dhobi Talao at 10.30 pm to Mt. Mary, Basilica, Bandra with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

  • St. Joseph Choral Society is celebrating the Feast of their Patron Saint, St. Joseph, on Sat., 19th March. A Triduum will be held on Wed., 16th Mar., Thurs., 17th Mar. and Fri., 18th Mar. at the 7.00 pm Mass.

  • The Diary for booking of Masses for April, May & June 2016 will commence from Monday, 14th March at the usual office hours.

  • Fr. Thomas has a series of 50 paintings reflecting the theme of God’s Mercy. This exhibits are around the Church Compound. Kindly patronize and you can purchase too these paintings, even in printed or miniature form.

  • 20th March, Palm Sunday, Masses in the morning will be at 6.30 am, 7.45 am. At 8.45 am. we have Blessing of Palms on the Church Grounds followed by Mass.
    10.00 am. Mass in English
    5.45 pm. Mass in Konkani – Kindly note Mass as usual at 5.45 pm.
    6.50 pm. Veronica Singing & Mass in English at 7.00 pm.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.57,770/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

6th March 2016: 4th Sunday of Lent

  • Regular Sunday school tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Sunday School Closing Ceremony on 13th March, at 10.00 am at Salvation School Undercroft.

  • Stations of the Cross :
    Wednesday, 9th March. – at 7.30 pm in Konkani
    Thursday, 10th March. – at 6.15 pm for children
    Friday, 11th March. – at 6.15 pm ( Not at 6.30 pm ) & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 9th Mar., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • There will be Missions in Konkani from 7th to 11th March,- 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. which includes Mass. Missions in English is from 14th to 18th March - after 7.00 pm Mass. It will be from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm which includes Praise and Worship, teachings by preachers, Intercessory time and Benediction.

  • Stations of the Cross in various parishes in our Deanery on Sat., 12th Mar., starting from our Church after 7.30 am Mass. Organized by Konkani CLM Ladies Group.

  • There will be a Blood Donation Drive on Palm Sunday, 20th March from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. in the Parish Hall. Organized by the Legion of Mary.

  • The Election of members from the Cells and Associations to the Parish Pastoral Council will be held on 12th Mar. at 6.00 pm in the Seva Kendra Hall. The Heads or Asst. Heads of Cells and Associations are requested to collect the letters from the administration office, if you have not already done so.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.53,670/- and Box collection for the month of February amounting to Rs.46,820/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

28th February 2016: 3rd Sunday of Lent

  • Regular Sunday school tomorrow / today along with Performance Assessments after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Sunday School Closing Ceremony on 13th March, at 10.00 am at Salvation School Undercroft.

  • Sunday School is organizing a Competition to Sing or Say any Psalm by-heart in any language from the Bible only to improve Scripture usage by children. For more details pls. refer the notice board or contact the parish office or Fr. Vinay.

  • Stations of the Cross :
    Wednesday, 2nd March. – at 7.30 pm in Konkani
    Thursday, 3rd March. – at 6.15 pm for children
    Friday, 4th March. – at 6.15 pm ( Not at 6.30 pm ) & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Fr. J.B. Fernandes Sacred Music Foundation and Furtados, will present the Newman Choir in Olivet to Calvary, a popular Lenten Cantata. Kindly refer notice boards for details.

  • Every child who has received their First Holy Communion is invited to join the Altar Servers. Kindly collect a form from the legion stall or the parish office to enroll/ register.

  • Election to Constituency No. 2. and 7 will be held on 28th Feb. from 7.15 am to 11.30 am in the parish hall. Those voting for the first time, kindly carry your I.D for verification of age.

  • There will be Gospel Music on Friday, 26th Feb. & 4th March after the 7.00 pm Mass in the Church compound.

  • The Legionaries are organizing a Walking Pilgrimage to Mount Mary Basilica, Bandra on Sat., 5th March, leaving Church at 5.10 am.

  • There will be Missions in Konkani with the Mass from 7th to 11th March,- 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. and Missions in English from 14th to 18th March - after 7.00 pm Mass to 9.00 pm.

  • There will be a Blood Donation Drive on Palm Sunday, 20th March from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. in the Parish Hall. Organized by the Legion of Mary.

  • Lenten Recollection for all working women, organized by The Sisters of Nirmal Niketan ( Daughters of the Heart of Mary ). Theme – Christ is the path to Forgiveness and Mercy on Sun., 13th March from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm at Premankur, St. Pius Complex, Aarey Raod, Goregaon ( E ). For details see the notice board.

  • Don Bosco Centre for Learning, Kurla is offering 6 months part time Post Graduate Certification course in Digital Marketing. This course will be of great benefit to our Catholic processionals and youth. For admission details to Batch Vll, which begins on 19th March please refer to the poster on the notice board.

  • St. Pauls Institute of Communication Education, Bandra is offering 8 Media Scholarships of up to Rs. One Lakh each for aspiring Catholic Students for its PG Programmes in Advertising, Journalism and public Relations. For more details please see the notice board.

  • There will be a Lenten Recollection on Sat., 5th March at 9.30 am to 12.30 pm in the parish hall for all Senior Citizens. Kindly attend the same in large numbers.

  • Please participate in the “ WOMENS APPRECIATION SCHEME ” : an initiative by the Parish Women’s Cell  to appreciate women in our families by sending them a rose  and an appreciation card. Details of the scheme and entry forms are available outside at the counter, for Rs. 50/- each.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.51,830/-.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

14th February 2016: 1st Sunday of Lent

  • Sunday School as usual tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Today /yesterday, 56 Confirmands have received the Sacrament of Confirmation at the 6.30pm Mass. Thanks to all the parishioners for their support & prayers.

  • Deanery Faith Celebration programme for children of Std.’s VII & VIII tomorrow/today at Canossa’s, Mahim. Those not attending the Faith Celebration programme will have regular Sunday School

  • Children’s Parliament meeting on tomorrow / today at 6.00 pm in Conf. Room No. 3

  • Parish Youth Council meeting tomorrow / today at 7.00 pm in the Parish Hall.

  • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on 19th Feb. being the 3rd Friday of the month after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.

  • World marriage day tomorrow / today. Special mass for married couples at 10.00 am. Followed by a short get-together in the Parish Hall. All Married couples are invited.

  • Stations of the Cross :
    Wednesday, 17th Feb. – at 7.30 pm in Konkani
    Thursday, 18th Feb. – at 6.15 pm for children
    Friday, 19th Feb. – at 6.15 pm ( Not at 6.30 pm ) & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • The Christian Meditation Group of the parish as part of its Lenten Programme is organizing a Day of silence, prayer and meditation on Sat., 20th Feb. in the parish Hall on the ground floor from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. The discourses and teachings will be given by Fr. Michael D’Cunha and the subject will be Christian Meditation in the Light of the Spiritual Writings of St. John of the Cross. For details, please see the notice board. Register at the Parish Office.

  • Little Wonders, the pre-primary section of Our Lady of Salvation High School announces its admission to Jr. K.G. for the Academic year 2016-2017. This year the admission process will be done online. Kindly see the notice board for other details.

  • In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Fr. J.B. Fernandes Sacred Music Foundation and Furtados, will present the Newman Choir in Olivet to Calvary, a popular Lenten Cantata. Kindly refer notice boards for details

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre and the Parkinson’s Society are organizing an informative talk on Parkinson’s Disease featuring Internationally renowned Neurologist Dr. Tim Andreson and Dr. Bastian Bloem on Sat., 20th Feb. from 10.30 am to 12.30 in the Salvation Seva Kendra Hall.

  • Put up on the notice board is the list of candidates standing from the 23 constituencies of our parish for the Parish Council. Election will be held on 28th Feb. in the parish Hall from 7.15 am – 11.30 am.

  • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Feast Souvenir –cum- Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the church dispensers.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday (Parish Feast Day) amounting to Rs.63,520/-

  • The collection for Salutsav 2016, Parish Fete amounted to Rs. 7,56,915/- & the expenses, as of date amounted to Rs. 2,68,763/- The profit will go towards the Community Centre & Medical Centre.















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7th February 2016: 5th Sunday of the Year

  • No Sunday School today, 7th February, on account of Parish Feast.

  • On 13th Feb. Saturday, 56 Confirmands will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation at the 6.30pm Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also, kindly note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the Confirmands, God-parents, Parents and family members at this Mass. So on Saturday, 13th Feb., evening Mass will be at 6.30pm and not 7.00 pm.

  • Practice Sessions for Confirmands as per details already provided in the Calendar. Confessions for Confirmands on Tuesday, 8th Feb. between 6.00 to 7.30pm in the Seva Kendra Hall.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC’s for Confirmands on Thursday 11th February.

  • Deanery Faith Celebration programme for children of Std.’s VII & VIII on 14th Feb at Canossa’s, Mahim. Details have been provided in the parental consent letters. Those not attending the Faith Celebration programme will have regular Sunday School on that day.

  • On Sunday, Feast Day, 7th Feb. Masses will be at 6.30 am. 8.00 am in Konkani & Feast Mass at 9.30 am. There will be No Evening Mass. We have the Snowball in the Seva Kendra Hall at 11.00 am and the Fete commences at 5.00 pm in the evening.

  • CLM Konkani Ladies Sodality is celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on Thursday, 11th Feb. at 5.00 pm with Triduum on Monday, 8th and Tuesday, 9th Feb. at 6.00 pm and on Wednesday, 10th Feb. at 5.45 pm. All are invited.

  • 10th Feb. Ash Wednesday, Masses will be at 6.00 am, 6.45 am, 7.30 am, 7.00 pm in English and 5.45 pm in Konkani.

  • Stations of the Cross:
    Thursday, 11th Feb. – at 6.15 pm for children
    Friday, 12th Feb. – at 6.30 pm & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) meeting will be held on Thursday, 11th Feb., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • Mass for the sick on Sat., 13th Feb. at 9.30 am.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 54,950/- and Box collection for the month of January 2016 amounting to Rs.74,300/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

31st January 2016: 4th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School as usual today after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Rite of Election for Confirmands tomorrow/today after the 8.00am Mass in the Parish Hall. Confirmands, parents & prayer guardians to attend.

  • On 13th Feb. 2016, 56 Confirmands will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation at the 6.30pm Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also, kindly note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the Confirmands, God-parents, Parents and family members at this Mass.

  • Today Dadar Group is coming with Konkani Musical Show “ Rose Group in the Salvation Church, Seva Kendra Hall. 1st Show at 10.45 am, 2nd at 2.30 pm and 3rd Show at 5.30 pm.

  • 5. Kindly note that Tridum in preparation for the Parish Feast will be as follows :
    a) - Sunday, 31st Jan. in Konkani at 5.45 pm.
    - Monday, 1st Feb. in Konkani at 6.00 pm.
    - Tuesday, 2nd Feb. in Konkani at 6.00 pm.
    - Wednesday, 3rd Feb. in English at 7.00 pm.
    - Thursday, 4th Feb. in English at 7.00 pm.
    - Friday, 5th Feb. in English at 7.00 pm.
    Live Performance of Gospel Music after Mass by a group on 3rd , 4th & 5th Feb.

    b) On Saturday, 6th Feb. the Vespers cum Mass is at 6.45 pm. The SalUtsav Fete 2016 will be inaugurated at 8.00 pm.

    c) On Sunday, Feast Day, 7th Feb. Masses will be at 6.30 am. 8.00 am in Konkani & Feast Mass at 9.30 am. There will be No Evening Mass. We have the Snowball in the Seva Kendra Hall at 11.00 am and the Fete commences at 5.00 pm in the evening.

  • Parish Fete preparations are already on. Entry Invitations are being given through the SCC Animators. You may also collect from the Stall in the Church Compound.

  • As regards the Paper Drive, incase papers still haven’t been collected from your houses, you are requested to kindly leave your name and address in the Church office. Youth volunteers will collect the papers accordingly. Please do cooperate.

  • Diocesan Youth Centre organize the Deanery – Taize Prayer Service at St. Ignatius Parish, for the age group of 15 – 25 yrs. From 8.00 – 9.30 pm on Sat., 13th Feb.

  • Tuesday, 2nd Feb. is Candle Mass Day. It is also a day dedicated to the Religious in our Diocese. Candles will be blessed and distributed after the 6.00 am Mass.

  • Wednesday, 3rd Feb., is the Feast of St. Blaise and Blessing of the Throats will take place after every Mass.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 52,250/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

24th January 2016: 3rd Sunday of the Year & Vocation Sunday

  • Sunday School as usual today after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • HEARTalk Debate between Confirmands & parents as part of SSPP today at the Seva Kendra Hall after the 8.00am Mass.

  • The Parish Youth Council PYC will be conducting a “Newspaper Drive” today. The money collected through the drive will be given towards the Fete for the benefit of Community and Medical Centre. Please do help.

