ANNOUNCEMENTS for 29th, 30th and 31st August 2014

August 28, 2014

  1. The First Friday Holy Hour will be held on 5th September at 4.15 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
     
  2. Our beloved Bishop Camillo, will be celebrating his 9th Episcopal Ordination Anniversary on Tuesday, 2nd September. Let us pray for his intentions.
     
  3. Catechism classes for the year 2014-15 will commence on Friday, 19th September. Registration for Stds. I and II will be held on Friday, 5th September and Friday, 12th September from 8.30 am to 10.30 am in St. Padre Pio Hall. Registration for Stds. III to XII will be held on Friday, 19th September in the class itself.
     
  4. As part of our Parish Diamond Jubilee celebration, a Souvenir Booklet will be released at the Diamond Jubilee closing ceremony on Friday, 21st November 2014. In this regard, we would like to encourage everyone to be a part of this historical “Jubilee Souvenir Booklet” and at the same time help to fund the upkeep and maintenance of our church and its charity works. Please refer to the Parish notice board and Jubilee posters, and contact the parish group/community coordinators for more information. Thank you for your support.
     
  5. The Konkani Community will be celebrating the Feast of the Nativity of our Blessed Mother on Friday, 5th September, at 10.00am with blessing of the new corn and floral offerings to Infant Mary by children at the outdoor stage followed by procession and Feast Mass in Konkani in the Sacred Heart Church.Due to the Konkani Feast Mass, the regular 9.00 am and 10.15 am English masses will be held in the Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on that day.

    The 9 days Novena in preparation for this Feast has already begun from Wednesday, 27th August.  The Novena Schedule for other days, please refer to the Parish notice board.
     
  6. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast Mass of Our Lady of Velankanni on Thursday, 11th September at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. The Novena and Mass will begin from Tuesday, 2nd September at 6.15 pm with flag hoisting in the Sacred Heart Church. Thereafter, all daily novenas and masses will be held at 6.30 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium until 10th September. On Tuesday, 2nd September and Thursday, 11th September due to the Tamil novena and feast mass in the Sacred Heart Church, the regular 6.00pm English mass will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  7. The CFC Youth For Christ will be organizing its 24th Youth Camp on Thursday, 4th September from 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm and Friday, 5th September from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm in Room nos. 1 to 5. All Youth from age 13 and above are welcome to attend. For more details, please refer to the parish notice board.
     
  8. The painting work of the Sacred Heart Church is still in process, please do not touch the walls. Thank you for your cooperation.

    P. T. O.
     
  9. As per the Directives from our Bishop Camillo, a second collection will be made on Sunday, 7th September at all masses in aid of Christians in Iraq. Please contribute generously.
     
  10. The Jesus Youth invites you all to be a part of the Praise Fest named ‘Magnificat’ which will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on  Thursday, 18th September, from 7:00 pm onwards. Kindly participate in this  Grace-filled evening along with your family and friends.
     
  11. LIGHTHOUSE 2014 - a three days Adult Youth Retreat will be conducted for all the Youth of our Parish (AGE: 18 years and above), during the Eid holidays from Saturday, 4th October to Monday, 6th October . The Main speakers for this Growth Retreat will be coming from India. All the youth are invited to attend this grace-filled Growth Retreat initiated by Jesus Youth. Forms will be available at the Jesus Youth Helpdesk. There will be a registration fee of BD. 2/-.

 

Fr. Uldarico Camus, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS for 22nd, 23rd and 24th August 2014

August 22, 2014

  1. As part of our Parish Diamond Jubilee celebration, a Souvenir Booklet will be released at the Diamond Jubilee closing ceremony on Friday, 21st November 2014. In this regard, we would like to encourage everyone to be a part of this historical “Jubilee Souvenir Booklet” and at the same time help to fund the upkeep and maintenance of our church and its charity works. Please refer to the Parish notice board and Jubilee posters, and contact the parish group coordinators for more information. Thank you for your support.
     
  2. Those parishioners who are interested in joining the Catechist Ministry are invited to register their names at the Parish Office, along with their credentials, not later than 15th of September.
     
  3. The Second Pastoral Letter “YEAR OF THE CHURCH” from our Bishop His Lordship Camillo Ballin, is now ready for collection in the church compound. This letter contains very important information on ‘The Catechism of the Catholic Church’. Please collect one copy per family.
     
  4. The Konkani Community will be celebrating the Feast of the Nativity of our Blessed Mother on Friday, 5th September, at 10.00am with blessing of the new corn and floral offerings to Infant Mary by children at the outdoor stage followed by procession and Feast Mass in Konkani in the Sacred Heart Church.

    The 9 days Novena in preparation for this Feast will begin on Wednesday, 27th August at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The Novena Schedule for other days will be displayed on the Parish notice board.

     
  5. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast Mass of Our Lady of Vailankanni on Thursday 11th September in the Sacred Heart Church at 6.30pm. The Novena and Mass will begin from Tuesday, 2nd September at 6.15 pm with flag hoisting in the Sacred Heart Church. Thereafter, all daily novenas and masses will be held at 6.30 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium until 10th September. On Tuesday, 2nd September and Thursday, 11th September due to the Tamil novena and feast mass in the Sacred Heart Church, the regular 6.00pm English mass will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  6. In keeping with the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Sacred Heart Church, the Cultural & Sports Committee is organizing a Ladies Special Battle of the Salads, Fruits & Vegetables carving competition on Friday 29th August at 10.15 am at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. Entry forms with rules and regulations are available in the parish office and on the Parish website. Last date for entries is 26th August at 7.00 pm.
     
  7. Parishioners are once again reminded that the church gates will be closed at 9.15pm. Therefore, all parishioners are hereby requested to vacate the Church premises before 9.15 pm. Thank you for your co-operation.
     

Fr. Uldarico Camus, OFM Cap
Parish Priest

 

 

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Jubilee Year Celebrations

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Battle of the Salads

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