First-Hand Experience: My Life As A Triplet

I believe 3 is a lucky number; I must confess I am slightly partial to this number. I do not ...read more

How The Children Experienced The Novena Of The Nativity Of Our Lady

Every year the children look forward to the Novena of Our Lady. This year the Good News ...read more

How Community ‘M’ (Holy Family Community) Celebrated Teachers’ Day

Come September we pause to remember and honour our beloved teachers for their selfless effort towards shaping our careers. While ...read more

Church Notices: 12th November 2017

32nd  Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                                  12th November, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 11th /12th November, 2017 Sunday School as usual after the ...read more

What Happens To Us When We Die?

When a person dies the mortal remains are buried in a grave or the remains are cremated or donated. The ...read more

Church Notices: 5th November 2017

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                                  5th November, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK  4th / 5th November, 2017 Sunday School as usual after ...read more

The Most Inspiring Moms’ Stories That Teaches Us To Never Give Up

Keeping in mind the Lady of the Rosary, we draw inspiration from moms who work wonders in their lives with ...read more

Church Notices: 29th October 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 28th / 29th  October, 2017   Sunday School as usual after the 8.00 am Children’s Mass. (Only ...read more

Church Notices 22nd October 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 21 st / 22 nd October, 2017 Sunday School as usual after the 8.00 am Children’s Mass. ...read more

Church Notices: 15th October 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 14th / 15th  October, 2017   Sunday School as usual after the 8.00 am Children’s Mass. (Only ...read more

Church Notices: 8th October 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 7th / 8th  October, 2017   Sunday School as usual after the 8.00 am Children’s Mass. (Only ...read more

Church Notices: 1st October 2017

26th  Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                               30th October, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 30th / 1st October, 2017 October is the month of ...read more

Rosary Schedule For The Month Of October

Community Rosary Schedule for the month of October at the Grotto—St. Andrew Church Date Time Association/ Community Monday, 2 6:50 PM Women’s Cell Tuesday, 3 7:00 PM Senior citizens Wednesday ...read more

Church Notices: 24th September 2017

25th  Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                          NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 23rd / 24th   September, 2017 “Housie” for Senior Citizens on Saturday, 30th ...read more

A New Vision—Do You Look At The World Realistically Enough?

We live in a bubble and fail to see life in its true state. Here’s how to get a much-need ...read more

Seeing Is Believing?

We have all received Watsapp and email forwards on various modern day “miracles”. Should we believe it? “For those who believe, ...read more

Are You A Slave To Attachments?

The root of suffering is attachment This quote reminded me of an encounter with an aunt who could’nt even wait to ...read more

How The Youth Can Be An Effective Communicator Of Christ

Fr. Peter Gonsalves SDB was very recently appointed by Pope Francis as one of the 13 new consultors to the ...read more

5 Ways To Cope With The Fear Of Death Of A Loved One

Death is inevitable. We will all die or will lose someone near and dear at some point in our lives, ...read more

Church Notices: 17th September 2017

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                      17th September, 2017   NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 16th / 17th September, 2017 There will be no Mass ...read more

“And the Truth will set us Free!”

“Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake,” wrote Rabindranath Tagore. In the present modern culture, freedom is ...read more

Through Mary To Jesus—Clichéd, But, Oh So True!

One day Jesus entered the gates of Heaven, He looked around and saw many happy smiling faces, suddenly he frowned, ...read more

Church Notices: 10th September 2017

23rd   Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                              10th September, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 9th / 10th  September, 2017 There will be no Mass ...read more

Church Notices: 3rd September 2017

22nd  Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                           3rd September, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 2nd / 3rd September, 2017 There will be no Mass ...read more

Church Notices: 27th August 2017

 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 26th / 27th  August, 2017 The Andrean Youth Movement is in the process of Producing a ‘Musical ...read more

Church Notice: 20th August 2017

Justice Sunday                                                                                              20th August, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 19th /20th  August, 2017 Today is Justice Sunday. Taking into account the worldwide ...read more

Church Notices: 13th August 2017

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time & Prison Ministry Sunday                              13th August, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 12th / 13th  August, 2017 Sunday, ...read more

Church Notices: 6th August 2017

Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord & Vianney Sunday                         6th August, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 5th / 6th August, 2017 ...read more

Paving Paradise To Put Up A Parking Lot

Do you think that global warming doesn't exist and it doesn't affect you? The world as we know it is morphing ...read more

