Church Announcements


ANNOUNCEMENTS - 1st, 2nd AND 3rd DECEMBER 2017

November 11, 2017

  1. December 8th Friday, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
  2. The Feast of St. Francis Xavier will be celebrated by the Konkani Community on Monday, 4th December at 7.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. For Novena timings, please refer to the banner in the church compound.
    Due to this Solemn Celebration, the regular 6.00 pm English Mass scheduled on that day will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  3. December 7th Thursday, is the birthday of Fr. Amar A thanksgiving mass will be offered at 6.00 pm on that day.  Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
  4. On completion of their respective tenure of services in Middle East, Frs. Freddy and Gaspar will be returning back to their respective Provinces. Hence, there will be a con-celebrated Thanksgiving Farewell Mass for Fr. Freddy followed by Felicitation Programme at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on Friday, 8th December at 5.00 pm and Farewell for Fr. Gaspar on Friday, 22nd December. All are invited and encouraged to attend as a mark of gratitude.
  5. On 8th December, the catechism children from STDs 4 to 12 will have mass at 9.00 am at the Sacred Heart Church as part of the Christmas celebrations. The regular 9.00 am English obligation mass on that day will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  6. The Youth of the Parish will be organizing a musical stage production entitled A Christmas Dream: Finding Our Way Home, on the 7th December at 7.45 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The proceeds raised from this event will go towards the less fortunate.  We require your support and sponsorship for this event. For further information, contact Fr Gaspar or the team at the Christmas Dream Counter or the Parish Office.  Only a few tickets are remaining.  Kindly hurry and buy them at the earliest.
  7. The true meaning of Christmas is love.  We remember the birth of Jesus by giving each other gifts, worshipping Him and being especially kind to the poor and the less fortunate. Today, let us spread our love and joy to the poor, and make their Christmas a happy and memorable one. You can place your orders for Christmas fruit cake with us. This will be a great help to the needy. For further information please contact Fr. Gaspar or the team at the Christmas Dream counter.                                                                         
  8. December 13th Wednesday at 6.30 pm, there will be Pre Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your bible with you. Children are not allowed.
  9. February 9th 2018, we will be having the Annual Parish event, THE FAMILY DAY 2018 with the theme, “IN GIVING WE RECEIVE” at the Church grounds.
  10. The Arabic Community will be hosting its 12th annual Christmas Bazaar in the church compound on Friday, 8th December 2017, from 7.00 am until 2.00 pm. Proceeds will go towards the less fortunate. For further information please refer to the notice boards.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY
  11. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held today at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.

    FR. XAVIER D’SOUZA, OFM CAP.
    PARISH PRIEST

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