  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wed., 27th Jan., at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the Sacristy.

  • Dadar Group is coming with Konkani Musical Show “ Rose Group ” This Show will be held on Sun., 31st Jan. in the Salvation Church, Seva Kendra Hall. 1st Show at 10.45 am, 2nd at 2.30 pm and 3rd Show at 5.30 pm. For details, please see the flex chart in the Church Compound.

  • The Sr. Citizens have Intercessory Prayers on every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month after the 7.30 am Mass, at the Baptismal Font. Tues., 26th Jan., as usual Intercessory Prayers will be said. All are invited to attend.

  • The Konkani Youth Prayer Group is organizing a Retreat in English for Youth preparing for exams at St. Stephen School on 12th, 13th & 14th Feb., from 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm. Registration charges Rs.100/- For further details see the notice board.

  • Convent Girls’ High School Jr. K.G. Admission Forms will be issued only on 6th Feb., from 7.30 am to 10.00 am only.

  • Jr. K.G. admissions to Creative Academy, managed by Dr. Antonio da Sulva Trust, Dadar. Admission Forms will be issued to Catholics on Friday, 5th Feb., from 10.00 am to 12.00. For details see their notice board.

  • 10. Parish Fete on 6th Feb.& 7th Feb., 2016. Advertisements & Sponsorship forms are available in the Parish as well as in the Admin. Office. Forms for various competitions are also available at the table in the Church compound and also in the Parish Office during the week. Sunday, 31st Jan., there will be:
    Treasure Hunt Group Event 11.00 am – 1.00 pm
    Coloring - KG – Std 2 – 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
    Drawing – Std. 3 – 4 - 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
    Poster Comp. – Std. 5-7 - 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
    Best Out of Waste – Std. 8- 10 - 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
    For details see the Flex Chart put up in the Church Compound. Kindly participate. The last date for submission of Forms is 25th Jan.

  • Tuesday, 26th Jan., Republic Day, Masses as usual as on week days. Flag hoisting after the 7.30 am Mass.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 56,910/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

17th January 2016: 2nd Sunday of the Year

  • No Sunday School tomorrow / today on account of First Holy Communion.

  • Tomorrow / today, 35 children from our parish will be receiving First Holy Communion at the 10.00am Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also kindly note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the First Holy Communicants, their parents and relatives at this Mass.

  • HEARTalk Debate between Confirmands & parents as part of SSPP on Sunday 24th Jan at the Seva Kendra Hall after the 8.00am Mass.

  • The Parish Youth Council PYC will be conducting a “ Newspaper Drive ” on Sun., 24th Jan. The money collected through the drive will be given towards the Fete for the benefit of Community and Medical Centre. Please do help.

  • The Medical Centre is happy to announce that it has restarted its TB Clinic. Patients who are on first line of Anti Tuberculosis Treatment can avail of free of charge. For details, please contact the Medical Centre.

  • In view of the coming parish council election, Kindly note that the Nomination forms are available. Candidates may collect the same from the Parish office. The Nomination form should be duly filled in and handed to the Parish Council Election Commission office i.e. the Church Administrative office 1st floor on any of the following dates : 23rd January, 2016 and 30th January, 2016 between 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon and 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. The last date for submission is 30th January, 2016.

  • Parish Fete on 6th Feb.& 7th Feb., 2016. Advertisements & Sponsorship form are available in the Parish as well as in Admin. Office. Forms for various competitions are also available at the table in the Church compound and also in the Parish Office during the week. Kindly participate.

  • THE INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY IS CELEBRATED ON 18TH – 25TH JAN. The theme of this year's week of prayer is " Called to Proclaim the Mighty Acts of the Lord" A special Ecumenical prayer service, will be held in our Church, after the 7.00 pm. mass from 7.30 pm to 8.00 pm, on Wed., 20th Jan. Please attend in large numbers.

  • Children’s Parliament meeting on Saturday, 23rd Jan., at 4.45 pm in Conf. R. No.3.

  • Dadar Group is coming with Konkani Musical Show “ Rose Group ” This Show will be held on Sun., 31st Jan. in the Salvation Church, Seva Kendra Hall. 1st Show at 10.45 am, 2nd at 2.30 pm and 3rd Show at 5.30 pm. For details, please see the flex chart in the Church Compound.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 53,110/-.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

10th January 2016: Baptism of the Lord

  • Sunday School as usual tomorrow / today after the 8.00am Mass.

  • On 17th Jan. next Sunday, 35 children from our parish will be receiving First Holy Communion at the 10.00 am Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also kindly note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the First Holy Communicants, their parents and relatives at this Mass.

  • Special Confession and practices during the week as per the FHC Calendar. Further details will be communicated during the class.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC’s for FHC on 16th Jan.

  • No Sunday School on 17th Jan. on account of First Holy Communion.

  • SSPP Programme of 10th Jan. is rescheduled to 24th Jan. 2015 for HEARTalk Debate.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 13th Jan., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • Small Christian Community Steering Committee meeting on Sat., 16th Jan. at 6.30 pm in Conf. Room No. 3.

  • The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy will be recited and Sung both in English & Konkani on 15th Jan. being the 3rd Friday of the month after the 7.00 pm Mass. For details see the notice board.

  • Admissions to St. Margaret’s Training College for year 2016. Courses – Trained Teacher’s Certificate & Early Childhood Care and Education. For further details see the notice board.

  • The final corrected voters list is being displayed. The corrections received prior to 2nd January, 2016 have been considered. Kindly note that the Nomination forms are available. Candidates may collect the same from the Parish office. The Nomination form should be duly filled in and handed to the Parish Council Election Commission office i.e. the Church Administrative office 1st floor on any of the following dates: 16th January, 2016, 23rd January, 2016 and 30th January, 2016 between 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon and 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. The last date for submission is 30th January, 2016.

  • Parish Fete on 6th Feb.& 7th Feb., 2016. Adds & Sponsorship form are available in the Parish as well as in Admin. Office. Forms for various competitions are available in the Parish Office. Kindly participate.

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be having a Heart Check-Up Camp tomorrow / today from 9.00 am to 11.30 am. For further details contact the Salvation Medical Centre during that time. .

  • Hope that you have been given via your SCC Animator the beautiful Church calendar design by the Parish Communication Cell..

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 53,010/-. Collection for Christmas amounting to Rs.1,20,340/- and for New Year amounting to Rs.93,800/-, total Rs.2,14,140/-. The expenses, which include hiring of chairs, TV display, Sound System, Crib, Star, Carol Nite, confessors, gathering for Sunday School, Altar Servers and CCO groups, presents to bereaved family, Bible Dairy etc. amounted to Rs. 2,14,997/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

03rd January 2016: Epiphany of the Lord

  • Sunday School as usual tomorrow/today after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be having a Heart Check-Up Camp, On Sunday , 10th Jan. from 9.00 am to 11.30 am. The Camp will include examination by a Cardiologist, an ECG and relevant blood tests will be done at a nominal cost. We would like economically backward parishioners who are at high risk ie. obese, stressed, diabetic, hypertensive and those with family history of heart disease to avail of this opportunity. Prior registration is mandatory as there are limited seats. For further details contact the Salvation Medical Centre.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 48,880/- and Box collection for the month of December 2015 amounting to Rs.45,990/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

DECEMBER 2015

27th December: Feast of The Holy Family

  • No Sunday School on 26th December on account of Christmas holidays. Regular Sunday School will resume on Sunday, 3rd Jan 2016.

  • In the view of the coming Parish Council election, voters list of the 23 Constituencies is displayed at the Rosary Garden. Corrections of any can be made at the Church office. Last date of corrections will be Sunday.

  • Thursday, 31st Dec.: .30 pm – Holy Hour in Konkani
    11.00 pm – Holy Hour in English followed by Mid-Night Mass

    Friday, 1st Jan. : 6.30 am – Mass in English
    8.00 am – Mass in Konkani
    9.00 am & 10.00 am – Mass in English
    7.00 pm - Mass in English

  • The Conference of Our Lady of Salvation & St. Francis of Assisi, wish to thank our parishioners for their generous contribution during the annual charity drive. The total amount received is Rs. 86,820/- This amount will help us support their adopted families.

  • Thanking all the parishioners who gave the parish team, their greetings, wishes and Christmas sweets.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 45,380/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

20th December: 4th Sunday in Advent

  • Sunday School Christmas Tree today after the 8.00am Mass.

  • No Sunday School on 26th December on account of Christmas holidays.

  • Kindly note confessions in this Advent Season will be on 21st Monday, 22nd Tuesday, & 23rd Wednesday, from 5.30 pm to 8.00 pm.

  • The Centre for Social Action, is the social work agency of our Archdiocese and has an Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease. Envelopes for this cause will be kept above the boxes marked for the purpose.

  • On 24th Dec., Thursday, there is no evening Mass. Carols singing in the Church at 11.00 pm. followed by the Midnight Service.
    Kindly note on Christmas Day :
    English Masses at 6.30 am., 9.00 am & 10.00 am.
    8.00 am. Mass in Konkani. No Evening Mass.

  • In the view of the coming Parish Council election, voters list of the 23 Constituencies is displayed at the Rosary Garden. Corrections of any can be made at the Church office. Last date of corrections will be next Sunday, 27th Dec.

  • The Medical Centre has expanded its range of services during the past year. The centre’s new visiting cards in Hindi & English are available at the legion stall. Do pick one after Mass.

  • We thank the Care and Comfort Ministry for distributing cakes to the bereaved families in our parish on behalf of our parish community.

  • The Parish Youth Council has a beautiful display of charts and exhibits in the Rosary Garden depicting our responsibility to take care of creation and our world. Please do visit it and give your reviews and suggestions.

  • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the church dispensers. Christmas Programme is mentioned in the issue.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 54,740/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

13th December: 3rd Sunday in Advent

  • Sunday School today, 13th December, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • There will be Special Session for Confirmands tomorrow / today covering Vocations from 9.00 am till 12.00 noon.

  • Visit to Asha Daan – Field Trip for Sunday School children of Std.’s V & VI scheduled on Sunday 13th Dec. 2015. Details have been provided in the Consent Forms.

  • Sunday School Christmas Tree on 20th Dec. 2015 after the 10.00 am mass. Sunday School children who wish to attend the Christmas Tree programme are requested to kindly collect their coupon from their Catechist.

  • Confessions for children in preparation for Christmas on Saturday, 19th December in the morning from 9.30 am to 11.00 am. Confessions for adults will be on 21st , 22nd & 23rd Dec.

  • The Diary for booking of Masses for Jan., Feb. & March 2016 will commence from Monday, 14th Dec. at the usual office hours.

  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wednesday,16th Dec., at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the Sacristy.

  • The Centre for Social Action, is the social work agency of our Archdiocese and has an Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease. Envelopes for this cause will be kept above the boxes marked for the purpose.

  • Parish Youth Council meeting today, 13th December, at 10.00 am in Conf. Room No. 2

  • 13th Dec., Small Christian Community animator Steering Committee meeting at 11.00 am in Conf. Room No. 2

  • A Christmas Party has been organized by the Sr. Citizen Group of our parish on Thursday, 17th Dec. ’15 at 6.45 pm. Our representative is in the Church premises if you require invitation cards for the function.

  • Coming Saturday, 19th Dec., after the evening Mass around 7.45 pm, we have the Carols Nite in the Church. Children, youth, adults. Choirs, Senior citizens and council members will sing carols to usher in the Christmas Season. It will be for an hour. Parishioners are requested to come in large numbers to cheer the carol singers as well as enter into the festive season.

  • Voters list of the 23 Constituencies is displayed. Corrections of any can be made at the Church office. Last date of corrections will be next Sunday, 20th Dec.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 46,510/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

6th December: 2nd Sunday in Advent

  • Sunday School today, 06th December, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Special Session for Confirmands covering Vocations on 13th Dec. 2015 from 9.00am till 12.00 noon.

  • Visit to Asha Daan – Field Trip for Sunday School children of Std.’s V & VI scheduled on Sunday 13th Dec. 2015. Details have been provided in the Consent Forms.

  • Sunday School Christmas Tree on 20th Dec. 2015 after the 10.00 am mass. Sunday School children who wish to attend the Christmas Tree programme are requested to kindly collect their coupon from their Catechist.

  • The Centre for Social Action, is the social work agency of our Archdiocese and has an Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease. Envelopes for this cause will be kept above the boxes marked for the purpose.

  • The CLM Ladies (English Section) will celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, 8th Dec. The Eucharist will be celebrated at 7.00 pm.

  • The S.V.P. Conferences of Our Lady of Salvation & St. Francis of Assisi have planned to have their Annual Charity Drive today after the 7.00 pm Mass and tomorrow after all the Masses. Please be generous with your contribution to this noble cause.

