ANNOUNCEMENTS – 7th, 8th and 9th June 2019

on Friday June 7, 2019 by Cris

A special Retreat for Married Couples and Single Spouses, conducted by Fr. Jacob Arimpur from Tabor Retreat Centre will be held from 10th June to 12th June after the evening mass.We also invite those aspiring to marry to attend this retreat. Due to the retreat, on 12th June, Wednesday there will be only one mass at 5.30 pm followed by Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

On Wednesday, 12th June at 6.30 pm, there will be a Pre-Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. It is compulsory for Parents and God Parents. Please bring your copy of the bible. Children are not allowed.

Thursday, 13th June is the birthday of Fr. Saji. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 6.00 pm on that day. Let us participate and pray for his intentions.

The Poor of St. Anthony of our Parish will be celebrating the Feast of their patron, St. Anthony on Thursday, 13th June at the 6 pm mass.  We invite all the devotees of St. Anthony to attend this Feast Mass. We encourage parishioners to join in the offertory procession before the mass along with their offertory items which will later be given to the needy.

The annual Pentecost Night Vigil in English will be held on Thursday, 13th June from 9.00 pm onwards at the Sacred Heart Church. The Night Vigil will be conducted by Fr. Jacob Arimpur from the Tabor Divine Retreat Center in India. All Parishioners are invited to participate and be blessed with the power of the Holy Spirit. Please refer to the Parish Notice Board and banner in the Church compound for further details.

On 14th, 15th and 16th June we celebrate the Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity.

Friday, 14th June is the last day of Catechism for parish children. On that day the children from Standards 6 to 12 will have an Obligation Mass at 9.15 am at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium followed by Catechism Day celebration in the Auditorium until 11.45 am. Parents please collect your children after 11.45 am. The regular 10.30 am obligation mass will be held as usual at the Sacred Heart Church.

The construction of the Cathedral has commenced. To help us reach our goals, each working individual of the family is requested to support by donating a minimum amount of BD. 2 each month which can be placed in the boxes kept at the entrance to the Sacred Heart Church labeled cathedral project.  Thank you for your usual co-operation and May God bless you for your generosity.

Couples for Christ cordially invite all married couples to the 83rd Christian Life Program from 14th June to 2nd August, every Friday from 1.30pm to 5pm, at St. Pio Social Hall. The Christian Life Program is an integrated course intended to lead the participants into a renewed understanding of God’s call to them as Christians. Application forms are available with the Couples for Christ members or at the Parish Office.

The Sacred Heart Church is organizing a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, a spiritual leading by Rev. Fr. Amar from 3rd July to 13th July. The countries included in this pilgrimage are Jordan, Palestine, Israel and Egypt. Those interested in joining are requested to collect the form from the Parish Office and submit it before 14th June. For further details you may contact the Parish Office.

The Sacred Heart Church in association with the Crossroads School of Music, under the guidance of renowned Music Director and Playback Singer Alphons Joseph, is pleased to introduce a 15-Day Musical Camp starting from 8th July onwards. The main purpose of this Camp is to bring out the hidden talents of our youth and to encourage them. For further details, please refer to the poster on the Notice Board or contact Rev. Fr. Saji.

The Wedding Anniversary Mass for June celebrants will be held on Saturday, June 29th at the 6.30 pm mass. Celebrants, please register your names at the Parish Office before 25th June. 

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Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.

Parish Priest

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