Church Announcements


ANNOUNCEMENTS - 9th, 10th and 11th March 2018

March 03, 2018

  1. Monday, 12th March is the Birthday of our Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Xavier D’Souza. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 6.00 pm on that day. Let us participate in the mass and pray for his intentions.
  2. On Wednesday, 14th March at 6.30 pm, there will be Pre-Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your copy of the bible with you. Children are not allowed.
  3. On Friday, 16th March there will be a Marriage Preparation Course in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those interested are requested to register themselves at the Parish Office and submit their Baptism Certificate along with the Application Form before 14th March. The course fee is BD. 5/- per person, inclusive of lunch.
  4. Adults who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to attend a Course on Friday, 16th March from 7.30 am to 4.00 pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Those interested are requested to bring their Baptism Certificate and Holy Communion Certificate along with them. The course fee is BD. 7/- per person, inclusive of breakfast and lunch.
  5. The Parish Lent Mission in English with the theme “I will get up and go to my Father”- Luke 15:18, will be held from 19th to 22nd March from 6.45 pm to 9.00 pm at Sacred Heart Church and will be led by Fr. Joseph Edattu, VC from the Divine Retreat Centre. We encourage all parishioners to avail of this unique opportunity to help find the Holy Spirit’s stillness and inspiration within their daily routine. Priests will be available in the confessionals during the mission.
  6. Palm Sunday Services will be celebrated on Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March. Palms will be blessed at the outdoor stage in the Church Compound on Friday 23rd March at 6.55 am followed by the 7.00 am mass. Palms will be distributed at all the Obligation masses. On Friday, 23rd March there will be a Way of the Cross in the Church compound at 4.00 pm.
  7. The Christeen Retreat 2018 for our Parish children, from 1st to 12th Standard, will take place from 30th June till 3rd July, and will be led by a team from Logos Retreat Centre, Bangalore. We request all parents to plan their annual vacation accordingly and fully utilize this unique opportunity for the children to attend this retreat.


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  8. There will be a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 19th to 27th May. The sites include Petra in Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Those interested in joining this pilgrimage are requested to collect the form from the Parish Office and submit it before 30th March. For further details, please contact Fr. Xavier or Fr. Darrel.


    FR. XAVIER M. D’SOUZA, OFM Cap.
    Parish Priest

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