Notices for the week

Easter Sunday 

                     April 21,  2019

Announcements

1. From Monday, 22nd April the Divine Mercy Novena will be prayed after the weekday morning Masses and at 6:40 p.m. before the evening Masses. Sunday, 28th April is the feast day of the Divine Mercy. Holy Hour will be at 5 p.m. followed by the feast Mass at 6 p.m.


2. On Wednesday, 24th April, the families of the St. Anthony Community will be blessed at the 7 p.m. Mass.


3. Bishop Bosco Penha will administer the sacrament of Confirmation to the youth of our parish on Saturday, 27th April at the 7 p.m. Mass. On Sunday, 28th April at the 9:15 a.m. Mass, the children of our parish will receive their First Holy Communion. Please keep all of them in your prayers. 


4. The elections are scheduled to be held on Monday, 29th April. Casting your vote and being proactive in choosing a honest, upright and non-divisive candidate is not only a way of contributing to the good of society but also of helping to make God’s Kingdom a reality in our times. Please ensure to check your name in the electoral list and cast your valuable vote. 


5. Parishioners are invited to join as Sunday school catechists for the coming academic year. Please enlist your names on the list kept in the sacristy.


6. During the month of May:

Rosary will be prayed daily at 6.40 p.m. at the grotto.

On Sundays there will be no Tamil Mass at 8.00.am. 

During the month of May the Church office will be open only in the evenings from 5.00 to 7.00 p.m.


7. The Parish Priest of Fatima Church, Kirol has requested our parishioners to contribute to the repair and renovation of the Fatima Cemetery where many of our loved ones have their final resting place. Envelopes with an appeal letter are kept near the Community Fund box. You make use the envelopes provided or use one of your own and drop them in the box latest by the 19th of May. Please write your name and address on the envelopes. Cheques may be drawn in the name of ‘Fatima Church’. Please be generous.


8. The Parish Youth Council is organizing the Annual Summer Club for children of our parish from 1st May April to 10th May. Children may please register their names with the youth members or in the parish office. 


9. The collection at Masses on 13th & 14th April amounted to…………..Rs. 23,222 /-

The Lenten alms for St. Pius Seminary amounted to …..……………..Rs.31,335/-

The collection at the Maundy Thursday Masses amounted to ………..Rs. 31,644/-

The Collection at the Good Friday service amounted to ……………...Rs. 50,609/-





Thank you for your generosity. May God bless you!


       Parish Priest