Church Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 25th, 26th and 27th August 2017

August 08, 2017

  1. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 1st September at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
  2. Catechism Classes for the Parish Children from Standards 4-12 will commence on Friday, 15th September and Standards 1-3 will commence on Friday, 22nd September.

    Registration and sale of books for all Catechism Classes will be held on Friday 25th August, 1st September and 8th September from 8.00 am to 12 noon in the Kindergarten. 

    Parents are informed to bring a copy of their child’s CPR and Baptism Certificate for submission at the time of registration. Students of Standard 8 need to bring a copy of their Communion Certificate at the time of registration.                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  3. The Konkani community will celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Monti Fest, on Friday, 8th September at 9.00 am with blessings of the new corn and floral offerings by children at the outdoor stage followed by the Feast Mass in Konkani at the Sacred Heart Church.  This will be followed by a short cultural programme and lunch at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. 

    The 9-Day Novena followed by mass will be conducted by Fr Derick Paul D’Souza, a renowned preacher from India which will begin on Wednesday, 30th August at 7.00pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.  For the timings of the Novena and venues, please refer to the banner in the church compound.                          
  4. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Valankanni on Thursday, 14th September. The 9-day Novena in preparation for this Feast will begin on Tuesday, 5th September at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
  5. The Lector's Ministry will be accepting new members. Those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation may register their names at the parish office. The deadline to submit your name is 16th September. 
  6. A Konkani movie “Noshibacho Khell” will be shown on Thursday, 21st September at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium at 8.00 pm. Gate passes are available with the Konkani Community members and volunteers. The net proceeds will go towards the needy of our parish.                                                                                                          
  7. The Catechism Teachers Training Course will begin on Friday, 22nd September from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in the St. Claire Audio Video room. Those interested in teaching Catechism to our parish children are requested to register their names in the parish office. The last day for registration is 15th September 2017.

    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.