3rd Sunday of Advent


1.Ward Meetings : 

a.St. Antony ward Pais Garden – Cocess D’Souza, Nazareth Colony at 5.00 pm 

b.St. Anna ward Kapikad Upper – Neslin Mascarenhas, Christmas Celebration 

c.Nithyadar Mai ward Kapikad Lower- Donald Menezes at 5.00 pm

d.Little Flower of Jesus St. Theresa ward Lalbagh–Adrian Fernandes, Global Pride – 401- Christmas celebration 

e.Our Lady of Lourdes ward Battagudda – Joel Pinto at 5.30 pm Christmas celebration 

f.Holy Family ward Anegudi –Donnet & Eulalia D’Souza at 5.30 pm Christmas celebration

g.Mother Theresa ward New Road – Providence Abode II- Terrace at 4.00 pm – Christmas celebration 

h.Our Lady of Rosary ward C.M. Lower – Prakash D’Souza,Marian Apts.-801 at 4.00 pm – Christmas Celebration 

i.St. Francis Assisi ward Kodialguthu – Cyril Machado, Haribakth Apts. at 5.00 pm – Christmas celebration 

j.St. Alphonsa ward  Barebail Vysanagar – Richard Sequeira at 5.30 pm

k.Divine Mercy ward Nod- Kadri – Alice Rodrigues at 6.30 pm – Christmas celebration 

l.St. Thomas ward Church B – Lourdes High School at 4.00 pm –Christmas celebration with hostel children 

m.Infant Jesus ward Museum B – Agnes Fernandes at 5.30 pm – Christmas celebration 

n.Holy Cross ward Yeyyadi – Sebastian Paul / Irene Crasta at 5.30 pm – Christmas celebration 

2.Today there will be Catechism & Children’s mass at 9.30 a.m. Next Sunday 24th December there will not be Catechism and Children mass at 9.30 am. 

3.Today there will be a meeting of Parish Pastoral Parishad in SFX Hall at 9.30 a.m.  

4.Next Thursday December 21st there will be confessions from 4.00 to 5.00 pm and 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm in preparation for Christmas. Kindly make use of this opportunity.

5.We are in need of Mordoms for Christmas expenses. 

6.There will be auction of Cakes and Kuswar after the Christmas mass on 24th evening as usual. Please handover the Cakes & Kuswar by Friday 22nd evening. The auction amount will be utilized for Medical & Educational fund for the poor & needy of our parishioners. 

7.In preparation for the Christmas Celebration, we request PPP members, ICYM, YCS and members of other associations to help in arranging the chairs on Sunday 24th December at 9.30 am.

8.On 24th evening Liturgical celebration will commence at 7.00 pm with Christmas carols, distribution of Candles for mordoms followed by solemn festive mass at 7.30 pm.  We appeal our parishioners to participate in the festal mass in large numbers. 

Parking of Vehicles: 

Four wheelers- Grounds near the Cemetery and LCS

       Two wheelers – In front of the Hall

9.On Christmas Day there will be two masses in the morning: at 7.00 am in Konkani & 8.15 am in English. There will not be evening mass.

10.Mission Sunday’s collection is Rs. 8,00,306/-. This has been sent to Bishop’s House. 

11.ICYM is organizing Greeting card and Crib making competition. Rules and regulations of these competitions will be displayed on the notice board, Church website and Church App. Last date for submission of Greeting Card is 22nd December and judging of the Crib is on 23rd December. Kindly participate in these competitions.

12.A.T. Lobo foundation and Kavita Trust are jointly organizing a competition based on the literature of A.T.Lobo, on February 4th, 2018 at Don Bosco Hall Mangalore. More details see the notice board. 

13.Next Wednesday December 20th there will be a meeting of SFO in Meeting room 1. 

14.As Rosario Church is celebrating 450 years of its existence they have come out with a project to help the poor families by selling multicoloured calenders with photograph of all the varado the churches. Kindly support them in their project. The cost of each calendar is Rs. 100/-. For details see the notice board.  

15.Mr. Egbert D’Souza of St. Joseph Art, Urwa has donated 2 statues of Guardian Angels for the Adoration Chapel. We thank him for his generosity.

16.St. Sebastian Church, Bendur is organizing a “Christmas Fancy Fete -2017” in aid of St. Joseph’s Aided Kannada Higher Primary School, Nathur, Calvary on 25th December 2017 from 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm. Kindly support this good cause.

17.Our ICYM and YCS members are visiting your families with Christmas message. Please cooperate with them. 

18.Donation towards Church :

1.Mr. Sharon Valento – Christ the King ward Nodu – 5,000/-

19.Liturgy Next week end:

     Saturday – 5.00 pm – Holy Cross ward Yeyyadi 

         Sunday   – 7.00 am -  Legion of Mary –    

20.Liturgy :

    Saturday- 5.00 pm – Holy Family ward, Anegundi

      Sunday- 7.00 am – Catholic Sabha

           4.30 pm - St. Aloysius ward, Karangalpady    

21.Last Sunday’s Collection Rs. Rs.35, 632 /- . Thanks.

Parish Priest 

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