  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 11th & 12th Dec. Registration Forms available in the Parish office.

  • 13th Dec., next Sun., Parish Youth Council meeting at 10.00 am in Conf. Room No. 2

  • 13th Dec., Small Christian Community animator Steering Committee meeting at 11.00 am in Conf. Room No. 2

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be organizing a free check up for knee pain and backache by Dr. Mayur Kumbhar an Orthopedic Consultant. It will be held on Sun., 6th Dec. from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon at the Medical Centre. The Camp will be free of charge. Prior registration is required. Contact the Salvation Medical Centre for registration.

  • The Paranjoti Academy Chorus will sing in the festive Season with a series of Christmas Concerts across the city. Kindly check the notice boards for further details.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 58,720/- & Box collecting for the month of Nov. amounting to Rs. 45,210/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

NOVEMBER 2015

29th November 2015: 1st Sunday in Advent

  • Today, 29th November, we began the New Liturgical Year with the 1st Sunday in Advent.

  • Sunday School today, 29th November, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • 56 Confirmands of our parish are currently making their retreat. Kindly keep them in your prayers.

  • Presentation of the Creed for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands today, 29th November, at the 8.00 am Mass. All FHC candidates and Confirmands are requested to be present in the main body of the church along with their Parents. God parents and Prayer Guardians may also kindly attend if convenient.

  • The Centre for Social Action, is the social work agency of our Archdiocese and has an Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease. Envelopes for this cause will be kept above the boxes marked for the purpose.

  • 4th Dec., First Friday of the month. There will be Holy half hour devotions after the evening Mass.

  • The Conferences of Our Lady of Salvation & St. Francis of Assisi have planned to have their Annual Charity Drive on Sat. 5th Dec. after the 7.00 pm Mass and on Sun., 6th Dec. after all the Masses. Please be generous with your contribution to this noble cause.

  • The North Mumbai Deanery is Organizing “Sports Hungama”; An Inter-Parish Sports Competition for Youth, on the 5th and 6th of December at St. Michael’s Church – Mahim. Kindly coordinate with members of the Youth group.

  • A 2 day Advent Retreat is being organized on our parish at the Seva Kendra Hall on 5th & 6th Dec. from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, conducted by the Bread of Life Retreat Team from Bangalore. For registration & details please see the notice board or contact the parish office.

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be organizing a free check cup for knee pain and backache by Dr. Mayur Kumbhar an Orthopedic Consultant. It will be held on Sun., 6th Dec. from 6.00 am to 12.oo noon at the Medical Centre. The Camp will be free of charge. Prior registration is required. Contact the Salvation Medical Centre for registration.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 30th Nov., area covered will be Mathruchaya, Petite Fleur, Pratipada Bldg., Zeelam Apts., Dadar Sai Kirti CHS, Jasota Kutir, Katyawadi Cottage & Malik Bldg.

  • Today & Tomorrow, we will have White Elephant Stall – Jumble Sale of household utilities in the Church Compound. Kindly patronize. The proceeds will go towards the Orphanage.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 46,500/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

22nd November 2015: Solemnity of Christ the Universal King

  • There will be no Sunday School tomorrow / today on account of Feast of Christ the King. Regular Sunday School will recommence on 29th Nov.

  • There will be intensive week for First Holy Communicants from 23rd to 27th Nov. daily from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm in the Seva Kendra Hall.

  • Confirmands will be making their Retreat on 28th & 29th Nov. Kindly keep them in your prayers.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC’s for First Holy Communicants and Confirmands on Saturday, 28th Nov.

  • Presentation of the Creed for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands on Sunday, 29th Nov. at the 8.00am Mass. All FHC candidates and Confirmands are requested to be present in the main body of the church along with their Parents. God parents and Prayer Guardians may also kindly attend if convenient.

  • Tomorrow, 22nd November, Christ the King Feast, Masses in the morning will be as follows :
    6.30 a.m. Mass in Konkani
    8.00 a.m., 9.00 a.m., & 10.00 a.m. in English
    There will be no evening masses.
    Holy Hours of Adoration will be conducted as follows :
    11.00 am - St. Mathew Zone
    12.00 pm - St. John Zone
    1.00 pm - St. Mark Zone
    2.00 pm - St. Luke Zone
    3.00 pm - Priests & Religious
    4.00 pm - Christian Meditation Group
    5.00 pm - Sermon in Konkani
    5.15 pm - Solemn Procession
    6.15 pm - Sermon in English followed by Benediction

  • Liturgy Training program on Wednesday, 25th Nov. at 7.45 pm in Conf. Room No. 3, for Lectors, cantors, choirs & Liturgy team groups. Attendance is compulsory.

  • 29th Nov., Next Sunday, we began the New Liturgical Year with the 1st Sunday in Advent.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 48,900/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

15th November 2015: 33rd Sunday / World Communications Day

  • No Sunday School today on account of Diwali Vacations.

  • Today the Parish Youth Group ( PYC ) is organizing a talk for the youth of the parish on ‘ Youth Relationships ‘ covering various topics like Infatuation, Break Ups etc. at the Seva Kendra Hall from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be organizing a workshop on “ Dance Therapy ” by Dr Nikhil Shasane. The workshop is designed to improve health and concentration through use of dance based movements. Session will be held today from 11 am – 12 noon at the Seva Kendra hall. The workshop will be free of charge. For further details kindly contact Salvation Medical Centre.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 18th Nov., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Thursday, 19th Nov., at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the Sacristy.

  • Next Sunday, 22nd Nov., being the Christ the King Feast, Masses in the morning will be as follows :
    6.30 a.m. Mass in Konkani
    8.00 a.m., 9.00 a.m., & 10.00 a.m. in English
    There will be no evening masses.
    Holy Hours of Adoration will be conducted as follows :
    11.00 am - St. Mathew Zone
    12.00 pm - St. John Zone
    1.00 pm - St. Mark Zone
    2.00 pm - St. Luke Zone
    3.00 pm - Priests & Religious
    4.00 pm - Christian Meditation Group
    5.00 pm - Sermon in Konkani
    5.15 pm - Solemn Procession
    6.15 pm - Sermon in English followed by Benediction

  • Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar Unit, invites applications from Catholic students of the Parish of Our Lady of Salvation, for the Award of Scholarships / Merit Certificates for the year 2014 – 15.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 49,850/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

08th November 2015: 32nd Sunday of the Year

  • No Sunday School today on account of Diwali Vacations.

  • The Parish Youth Group ( PYC ) is organizing a “ Winter Camp Spectrum 2015 ” from 9th – 21st Nov. for children in the age group of 7 -15 yrs. The forms are available in the parish office. Entry fee of Rs. 50/- to be submitted along with the form. Anyone wishing to sponsor snacks for the Winter Camp can contact Fr. Felix. If anyone is having any financial difficulty in paying the entry fee, kindly contact Fr. Felix.

  • The Parish Youth Group ( PYC ) is organizing a talk for the youth of the parish on ‘ Youth Relationships ‘ covering various topics like Infatuation, Break Ups etc. on Sunday, 15th Nov. at the Seva Kendra Hall from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

  • Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar Unit, invites applications from Catholic students of the Parish of Our Lady of Salvation, for the Award of Scholarships / Merit Certificates for the year 2014 – 15.

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be organizing a workshop on “ Dance Therapy ” by Dr Nikhil Shasane. The workshop is designed to improve health and concentration through use of dance based movements. Session will be held on 15th Nov. from 11 am – 12 noon at the Seva Kendra hall. The workshop will be free of charge. For further details kindly contact Salvation Medical Centre.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 9th Nov., area covered will be Keshav Smruti, Lourdes House, Machado House & Gomes Wadi.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 50,380/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

01st November 2015: 31st Sunday of the Year / ALL SAINTS DAY

  • Sunday School today after the 8.00am Mass.

  • There will be no Sunday School on 8th and 15th Nov. on account of Diwali Vacations and on 22nd Nov on account of Feast of Christ the King. Regular Sunday School will recommence on 29th Nov.

  • There will be intensive week for First Holy Communicants from 23rd to 27th Nov. daily from 6.00pm to 7.00pm in the Seva Kendra Hall.

  • Confirmands will be making their Retreat on 28th & 29th Nov. Kindly keep them in your prayers.

  • Mass timings on 2nd Nov. ( Monday ) will be :
    6.00 am , 6.30 am , 8.00 am & 7.00 pm Masses in English in the Church.
    6.00 pm Mass in Konkani in the Church.
    7.00 am Mass in School Undercroft followed by Blessings of the Graves at 7.45 am Onwards.

  • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct sessions on the ‘Letters of St Paul to the Corinthians’ beginning from Saturday 7th November, 2015. All are invited. For details and registration, please refer to posters put up on the Notice Boards.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 2nd Nov., area covered will be Mathilda Apts., Angelina Bldg., Fernandes Chawl, Fernandes Garden, Kanchan, Pushkar Apts., Chury House & Dolorasa House.

  • 6th Nov., First Friday of the month, there will Holy half hour devotion after the evening Mass.

  • The Parish Youth Group ( PYC ) is organizing a “ Winter Camp Spectrum 2015 ” from 9th – 21st Nov. for children in the age group of 7 -15 yrs. The forms are available in the parish office and also in the stall put up near the legion stall. Entry fee of Rs. 50/- to be submitted along with the form. Anyone wishing to sponsor snacks for the Winter Camp can contact Fr. Felix. If anyone is having any financial difficulty in paying the entry fee, kindly contact Fr. Felix.

  • Our Lady of Salvation Medical Centre will be organizing a workshop on “ Dance Therapy ” by Dr Nikhil Shasane. The workshop is designed to improve health and concentration through use of dance based movements. Session will be held on 15th Nov. from 11 am – 12 noon at the Seva Kendra hall. The workshop will be free of charge. For further details kindly contact Salvation Medical Centre.

  • The Ladies CLM English Section sincerely thank all our fellow parishioners for donating generously to the Mahad Mission. The total amount collected was Rs. 1,07,420/-

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 46,240/- & Box collecting for the month of Oct. amounting to Rs. 42,590/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

OCTOBER 2015

25th October 2015: 30th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today as usual after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • On the 2nd November, we do not take particular mass intentions. We offer the Eucharist for all the departed members of your family of this parish. However if you would like to offer any personal intention, do write the name of the departed person on a piece of paper, and if you so desire attach to this paper any amount as Mass intention amount and put these in the boxes marked All Souls Day. We will later compile the list of all these intentions, combine them into suitable mass intentions and offer them to mission centers. Be assured all these intentions will be prayed for. Mass timings on 2nd Nov. ( Monday ) will be : 6.00 am , 6.30 am , 8.00 am & 7.00 pm Masses in English in the Church. 6.00 pm Mass in Konkani in the Church. 7.00 am Mass in School Undercroft followed by Blessings of the Graves at 7.45 am Onwards.

  • Parish Liturgy Team Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 28th Oct., in the Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the Sacristy.

  • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct sessions on the ‘Letters of St Paul to the Corinthians’ beginning from Saturday 7th November, 2015. All are invited. For details and registration, please refer to posters put up on the Notice Boards.

  • Senior Citizen Intercessory Group will meet on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 8.00 am to 8.30 am at the Baptismal Oratory.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 19th Oct., area covered will be Stanny Fernandes Bldg. & Dadar White Lily.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 54,290/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

18th October 2015: 29th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today as usual after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Visit to the Orphanage for First Holy Communicants tomorrow/today after the 8.00 am Mass and return to Salvation School undercroft around 12.00 noon. Detailed instructions have been provided in the parental consent forms.

  • Senior Citizen Intercessory Group will meet on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 8.00 am to 8.30 am at the Baptismal Oratory.

  • On the 2nd November, we do not take particular mass intentions. We offer the Eucharist for all the departed members of your family of this parish. However if you would like to offer any personal intention, do write the name of the departed person on a piece of paper, and if you so desire attach to this paper any amount as Mass intention amount and put these in the boxes marked All Souls Day. We will later compile the list of all these intentions, combine them into suitable mass intentions and offer them to mission centres. Be assured all these intentions will be prayed for. Mass timings on 2nd Nov. ( Monday ) will be : 6.00 am , 6.30 am , 8.00 am & 7.00 pm Masses in English in the Church. 6.00 pm Mass in Konkani in the Church. 7.00 am Mass in Undercroft followed by Blessings of the Graves at 7.45 am Onwards.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 21st Oct., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • The government is issuing new ration cards to all. Parishioners are informed to visit their ration shop and collect the form and do the needful. For any clarifications contact Parish Community Centre.

