NOTICES FOR THE WEEK

           19th / 20th March, 2016

  1. An invitation is extended to all parishioners to volunteer as Extraordinary Eucharistic Ministers for the year 2016-2017. Forms will be available from the parish office or Fr. Hilary. Applications have to be submitted by Easter Sunday. May the Holy Spirit guide you in your decision.
  1. Confessions: 21st, 22nd and 23rd March from 5.30 pm onwards.
  1. 24th March Maundy Thursday:

5.00 pm: Mass for the Sick & Aged (in the Church)

7.30 pm: Mass of the Lord’s Supper on St. Andrew’s School Grounds.

Kindly note: In a special decree on the Washing of the Feet on Maundy Thursday, Pope Francis announced that the pastor is to select a small group of the faithful representing the variety and unity of each part of the people of God. Cardinal Oswald Gracias has asked that the content of this decree be made known to the people.

  1. 25th March Good Friday: 00 -10.00 am Outdoor Way of the Cross

Route: Parishioners are requested to congregate at Mt. Mary’s Basilica at 8.00 am to walk through the DOOR OF MERCY, down Kane Road, along the promenade, ending in the Church for the final blessing.

12.00 noon to 3.00 pm: Three hours agony – Preacher Fr. Patrick D’Mello

6.30 pm: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion (on the School Grounds) followed by sermon in Marathi & Passo Service.

  1. 26th Holy Saturday: 8.00 pm Mass of the Easter Vigil on the School Grounds. (Kindly bring a candle along)
  1. Easter Sunday: Morning Masses at 6,7,8 & 9.30. Kindly note there will be NO Mass at the College Chapel and NO MASSES in the evening.
  1. The Mt. Carmel Confraternity is organizing East Indian Manorajan4 on Sunday, 27th March, 2016 from 6.00 pm onwards at Mt. Carmel Church Compound. Passes for the same are available with Thelma at the Parish Office.
  2. The Parish Youth Movement of Sacred Heart Church, Santacruz is staging the Musical Opera “GODSPELL” based on the Gospel of Mathew. The shows will be on 15th April at Sacred Heart Church, Santacruz and 16th April at St. Andrew’s Auditorium at 7.00 pm. For details contact Sacred Heart Church Office.
  1. Andrean Child Centre is glad to announce the opening of a NURSERY section from the Academic Year 2016 – 17. For details please visit the School Website. Parishioners are requested not to interfere with the admission procedure for candidates of other faiths.

  

         PARISH PRIEST