Starting With Kids…How To Restore Hope, Build Families

At a recent interactive session, which I attended, several parents were invited to answer a basic generic question. Given a ...read more

Church Notices: 23rd July 2017

Sixteen Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                                   23rd   July, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 22nd / 23rd   July, 2017 We congratulate our Parish Football ...read more

The Miracle Of The Rosary

A complete chaotic situation on a Bandra street on a sweltering May evening. Non-law abiding class of drivers, the major ...read more

Church Notices: 16th July 2017

Fifteen  Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                                   16th  July, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 15th / 16th  July, 2017 Sunday, 16th July is the ...read more

Nostalgic NRI Nani Recalls A good Friday At St. Andrew Church

I find that I wake before dawn here, which is a novelty for me.  Dawns are generally shy and soft ...read more

Church Notices: 9th July 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 8th / 9th  July, 2017   On the occasion of Faith Formation Sunday, Peter Gonsalves, sdb will ...read more

Which Tombstone Would Best Symbolise & Summarise Your Life?

Holy week for most of us constitutes just two days—Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Holy Saturday is usually a working ...read more

Church Notices: 2nd July 2017

Thirteenth  Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                            2nd July, 2017    NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 1st /2nd July, 2017 All Parish Youth are cordially invited for a special ...read more

How You Can Participate In The 62nd Andrean Zonal

Come August, the lights and cameras will be trained at the talent of St. Andrew Church and of Bandra on one, ...read more

Church Notices: 25th June 2017

Laity Sunday 25th June, 2017 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 24th / 25th June, 2017 1. Today is Laity Sunday. Cardinal Oswald Gracias ...read more

The Christian Passover—A Lifetime Experience

St. Andrews, Bandra is a parish that has been in existence for over 400 years and sitting by the  sea ...read more

Church Notices: 18th June 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 17th / 18th   June, 2017   Normal Mass Timings will resume from Sunday, 18th Induction of Extraordinary ...read more

In Giving, We Receive

“It is not easy to be a teacher.  To answer the call,  to give unstintingly of body, mind, heart and ...read more

The Restoration Age Of St. Andrew’s Church Is Now

When gazing at the façade of St. Andrew’s Church, at the lower corner to the right there is a small ...read more

Church Notices: 11th June 2017

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity                      11th June, 2017                                    NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 10th / 11th  June, 2017 Enrollment forms for ...read more

Church Notices: 4th June 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 3rd /4th June, 2017 Mass Bookings for the months of July & August will begin on Monday, ...read more

The Andrean Youth Recreated The Passion

The Youth of our Parish presented the Stations of the Cross using the mediums of song, dance, drama, mime and ...read more

Church Notices: 28th May 2017

Solemnity of The Ascension of Our Lord & Communication Sunday NOTICES FOR THE  WEEK 27th / 28th May , 2017  John ...read more

Church Notices: 21st May 2017

CHURCH NOTICES 20th-21st MAY 2017 1. Housie for Senior Citizens on Saturday, 27 at 5.30 p.m. in the Bosco Hall. 2. PLEASE SEE THE ...read more

Celebrating St. Joseph Feast With A Visit To The Home For The Aged

St. Andrew’s Church celebrates the feast of St. Joseph (March 19th) annually with a visit to the Home for the ...read more

Church Notices: 14th May 2017

Church Notices 13th/14th May 2017 May is the month of Mary, our Blessed Mother. Rosary will be recited at the ...read more

A Day in the Life of the Church Dog

On a warm Sunday morning, I went early to church and found a comfortable place under a fan. To my ...read more

Revealed! Creative Minds Behind The Passo Stage In Church

Lent brings about a visual change in the regular setting of the Church. The left side-altar is covered and a ...read more

Msgr Nereus Rodrigues’ 67 Years Movement

Every so often, the story of an entire era in Catholicism, or of a whole movement or a place, can ...read more

Church Notices: 7th May 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 6th/ 7th MAY Rosary will be conducted at the Grotto during the month of May on Mondays at ...read more

Church Notices: 30th April 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 29th / 30th   April , 2017   Kindly note the change of Mass timings in the month of ...read more

Church Notices: 23rd April 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK  22nd / 23rd  April , 2017   The Divine Mercy Holy Hour Service will commence at 2.15 pm ...read more

Church Notices: 16th April 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 15th / 16th  April, 2017 The Fathers of the Parish wish you and your families a very ...read more

