Church Announcements – 26/08/2018

1. Next Sunday’s mass co-ordination by the Zone 8. Saturday evening mass is in English.
2. The feast of the Nativity of Our Lady will be celebrated on 8th September, 2018. All parishioners, particularly our children and youth are encouraged to participate in the spiritual preparation for the feast beginning from 30th August (Thursday). The novenas will begin at 6.00 p.m. with the recitation of the Rosary followed by mass except on Sunday when the 9.15 a.m. children’s mass will be celebrated as the novena mass. Children are reminded to bring flowers for Our Lady as well as participate in the activities planned for them after novena masses. As in the past years, sweets will be distributed to children on each day of the novena as well as on the feast day. Those wishing to contribute towards the same may give their contribution to the parish priest or the Legionaries. Details of the novena & feast programme are displayed on the Notice Board. Parishioners are informed that the daily morning masses will continue as usual at 7.00 a.m. during the novena days.
3. Novenas in preparation for the feast of the Holy Cross at the Holy Cross Chapel begin on September 5, 2018. With the aim of fund raising for the Chapel, a special collection will be made at all the masses this Saturday/Sunday (August 25th & 26th) after communion. Please note there will be a second collection next Saturday/Sunday (September 1st & 2nd) too after communion towards ‘The Kerala Relief Fund’.
4. Golden years Association Fellowship Meeting on Wednesday 29th August in the church hall at 4.30 pm.
5. Today is ‘Breakfast Sunday’. Breakfast will be served at nominal rates after the morning masses by the Charismatic Renewal Group.
6. Kurias Earth is holding a free Ayurvedic Medical Camp today, 26th August 2018 from 6.30 am to 12.30 pm at the church premises.
7. There is a notice from the office of the Village Panchayat of Socorro. For details kindly refer to the Notice Board.

Fr. Caetano Fernandes
Parish Priest