Church Announcements – 04/02/2018

1. Next Sunday’s mass co-ordination by Zone 7 ward (b). Mrs. Lourdes Braganza to coordinate. Saturday evening mass is in Konkani.
2. Today Sunday 4th February, 2018 is the Day of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in our Parish. The schedule of the visits to the Blessed Sacrament is as follows:
10.15 to 11.00 am – Catechists with Catechism children
11.00 am to 12.00 noon – Zones 8 & 9
12.00noon to 1.00 pm – Zones 6 & 7
1.00 pm to 2.00 pm – Zones 3 & 4
2.00 pm to 3.00 pm – Zone 1 & 2
3.00 pm to 4.00 pm – Zone 5
4.00 pm to 4.20 pm – Common for all
4.20 pm – Benediction followed by Mass.
Let us spend time with Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament, praying to bless us, our families, our SCCs and our parish, so as to be become channels of building God’s Kingdom in the society and the world.
3. The monthly PPC meeting for the month of February will be held on Monday (05/02/2018) at 7.00 p.m. in the Church hall.
4. Communion to the sick & homebound will be brought on Monday (05/02/18) in Zones I-III, on Tuesday (06/02/18) in Zones IV-VI & on Wednesday (07/02/18) in Zones VII-IX.
5. Members of ‘Society of St. Vincent de Paul’ shall be standing outside the church after all masses this weekend for their monthly collection.
6. Our next parish bulletin will be out in the first week of March. Parishioners are reminded to send their contributions by the 10th of February, 2018.
7. Golden Years Association fellowship meeting is on Wednesday, 7th February at 5.00 p.m. in the Church hall.
8. St. Xavier’s College Production presents a Tiatr KOMB in aid of St. Xavier’s Block and Construction in Holy Family church compound on Saturday, 10th February at 7.30 pm. Tickets are available in the church office and with the PPC members.
9. St John the Baptist church, Pilerne is organising a Lenten Retreat from the 16th to the 18th of February 2018. For details refer to the notice board.
10. The parishioners of Our Lady of Flight Church Cunchelim, Bardez Goa are in the process of renovating their church which is in urgent need of renovation; hence they shall be coming to our church next Sunday 11th of February to collect funds for the same. Kindly donate generously.
11. Worldwide Marriage Encounter – Goa unit will be holding a Marriage Encounter Weekend for couples, at Pedro Arrupe Institute, Raia from 16th Friday evening to Sunday 18th February, 2018. Details are on the notice board.
12. There is a notice from the office of the Comunidade of Serula. For details kindly refer to the notice board.

Fr. Tomas Lobo

Parish Priest