Church Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 8th, 9thand 10th SEPTEMBER 2017

September 09, 2017

  1. Catechism Classes for Parish Children from Standards 4-12 will commence on Friday, 15th September and Standards 1-3 will commence on Friday, 22nd September. On 15th September all the children from Standards 4-12 will have mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church. Standards 4 and 5 will have catechism from 8.00 am to 8.50 am before mass.  Standards 6-12 will have catechism from 10.15am to 11.30 am after mass.

    Due to the Children’s mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church, the 9.00 am    English obligation mass will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  2. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Valankanni on Thursday, 14th September at 6.30 pm in the sacred heart church.The 9-day Novena in preparation for this Feast has already begun. For schedule you may refer to the banner put up in the church compound.

    On 14th September the 6.00 pm English mass will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium
  3. The next Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Wednesday, 13th September at 6.30 pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your Bible with you and children are not allowed.
  4. The Wedding Anniversary mass for August and September celebrants will be held on Monday, 11th September at 7.00 pm in the Mother Church.All those celebrated and will be celebrating their wedding anniversaries during these months are invited to attend this mass.
  5. The next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 15th September in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those who would like to attend this course please register your name at the Parish Office and submit the Baptism certificate along with your application form before 13th September. The course fee is BD. 5/- per person, inclusive of lunch.
  6. The Lectors 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. 
  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.

  8. The 10.30 am English obligation mass today will be held at our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.


  9. The Konkani community will celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Monti Fest, today at 9.00 am with the blessings of the new corn and floral offerings by the 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.
  10. Due to this mass, the 9.00 am and 10.30 am English obligation masses today, will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The Filipino mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Church at 12 noon as usual.
  11. Registration and sale of books for all Catechism Classes will be held today 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. 

    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.