Parishioners are once again reminded to receive Holy Communion reverently, either on the tongue or on the left hand by placing the right hand below it.
Catechism Classes for the year 2019 – 20 for Parish Children from Standards 4 – 12 will commence on 13th September and for Standards 1 – 3 will commence on 27th September. Registration for Catechism classes will be held on 30th August at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 8.00 am to 12 noon and on 6th September. Parents may collect the Registration Forms which will be distributed on Friday, 23rd August at the Catechism Office from 8.00 am to 12 noon.
The Konkani Community will celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, Monti Fest, on Friday, 6th September at 8.15 am with the blessing of the new corn and floral offerings, and the Feast Mass in Konkani at the Sacred Heart Church followed by a short cultural programme and lunch at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The 9-Day Novena followed by Mass will commence on Wednesday, 28th August at 7.00 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium and will be conducted by Fr. Joel Lopez, For further details, please refer to the banner in the church compound.
Fr. Xavier Marian D’souza, OFM Cap.