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December 04, 2016

Announcements for 2nd, 3rd and 4th December 2016

December 01, 2016

  1. The Feast of St. Francis Xavier will be celebrated by the Konkani Community on Monday, 5th December at 7.00pm in the Sacred Heart Church with His Lordship Filipe Neri Ferrão, Bishop of Goa as the Main Celebrant. Due to this feast mass, the regular 6.00 pm English mass on that day will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

  2. Rev. Fr. Amar will celebrate his birthday on Wednesday, 7th December. Let us pray for his intentions.

  3. The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated on Thursday, 8 December. The Feast mass in the morning at 6.15 am and in the evening at 6 pm which will be held in the Sacred Heart Church.

  4. The Konkani Community of the Sacred Heart Church, in aid of the Cathedral, will be screening the award-winning Konkani Movie "NACHOM-IA KUMPASAR" which means "COME LET’S DANCE". The Movie will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on Thursday, 8th December at 7.30 pm sharp. An added attraction will be presence of the Director and the Co-producer. Tickets are available in the compound and with Fr. Gaspar.  Kindly patronize.

  5. On Friday, the 9th December the Catechism children from Stds. 4-12 will be having Christmas Celebrations with the Holy Mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church. On that day the 9.00 am English obligation mass will be held at our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

  6. The Arabic community will be holding their 11th Annual Christmas Bazaar on Friday, 9th December from 7:30 am until 2:00 pm in the church compound. Proceeds will go towards the less fortunate. For further details, please refer to the notice boards.

  7. The Parish Advent Mission conducted by Fr. Rex Cutamora will be held from Monday, 12th to Thursday, 15th December after the evening masses. All are welcome to attend the Mission. Priests will be available in the confessionals during the mission.

  8. On the occasion of Family Day 2017, we have already introduced Desk Calendars which can be personalized with your favorite photograph. This special edition Calendar is priced at only BD. 2. We encourage you to buy this calendar and support our Family Day. For more details on family day 2017, Kindly contact Fr. Gaspar Fernandes or visit the Family Day support counter set up in the Church compound.

    P. T. O.

  9. The Christmas and New Year Dinner Dance will be held on Thursday, 29th December at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 8.00 pm to 12.00 midnight. The price is BD 5/- per person, inclusive of dinner. Tickets are available with all Community Coordinators. Kindly patronize.

  10. Those interested in going on a pilgrimage to Europe next year from 20th February 2017 onwards, kindly enroll your names and submit the forms available at the office on or before 24th December. The sites include places of interest in Rome, Italy, France, Portugal, Switzerland, etc. For further details, please contact Fr. Gaspar or Fr. Amar.

  11. The Christmas Tree Displayed on the church ground will be decorated with stars by the generous contribution of parishioners. Stars costing BD.5/-, BD.10/- and BD.​20​/- will be sold and put up on the Tree. Proceeds will go to the needy of our parish. Name or photo of the donor can be posted on the star. Let this Christmas Tree glitter with stars from every parishioner while we extend help to those in need this Christmas.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY

  12. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held today at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.


    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM, Cap.
    Parish Priest

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