SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 28.03.2021

PALM SUNDAY

  1. Keeping in mind the Covid 19 instructions and restrictions of our government we have organized the Holy Week liturgy as follows:
    1. Palm Sunday: Masses at 5.30 a.m., 7.30 a.m. (with blessing of the palms) and 4.00 p.m. (Stations of the Cross, Sermon on the Passion of Christ followed by Mass)
    2. Maundy Thursday: Masses at 4.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.
    3. Good Friday: Stations of the Cross at 8.00 a.m. (Konkani), 10.00 a.m. (English) and 12.00 noon (Konkani). Good Friday liturgical service will start at 6.30 p.m.
    4. Holy Saturday: The liturgical service will commence at 7.00 p.m.
    5. Easter Sunday: Masses at 7.00 a.m. (Konkani) and 8.15 a.m. (English). No masses at 9.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Easter Sunday. 
  2. We request you to park the vehicles in an orderly manner and if possible kindly reduce the number of vehicles in order to avoid congestion.  
  3. If there are any changes in the scheduled programme we shall keep you informed through the gurkars and through your official WhatsApp groups. Kindly cooperate with us. 
  4. ICYM Bejai organizes ‘Taize Prayer’ on Monday, 29th March at 5.30 p.m. in Bejai Church Hall. We invite the young adults of our parish to participate in this prayer event along with your families. All our parishioners too are invited to participate in ‘Taize Prayer’. 
  5. We will have confessions in the Holy Week on Tuesday, 30th March from 8.30 am to 10.00 am. We request you to make use of this opportunity to reconcile with God and one another. 
  6. We request the Parish Pastoral Council Members, ICYM Members, Members of Various Association and the parishioners to come to the Church on Thursday, 1st April at 8.00 a.m. to clean the surroundings and to arrange chairs for Holy Week celebrations. 
  7. We will hold Divine Mercy Novena starting from Good Friday to Divine Mercy Sunday prior to evening worship services. 
  8. The ICYM members of our parish have planned to visit an Ashram on Easter Sunday with non-perishable items. You may bring non-perishable food items, toilet articles, clothing etc. before Holy Saturday. 
  9. We request you kindly to sponsor Holy Week celebrations and offer mordoms towards the Easter celebration. 
  10. The covid 19 virus is spreading again all over India. Please wear mask, sanitize your hands and maintain social distance. 
  11. To procure government facilities and scholarships 3B/Caste certificate is mandatory. Kindly submit a copy of your Aaadhar card, ration card, two photographs with your address and contact number to the Church office and we will help you in obtaining 3B certificate. 
  12. As planned earlier we will hold First Holy communion on 11th April at 9.30 a.m. From Easter Monday, 5th April please send First Holy communion children for 5.00 p.m. mass. After the mass we will prepare them for confession and also give them liturgy practice until 7.00 p.m. 
  13. We truly appreciate your generosity shown towards Sacred Heart Church, Vorkady.  The total amount collected is Rs. 4,70,395/-. Rev. Fr Francis Rodrigues, parish priest of Vorkady has thanked you for your support. 
  14. Donations received towards the Church Roof Repairs:
    1. N.N., Our Lady of Lourdes ward, Battagudda – Rs. 15,000/-
    2. N.N., St Joseph ward, Shedigudda – Rs. 10,000/-
    3. S.F.X. Liturgical Choir, Bejai – Rs. 10,000/-
    4. N.N., - Rs. 10,000/-
    5. N.N., Our Lady of Rosary ward, C.M.Lower – Rs. 10,000/-
    6. N.N., St Antony ward, Pais Garden – Rs. 10,000/-
    7. N.N., Divine Mercy ward, Nod-Kadri –Rs. 6,000/-
    8. N.N., St Alphonsa ward, Barebail Vyasanagar – Rs. 5,000/-
    9. N.N., Our Lady of Fatima ward, Museum A – Rs. 5,000/-
    10. N.N., Sacred Heart of Jesus ward, Sankaigudda – Rs. 5,000/-
    11. N.N., Our Lady of Rosary ward, C.M.Lower–Rs. 5,000/-
    12. N.N., Our Lady of Rosary ward, C.M.Lower –  Rs. 5,000/-
    13. N.N. , Infant Jesus ward, Museum B – Rs. 5,000/-
    14. Mr Peter Pereira, St Luke ward, Church A – Rs. 5,000/-
    15. Mr Felix J. Lobo,  Divine Mercy ward, Nod-Kadri – Rs. 5,000/-
    16. N. N., St Theresa ward, Lalbagh –Rs. 5,000/-
    17. N.N., St Luke ward, Church A – Rs. 3,000/-
    18. Mr Maurice Castelinho, Divine Mercy ward, Nod-Kadri – Rs. 3,000/-
    19. N.N., Mother Theresa ward, New Road – Rs. 2,000/-
    20. N.N., Vailankanni ward, KPT Saga–Rs. 2,000/-
    21. N.N., Divine Mercy ward,  Nod-Kadri – 2,000/-
    22. Mr Vivian Saldanha & Fly.,  St Theresa ward, Lalbagh (In memory of Late Joachim & Hycinth Saldanha) -  Rs. 500/-
  15. Total collection so far Rs. 6,84,100/-
  16. Donations received towards Medical Fund: 
    1. Mrs Lorna Gomes, Sacred Heart of Jesus ward, Sankaigudda – Rs. 5,000/-
  17. Previous Sunday’s Collection: Rs. 25,780/- 

Thank you very much for your generosity and God Bless you all.
 
 
 
Bejai                                                 Parish Priest
28.03.2021                       St Francis Xavier Church

Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment   You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
    
Disclaimer: Kindly do not post any abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful material or SPAM. Bejaichurch.com reserves the right to block/ remove without notice any content received from users.

Parish Directory


RELATED NEWS & EVENTS

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 28.02.2021

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 28.02.2021

The Bishop of Mangalore will come for the celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday 10th March at 5.00 pm. In preparation for the celebration

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 20.12.2020

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 20.12.2020

As informed earlier our Church roof repairs will be undertaken from tomorrow, Monday 22nd February.  We shall have Monday morning mass in the 

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 14.02.2021

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 14.02.2021

Today there will be a training programme at 9.30 am for the Catholic Sabha and ICYM members in the S.F.X. Hall to promote leadership in the local Church. Others

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 24.01.2021

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 24.01.2021

This week, we continue with the house blessings. On coming Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday we will be blessing the families in Nodu, Museum B,

From Vicar to Parishioners

From Vicar to Parishioners 

There will be confessions in preparation for CHRISTMAS, today Monday 21st December from 4 pm to 7 pm. 

Important Notice to Bejai Parishioners

Important Notice to Bejai Parishioners 

As per our Bishop’s guidelines we have cancelled SAUHARDHA CHRISTMAS celebration.

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 13.12.2020

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 13.12.2020

We remain grateful to our parishioners for your whole hearted support extended for the celebration of the annual feast of our parish on last Sunday.

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 06.12.2020

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 06.12.2020

Wish you all a happy feast of our patron St Francis Xavier. We the clergy of Bejai Parish wish you the very best. Be assured of our prayers for you.

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 08.11.2020

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 08.11.2020

We remain grateful to all of you for supporting us to celebrate Rosary Day in front of the Marian Grotto on 31.10.2020.