8th Sunday of the Ordinary Time

1.Ward Meetings :

a)Nithydar Mai ward, Kapikad Lower-  Marcel Mascarenhas at    

                                                             5.00 p.m

b)St Luke ward, Church A - Lilly Tauro

c)Holy Family ward, Anegundi, Letitia  Tauro

2.Today there will be a meeting of Gurkars at 9.30 a.m in Meeting Room No.1

3.This week Communion will be brought to the sick and old toC.M. Lower, C.M. Upper, Kapikad Lower, Kapikad Upper and Church B ward.

4.House Blessings:

a)Karangalpady ward – March 4th & 5th 

   List is on the notice board.

If any house is left out for blessing, kindly inform the office. 

5.Next Sunday March 10th there will be a meeting of Catholic Sabha at 9.30 a.m in SFX hall. 

6.The Lenten Season begins from March 6th with Ash Wednesday. There will be four masses – 6.00 a.m, 8.15 a.m, 5.00 p.m, and      6.00 p.m. At every mass there will be a rite of imposing Ash. It is a day of fast and abstinence, which binds for all from18 to 60 years of age. 

7.During Lenten season there will be devotion of the way of the cross before every mass, 6.05 a.m in the morning and 4.30 p.m in the evening. 

8.As per the custom, a collection is made for the Medical Relief Fund during Lenten season. Four mite boxes will be kept in the church for this purpose. Please drop your donation as a sign of sacrifice. There will be collection on Ash Wednesday also which will go to Medical Relief Fund.

9.Retreat for our Parishioners’ will be held from April 8th to 12th from    4.30 p.m onwards. Kindly make use of this opportunity and attend in large numbers.

10.There will be Way of the Cross at 4.30p.m followed by Mass and Novena of St Francis Xavier on Friday, March 8th. The liturgy will be conducted by Vailankanni ward, K.P.T Saga.

11.The Easter Edition of ‘Izoicho Kollo’ is dedicated to youth. Articles are invited by the youth and for the youth for this edition. The last date to submit the articles is March 10th and for advertisement March 20th. For further details see the notice board.  

12.Mrs. Prescilla D’Souza is reelected as the Gurkar of St. Ignatius Loyola ward, Kodialbail. We congratulate and wish her well. 

13.ICYM & YCS Bejai unit is organizing a ‘Taize Prayer’ on Saturday 9th March in Bejai Church Hall at 6.15 p.m. Taize Prayer consists of Reflection on  word of God & Reflective Hymns, which give solace to our hearts. All are invited to participate in this prayer.

14.There will be sale of Lenten Religious books in the church Portico on Sunday 10th March by Daughters of St Paul. Kindly encourage them. 

15.Globe Travels Organizes a Holy Land and Pilgrimage tour to Europe, Vatican, Lourdes, Fatima and other places.  Details are on the notice board. 

16.There will be a Konkani Play ‘Vinchovnn Konnachi’ written by             Fr Alwin Serrao, Principal Padua College of Commerce and Management, Padua on 4th and 10th March in Padua College ground. Details are on the notice board. 

17.St Joseph Seminary and the Episcopal City Deanery have organized a prayer evening with the theme ‘An Experience with Jesus’ on 14th March at 6.30 p.m  to 8 p.m at St Joseph Seminary grounds, Jeppu. For details see the notice board.

18.Fr. Ivan Madtha is conducting Marian Devotion on Monday 4th  March at Fatima Retreat House from 9.30 a.m to 12.30p.m. He will be in our church on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March offering all the Masses and preaching on Marian Devotion. 

19.Next week:  

Saturday – 5.00 p.m –Holy Family ward, Anegundi 

Sunday   - 7.00 a.m – Legion of Mary

         - 4.30 p.m – Holy Cross ward, Yeyyadi 


Saturday –5.00 p.m –St. Luke ward, Church A

        Sunday - 7.00 a.m – Ladies Social Service League   

                   4.30 p.m – St. Aloysius ward, Karangalpady 

21.Last Sunday’s Collection Rs.24,090/-. Thank you for your generosity.                                                                                                                                                                        



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