Church Notices: 9th April 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK   8th/9th April , 2017 ‘Christ in the Passover’ – A Spiritual Journey of Understanding our Faith ...read more

Church Notices: 2nd April 2017

     NOTICES FOR THE WEEK           1st / 2nd April , 2017 Mission SONshine invites you together ...read more

Church Notices: 26th March 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 25th / 26th March, 2017 The Legion of Mary will be having their ACIES at the Mount ...read more

Church Notices: 19th March 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 18th / 19th   March, 2017 Next Sunday, 19th March at 7.15 pm a Special Way of the ...read more

Church Notices: 12th March 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 11th / 12th  March, 2017  “Call to Love & Charity” is a book exploring the wealth of ...read more

Church Notices: 5th March 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 4th / 5th March, 2017   Mobai Gaothan Panchayat will hold their Annual Rally on Sunday, 5th ...read more

Church Notices: 26th February 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 25th / 26th February, 2017   Next Sunday, 5th March is Confirmation Day in our Parish. Bishop ...read more

Church notices: 19th February 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 18th / 19th   February, 2017   A LENTEN COMPANION, containing a reflection on the readings of each ...read more

Church Notices: 12th Feb 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 11th / 12th  February, 2017   The Bombay Catholic Sabha in association with AGNI invites you to ...read more

Church Notices: 5th Feb 2017

 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK   4th / 5th February, 2017   Today we celebrate Holy Childhood Day. PPC Meeting will be ...read more

Church notices: 29th Jan 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 28th / 29th   January, 2017   Tuesday, 31st January is the Feast of Don Bosco. Thursday, 2nd ...read more

Church Notices: 22nd Jan 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 21st / 22nd   January, 2017   Today is Vocation Sunday. Kindly pray for fostering vocations to the ...read more

Church Notices: 15th January 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 14th / 15th  January, 2017     ‘Carmel Fiesta’ an Apostolic Carmel Alumni, Bandra initiative will be held ...read more

Church Notices: 8th Jan 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 7th / 8th January, 2017  Today we celebrate the Epiphany of Our Lord. Monday, 9th January is ...read more

Church Notices: 1st January 2017

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 31st Dec 2016/1st January, 2017  Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. The Fathers ...read more

Church Notices: 25th December 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK        24th / 25th  December, 2016 The Fathers of the Parish wish you and your ...read more

Church Notices: 18th December 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 10th / 17th / 18th  December, 2016 All are cordially invited for Christmas Fellowship for Parishioners on ...read more

Church Notices: 11th December 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 10th / 11th  December, 2016 All are cordially invited for Christmas Fellowship for Parishioners on 18th Dec ...read more

Church Notices: 4th December 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 3rd / 4th December, 2016 Today we celebrate our Parish Feast of St. Andrew. The Fathers wish ...read more

Church Notices: 27th November 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 26th /27th    November, 2016 During Advent we have theCAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER AND DISEASE.  The theme for this ...read more

Church notices: 20th November 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 19th / 20th   November, 2016 Today is the Solemnity of Christ the King and a day of ...read more

Church notices: 13th November 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 12th / 13th  November, 2016 Sunday, 20th November is the Feast of Christ the King. Adoration schedule ...read more

Church Notices: 6th November 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 5th / 6th November, 2016 Parish Council Meeting on Monday, 7th November at 7.00 pm in the ...read more

Church notices: 30th October

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 29th / 30thOctober, 2016   Nuns ‘N’ Roses presents ‘Touched by a Saint’ on Thursday, 3rd November at ...read more

Church notices: 23rd October

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 22nd / 23rdOctober, 2016 In order to raise funds for the missions, communities are holding a Bazaar ...read more

Church Notices: 16th October 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 15th / 16th   October , 2016 Sunday School & First Communion Classes as usual after the 8.00 ...read more

Church Notices: 9th October 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 8th / 9th  October , 2016 Sunday School & First Communion Classes as usual after the 8.00 ...read more

Church Notices: 2nd October 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 1st / 2nd October , 2016 Sunday School & First Communion Classes as usual after the 8.00 ...read more

Church notices: 25th September 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 24th / 25th   September , 2016 Sunday School & First Communion Classes as usual after the 8.00 ...read more

Church Notices: 18th September 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 17th / 18th  September , 2016 Kindly note there will be no Konkani Mass at 5.00 pm ...read more

