ANNOUNCEMENTS – 17th, 18th and 19th May 2019

on Friday May 17, 2019 by Cris

First Holy Communion for the Parish Children will be held on Friday, 17th May at the 10.15 am Mass in the Sacred Heart Church.

Due to the above, there will be no mass at 10.30 am in the Sacred Heart Church

The Flores De Mayo – devotion to Mother Mary by her children during the month of May is being held in our parish every Friday afternoon from 1:30 – 3:00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. We invite parents from all parish communities to bring their children in white attire to join this celebration.  For more details, please refer to the Parish Notice Board.

There will be a Marriage Preparation Course on Friday, 24th May in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those who want to attend this course have to register their names at the Parish Office and submit their Baptism Certificate along with the Application Form before 22nd May. The course fee is BD. 7/- per person, inclusive of lunch and the Certificate.

The Lectors Ministry is accepting new candidates. Those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation and are willing to proclaim The Word may fill in their details at the Parish Office. The last date for registration is Friday, 24th May.

The Konkani Community will be organizing a Konkani drama called “Sikeram Driver” on Friday, 24th May at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 7.00 pm onwards.  Entry tickets are available at the Church compound, with Konkani Community Coordinators or with Fr. Darel. All proceeds will go towards the construction of the Cathedral in Awali.

The Wedding Anniversary Mass for May celebrants will be held on 25th May at  6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. Celebrants, please register your names at the Parish Office before 23rd May and occupy the front bench in the church which is specifically reserved for you.

Parishioners mark this date!  For the first time ever, there will be a Married Couples Retreat from 10th June to 12th June in the evenings. Further details will be announced in due course.

Our parish is organizing a 17-day pilgrimage to Europe from the 5th of August. Those who need the entire itinerary and Registration Forms, please contact Fr. Xavier, Fr. Darel or the Parish Office at the earliest. Those who have already taken the Forms are requested to return the duly filled in form before 30th May.

Parishioners are advised to refrain from bringing their old belongings, clothes and dumping them in the church premises. The church premises and toilets need to be kept clean at all times. We need your cooperation in this matter.

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Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.

Parish Priest

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