  • On the occasion of World Mission Sunday which is celebrated today / tomorrow, a Rally is being organized tomorrow, at St. mary’s High School Grounds, Kalina fom 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm. with Eucharist Celebrated by Bsp. Bosco Penha. Come with your family and friends. A bus is being organized from our Church to the venue of the Rally. For details contact the parish office.

  • Rosary will be recited at Grotto – 6.30 pm. during the month of October.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 19th Oct., area covered will be Bhatia Bhavan, Hedavkar Wadi, Mend-el-Sohn, Mendoville, Om Shiv Krupa CHS, Maya Bldg., & Sarvamangal.

  • We thank our preacher for Mission Sunday, Fr. Daniel Barretto SVD for sharing the Word of God with us at all the Masses and inspiring us.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 51,440/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

11th October 2015: 28th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today as usual after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of First Holy Communicants and Confirmands in the Seva Kendra Hall tomorrow / today after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Visit to the Orphanage for First Holy Communicants on Sunday, 18th Oct. 2015. Detailed instructions have been provided in the consent form. Kindly return the signed forms to the Catechists.

  • All married couples are invited to 3 M’s ( Mass, Movie in English & a Meal ) on Saturday, 17th Oct .at 7.00 pm. Entry passes are available at the Legion Stall and parish office. Those celebrating their Silver or Golden Jubilees between 1st Jan. 2015 – 31st Dec. 2015 requested to register in the parish office.

  • On the occasion of World Mission Sunday which is celebrated on 18th Oct., a Rally is being organized at St. mary’s High School Grounds, Kalina fom 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm. with Eucharist Celebrated by Bsp. Bosco Penha. Come with your family and friends. A bus is being organized from our Church to the venue of the Rally. For details contact the parish office.

  • Senior Citizen Intercessory Group will meet on 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 8.00 am to 8.30 am at the Baptismal Oratory.

  • On the 2nd November, we do not take particular mass intentions. We offer the Eucharist for all the departed members of your family of this parish. However if you would like to offer any personal intention, do write the name of the departed person on a piece of paper, and if you so desire attach to this paper any amount as Mass intention amount and put these in the boxes marked All Souls Day. We will later compile the list of all these intentions, combine them into suitable mass intentions and offer them to mission centres. Be assured all these intentions will be prayed for. Mass timings on 2nd Nov. ( Monday ) will be :
    6.00 am , 6.30 am , 8.00 am & 7.00 pm Masses in English in the Church.
    6.00 pm Mass in Konkani in the Church.
    7.00 am Mass in Undercroft followed by Blessings of the Graves at 7.45 am Onwards.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 12th Oct., area covered will be Hrishikesh Apts., Jeevan Bldg., Pachim Apts., Sanjog Apts., Sea Shell, Suraj Vista & Vilanta House.

  • Rosary will be recited at Grotto – 6.30 pm. during the month of October.

  • The government is issuing new ration cards to all. Parishioners are informed to vist their ration shop and collect the form and do the needful. For any clarifications contact Parish Community Centre.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 48,320/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

4th October 2015: 27th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today,as usual after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of First Holy Communicants and Confirmands in the Seva Kendra Hall on 11th Oct. 2015 after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • The Ladies CLM English section will conduct their annual envelope drive aid of the Mahad Mission today / tomorrow . Kindly donate generously

  • Tomorrow / today is celebrated as Thanksgiving Day in Archdiocese. It is an occasion for thanking God for the countless graces and blessings especially in people, who make our life meaningful. It is recommended that the family unites in prayer and sharing over as family meal.

  • All married couples are invited to 3 M’s ( Mass, Movie in English & a Meal ) on Saturday, 17th Oct .at 7.00 pm. Entry passes are available at the Legion Stall and parish office. Those celebrating their Silver or Golden Jubilees between 1st Jan. 2015 – 31st Dec. 2015 requested to register in the parish office.

  • The Laity Training Centre is coming out with a program BCS- Basic Counseling Skills at Our Lady of Salvation Church, Dadar in the evening from October onwards, between 6.30 and 8.30 pm. twice a week. Kindly see the Notice Board for further details.

  • Children’s Parliament meeting on Sat.,10th Oct.at 6.15 pm in Conference room no 3..

  • Small Christian Steering Committee meeting on Sat., 10th Oct. at 7.00 pm in Conf. R. No. 3.

  • The Salvation Singers presents “ The Flight of the Octaves ”, a musical journey. This concert is being held on Sunday, 11th Oct. at 7.00 pm at Tata Theatre, Nariman Point. For more details kindly look up the Notice Board

  • In view of the National Eucharistic Congress to be held in November, the Prayer groups have organized a Night Vigil in our Church on Sat., 10th Oct. on the theme of the Eucharist. It will be bilingual and will commence after the 7.00 pm Mass and conclude at 11.00 am. All are invited.

  • The Salvation Medical Centre is organizing a talk on “ Home Remedies ” the uses of herbs like tulsi, lemon, grass, neem and curry leaf will be discussed by Kalpana Dabare from the Health promotion turust on Friday, 9th Oct. 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm at Parish Hall. For further details contact the Salvation Medical Centre

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 5th Oct., area covered will be Cadel Corner, Cadell Road, 280, Dhuru Bldg., Dhuru Lodge, Miranda Apts., and Suraj Mukti Yash CHS

  • All families for the success of the National Eucharistic Congress, all communities will organize the Rosary in your areas.

  • Rosary will be recited at Grotto – 6.30 pm. during the month of October.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 46,190/- & Box collection for the month of Sept. amounting to Rs. 40,080/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

SEPTEMBER 2015

27th September 2015: 26th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today, 27th September, as usual after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of First Holy Communicants and Confirmands in the Seva Kendra Hall tomorrow/today after the 8.00 am Mass. All parents of Communion and Confirmands need to attend.

  • Parish Liturgy Team Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 30th Sept., in the Conference Room No.3.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC’s for First Holy Communicants & Confirmands on Thurs. 1st Oct.

  • Mass with Presentation of the 'Our Father’ at 8.15 am on Friday, 2nd October for First Holy Communicants and Confirmands along with their parents & prayer guardians.

  • 2nd Oct., First Friday of the month. There will be Holy half hour devotions after the evening Mass.

  • The Ladies CLM English section will conduct their annual envelope drive aid of the Mahad Mission on Sat., 3rd Oct and on Sun., 4th Oct. Kindly donate generously.

  • Sunday, 4th Oct. is celebrated as Thanksgiving Day in Archdiocese. It is an occasion for thanking God for the countless graces and blessings especially in people, who make our life meaningful. It is recommended that the family unites in prayer and sharing over as family meal.

  • All married couples are invited to 3 M’s (Mass, Movie in English & a Meal) on Saturday, 17th Oct .at 7.00 pm. Entry passes are available at the Legion Stall and parish office. Those celebrating their Silver or Golden Jubilees between 1st Jan. 2015 – 31st Dec. 2015 requested to register in the parish office.

  • The Laity Training Centre is coming out with a program BCS- Basic Counseling Skills. It consists of 20 sessions, held on Mondays and Fridays, at Our Lady of Salvation Church, Dadar in the evening from October onwards, between 6.30 and 8.30 pm. Kindly see the Notice Board for further details.

  • The Salvation Singers presents “The Flight of the Octaves”, a musical journey featuring a blend of foot-tapping contemporary pieces, nostalgic tunes and several acoustic surprises. This concert is being held on Sunday, 11th Oct. at 7.00 pm at Tata Theatre, Nariman Point. For more details kindly look up the Notice Board.

  • Empowerment Retreat in English for widows will be held at Atwa Darshan, Andheri from 16th Oct. 6.00 pm to 18th Oct. 4.00 pm. Kindly register.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 28th Sept., area covered will be Raj Aditya, Abhijeet Soc., Anil Apts., Tejas CHS., Abishek Apts., Chez Nous and Dhuru Wadi.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 37,980/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

20th September 2015: 25th Sunday of the Year

  • No Sunday School tomorrow / today. Regular Sunday School will resume next Sunday, 27th Sept

  • The Seniors Citizens are invited to half an hour of prayer every week on Tuesday from 8.00 to 8.30 am. The intersession will be for their good health and personal intentions.

  • Liturgy Training program on Tuesday, 22nd Sept. at 7.45 pm in Conf. Room No. 3. For the Lectors, cantors & Liturgy team groups.

  • The Diary for booking of Masses for Oct., Nov. & Dec. 2015 will commence from Monday, 21st Sept. at the usual office hours.

  • The Salvation Singers presents “ The Flight of the Octaves ”, a musical journey featuring a blend of foot-tapping contemporary pieces, nostalgic tunes and several acoustic surprises. This concert is being held on Sunday, 11th Oct. at 7.00 pm at Tata Theatre, Nariman Point. For more details kindly look up the Notice Board.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 21st Sept., area covered will be Miramar CHS. & Nilesh Apts.

  • The government of India is offering Scholarships for the economically weak and meritorious students belonging to the Minority Communities.               
  • - The Post Matric Scholarship for those pursing a degree courses.  

    - The Merit cum Means based Scholarship for those pursuing Professional and Technical courses.
    - The Bombay Catholic Sabha – Dadar Unit is organising A TRAINING CUM DEMO on how to access the site / portal and submit the online application. This training session will be held on Saturday, 3rd Oct. at 6.30 pm in conference Room No 2. Kindly avail of these Scholarships; otherwise these amounts lapse.
    - Do register your names at the BCS library from Monday 21st Sept. onwards between 6.30 to 7.00 pm every evening .
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 42,140/- & donation for the sweets for the children on the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary amounting to Rs. 26,600/- & Expenses during the days of the Novena and the Feast day Rs. 29,304/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

13th September 2015: 24th Sunday of the Year

  • No Sunday School on 13th & 20th Sept. Regular Sunday School will resume on 27th Sept.

  • The Deanery Youth Day will be held today, 13th September, at Our Lady of Fatima, Sewri from 4.30 pm to 9.00 pm.

  • Thanking PPC Executive, Youth, Communication Cell Members, Prayer Leaders, Ushers and the Parishioners for the Parish Walking Pilgrimage to Mt. Mary Bandra.

  • The Seniors Citizens are invited to half an hour of prayer every week on Tuesday from 8.00 to 8.30 pm. The intersession will be for their good health and personal intentions.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 51,210/- & for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary amounting to Rs. 30,950/-

  • Fr. Felix D'Souza
    Parish Priest

6th September 2015: 23rd Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today, 6th September, after 8.00 am Mass.

  • There will be no Sunday School on 13th Sept. & 20th Sept. Sunday School will resume on 27th Sept

  • Novena Mass on Sundays will be at 8.00 am. Tuesday, 8th September, is the feast of the Nativity of our Lady and the day of the girl child. Feast Mass will be at 7.00 pm. Kindly Note : There will be an extra Mass at 6.00 pm. especially for adults since for the Novena Mass at 7.00 pm, the children will be occupying almost the entire part of the Church. Those wishing to contribute towards sweets to be provided for children on the feast day may kindly contact Fr. Vinay regarding the same.

  • There will be Parish Youth Council meeting tomorrow / today at 6.00 pm. All Youth are invited for the talk from 6.15 to 7.00 pm.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 9th Sept., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct 4 sessions on the ‘The Letter of St. Paul to the Romans, beginning from Thursday 10th September, 2015 All are invited. For details and registration, please refer to posters put up on the Notice Boards.

  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 11th & 12th Sept. 2015. Kindly register in the Parish Office.

  • Saturday, 12th Sept., we will be having the Parish Walking Pilgrimage to the Mount, starting from the church at 5.15 am with Mass at the Mount, Bandra around 7.45 am. Next Saturday & Sunday. If you are coming, kindly register at the desk in the Church compound.

  • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the church dispensers.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to 48,800/- & Box collection for the month of Aug. amounting to Rs. 65,190/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

AUGUST 2015

30th August 2015: 22nd Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today, 30th August, after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Novena in preparation for the Nativity of Our Lady commences from today, 30th August. Novena Mass on Sundays will be at 8.00 am and on week days including feast day at 7.00 pm. Those wishing to contribute towards sweets to be provided for children on the feast day may kindly contact Fr. Vinay regarding the same.

  • Parish is organising an adult Confirmation programme for those who have missed their Confirmation on 4 Sundays starting from 30th Aug. Please contact the parish office to register.

  • 4th Sept., First Friday of the month. There will be no Holy half hour devotion because of the Novena.

  • There will be Parish Youth Council meeting on Sunday, 6th Sept. at 6.00 pm.

  • Saturday, 12th Sept., we will be having the Parish Walking Pilgrimage to the Mount, starting from the church at 5.15 am with Mass at the Mount, Bandra around 7.30 am. Next Saturday & Sunday, we will have the registration of names.