Church Notices: 11th September 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 10th / 11th  September , 2016   Parish Pastoral Council Meeting on Monday, 12th September at 7.00 pm ...read more

Sundays Celebrations on Mother Teresa's Canonization

A few photos from Sunday's celebrations ...read more

Church Notices: 4th September 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 3rd /4th September , 2016   Sunday, 4th September is the Canonization of Mother Teresa. Bishop John Rodrigues ...read more

Novena in preparation

A few pictures : (Inauguration)novena in preparation for the feast of our Lady's Nativity (8th sep) Theme: Saints of Mercy ...read more

Church Notices: 28th August

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK  27th /28th August, 2016 The children’s novena in honour of Our Lady’s Nativity will be conducted ...read more

Zonal Passes

Passes for Dance contest will be available at the auditorium on 28th itself.   Passes for Dramatics on 3/Sept will be available ...read more

Notices: 21st August 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 20th / 21st August, 2016   The North-East Zone will be having their Tuck Shop this evening ...read more

Church Notices: 14th August 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 13th / 14th August, 2016 Monday, 15th August is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed ...read more

Church Notices: 7th July 2016

                                                 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 6th / 7th July, 2016   The North-West Zone will be having their Tuck Shop this evening ...read more

Andrean Zonals 2016

The Andrean Cultural Council will hold the 61st ‘St. Andrew All Bandra Parish Talent Contest’ at St. Andrew Auditorium  ·         14th Aug – Music - ...read more

Church Notices: 31st July 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK  30th /31st   July, 2016   Parents Day and Vianney Day will be celebrated in our Parish tomorrow, Sunday, ...read more

Church Notices: 24th July 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 23rd / 24th July, 2016 Parents Day and Vianney Day will be celebrated in our Parish on ...read more

Church Notices: 17th July 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 16th / 17th July, 2016 Parents Day and Vianney Day will be celebrated in our Parish ...read more

Church Notices: 10th July 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 9th / 10th July, 2016 The Confirmation Catechesis begin this week. The last date for accepting new ...read more

Church Notices: 3rd July 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 2nd / 3rd July, 2016   Parish Council Meeting on Monday, 4th July at 7.00 pm in the ...read more

Church notices: 26th June 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 25th /26th June, 2016 Children Mass at 8.00 am on Sunday followed by Sunday School and First ...read more

Church Notices: 19th June 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 18th /19th June, 2016 Children Mass at 8.00 am on Sunday followed by Sunday School and ...read more

Church Notices: 12th June 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 11th /12th June, 2016 There will be a meeting of Catechists on Sunday, 12th June after ...read more

Church notices: 5th June 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 4th /5th June, 2016   On March 25, we walked the way of the cross by the ...read more

Church Notices: 29th May 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK                    28th / 29th May, 2016 The Feast of ...read more

Church Notices: 22nd May 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 21st / 22nd May, 2016 Evergreen Senior Citizens will conduct the Rosary on Friday, 27th May at ...read more

Church Notices: 15th May 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 14th / 15th May, 2016 All Mumbai Pentecost Rally on St. Paul’s Grounds, Dadar (East) on Sunday, ...read more

Church Notices: 8th May 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 7th /8th May, 2016 The Novena to the Holy Spirit for Pentecost has begun. Everyday two intentions ...read more

Church Notices: 1st May 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 30th April/ 1st May, 2016 Please note: From the 1st of May Mass timings will be as ...read more

Church Notices: 24th April 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 23rd / 24th April, 2016 Steering Committee Meeting on Monday, 25th April, 2016 at 7.00 pm in ...read more

Church Notices: 17th April

                                                   NOTICES FOR THE WEEK Please note “Housie” for Citizens will be held on 23rd April at 5.30 pm ...read more

Church Notices: 3rd April 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK  2nd / 3rd April, 2016 Tomorrow/This afternoon, Holy Hour with Benediction (incorporating the Divine Mercy Devotions) followed by ...read more

OUT DOOR STATIONS OF THE CROSS

The Stations of the Cross are significant when they empower both a spiritual pilgrimage of prayer and a change for ...read more

Chimbai Clean up 2016

As a follow up of the Good Friday Stations of the Cross, Chimbai clean up project  was planned  on Holy ...read more

Church Notices: Easter Sunday 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK  26th/ 27th   March, 2016 The Parish Fathers wish you all the joys, the blessings and the graces of ...read more

