19th Sunday of Ordinary Year


1.Ward Meetings :

a)St. Thomas ward, Church B – Helen D’Souza, Serenity 1103 at   5.00 p.m

b)Infant Jesus ward, Museum B – Richard D’Souza, Espana B Block, 404

c)St. Alphonsa ward, Barebil Vysanagar –Michael/Sharlet Rodrigues, Shanthala Ashiyana Apts. G-4, A Block 

d)St. Francis Assisi ward, Kodialguthu – Molly Vas, Pinto’s Lane

e)Our Lady of Rosary ward, C.M. Lower – Aureen D’Sa, Shalom Villa at 4.30 p.m

f)St. Ann ward, Kapikad Upper – Hubert D’Silva

g)Christ the King ward, Nodu – Maya/ Leo Rodrigues, Resotica 104 A at 5.00 p.m

h)Vailankanni ward, K.P.T Saga – Walter Fernandes, Udayanagar 

2.In memory of Youth year ICYM Central Committee has planned to build a house for the Poor and the needy. The ICYM Bejai unit will collect the donations for the same today after the Mass. Kindly be generous. Today we celebrate the Youth Sunday.  

3.Today there will be a meeting of Youth Unity Group Central Council at 9.30a.m in S.F.X Hall. Ward Animators and ward Youth Unity Group leaders to attend the meeting. 

4.Thursday, August 15th we celebrate the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady and Our Nations Independence Day. It is a day of Obligation. Mass Timings: Wednesday 14th August 5 p.m, Thursday15th Morning 5.30 a.m, and 7.00 a.m in Konkani, 9.00 a.m in English. There will not be evening mass. After the 7.00 a.m mass there will be Flag Hoisting in the S.F.X and LCS school grounds. 

5.We need your generous contribution for distributing sweets during the Monthi Feast Novena days. The total cost of sweets is Rs.8,000 per day. You may contribute the amount to the church office. Similarly you are requested to give donations for Sugarcane for the Monthi Feast.

6.As we celebrate the  Feast of Blessed Virgin Mary, YCS is organizing a Greeting Card making Competition in 4 category i.e. class 1 to 4,             5 to 7, 8 to 10 and for general. Last date to handover the greeting card to the Church office is September 5th. The rules and regulations are on the notice board.

7.ICYM Bejai unit is organizing cooking without fire competition on September 15th. From each ward two groups can take part in the competition. Registration Forms are available in the Church Office and the last date to submit the Registration Form is September 5th. Further details are on the notice board. 

8.Catholic Sabha Episcopal City Varado has planned to build a New house or to renovate the old house for the poor and needy. The total cost of the project is Rs.1,20,000/-. For details see the notice board. 

9.There will be a meeting of Senior Citizens on Thursday, August 22nd.

    For details see the notice board.

10.Catholic Sabha, Bejai unit is organizing an Elocution competition on Sunday, October 6th. Last date to submit the names is September 30th. For further details see the notice board.

11.Teachers Day will be celebrated in our Parish on Sunday, September 1st Ward Gurkars to submit the names of the teachers to the Church Office by Sunday 18th August who would be attending the Teachers day celebration. 

12.There will be Adoration at 4.30 p.m followed by mass and Novena of St. Francis Xavier on Friday, August 16th. The liturgy will be conducted by St. Aloysius ward, Karngalpady.

13.There will be a Seminar for Newly Married Couples on Sunday September,1st at Derebail Parish Hall from 9 a.m to 5p.m. For details see the notice board.

14.The list of the Parishioners conducting Adoration for the daily evening mass is on the notice board. A religious Hymn book “Somyachi Stuthi”for conducting the Adoration has been donated by Mr. Valerian Sequeira, Sacred Heart of Jesus ward, Sankaigudda. We thank him. Those who want to make use of it please take the book from Sacristy and return the same after the Adoration. We thank him. 

15.Next Sunday August 18th we celebrate the Prisoners Sunday. Let us remember to pray for the Prisoners.      

16.There will be a Youth Unity Group meeting of :

a)St Luke ward, Church A –Gracy Rodrigues at 4.30p.m

b)St. Thomas ward, Church B- Robin/Anitha D’Souza, Serenity 405 at 4.00 pm 

17.Donations for Church:

a)N.N St Peter ward, Kadri- Rs.5,000/-. We thank them. 

18.Independence Day Liturgy:

14th August 5p.m - St Francis Assissi ward, Kodialguthu 

15th August 7 a.m – S.F.X Choir

19.Next week Liturgy:

Saturday – 5.00 p.m   – St Joseph ward, Shedigudda

Sunday -  7.00 a.m –  Catholic Sabha

               4.30p.m   - Christ the King ward, Nodu 


 Saturday –5.00 p.m – Infant Jesus ward, Museum B 

 Sunday   - 7.00 a.m – I.C.Y.M

                   4.30p.m – Little Flower of Jesus ward, Lalbagh       

21.Last Sunday’s Collection is Rs.23,168,/-. Send to Bishop’s House     towards ongoing formation.       





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