  • We thank the Konkani Ladies Sodality for their generous contribution of Rs. 27,930/- to the Church for needy and deserving cases, profits arising from the sale of sweets on 14th & 15th Aug.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 48,800/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

23rd August 2015: 21st Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today, 23rd August, after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Extended programme for Confirmands today, 23rd August, the Parish Hall from 9.00 am till 12.00 noon covering Personal Growth.

  • Deanery Faith Celebration Programme for Sunday School children of Std.’s V & VI today, 23rd August, at Canossa’s. Children attending the programme are to assemble in Salvation School Undercroft at 8.00 am. Regular Sunday School for those children who are not attending the programme after the 8.00am Mass.

  • Practices for the Novena in preparation of the Nativity of Our Lady will commence from Monday onwards. Parents of children attending the practices are requested to kindly note down the practice timings from the respective Catechists.

  • "YCW will be having an Advanced Excel training on Sunday, 23rd August 2015 from 11am to 1pm. Those interested are requested to register for the same. For further details kindly read the notice board."

  • Parish Liturgy Team Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 26th Aug., in the Conference Room No.3. Members are requested to collect the agenda from the sacristy.

  • There will be Small Christian Steering Committee training programme today, 23rd August, at 9.30 am in the Seva Kendra Hall. All animators are requested to attend.

  • Hope & Life Association, widows group, invite all widows of our parish to attend the Eucharist on Thursday, 27th Aug. at 5.45 pm on the occasion of Feast of St. Monica Patroness of Hope & Life Association, Dadar unit. For further details please contact Mrs. Liban.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 17th Aug., area covered will be Prafulla CHS. & Salvation CHS.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 39,310/- & 15th Aug. amounting to Rs. 45,760/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

09th August 2015: Vianney Sunday & 19th Sunday of the Year

  • Today, 9th August, Vianney Sunday, there will be concelebrated Mass at 9.30 am. instead of the 9.00 & 10.00 am Masses. Evening Masses as usual.

  • Sunday School today, 9th August, after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 12th Aug., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • There will be Parish Youth Council meeting on Sunday, 16th Aug. at 6.00 pm.

  • Saturday, 15th August, Solemnity of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. Mass timing as on Sundays. There will be Flag hoisting outside the Church Main gate after the 8.00 am Mass. Kindly note Sat. 15th & Sun. 16th Aug. both days are days of obligation.

  • The Konkani CLM Ladies Sodality is having a sale of sweets, pickles, etc. on Friday, 14th Aug. from 6.00 p.m. onwards and on Saturday, 15th Aug. after the 6.30 am morning mass. in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

  • Applications are invited from girls students for the Maulana Azad National Scholarship scheme for meritorious girls for the year 2015 -2016. Girls students who have secured 55 % and above in Std. X with confirmed admission in 11th Std. this Year and whose family income is not more than Rs. One Lac are eligible to apply. For giving details and registration, please contact the BCS Library in the evening between 6.30 and 7.00 pm from 10th Aug. onward for a week.

  • On the occasion of its 34th anniversary, Kripa Foundation is presenting a musical evening at St. Andrew’s Auditorium on Sat., 15th Aug. Invitation cards are available at the Kripa office, Mt. Carmel Church, Bandra.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 10th Aug., area covered will be Prathmesh, Guru Prasad Bldg., Premkamal Bldg., Shubadra Sadan, Anand Niketan and Ramgiri Heights.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 51,770/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

02nd August 2015: 18th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of FHC & Confirmation candidates today in the Seva Kendra Hall after 8.00 am Mass.

  • 7th Aug., First Friday of the month. There will be Holy half hour devotion after the evening Mass.

  • St. Joseph’s Choral Society presents the Parish Annual Talent Contest ( Classical ) on Sat., 22nd Aug. ’15 at 4.00 pm in the Salvation Seva Kendra Hall. Entry forms available at the Church office. For futher details please see the notice board.

  • We are happy to announce that an Orthopedic Consultant, Dr. Mayur M. Kumbhar will be available for consultation at the Salvation Medical Centre every Monday from 5.00 – 6.00 pm. For appointments, please contact the Medical Centre.

  • Applications are invited from girls students for the Maulana Azad National Scholorship scheme for meritorious girls for the year 2015 -2016. Girls students who have secured 55 % and above in Std. X with confirmed admission in 11th Std. this Year and whose family income is not more than Rs. One Lac are eligible to apply. Last year through our efforts and others, around 13 girls from our parish received the scholarship. This year there will be a similar workshop. For giving details and registration, please contact the BCS Library in the evening between 6.30 and 7.00 pm from 3rd Aug. onward for a week.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 3rd Aug., area covered will be Bej Enamel House, Carl Villa, Casa Maria, Church View, LMT Bldg. & Pathare Prabhu.

  • Next Sunday, 9th Aug., Vianney Sunday, kindly note there will be concelebrated Mass at 9.30 am. instead of the 9.00 & 10.00 am Masses. Evening Masses as usual.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 47,600/- and Box collection for the month of July ’15 amounting to Rs.45,180/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

JULY 2015

26th July 2015: 17th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of FHC & Confirmation candidates on 2nd August in the Seva Kendra Hall after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 27th July, area covered will be Bhaveshwar Bhuvan, St. Mark's Zone Contsi. No.8

  • Parish Liturgy Team Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 29th July, in the Conference Room No.3

  • All parents are requested to collect the entry coupons for the Parents Day from their community coordinators and animators the stall in the Church compound.The celebrations are as follows : all at 6.30 pm today
    St. Mathew Zone at Salvation School Undercroft
    St. Mark Zone at Dr. Antonio Da Silva Technical Hall- first floor
    St. Luke Zone at Church Parish Hall
    St. John Zone at Salvation Seva Kendra Hall - second floor

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 48,300/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

19th July 2015: 16th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Youth Group meeting today at 6.00 pm in the Parish Hall.

  • The Senior Citizens Dadar Group will be celebrating the feast of their Patron Saints Joaquim and Anne on Saturday, 25th July. The Eucharist will be celebrated at 6.00 pm followed by a get-together at the Seva Kendra Hall. Invitation Cards are available at the stall in the Church compound.

  • St. Joseph’s Choral Society presents the Parish Annual Talent Contest ( Classical ) on Sat., 22nd Aug. ’15 at 4.00 pm in the Salvation Seva Kendra Hall. For futher details please see the Notice Board.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 6th July, area covered will be Ram Kutir Bldg., Ashirwad Bldg., Palki Wadi, Ram Smriti Bldg., Maimon Apts., Sanghi Residency & Yadav Patil Wadi.

  • An opportunity for HSC students to do “Retail Management” , where the Fees are fully refundable after passing the exam. For further details see the Employment Bureau notice board.

  • All parents are requested to collect the entry coupons for the Parents Day from their community coordinators and animators. The celebrations are as follows : all at 6.30 pm on 26th July, next Sunday
    St. Mathew Zone at Salvation School Undercroft
    St. Mark Zone at Dr. Antonio Da Silva Technical Hall- first floor
    St. Luke Zone at Church Parish Hall
    St. John Zone at Salvation Seva Kendra Hall - second floor

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 50,150/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

12th July 2015: 15th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School today, 12th July, after 8.00 am Mass.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 6th July, area covered will be Neptune C.H.S., St. Mark's Zone Contsi. No.7

  • Children’s Parliament meeting on Sat., 18th July at 6.15 pm in the Parish Hall.

  • Youth Group meeting on Sun., 19th July at 6.00 pm in the Parish Hall.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 54,500/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

5th July 2015: 14th Sunday of the Year

  • Tomorrow / Today Fourteen Sunday of the Year and Faith Formation Sunday. Quiz Forms will be distributed after the Mass and the answers will be published in the Salvation Bulletin “ August Issue.
  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after 8.00 am Mass.
  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of FHC & Confirmation candidates tomorrow / today in the Seva Kendra Hall after 8.00 am Mass.
  • Rite of Acceptance for FHC & Confirmation candidates on Sunday 5th July, tomorrow / today  at the 8.00 am Mass. Candidates as well as parents are requested to kindly attend.
  • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct 4 bi - monthly sessions on the ‘Parables’ beginning from 9th July, 2015. All are invited. For details and registration, please refer to posters put up on the Notice Boards.
  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday,  8th July, at  7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.
  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 6th July, area covered will be Ahmed Mansion, St. Mark's Zone Contsi. No.7
  • SCC Steering Committee meeting on Sat., 11th July,  at 7.00 pm in  the Conf. Room   No. 1.
  • As we begin the new academic year, a few visible changes are the new LED lights in the Church. Infact the electricity bill is almost come down by one third.
  • We have the renovated grotto and the newly fabricated all weather proof Cross Signpost, which can be seen from a distance.
  • We also are venturing into a better air flow system in the Church in place of all the fans. Various proposals are being considered, many of them too expensive or not practical for our unique Church structure. Nevertheless, we are into zeroing down on one proposal.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday  amounting to  Rs. 46,900/- and  Box collection for the month of June ’15  amounting to Rs.51,470/-
Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

JUNE 2015

28th June 2015: 13th Sunday of the Year & Laity Sunday

  • Sunday School tomorrow / today after 8.00 am Mass. Children from K. G. to XI std are requested to attend the same.
  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of FHC & Confirmation candidates tomorrow / today in the Seva Kendra Hall after 8.00 am Mass.
  • There will be Blessing of Heads & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations tomorrow / today at the 10.00 am mass.
  • Parish Youth Council meeting tomorrow / today at 6.00 pm in the Parish Hall.
  • The Annual General Meeting of the Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar Unit, will be held on tomorrow / today at 11.00 am in Bombay Catholic Sabha Library. All members are requested to attend. Students are requested to collect old school Text book from the Bombay Catholic Sabha Library.
  • Konkani Ladies Sodality celebrating the Feast of their Second Patronesss St. Elizabeth of Portugal on 4th July, with Triduum on Wednesday , 1st July, Holy Mass at 7.00 pm and on 2nd & 3rd July, Thursday and Friday at 6.00 pm and, Feast Mass on 4th July Saturday, at 5.45 pm in Konkani. All are invited.
  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 29th June, area covered will be Luis Apts A , Aneesh C.H.S., Diana Villa, Joseph Mansion, Luis Court and Maria Villa.
  • Rite of Acceptance for FHC & Confirmation candidates on Sunday 5th July at the 8.00am Mass. Candidates as well as parents are requested to kindly attend.
  • The Parish Bible Cell will conduct 4 bi- monthly sessions on the ‘Parables’ beginning from 9th July, 2015. All are invited. For details and registration, please refer to posters put up on the Notice Boards.
  • Dev Kripa Mandal, a Social Centre of Canossa Convent, Mahim, conducts vocational certificate courses from 1st July onwards in Tailoring, English Speaking, Basic Computer & Beautician. For further details refer to the notice board.
  • All parish groups desiring to book the Parish Hall, Seva Kendra or Conference Rooms must give a written application or fill up details in the prescribed form and give it to the Parish office. Just a phone call, SMS or Email will not do. This is to avoid confusion and cross bookings which unfortunately occurred.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 33,500/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

20th June 2015: 12th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School will re-open tomorrow / today. All children from KG to Std. XI are requested to attend the Sunday School after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Training Program for Lectors, Choirs and Cantors on Mon 22nd June in Conf. room no. 3. Members of other liturgical groups are also invited.

  • The Annual General Meeting of the Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar Unit, will be held on Sunday, 28th June at 11.00 am in Bombay Catholic Sabha Library. All members are requested to attend. Students are requested to collect old school Text book from the Bombay Catholic Sabha Library.

  • There will be Blessing of Heads & Assist. Heads of Cells & Associations on Laity Sunday, 28th June, at the 10.00 am mass.

  • Parish Youth Council meeting next Sunday, 28th June at 6.00 pm in the Parish Hall.

  • Salvation Smart Parenting Programme (SSPP) for parents of FHC & Confirmation candidates on 28th June in the Seva Kendra Hall after 8.00 am Mass

  • The Basic Liturgy Program conducted by the Archdiocesan Liturgical Committee will commence on 19th July 2015. For further details please contact Fr. Lawrence D'Souza.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC’s on Sat, 4th July for FHC & Confirmation candidates.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.46,240/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

14th June 2015: 11th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School will re-open on 21st June. All children from KG to Std. XI are requested to attend the Sunday School after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • All those desirous of joining the Youth Group are urged to attend the initial meeting on Sunday, 14th June – 6.00 pm in the Parish Hall. Youth, especially college going from Std. XIth onwards are invited to be part of the Parish Youth Group. The Youth Group will be run along the guidelines offered by the Archdiocese of Bombay and the Youth Centre.

  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 19-20 June 2015. Kindly register in the Parish Office.