Church Notices: 20th March 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK            19th / 20th March, 2016 An invitation is extended to all parishioners to volunteer as Extraordinary Eucharistic ...read more

Church notices: 13th March 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK          12th / 13th March, 2016 Steering Committee Meeting on Monday, 14th March at 7.00 pm in the ...read more

Church Notices: 6th March 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK    5th / 6th March, 2016 Sunday School as usual. Children’s Way of the Cross after the ...read more

Church Notices: 28th February

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK    27th / 28th   February, 2016 Sunday School as usual. Children’s Way of the Cross after the 8.00 ...read more

Church Notices: 21st February 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 20th /21st February, 2016 Sunday School as usual. Children’s Way of the Cross after the 8.00 am Mass ...read more

Walk with the angels

Please find the link for the photos: Google Drive ...read more

Celebrating the feast - The Baptism of Jesus

The Greek word ‘baptizo’ means “to plunge under, dip completely under, or immerse in water.. In submitting himself humbly to ...read more

Church Notices: 14th February 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 13th / 14th February, 2016 Sunday School as usual. Children’s Way of the Cross after the 8.00 am ...read more

World Day for Consecrated Life

The Women's Cell of our parish celebrated 'World Day for Consecrated Life' on 2nd February, 2016. In 2013, Pope Francis declared ...read more

O Antiphons 2015

The O Antiphons make a truly wonderful Catholic tradition because they are rich with meaning and tradition. Each gets across ...read more

Church Notices: 7th Feb 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 6th / 7th February, 2016 Sunday School as usual. Children’s Way of the Cross after the 8.00 am ...read more

Church Notices: 31st Jan

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK       30th /31st   January, 2016   PPC Meeting on Monday, 1st February at 7.00 pm in the Bosco Hall. Booking ...read more

FROM WOE TO WOW

As I sat there in Church that day I listened to what the preacher had to say Words of wisdom that struck ...read more

Church Notices: 24th January 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 23rd/24th   January, 2016   Steering Committee Meeting on Monday, 25th January at 7.00 pm in the Bosco Hall. Admissions to ...read more

Church Notices: 17th January 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 16th / 17th January, 2016   "One of most painful truths about Christianity is the divisions and subdivisions that ...read more

St. Andrew by the Sea

St. Andrew by-the-sea. A guide to the art and time of the church is available at the Church office for ...read more

Church notices: 10th January 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 9th / 10th January, 2016 PPC Meeting on Monday, 11th January at 7.00 pm in the Bosco Hall. The ...read more

Church Notices: 3rd January 2016

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 2nd/ 3rd January, 2016 Saturday, 9th January, First Holy Communion at 5.00 pm in our parish. Next Sunday, 10th ...read more

Church Notices: 27th December 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK (27TH DECEMBER 2015)   27th December : Feast of the Holy Family 6.00 – 8.00 p.m. A light ...read more

Church notices: 20th Dec 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 19th / 20th December, 2015 Kindly drop your contribution for the Campaign Against Hunger & Disease in the boxes marked ...read more

Church notices: 14th December 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 12th / 13th December, 2015 The St. Sebastian Homes Co-op. Society Ltd is having a Christmas Bazaar on ...read more

Feast of Christ the King 22 Nov 2015

Select photos of the feast are at this link: Photos courtesy Glen ...read more

Church Notices: 6th December 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 5th /6th December, 2015 The Parish Fathers wish you all dear Parishioners a very happy feast. May St. ...read more

Church Notices: 29th November

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 28th / 29th Nov, 2015 The Evergreen Senior Citizens’ Annual Christmas Extravaganza will be held on Thursday, 10th ...read more

Church notices: 22nd November 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 21st/ 22nd Nov, 2015 Children’s Mass at 8.00 am every Sunday. First Holy Communion Classes as usual after ...read more

Church Notices: 15th November 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 14th /15th Nov, 2015 No Sunday School from this Sunday but there will be Children’s Mass at 8.00 ...read more

Church notices: 8th November 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 6th /7th Nov, 2015 ​The National Eucharistic Congress begins on 12th November with Mass at 9.00 am. It ...read more

Message from Fr. Caesar, Parish Priest

The four hundred years celebration starts with a solemn Eucharistic rally on 22nd November, the feast of Christ the King. ...read more

