No Sunday School on 1st January 2017 on account of New Year. Regular Sunday School will recommence on 8th Jan. 2017.

From 1st January 2017, New Mass timings come into force : 6.30 am, 7.45 am, 9.00 am and 10.15 am. Evening Masses will be at 5.45 pm and 7.00 pm. This is in view that there should be atleast 15 minutes gap between the Masses. Kindly co-operate.

3. Tomorrow / Today : Masses at 6.30 am, 9.00 am, 10.15 am & 7.00 pm in English 7.45 am Mass in Konkani .

4. Parish Liturgy Team meeting will be held on Wed., 4th January, at 7.00 pm in Conf. Room No. 3. Members are requested to collect the Agenda from the Sacristy.

5. This year, we will be conducting 9 Days Novena in preparation for the Parish Feast beginning 27th January, 2017. The Konkani Novena Masses will be at 6.00 pm everyday except on Sunday, 29th Jan & on Sat., 4th Feb., it will be at 5.45 pm. The English Novena Masses will be at 7.00 pm everyday except on Sun., 29th Jan., it will be at 7.45 am Mass and on Sat., 4th Feb., it will be at 7.10 pm proceeded by the Singing of the 1st Vespers at 6.45 pm. The 7.00 pm Novena Masses Liturgy will be prepared and conducted by the 4 Zones inorder to foster Vibrant participation from our communities. We encourage our parishioner to participate in the 9 Day Novena in large numbers. To bring in more fellowship and encourage the small entrepreneurs of our Parish, we propose to have 2 to 3 stalls put up for sale of food/ sweets etc., We invite our parishioners who are interested to put up stalls, to register at the Parish office before 15th January, 2017.

6. The Zonal Choir will have a practice preparation for Parish Novena on Tuesday, 3rd Jan. at 7.30 pm in the Church.

7. 6th Jan., First Friday of the month. Konkani Mass at 6.00 pm and Holy half hour devotions after the 7.00 pm Mass.

8. Sun., 8th Jan., is Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.

9. Demonetisation has thrown up various challenges for our day to day transactions. To learn more and help us to shift to digital options, the Parish YCW cell is organising a talk on ‘E banking…. the Way Forward!’ on Sunday 15th January, 2017 at the Parish Hall from 11.30 am to 1 pm. All are invited.

10. Thank you very much for your contribution for last Sunday amounting to Rs.47,570/- & Box Collection for the month of Dec., Rs. 42,350/-

Fr. Barthol Barretto
Parish Priest