  • Montfort Brothers, a Religious Group part of the Archdiocese of Bombay, situated at Prabhadevi, next to Convent School, is starting the Junior College for Arts and Commerce. All Catholic students, having completed Xth Std. successfully, can avail of this opportunity for a guaranteed admission. The Church fully supports the venture of the Montfort Brothers to open a Junior College in our parish.

  • Sophia College for Women invites girl students to apply for admission to the FYBA / FYBSc, FYBMM and FYBSc (IT) courses in the Degree College and FYJC Arts and Science in the Junior College. There is a 50% reservation for Catholics for these courses. For FYJC admissions, Catholic girl students can apply directly to the College and do not need to go in for the centralized on-line admissions.

  • Congratulating the schools in our parish for their excellent results at the SCC exams. God’s blessings on all students who have successfully completed the Xth Std.

  • Please do not request us to give recommendation letters for admission of your children in colleges as they have sent us a letter informing us not to encourage any recommendation letters.

  • The Diary for booking of Masses for July, Aug. & Sept. 2015 will commence from Monday, 15th June at the usual office hours.

  • Parish Liturgy Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 17th June 2015.

  • Training Program for Lectors, Choirs and Cantors on Mon 22nd June in Conf. room no. 3. Members of other liturgical groups are also invited.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 39,320/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

7th June 2015: Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ

  • Today is the feast of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

  • On Friday, 12th of June, we celebrate the solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. We will have the Hour of Reparation at 7.30 pm, after the evening Mass.

  • Parish Council meeting on Wednesday, 10th June – 7.00 pm.

  • Small Christian Communities Steering Committee meeting on 13th June, Saturday at 7.00 pm in the Conference Room No.1.

  • Sunday School will re-open on 21st June. All children from KG to Std. XI are requested to attend the Sunday School after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • All those desirous of joining the Youth Group are urged to attend the initial meeting on Sunday, 14th June – 6.00 pm in the Parish Hall. Youth, especially college going from Std. XIth onwards are invited to be part of the Parish Youth Group. The Youth Group will be run along the guidelines offered by the Archdiocese of Bombay and the Youth Centre.

  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 19-20 June 2015. Kindly register in the Parish Office.

  • Montfort Brothers, a Religious Group part of the Archdiocese of Bombay, situated at Prabhadevi, next to Convent School, is starting the Junior College for Arts and Commerce. All Catholic students, having completed Xth Std. successfully, can avail of this opportunity for a guaranteed admission. The Church fully supports the venture of the Montfort Brothers to open a Junior College in our parish.

  • Sophia College for Women invites girl students to apply for admission to the FYBA / FYBSc, FYBMM and FYBSc (IT) courses in the Degree College and FYJC Arts and Science in the Junior College. There is a 50% reservation for Catholics for these courses. For FYJC admissions, Catholic girl students can apply directly to the College and do not need to go in for the centralized on-line admissions.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday, amounting to Rs.42,150/=.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

MAY 2015

31st May 2015: Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  • Today is the feast of the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

  • Kindly note, effective 1st June 2015, we will revert to the regular Mass timings i.e.
    Sunday Morning: 6.30 am, 8.00 am, 9.00 am & 10.00 am
    Evening 5.45 pm Konkanni & 7.00 pm English.
    Weekdays:
    Morning: 6.00 am, 6.45 am & 7.30 am
    Evening: 7.00 pm

  • Kindly note, the last day for registration by candidates for receiving First Holy Communion and Confirmation is 07th June 2015. In case, your child has still not registered, kindly arrange to do so. Students who have still not collected their Confirmation Certificate & CD are requested to pick up the same from Parish Office.

  • The Konkanni Youth Prayer Group is organizing a Retreat in English for students of Std. XI, XII & XIII at Bandra Retreat House on 12th, 13th & 14th June 2015. Charges Rs.650/- per head.

  • Box Collections for the May2015 amounted to Rs.68,230is which is as follows:
    St. Anthony’s Box: Rs. 6,670/-
    Poor Box: 26,490/-
    Adoration Chapel Box: 11,380/-
    Mass Box: 4,530/-
    Others: 19,160/-

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday, amounting to Rs.38,050/=.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

24th May 2015: Solemnity of Pentecost Sunday

  • Pentecost Rally in English will be held on Sunday 24th May 2015 from 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm with Eucharist at St. Paul’s Church, Parel. All are invited.

  • Effective 1st June 2015, we will revert to the regular Mass timings i.e.
    Sunday Morning: 6.30 am, 8.00 am, 9.00 am & 10.00 am
    Evening 5.45 pm Konkanni & 7.00 pm English.
    Weekdays:
    Morning: 6.00 am, 6.45 am & 7.30 am
    Evening: 7.00 pm

  • Kindly note, the last day for registration by candidates for receiving First Holy Communion and Confirmation is 07th June 2015. In case, your child has still not registered, kindly arrange to do so. Students who have still not collected their Confirmation Certificate & CD are requested to pick up the same from Parish Office.

  • Registrations are open for the batch of a detailed study on the ‘Gospel of Mathew’ by noted international author, Jeff Cavins. The Sessions will be conducted by the Parish Bible Cell through weekly sessions over a 6-7 month period beginning 14th June 2015. Limited Seats available. For details, please refer to the Notice Board.

  • The Konkanni Youth Prayer Group is organizing a Retreat in English for students of Std. XI, XII & XIII at Bandra Retreat House on 12th, 13th & 14th June 2015. Charges Rs.650/- per head.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday, amounting to Rs.35,560/=.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

17th May 2015: The Ascension of the Lord

  • In preparation for Pentecost, English Prayer Group will be conducting a Prayer Service on 21st, 22nd and 23rd May in Our Lady’s Oratory after the evening Mass from 7.45 pm to 9.00 pm, all are invited. Pentecost Rally in English will be held on Sunday, 24th May, from 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm with Eucharist at St. Paul’s Church, Parel. All are invited.

  • Registrations are open for the batch of a detailed study on the 'Gospel of Mathew' by noted international author Jeff Cavins. The Sessions will be conducted by the Parish Bible Cell through weekly sessions over a 6-7 month period beginning in on 14h June, 2015. Limited Seats available. For details, please refer to the Notice Board.

  • All those who have registered at the parish Employment Bureau and have not yet got a job or are not receiving any vacancy lists, please visit the bureau on any Saturday between 9.30 to 10.30 am.

  • The Focolare Movement invites you for the Mariapolis Summer gathering from 21st to 24th May at Papal Seminary, Pune. This year’s theme is “ The Eucharist – A Love that Unites ” for further details please check the notice board.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 41,290/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

10th May 2015: 6th Sunday of Easter

  • Novena in preparation for the feast of Pentecost will begin on Friday, 15th May. The Novena prayers to the Holy Spirit will be recited daily at all the Masses

  • The Focolare Movement invites you for the Mariapolis Summer gathering from 21st to 24th May at Papal Seminary, Pune. This year's theme is "The Eucharist - A Love that Unites" for further details please check the notice board.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 43,730/- 

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

04th May 2015: 5th Sunday of Easter

  • From 1st May to 31st May 2015:
    Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
    Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English & 5.45 pm. in Konkani

  • During the month of May, Rosary will be recited in the Rosary Garden at 6.30 pm.

  • The Summer Club for school going children has begun. In order to make it interactive and participative, parents may volunteer to sponsor any of the days snacks for the children. For this purpose, kindly meet the parish priest. Children can still avail for the Club.

  • Confirmation Certificates and CD’s are ready for collection. Confirmands of 2014-15 batch are requested to kindly pick up their Certificate and CD from Peter at the Parish office during the office timings.

  • The Care & Comfort Ministry which visits the bereaved families and elderly parishioners offering care & consolation is in search for youth to assist them in this ministry. All interested youth may please contact Fr. Vinay for more details.

  • The Annual Cross Feast of Dr. Antonio da Silva High School is scheduled for Monday, 4th May, 2015at 7.45 pm. All are cordially invited to attend the same.

  • Oswald Cardinal Gracias has urged all Catholics of the Archdiocese of Bombay to pray for those affected by the earthquake in Nepal and parts of North India. He has also appealed for your kind donations for the relief work. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “ Centre for Social Action “ . Donors contributing Rs. 10,000/- and above need to give their PAN number. All donations are eligible for 80G exemption from Income Tax. You may refer to the Archdiocesan website for further details.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 52,670/- and Box collection for the month of April 2015 amounting to Rs.52,500/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

April 2015

26th April 2015: 4th Sunday of Easter

  • In the new Information Age, the job market is quickly transitioning from job seekers to job creators. With this view in mind, the YCW is organising an Entrepreneurship Talk at the Parish Hall on 26th April 2015 from 11am to 12.30pm. All parishioners are invited to come in large numbers for this event so as to benefit from the entrepreneurs sharing the experiences.

  • Registration for this year’s batch of Confirmation and First Holy Communion has commenced. Candidates who have completed their Std. X and those going to Std. IV are requested to enroll for Confirmation and FHC respectively. Registration forms are available in the Parish Office; or can be downloaded from the Parish Website. Last date for submitting the forms duly filled is 7th June 2015.

  • The Retrouvaille weekend will be held on 29th to 31st May 2015 at Sarvodaya, Goregaon. Couples who want to empower their marriages are urged to attend, for details look up the notice board and contact Snehalaya, Mahim for registration.
  • The Spanish Summer Course for beginners, is a 1 month program starting from 1st week of May 2015. For further detail contact Fr. Vinay Kamat or Parish office.

  • From 1st May to 31st May 2015:
    Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
    Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English & 5.45 pm. in Konkani

  • During the month of May, Rosary will be recited in the Rosary Garden at 6.30 pm.

  • On 1st May, the First Friday of the month, kindly note we will not have the First Friday Devotions after the evening Mass.

  • Saturday, 2nd May, we will have Rosary at 8.00 pm at the Heritage Cross outside the main gate of the Church. Requesting as many as possible to attend the same.

  • We are having the Summer Club for school going children. Volunteers will be in Church Compound with Registration Forms. These could also be got from the Parish Office. Inauguration of the Summer Club will be next Saturday, 2nd May at 10.00 am. In order to make it interactive and participative, parents may volunteer to sponsor any of the days snacks for the children. For this purpose, kindly meet the parish priest.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 43,460/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

19th April 2015: 3rd Sunday of Easter

  • In the new Information Age, the job market is quickly transitioning from job seekers to job creators. With this view in mind, the YCW is organising an Entrepreneurship Talk at the Parish Hall on 26th April 2015 from 11am to 12.30pm. All parishioners are invited to come in large numbers for this event so as to benefit from the entrepreneurs sharing the experiences.

  • Registration for this year’s batch of Confirmation and First Holy Communion has commenced. Candidates who have completed their Std. X and those going to Std. IV are requested to enroll for Confirmation and FHC respectively. Registration forms are available in the Parish Office; or can be downloaded from the Parish Website. Last date for submitting the forms duly filled is 7th June 2015.

  • Admissions are open to the ‘Ministry of the Word’ Programme conducted at the St. Pius X Seminary, Goregaon. The new academic year begins on June 4, 2015. Those interested may refer to the notice board for further details.
  • The Retrouvaille weekend will be held on 29th to 31st May 2015 at Sarvodaya, Goregaon. Couples who want to empower their marriages are urged to attend, for details look up the notice board and contact Snehalaya, Mahim for registration.

  • A one day Spiritual Retreat for women is being organized at Goregaon Seminary on the 3rd May, 2015 from 8.30 am – 5.00 pm. All women interested in registering may contact the parish office or see the notice board.

  • The Spanish Summer Course for beginners, is a 1 month program starting from 1st week of May 2015. For further detail contact Fr. Vinay Kamat or Parish office.

  • The Legion of Mary thanks all those who participated in the Lenten Blood Donation Drive. 64 bags of blood was collected. All donors are requested to collect their blood donation cards from the Legion stall.

  • A protest Meeting has been organized at Shivaji Park, near Scouts & Guides Pavilion on Sunday, 19th April, at 5.00 pm to protest against the Development Plan and the demarcation of Hawking Zones that will destroy Mumbai. This protest is being organized by AGNI, Bombay Catholic Sabha and numerous residents Associations of “G’ North Ward. Please attend in large numbers.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 48,000/-.
    In addition Maundy Thursday collection was Rs. 64,410/- Good Friday Veneration of the Cross amounting to Rs. 85,270/- Good Friday Kissing of Jesus Body and Mother of Sorrow Rs. 31730/- and for Easter Vigil and Easter Morning Mass Rs. 96,560/- Expenses for the Holy Week ie. Chairs, Video Screens, Altar decoration , Confessors, Banners, leaflets and flexes etc. amounting to Rs. 97,479/-. Also an amount of Rs. 55,770/- will be sent to the Holy Land for upkeep of Shrines, as it is the usual yearly practice.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

12th April 2015: Divine Mercy Sunday / 2nd Sunday of Easter

  • Sunday, 12th April is the Feast of the Divine Mercy. Prayer Service will be at 3.00 pm. in the Church.

