Church Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 1st, 2nd & 3rd June 2018

May 05, 2018

  1. The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Patron of our parish will be celebrated on Friday, 8th June at the 9.00 am mass with Bishop Camillo as the main celebrant. You may bring offertory and join the Offertory procession before the start of the mass. Your offerings shall be distributed to the needy in our parish.  Novena in preparation for the feast has already commenced, 15 minutes before the evening mass with reflections on the theme during the mass. For the novena schedule you may refer to the parish notice board.
    On the same day 8th June in the evening at 6.15 pm at our Lady of Arabia auditorium there will be a stage programme organized by the various communities of our parish to celebrate our parish feast. All are invited to come, participate and celebrate.
  2. With joy we would like to announce the ground breaking ceremony of the new cathedral which will be held on Saturday, 9th June at 9.00 pm at the cathedral site. All are welcome.
  3. Poor of St. Antony (POSA) of our parish will be celebrating the feast of their patron St. Antony on Tuesday 12th June with a festal mass at 6 pm.  We invite all the devotees of St. Antony to attend the festal mass and, encourage to join the offertory procession before the mass along with your offerings which will be donated to the less fortunate in our parish.
  4. There will be No catechism for parish children from STDs. 1 to 12 on 8 June 2018.
  5. The Christeen Retreat 2018 for our Parish children, from 1st to 12th Standard, will take place from 30th June till 3rd July. The registration forms are available at the parish office, Religious gift corner and Jesus Youth help desk.
  6. The Jericho Prayer will continue this week.  It will be from 7.30 to 8.30 pm on Saturdays. There will be Rosary March in the church compound, followed by Adoration in the Sacred Heart Church. We request all parishioners to join this prayer.
  7. Our Holy Father Pope Francis is inviting all the Youth to participate in the next World Youth Day from January 22nd to January 27th 2019 at Panama. This will be a great opportunity to invigorate our Youth faith. Age limit is 16 to 35 years. For further information please contact our Parish priest Fr. Xavier or Fr. Wellington.
  8. Those children who have received their First Holy Communion and wish to join the Altar Server’s Ministry, kindly collect the Form from the Parish Office and submit the completed Forms before the 15th of June.

  9. There will be a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 8th July to 17th July. The sites include Egypt, Israel and Jordan. All those who are interested, kindly collect the Form from the parish office. For more details, please contact Fr. Amar.

  10. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. The Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be there for Adoration at the Mother Church from 12.30 pm to 3.35 pm, after which it will be taken in procession to the Sacred Heart Church followed by the first Friday parish holy hour.

    Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.
    Parish Priest