25th Sunday of the Ordinary Times


1. We remain grateful to Lions Club, Bejai, Lions & Leo Club Centennial, Bejai and Mangalore City Corporation for organizing and coordinating the free vaccination camp held on Friday, 17th September. We were able to vaccinate 616 people. While thanking all our volunteers and also request once again all our parishioners to get vaccined in order to curb the impact of Covid-19.

2.    The offertory gifts gathered on the occasion of the feast of the Nativity of BVM have been donated to Ozanam Home, Kallianpur and Home for the Aged, Olavina Halli. We thank you for your generosity.

3. The renovation of Don Bosco Hall is under progress. Rev. Fr Paul Melwyn D’Souza, OFM Cap has requested us to support this cause. You may please hand over your kind donation to our Church office and obtain a receipt.  Likewise, if you wish, we will send Konkan Natak Sabha volunteers of our parish to collect your donation from your home.

4. The Senior Citizen’s Welfare Association in collaboration with Lions Club, Balmatta, organizes a free ‘Diabetes checkup camp’ on Tuesday, 28th September from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm in Bejai Church Mini Hall. All Senior Citizens are invited to benefit from this camp.

5. ICYM Bejai will be organizing ‘Udkanth udkana’ an inter-ward water games event on Saturday, 02 October from 1.30pm to 4.00 pm. The gurkars are requested to collect the entry form from the Church office at the earliest. The gurkars are requested to send only one team from the ward. Only the team duly signed by the ward gurkar will be accepted. The last date to submit the entry form will be Saturday, 25th September. For details kindly see the notice board.

6. We request the gurkars kindly to collect Mission Sunday calendars, envelopes and mite boxes from Church Office and distribute them among the ward members.

7. Miss Sonali Rodrigues, D/o Mr Oswald Rodrigues and Mrs Shubha Rodrigues of Church A ward has been elected as the Treasurer of ICYM, Episcopal City Denary Council. We wish her the very best.

8. Miss Alvita Olga D’Souza D/o Mr Godwin D’Souza and Mrs Janet D’Souza of Nodu ward has cleared the Chartered accountant’s examination held in July 2021.  We congratulate her and wish her and wish her well in her future endeavors.

9. Miss Alyson D’Silva D/o Mr Anand D’Silva and Mrs Vanditha D’Silva of Anegundi ward has secured second place in the Online Marian Hymn competition held by ICYM of Episcopal City Denary. We congratulate her.

10. Meetings:

a.    There will be a meeting of Monthi Saibinichi Sabha on Sunday, 19th September at 9.00 am in S. F. X. Hall.

b.    There will be a meeting of the Parish Pastoral Parishad on Sunday, October 3rd at 9.00 am in Bejai Church Hall.


11.       Sunday Liturgy arrangements for the coming week: 

     a. Saturday:  5.00 p.m. mass – Nithyadhar Mai ward, Kapikad Lower

     b. Sunday:  7.00 a.m. mass – St Vincent the Paul Society, Bejai

          c. Sunday   :  4.30 p.m. mass – Christ the King ward, Nodu


12. Donation received towards Adoration Chapel:

a.Mr & Mrs Roshan Jenevia Andrade, St Antony ward, Pais Garden - Rs 4,000/-


13. Donation received towards Church Roof Repairs:

a.Mrs Hilda Crasta, Our Lady of Lourdes ward, Battagudda - Rs. 5,000/-


14. Donation received towards Education Fund:

a. N.N., St Anne ward, Kapikad Upper – Rs. 2,000/-


15. Donation received towards Holy Cross Church, Bellare

a.Mr Preston D’Costa,  Infant Jesus ward, Museum B – Rs. 4,000/-


16. Donation received towards Food Kits:

a.N.N., Holy Cross ward, Yeyyadi-Rs. 2,000/-


17. Previous Sunday’s Collection: Rs. 23,473/-


Thank you very much for your generosity and God bless you all.




Bejai                                                                      Parish Priest

19.09.2021                                                  St Francis Xavier Church









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