  • Registrations are open for the batch of a detailed study on the 'Gospel of Mathew' by noted international author Jeff Cavins. The Sessions will be conducted by the Parish Bible Cell through weekly sessions over a 6-7 month period beginning in on 14h June, 2015. Limited Seats available. For details, please refer to the Notice Board.

  • From 1st May to 31st May 2015:
    Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
    Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English &
    5.45 pm. in Konkani

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

05th April 2015: Easter Sunday

  • A VERY HAPPY EASTER to all of you. May the Risen Lord continue to bless each and every one of you and your loved ones with the grace and peace of his enlightenment. Please also convey these greetings of the Christian community to your neighbours of other faiths on this occasion.

  • On this solemn occasion, at the end of an extended 40 day period of Lenten purification and enlightenment, we acknowledge with gratitude the services of all who helped our Parishioners experience well-organized services, the Lenten preachers, the Confessors, the members of Cells and Associations, Parish Councilors, Members of the Board of Management, as well as the staff and workers in the Church.

  • Divine Mercy Novenas from Monday, 6th April till Sat. 11th April the Chaplet will be recited daily after the 7.30 am. morning Mass and 7.00 pm. evening Mass. Sunday, 12rth April is the Feast of the Divine Mercy. Prayer Service will be at 3.00 pm. in the Church.

  • 5th April, Easter Sunday :
    6.30 am., 9.00 am., 10.00 am. Masses in English
    8.00 am Mass in Konkani
    No Evening Mass

  • Zonal Masses in the Church & Distribution of Holy Water :
    - St. Mathew Zone – Monday, 6th April- 7.00 pm.
    - St. Mark Zone – Tuesday, 7th April- 7.00 pm.
    - St. Luke Zone – Thursday, 9th April- 7.00 pm.
    - St. John Zone – Friday, 10th April- 7.00 pm.
    Please bring bottles to collect holy water.

  • From 1st May to 31st May 2015 :
    Weekday’s Masses : 6.30 am., 7.30 am. & 7.00 pm.
    Sunday’s : 6.30 am., 8.00 am., 9.30 am. & 7.00 pm. in English & 5.45 pm. in Konkani

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 57,330/- and Box collection for the month of March 2015 amounting to Rs.63,190/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

March 2015

29th March 2015: Palm Sunday

  • The programme for the Lenten Season, Holy Week are put up on the Flex chart in the Church compound.

  • Today, Palm Sunday, Masses in the morning will be at 6.30 am, 8.00 am.
    At 8.45 am. we have Blessing of Palms on the Church Grounds followed by Mass.
    10.00 am. Mass in English
    6.00 pm. Mass in Konkani – ( Not at 5.45 pm. )
    6.50 pm. Veronica Singing & Mass in English at 7.00 pm.

  • There will be a Blood Donation Drive today, 29th March, from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. in the Parish Hall. Organized by the Legion of Mary Salvation Church, Dadar.

  • Small Christian Community Steering Committee meeting today, 29th March, a 11.00 am. in Conference Room No. 1.

  • 30th , 31st March & 1st April (Mon. – Wed.): Confessions from 5.30 pm. to 8.30 pm. Children are requested to come on Monday evening for confessions at 5.30 pm.

  • 2nd April, Maunday Thursday :
    5.30 pm. Mass in Konkani
    7.30 pm. Mass in English
    10.00 pm. Holy Hour in Konkani
    11.00 pm. Holy Hour in English

  • 3rd April Good Friday :
    Way of the Cross 7.00 am in Konkani
    Way of the Cross 8.00 am in English
    9.30 am to 12.30 – 3 Hours with the Lord – Service in the Church
    The Lord’s Passion Service : 4.30 pm. in Konkani
    6.30 pm. in English

  • 4th April, Holy Saturday:
    7.30 am. – Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows (Konkani)
    8.30 am. – Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows (English )
    11.00 pm. - Easter Vigil Service.

  • 5th April, Easter Sunday :
    6.30 am., 9.00 am., 10.00 am. Masses in English
    8.00 am Mass in Konkani
    No Evening Mass

  • Zonal Masses in the Church & Distribution of Holy Water :
    - St. Mathew Zone – Monday, 6th April- 7.00 pm.
    - St. Mark Zone – Tuesday, 7th April- 7.00 pm.
    - St. Luke Zone – Thursday, 9th April- 7.00 pm.
    - St. John Zone – Friday, 10th April- 7.00 pm.

  • Divine Mercy Novenas begins on Good Friday which will be recited soon after the 3 hrs. Agony. From Monday, 6th April till Sat. 11th April the Chaplet will be receited daily after the 7.30 am. morning Mass and 7.00 pm. evening Mass. Sunday, 12rth April is the Feast of the Divine Mercy. Prayer Service will be at 3.00 pm. in the Church.

  • Congratulating those animators who have successfully completed the Archdiocesan Training Programme, IMFE, CTC, Basic Liturgy, Inter- Religion, SCC-TOA.

  • Congratulating our Parish Family Cell for getting an Archdiocesan award for an innovative programme introduced here on Save Children – Safe Children.

  • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the church dispensers.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 41,720/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

22nd March 2015: 5th Sunday of Lent

  • The programme for the Lenten Season, Holy Week are put up on the Flex chart in the Church compound.

  • Missions in English from 23rd to 27th March, Monday to Friday , 7.00 to 9.00 pm. Because of the English Missions, on Wednesday,25th March, Konkani Mass will be at 6.00 pm. and there will be no Konkani Stations of the Cross on Wednesday.
    Stations of the Cross:
    - Thursday, 26th March – at 6.15 pm for children.
    - Friday, 27th March – at 6.15 pm & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • 29th March, Palm Sunday, Masses in the morning will be at 6.30 am, 8.00 am., At 8.45 am. we have Blessing of Palms on the Church Grounds followed by Mass. 10.00 am. Mass in English, 6.00 pm. Mass in Konkani – (Not at 5.45 pm.), 6.50 pm. Veronica Singing & Mass in English at 7.00 pm.

  • There will be a Blood Donation Drive on Sunday, 29th March from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm. in the Parish Hall. Organized by the Legion of Mary Salvation Church, Dadar.

  • Small Christian Community Steering Committee meeting on Sunday, 29th March, at 11.00 am. in Conference Room No. 1.

  • 30th, 31st March & 1st April ( Mon. – Wed. ) : Confessions from 5.30 pm. to 8.30 pm.

  • Boxes with label, “Lenten Alms” are kept in the Church. The collection will go towards upkeep of Goregaon Seminary and training of Seminarians. Kindly donate generously.

  • Joseph Cardijn Technical School offers a month long technical trade training especially for those who have appeared for their SSC / HSC exams. Knowing the basics of welding, electrical, car repair, carpentry & fabrication will always be useful.
    Batches:
    6th April to 30th April ’15 ( Mon. – Fri. 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm ) &4th May to 29th May ’15 ( Mon. – Fri. 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm ). For registration and further details, contact Fr. Felix D’Souza.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 49,010/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

15th March 2015: 4th Sunday of Lent

  • Today, 15th March, Sunday School closing ceremony after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • The programme for the Lenten Season, Holy Week are put up on the Flex chart in the Church compound.

  • Wednesday, 18th March, there will be No Stations of the Cross in Konkani because of Mass in Konkani at 6.00 pm followed by Triduum Mass I/h of St. Joseph at 7.00 pm, which will be in English.
    Stations of the Cross:
    - Thursday, 19th March – at 6.15 pm for children.
    - Friday, 20th March – at 6.15 pm & 9.30 pm for adults

  • The Diary for booking of Masses for April, May & June 2015 will commence from Monday, 16th March at the usual office hours.

  • St. Joseph’s Choral Society celebrates Centenary Year on Wednesday, 19th March, with Triduum on : Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 16th , 17th & 18th March at 7.00 pm. Feast Mass on Thursday, 19th March at 7.00 pm.

  • Lenten Recollection for Senior Citizens will be on Sat., 21st March from 9.30 am to 12.00 being conducted by Fr Vinay Kamat.

  • The All Mumbai Walking Pilgrimage will be on Saturday, 21st March, starting from Cross Maidan at 10.30 pm. with Mass at 5.30 am. at Mount Mary Basilica, Bandra.

  • Boxes with label, “Lenten Alms” are kept in the Church. The collection will go towards upkeep of Goregaon Seminary and training of Seminarians. Kindly donate generously.

  • 9. Joseph Cardijn Technical School offers a month long technical trade training especially for those who have appeared for their SSC / HSC exams. Knowing the basics of welding, electrical, car repair, carpentry & fabrication will always be useful. Batches : 6th April to 30th April ’15 ( Mon. – Fri. 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm ) & 4th May to 29th May ’15 (Mon. – Fri. 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm). For registration and further details, contact Fr. Felix D’Souza.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 49,570/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

8th March 2015: 3rd Sunday of Lent

  • Today, 8th March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. The Archdiocesan Women’s Commission is hosting Women’s Day celebration at St. Staanislaus School Grounds, Bandra on Sunday evening. Pls. see the notice board for further details.

  • Sunday School as usual today, 8th March, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Sunday School closing ceremony on 15th March, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Konkani Missions from 9th to 13th March, Monday to Friday, 7.30 to 9.00 pm including Mass.

  • Stations of the Cross:
    - Thursday, 12th March – at 6.15 pm for children.
    - Friday, 13th March – at 6.15 pm for adults.
    - Note: There will be No Stations of the Cross on Friday, 13th March at 9.30 pm because of the Konkani Mission.
    - 11th March, Wed., there will be Mass in English at 7.00 pm. because of the Konkani Mission, which will have a Konkani Mass.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 11th March, at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • There will be a walking Pilgrimage from our Lady of Salvation Church, Dadar to Mt. Mary Basilica Bandra on Sat., 14th March at 5.00 am for Mass at 7.15 am organized by the Legion of Mary.

  • Children’s Parliament meeting on Saturday, 14th March, at 6.15 pm in the Parish Hall.

  • The Bombay Catholic Sabha will be organizing a Human Chain of people belonging to all religions on Sat., 14th March, from 6.00 pm to 6.15 pm, on arterial roads in the city, holding placards and banners and candles, proclaiming the message “We Are One“. For details contact The Bombay Catholic Sabha, Dadar unit or assemble at the given time outside the Church.

  • Holy Family Hospital is offering a 15% discount on all the Health Check Up Packages from 2nd March to 15th April, 2015. Senior citizens get a 20% discount. Please see notice board for further details.

  • The Paranjoti Academy Chorus – one of India’s premier choirs presents – the Brahms Requiem on Friday March27th at the Tata Theater, NCPA at 7.00 pm. Please refer to the notice board for further details.

  • The programme for the Lenten Season, Holy Week are put up on the Flex chat in the Church compound.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 56,110/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

1st March 2015: 2nd Sunday of Lent

  • Sunday School as usual today, 1st March, after the 8 am Mass.

  • Sunday School closing ceremony on 15th March, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Today, 1st March, Sisters of the Daughters of St. Paul, will put up a stall in our parish for all the morning Masses and make available Bibles, Christian Literature and Spritual Audio Video Cd’s & religious books.

  • There will be a walking Pilgrimage from our Lady of Salvation Church, Dadar to Mt. Mary Basilica Bandra on Sat., 14th March at 5.00 am for Mass at 7.15 am organized by the Legion of Mary.

  • Stations of the Cross:
    - Wednesday, 4th March – at 7.30 pm in Konkani.
    - Thursday, 5th March – at 6.15 pm for children.
    - Friday, 6th March – at 6.15 pm & 9.30 pm for adults.
    - Note: 6th March, First Friday of the month there will be No Holy Devotion because of the Stations of the Cross.

  • Parish visiting. This Monday, 2nd March, area covered will be Francis Heaven.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 44,870/- and Box collection for the month of January 2015 amounting to Rs.42,350/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

February 2015

22nd February 2015: 1st Sunday of Lent

  • Sunday School as usual today, 22nd February, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Stations of the Cross:
    - Wednesday, 25th Feb. – at 7.30 pm in Konkani.
    - Thursday, 26th Feb. – at 6.15 pm for children.
    - Friday, 27th Feb. – at 6.15 pm & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • Today, 22nd February, we celebrate S.C.C. Day in our Parish. There will be only one evening Mass at 6.00 pm on the Church grounds followed by a programme put up by the communities.

  • On Monday, 23rd Feb., at 6.15 pm in the Church , there will be a brief prayer service and individual blessing for all students appearing for the X & Xll board exams.

