1.     We thank the organizers of ‘Udkanth Udkana’ sports activities under the leadership of ICYM.

 

2.     On Coming Sunday we will be conducting offline catechism examination for 6th grade and above in Lourdes Central School. The 5th grade and below students will have online examinations. Hereafter, all catechism students upto 2nd PUC are expected to attend the children’s mass on Sundays at 9.30 am. We request the parents kindly to co-operate with us.

 

3.     For a meaningful Sunday celebration we need ward-wise liturgical participation. The Lectors and ward choir members are required to come for practice and rehearsal on Fridays at 6.00 pm. Kindly cooperate and do not miss the practice.

 

4.     Those who have planned their weddings in coming months kindly meet the Parish Priest with document of engagement and original baptism certificates of the Groom and the Bride.

 

5.     The October month is dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary. We will be reciting the rosary at 6.10am before the morning mass and 4.30 pm before the evening mass. We also invite you to pray the rosary in your families and in the wards.

 

6.     On coming Saturday and Sunday we will be blessing the vehicles after all the masses under the leadership of Catholic Sabha. If there are heavy vehicles kindly park in the surroundings of the Parish Hall.

 

7.     The month of October is dedicated for evangelization. We request you to pray for the mission of the church and also come forward to support financially the cause of evangelization. We request the gurkars kindly to distribute mite boxes, envelopes and calendars to all the families in the respective wards. 

 

8.     Our deacon Rev. Anush D’Cunha SJ will be receiving the sacrament of ordination this week on 8th October at 10.00 am in Fatima Retreat House, Jeppu.  Please do pray for him.

 

9.     Miss Jane Noronha of Museum A ward will be organizing ‘Colours of Life’, a solo art exhibition on 8th and 9th October 2021 at Hotel Deepa Comforts, M.G. Road.  Kindly make it a point to visit this exhibition and support her. For details kindly see the notice board.

 

10.                                                                                                                                              We request our gurkars to start SCC meetings in their respective wards and also we request every member of the family in the wards to participate in SCC meetings. Please remember to follow the Covid protocol.

 

11.  The parishioners are hereby requested to apply for minority scholarships. The Catholic Sabha Community Empowerment office at Milagres Church will help you to process scholarship applications.  For details kindly see the notice board.

 

12.                   Meetings:

a.      There will be a meeting of the Parish Pastoral Parishad today at 9.00 am in Bejai Church Hall.

13.                                                                                                                                              Coming Sunday’s Liturgical arrangements: 

         a. Saturday: 5.00 p.m. mass –Our Lady of Rosary ward, C.M.Lower

         b. Sunday:   7.00 a.m. mass –Senior Citizen’s Association

              c. Sunday:  4.30 p.m. mass –St Alphonsa ward, Barebail Vyasanagar

 

14.    Donation received towards St Francis Higher Primary School:

a.      N.N., St Thomas ward, Church B- Rs. 22,500/-

 

15.    Donations received towards Medical Fund:

a.      N.N., St Ignatius Loyola ward, Kodialbail – Rs. 50,000/-

b.     N.N., Our Lady of Rosary ward, C.M. Lower – Rs. 3,000/-

c.      N.N., Our Lady of Lourdes ward, Battagudda – Rs. 2,500/-

d.     Mrs. Sandra D Souza, St Anne ward, Kapikad Upper-Rs. 1,000/- 

 

16.   Previous Sunday’s Collection: Rs. 76,827/- This collection has been handed over to St Vincent De Paul Society, Bejai

 

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

 

 

 

Bejai                                                                       Parish Priest

03.10.2021                                                    St Francis Xavier Church

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