Church Notices: 1st November 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 31st Oct/ 1st Nov, 2015   Good News and First Communion Classes as usual. Children who would like to ...read more

Church notices: 25th October 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 24th / 25th October, 2015 Good News and First Communion Classes as usual. The Members of the different communities ...read more

Church Notices: 18th October 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 17th / 18th October, 2015 Good News and First Communion Classes as usual. Collection at all Masses will be ...read more

Church notices: 11th October 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 10th / 11th October, 2015 Good News and First Communion Classes as usual. Parishioners are reminded of the Bible ...read more

Tenders for Andrean Fair

Please find attached tender details for Andrean Fair Schedule A TENDER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE TENDER FOR LIGHTS TENDER FOR SOUND ENGINEER ...read more

Church notices: 4th October 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 3rd / 4th October, 2015 Good News and First Communion Classes as usual. Parish Council Meeting on Monday 5th ...read more

Church Notices: 27th September 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 26th / 27th September , 2015 Good News and First Communion Classes as usual. There will be a sale ...read more

Church notices: 20th September 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 19th / 20th September , 2015 Sunday School after the Children’s Mass at 8.00 am. However there will ...read more

Church Notices: 13th September 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 12th / 13th September , 2015 There will be NO Sunday School tomorrow, Sunday, 13th but there will ...read more

Church Notices: 6th September

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 5th / 6th September , 2015 Sunday School after the 8.00 am Mass. Tuesday, 8th September is the Nativity ...read more

Church Notices: 30th August 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 29th / 30th August , 2015 The Children's Novena for the feast of the Nativity of our Blessed ...read more

Church notices: 23rd August

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 22nd / 23rd August , 2015 Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. The Children's Novena for the ...read more

Church Notices 16th August

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 15th / 16th August , 2015 Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. OnSunday, 16th August, ...read more

Church Notices: 9th August 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 8th / 9th August , 2015 Today is Vianney Sunday. We wish you dear Fathers a ‘Happy Feast’ ...read more

Church notices: 2nd August 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 1st /2nd August , 2015 Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. PPC Meeting on Monday, 3rd August at ...read more

Church Notices: 19th July 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 18th / 19th July , 2015 Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. To be read only at ...read more

Church Notices: 12th July 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 11th / 12th July , 2015 Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. There will be a Marathi ...read more

Church Notices: 5th July 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 4th / 5th July , 2015 Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. The 60th Zonals 2015 will ...read more

Church notices: 28th June 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 27th / 28th June , 2015   Good News Classes after the 8.00 am Mass. Forms for Confirmation are available ...read more

Church notices: 21st June 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 20th / 21st June , 2015 Good News Classes on Sunday, 21st June after the 8.00 am Mass. Forms ...read more

Church Notices: 14th June 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 13th / 14th June , 2015 The Bombay Catholic Sabha (St. Andrew’s Unit) will be having a Thanksgiving ...read more

Church Notices: 7th June 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 6th / 7th June , 2015 Mass Bookings for the months of July and August will begin on ...read more

Way of Light

The Way of Light (Via Lucis) celebrates the most joyful time in the Christian liturgical year, the fifty days from ...read more

Church Notices: 31st May 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 30th / 31st May , 2015   Crowning of Our Lady ‘The Queen of May” will be held on ...read more

Church Notices : 24th May 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 23rd / 24th May , 2015   The SCCs of our parish are organising a Summer camp for adults ...read more

Article in the Times of India

The 17th May, 2015 edition of Times of India, Mumbai carries an article on our church. Please click on th ...read more

Church Notices: 17th May 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 16th / 17th May , 2015   The Andrean Sports Council is conducting “An All Mumbai Inter-Parish Football Tournament” ...read more

Church Notices: 10th May 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 9th / 10th May , 2015   Rosary will be recited at the grotto on Mondays at 6.45 pm ...read more

Church notices: 3rd May 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 2nd / 3rd May , 2015 Please note change in Mass timings for the month of May to, ...read more

Church Notices: 26th April 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 25th / 26th April , 2015 Please note change in Mass timings from Friday, 1st May to Sunday, ...read more

Church Notices: 19th April, 2015

Third Sunday of Easter.  Last Sunday you were invited to sign letters of protest opposing the Draft Development Plan since it ...read more

Church Notices: 12th April, 2015

1.             Divine Mercy Sunday. Holy Hour Benediction incorporating the Divine Mercy Chaplet, followed by Mass will be held from 2.30 ...read more