  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wednesday, 25th Feb. at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3.

  • Next Sunday, 1st March, Sisters of the Daughters of St. Paul, will put up a stall in our parish for all the morning Masses and make available Bibles, Christian Literature and Spritual Audio Video Cd’s & religious books.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 52,040/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

15th February 2015: 6th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School as usual today, 15th February, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • All Sunday School children from std VIII to X and Confirmands are requested to attend the Refresher session on the Eucharist tomorrow/today between 11.00am and 1.00pm in the Seva Kendra hall.

  • Today World Marriage Day will be celebrated. Special Mass for married couples at 10.00 am followed by get-together over coffee and Housie in the Parish Hall.

  • Today, being Bible Sunday, the Parish Bible Cell has brought out their calendar of activities and studies for the year 2015 in the form of a handy bookmark. You may register for a study of your choice, with the persons mentioned therein. Kindly take a bookmark for your family

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Tuesday, 17th Feb., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • There will be an half hour Adoration conducted by the Legionaries on Tuesday, 17th Feb. after the 7.00 pm Mass. All are invited.

  • 18th Feb. Ash Wednesday, Masses will be at 6.00 am, 6.45 am, 7.30 am, 7.00 pm in English and 5.45 pm in Konkani.

  • Stations of the Cross : Thursday, 19th Feb. – at 6.15 pm for children Friday, 20th Feb. – at 6.30 pm & 9.30 pm for adults.

  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 20th & 21st Feb.. Registration Forms available in the Parish office.

  • Sunday, 22nd Feb. is the S.C.C. Day in our Parish. There will be only one evening Mass at 6.00 pm on the Church grounds followed by a programme.

  • The Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, has made provision for free coaching for Minority students who wish to answer the Maharashtra MBA/MMS CET 2015 examination scheduled for March’14 and 15, 2015. Foe details please look at the notice board.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 52,020/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

8th February 2015: 5th Sunday of the Year

  • Sunday School as usual today, 8th February, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • 60 Confirmands will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation on 14thFebruary at the 6.30pm Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also, kindly note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the Confirmands and their parents, god parents and relatives at this Mass.

  • Special Confessions for Confirmands on Tuesday, 10th February from 5.30pm to 7.00pm in the Parish Hall.

  • Practice Sessions for Confirmands next week as per schedule already indicated in the Calendar.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC's on the eve of Confirmation is scheduled on 13th February.

  • Faith Celebration Programme for VII & VIII std. on Sunday, 8th Feb at Canossa High School Mahim from 8.15am to 1.30pm. Children attending the programme to assemble at the undercroft at 7.30am. Regular Sunday School after the 8.00am Mass for those not attending the Faith Celebration programme.

  • Mass for the Sick and Homebound on Saturday, 14th Feb. at 9.30 am, organized by the Legion of Mary. Car owners who wish to bring the homebound to Church may kindly contact the parish office.

  • World Marriage Day will be celebrated next Sunday, 15th Feb. Special Mass for married couples at 10.00 am followed by get-together over coffee and Housie in the Parish Hall. Those couples celebrating Silver & Golden Jubilee between 1st June 2014 to 31st May 2015 are requested to give their names to the Parish office by 12th Feb.

  • Konkani Ladies Sodality will celebrate the feast of their Patroness Our Lady of Lourdes on 11th Feb, with Tridumm on 8th Sunday, Holy Mass at 5.45 pm. and on 9th & 10th Holy Mass in Konkani at 6.00 pm. and Feast Mass on Wednesday, 11th Feb. at 7.00 pm. All are invited.

  • Pre-baptism Parenting Programme on 20th & 21st Feb.. Registration Forms available in the Parish office.

  • Sunday, 22nd Feb. is the S.C.C. Day in our Parish. There will be only one evening Mass at 6.00 pm on the Church grounds followed by a programme.

  • As part of their CENTENARY CELEBRATION, St. Joseph Choral Society will present a Refresher Session on Interiorizing of people’s participation in the Liturgy of the Mass on Sunday, 15th Feb. from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. For further details please see the Notice Board.

  • Convent Girls’ High School will be issuing application forms for the forthcoming academic year 2015 for Junior K.G. on Saturday, 21st Feb., 2015 from 7.30 am to 9.00 am.

  • There is a vacancy for H.S.C. D.Ed. and B.Sc. B.Ed. teacher in Convent Girls’ High School. Kindly apply for the same.
  • Jr. K.G. admissions to Creative Academy, managed by Dr. Antonio da Sila Trust, Dadar. Admission Forms will be issued on Monday, 9th Feb.,10th Feb. from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon only, at P.T. Hall. For details see the notice board.
  • Our Lady of Salvation High School will be issuing application Forms for the forthcoming academic year 2015 for Jr. K.G. on Saturday, 21st Feb. from 9.00 am to 11.00 am. For details see the notice board.
  • Kindly collect a copy of Parish Feast Souvenir –cum- Parish Bulletin for the family kept in the church dispensers.
  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 56,930/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

1st February 2015: 4th Sunday of the Year & Parish Feast

  • There will be no Sunday School today, 1st February, on account of Parish Feast.

  • 60 Confirmands will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation on 14th February at the 6.30pm Mass. Kindly note that Saturday, 14th Feb. the Mass is at 6.30 pm and not 7.00 pm.

  • Today, 1st February, Masses will be at 6.30 am. 8.00 am in Konkani & Feast Mass at 9.30 am. There will be No Evening Mass. We have the Snowball in the Seva Kendra Hall at 11.00 am and the Fete commences at 5.00 pm in the evening.

  • The medical centre is searching for a managerial assistant for overall supervision to volunteer 6 hours per week. In case you would like to be of assistance please contact Fr. Vinay in this regard.

  • Monday, 2nd Feb., we celebrate Candle mass day.

  • Tuesday, 3rd Feb. there will be Blessing of the Throats after every Mass.

  • Friday, 6th Feb. First Friday of the month. There will be Holy half hour devotions after the evening Mass.

  • Sunday, 22nd Feb. is the S.C.C. Day in our Parish. There will be only one evening Mass at 6.00 pm on the Church grounds followed by a programme.

  • As part of their CENTENARY CELEBRATION, St. Joseph Choral Society will present a Refresher Session on Interiorizing of people’s participation in the Liturgy of the Mass on Sunday, 15th Feb. from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. For further details please see the Notice Board.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 42,200/- and Box collection for the month of January 2015 amounting to Rs.46,940/-.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

January 2015

25th January 2015: Vocation Sunday / World Day of Peace

  • Sunday School as usual today, 25th January, after the 8.00am Mass.

  • There will be no Sunday School next Sunday on account of Parish Feast.

  • Rite of Election for Confirmands is scheduled for this Sunday, after the 8.00 am Mass. All confirmands are requested to attend along with their parents and prayer guardians.

  • As part of their CENTENARY CELEBRATION, St. Joseph Choral Society will present a Refresher Session on Interiorizing of people’s participation in the Liturgy of the Mass on Sunday, 15th Feb. from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. For further details please see the Notice Board.

  • Monday, 26th Jan., Republic Day, there will Flag Hoisting at 8.00 am.

  • Kindly note that Tridum in preparation for the Parish Feast will be as follows
    a) - Sunday, 25th Jan. in Konkani at 5.45 pm.
    - Monday, 26th Jan. in Konkani at 6.00 pm.
    - Tuesday,27th Jan. in Konkani at 6.00 pm.
    - Wednesday,28th Jan. in English at 7.00 pm.
    - Thursday,29th Jan. in English at 7.00 pm.
    - Friday,30th Jan. in English at 7.00 pm.

    b) On Saturday, 31st Jan., the Vespers cum Mass is at 7.00 pm. The SalUtsav Fete 2015 will be inaugurated at 8.00 pm.

    c)On Sunday, Feast Day, 1st Feb. Masses will be at 6.30 am. 8.00 am in Konkani & Feast Mass at 9.30 am.
    There will be No Evening Mass. We have the Snowball in the Seva Kendra Hall at 11.00 am and the Fete commences at 5.30 pm in the evening.

  • Parish Fete will be on Saturday, 31st Jan. & Sunday, 1st Feb. Preparations are already on. Entry Invitations @ Rs. 10/- are being given through the SCC Animators. Kindly collect the same at the earliest.

  • Forms for the various Competitions & Stage Events of SalUtsav 2015 ( 31st Jan. & 1st Feb ) are available with volunteers after the Mass. They are also available with the PPC Members as well as Peter from the Parish office. Parishioners are requested to participate in large numbers.

  • There will be Family Treasure Hunt competition today, 25th January, at 11.00 am. Kindly look up the posters as well as the entry forms for more details.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 64,690/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

18th January 2015: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

  • Fifty-five children from our Parish will be receiving First Holy Communion today, 18th January, at the 10.00 am Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also, please note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the First Holy Communicants as well as their parents and relatives at this Mass.

  • There will be no Sunday School today, 18th January, on account of First Holy Communion.

  • Rite of Election for Confirmands is scheduled for next Sunday, 25th January after the 8.00 am Mass. All confirmands are requested to attend along with their parents and prayer guardians.

  • Parish Fete on 31st Jan & 1st Feb., 2015,. Forms for various competitions are available at the table in the Church compound and also in the Parish Office during the week. Kindly participate.

  • If you have any gifts which you have not opened and do not think of using it in future kindly give it to the Fete Committee or parish office and these will be sold at the White Elephant Stall during the Parish Fete.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 45,930/-

  • The Conferences of St. Vincent de Paul thank the Parishioners for their generous donations towards the Envelope Drive held on Saturday, 3rd and Sunday, 4th Jan. for the poor of our Parish. The amount collected was Rs. 74,260/-.

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

11th January 2015: The Baptism of the Lord

  • Sunday School as usual today, 11th January, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • Today, 11th January, there will be HEARTalk, the dialogue between parents and teenagers is in the Seva Kendra Hall after the 8.00 am Mass. Parents of First Holy Communion and Confirmation candidates as well as the Confirmation candidates need to attend the same.

  • Special practice sessions for the First Holy Communicants next week as per scheduled by the catechists.

  • Prayer Service in the SCC,s for First Holy Communicants is scheduled on Sat., 17th Jan.

  • Fifty-five children from our Parish will be receiving First Holy Communion next Sunday, 18th January at the 10.00 am Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also, please note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the First Holy Communicants as well as their parents and relatives at this Mass. Kindly note there will be no Sunday School.

  • Parish Pastoral Council ( PPC ) meeting will be held on Wednesday, 14th Jan., at 7.15 pm. in the Seva Kendra Hall, second floor.

  • SCC Steering Committee meeting Today, 11th January, at 11.00 am. in the Parish Hall.

  • Parish Fete on 31st Jan & 1st Feb., 2015,. Forms for various competitions are available at the table in the Church compound and also in the Parish Office during the week. Kindly participate.

  • If you have any gifts which you have not opened and do not think of using it in future kindly give it to the Fete Committee or parish office and these will be sold at the White Elephant Stall during the Parish Fete.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 49,900/-

  • Collection for Christmas was amounting to Rs.1,18,730/- and for New Year amounting to Rs.80,430/-, totaling Rs.1,99,160/- & Crib Box collection Rs.12,950/- The expenses, which include hiring of chairs, TV display, Sound System, Crib, Star, Carol Nite, confessors, gathering for Sunday School, Altar Servers and CCO groups, presents to bereaved family etc. amounted to Rs. 2,03,500/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest

4th January 2015: Solemnity of The Epiphany of the Lord

  • Sunday School as usual today, 4th January, after the 8.00 am Mass.

  • HEARTalk, the dialogue between parents and teenagers is scheduled on 11th January 2015 in the Seva Kendra Hall after the 8.00 am Mass. Parents of First Holy Communion and Confirmation candidates as well as the Confirmation candidates need to attend the same.

  • Fifty-five children from our Parish will be receiving First Holy Communion on Sunday, 18th January at the 10.00 am Mass. Kindly keep them in your prayers. Also, please note that the main body of the church will be reserved for the First Holy Communicants as well as their parents and relatives at this Mass.

  • Special confessions for First Holy Communicants on Saturday, 10th January, at 5.30 pm in the Parish Hall. Rest of the Practices as per the calendar schedule provided.

  • Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7th Jan. at 7.30 pm. in Conference Room No.3.

  • Next Sunday, 11th Jan. SCC Steering Committee meeting at 11.00 am in the Parish Hall.

  • The Conferences of St. Vincent De Paul of our parish will held their Annual “ Charity Drive ” today & tomorrow. The Conferences help the poor families of our parish with rations, education and medical expenses. Kindly be generous.

  • Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs. 44,760/- and Box collection for the month of December 2014 amounting to Rs.56,890/-

Fr. Felix D'Souza
Parish Priest
 
 

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