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NOVENA IN PREPARATION FOR THE FEAST OF SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Venue: Sacred Heart Church

Date Day Time Community/Ministry/Group
25 May Wednesday 6:40PM Parish Liturgy Ministry
26 May Thursday 5:40PM Legion of Mary
27 May Friday 4:40PM Filipino Community
28 May Saturday 6:10PM Lectors Ministry
29 May Sunday 6:40PM Sri Lankan Community
30 May Monday 5:40PM Music Ministry
31 May Tuesday 5:40PM English Charismatic Group
1 June Wednesday 6:40PM Eucharistic Ministry
2 June Thursday 5:40PM Konkani Community
3 June Friday 9:00AM Feast Mass

Parishioners may bring offertory for the Feast mass on 3 June 2016 at 9am in the Sacred Heart Church. Download your copy of the Novena here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS for 27th, 28th and 29th May 2016

May 27, 2016

  1. The closing of the Marian month with the Feast of Our Lady’s Visitation and FLORES DE MAYO devotion will be celebrated on Tuesday, 31st May at the 6.00 pm Mass in the Sacred Heart Church. The Rosary and offering of flowers will be held immediately after the mass in the Church compound. Parishioners who have statues of Mother Mary may bring them for blessing after the mass. Flores De Mayo and First Holy Communion children should wear their all-white attire and attend with fresh flower offerings. Petitions may be dropped in the heart box which is placed near the Altar of the Sacred Heart Church. Please do not put cash and valuables in this box.
     
  2. The Parish Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be celebrated on Friday, 3rd June at 9.00 am. Before the feast mass commences at 9.00 am there will be an offertory procession and the items received will be donated to the needy in the parish through POSA. We encourage you to participate in the offertory procession with items such as Rice, milk powder, tea coffee, oil and pulses etc. The Novena in preparation for the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus has already begun from Wednesday, 25th May 20 minutes before the evening mass. For schedule of novena please refer to the parish notice board.    
     
  3. On this Festive Day, the Parish shall be organizing a food festival run by various communities and Ministries, and groups of our parish from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm with Food stalls in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. All are welcome to participate in this food festival.  
     
  4. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 3rd June at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
     
  5. The 3rd phase of the Kids for Kingdom Retreat for children of 7 to 20 years of age will be held for four days from 4th to 7th July.  Registration Forms are available at the Jesus Youth Help Desk, Religious Gift Corner, Fr. Saji’s office and the Parish Office. The registration fee is BD 10/- per child. We request volunteers to assist in this retreat. Those interested are requested to kindly give their names to Fr. Saji’s office.
     
  6. Those children who have received their First Holy Communion and wish to join the Altar Server Ministry, kindly collect the Forms from the parish Office and submit the completed Forms before 15th June.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY
     
  7.  On Sunday 29th May, Fr. Wellington will be celebrating his Ordination Day and Fr.    Gaspar will celebrate his birthday. Let us pray for their intentions.


    P. T. O.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY 7.00 AM AND 9.00 AM MASSES ONLY
     
  8. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered by our Bishop Camillo today, at the 10.30 am mass in the Sacred Heart Church. Today there will be no Catechism and Youth mass due to the Confirmation service.                                                                                                            


    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
     
  9. Over the past few days Sri Lanka has seen one of the worst natural disasters take place in the country. A close to a million people have been left homeless due to floods and landslides. The Sri Lanka Catholic Community are requesting for aid to be sent to Srilanka during this hour of humanitarian need. At present the following items are in need:
    • Milk foods for infants and children
    • Sanitary Items and baby items such as baby soap, Eau de Cologne, diapers etc
    • Household items and cleaning materials
    • Disinfectants
       
  10. There will be a flood donation counter set up in the church compound from Friday, 27th of May to Friday, 3rd June to collect the above mentioned items. We look forward to your generous support.


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

Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

May 25, 2016

"The Parish Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be celebrated on Friday, 3rd June at 9.00 am. The Novena in preparation for the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will commence from Wednesday, 25th May 15 minutes before the evening mass. This 9 Days Novena can be done by praying the following devotion daily."

Download your copy of the Novena here.

Event Highlights

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  • Daily Mass Reading - Thursday of week 8 in ordinary time
    Posted on: 2016-05-27

  • Daily Mass Reading - Wednesday of week 8 in ordinary time
    Posted on: 2016-05-25

  • Daily Mass Reading - Tuesday of week 8 in ordinary time
    Posted on: 2016-05-24

  • Daily Mass Reading - Monday of week 8 in ordinary time
    Posted on: 2016-05-24

  • Daily Mass Reading - Saturday of week 7 in ordinary time
    Posted on: 2016-05-22

  • Daily Mass Reading - Sunday, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
    Posted on: 2016-05-22

  • Daily Mass Reading - Friday of week 7 in ordinary time
    Posted on: 2016-05-20

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