Church Announcements – 11/02/2018

1. Next Sunday’s mass co-ordination by Zone 7 ward (c). Mr. Anthony Savio Botelho to coordinate. Saturday evening mass is in English.
2. Wednesday 14th of February 2018, of the coming week is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the season of Lent. It is a day of fast and abstinence. There will be two masses on this day: 7.00 am in English and 6.30 pm in Konkani. We also have in this special season of grace, the Stations of the Cross every Friday in the church at 6.00 pm followed by mass. The coming Friday’s way of the Cross will be conducted by the catechism children and the catechists.
3. Our parish Catechetical Cell will be winding its activities for the year 2017-2018 with the celebration of the Catechetical Day on 25th February, 2018. The celebration will begin with the Eucharist at 9.15 a.m. & end with the programme in the evening at 6.00 p.m. The cell seeks the co-operation of Parents/guardians during the coming weeks as the catechism children will be required to attend rehearsals in preparation for the Catechetical Day.
4. There is a meeting with the parents of children of class II after the children’s mass today Sunday, 11th February in the small hall.
5. Video DVDs of the Spiritual concert held on 3rd December 2017 are available on sale after the 9.15 am mass today Sunday 11th February, 2018.
6. The Catechetical library will remain closed for issue of books from today, till the start of the new Catechetical Year in June 2018. Children are requested to return issued books latest by next Sunday, 18th February 2018.
7. 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 this weekend to collect funds for the same. Kindly donate generously.
8. The feast of the Miraculous Cross will be celebrated on 23rd February at the Cruz dos Milagres Church, Old Goa. For details of the novena & feast programme please refer to the Notice Board.

Fr. Tomas Lobo

Parish Priest