Church Announcements – 11/08/2019

  1. Next Sunday’s mass co-ordination by Zone 8. Emy Fernandes to co-ordinate.
  2. Since Holy Communion to the sick and homebound is being given on the 2nd & 4th Sunday, the Parish priest shall not be coming this month. However if confessions are needed, by any house bound person kindly intimate the office.
  3. The special session for Confirmation candidates will be held today, 11th of August in the church hall from 4.00 to 6.00 pm.
  4. On Thursday, 15th of August we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and our nation’s 72nd Independence Day. There will be a Vigil Mass on Wednesday, (14/8/19) at 6.30 p.m. in English. On 15th August, there will be 2 masses: 7.00 a.m. in Konkani and 8.30 a.m. in English to be organized by Legion of Mary. Miriam to co-ordinate. Parishioners are reminded that the 15th August collection is earmarked for the Mission of Daman. On this day the PPC will be organizing a Family Day, with sale of traditional Goan Food and traditional games and music, which will commence after the 8.30 am Mass. Do patronize and join in for a day of family and community fun and togetherness. All proceeds of the program will be for the Good Samaritan’s Fund of the Parish.
  5. Novenas in preparation for the feast of the Nativity of our Lady begin on 30th August. Those who wish to offer flowers or contribute towards daily sweets to the children and cake on the feast day may give the same to the parish priest or at the church office.
  6. There is a notice from the Village Panchayat Socorro. For details kindly refer to the notice board.

Fr. Caetano Fernandes

Parish Priest