Church Notices: 5th April 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 4th / 5th April , 2015 All the Fathers wish you dear Parishioners a very Happy Easter and ...read more

Church Notices: 28th March 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 28th / 29th    March , 2015 The Parish has adapted the popular trend of taking selfies by adding ...read more

Holy Week Programme - 2015

  PALM SUNDAY 29th  April, 2015 Morning Masses: 6,7, 8.15 (College Chapel) & 9.30 am Note: THERE WILL BE NO CHILDREN’S MASS AT 8.00 ...read more

Church notices: 22nd March 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 21st / 22nd March , 2015 Good News classes as usual. Way of the Cross for children every ...read more

Church notices: 15th March 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 14th / 15th March , 2015 Good News classes as usual. Way of the Cross for children every ...read more

Church Notices: 8th March 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 7th / 8th March, 2015 Good News classes as usual.  Way of the Cross for children every Sunday, immediately after the 8.00 ...read more

Church notices: 1st March

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 28th / 1st March , 2015 Good News classes as usual. Way of the Cross for children every ...read more

Church Notices: 22nd Feb 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 21st / 22nd February, 2015 Good News classes as usual. Way of the Cross for children every Sunday, ...read more

A Different Kind of Christmas Offering

What can I bring that would be pleasing to my king? I have no gold or frankincense or myrrh……. But ...read more

Andrean Notes Jan Feb 2015

Please find a pdf file of the latest Andrean notes at this link: http://standrewchurch.in/news-events/resource-links/ ...read more

Church Notices: 15th February 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 14th / 15th February, 2015 Good News and First Communion classes as usual and Way of the Cross ...read more

Church Notices: 8th February 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 7th / 8th February, 2015   Today is Holy Childhood Sunday. It is a day set aside by the ...read more

Church Notices: 1st Feb

 NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 31st / 1st February, 2015   Sunday School as usual. They will be a sale of Warli Art items on ...read more

Church Notices: 25th Jan 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 24th / 25th January, 2015 Sunday School as usual. Forms for the new batch of First Communicants will be ...read more

Church Notices: 18th Jan 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 17th / 18th January, 2015 Sunday School as usual. Forms for the new batch of First Communicants will be ...read more

Pueri Cantores'

Pueri Cantores' is an international organisation which aims at training and forming young choirs in sacred music. Joe and Celeste ...read more

Ranwar Oratory Celebrations

The Ranwar Oratory celebrated 110 years on January 14th. The event was marked by a community Rosary at the Oratory, led ...read more

Church Notices: 11th January 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 10th / 11th January, 2015   1. Sunday School as usual. 2. Please note the change of timings of the ...read more

Happy Birthday Fr. Magi

May the good Lord shower you with many blessings on your special day. Do remember him in your prayers. ...read more

Church Notices: 4th Jan 2015

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 3rd / 4th January, 2015 1. Sunday School will resume on 11th January, 2015. 2. Parents whose children ...read more

Happy Birthday Fr. Caesar

May the good Lord shower you with many blessings on your special day. Do remember him your prayers. Happy Birthday Fr. ...read more

Church Notices: 28th December

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK 27th / 28th December 2014 1. No Sunday School on 28th December and 4th January. 2. Valencia Caterers will ...read more

Apostolic Carmel Alumni Commemorative Volume release

To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Apostolic Carmel High School, Bandra, the Apostolic Carmel Alumni Bandra is releasing a commemorative ...read more

Church Android App Launched

St. Andrew's Church Bandra is pleased to announce it's very own mobile App powered by Intellinects Ventures!! Parishioners and well-wishers can ...read more

Christmas with Kimberly

12 year old Kimberly Van'Drine is Bandra's very own singing sensation, sweeping away numerous trophies at inter-school singing competitions and ...read more

Church Notices: 21st Dec 2014

Confessions in our Church: Today, from 8.00 – 9.00 pm 22nd & 23rd December: 5.30 – 7.00 pm & 8.00 – ...read more

Church Notices: 14th Dec 2014

Sunday School as usual (to be read only on Saturday evening and at the 6 & 7 am Masses) An hour ...read more

Welcome to our New Website

We are pleased to welcome you to our revamped website. As technology becomes an important part of our lives, the ...read more

First Holy Communicants 2014

Congratulations to our first holy communicants: 14th December 2014   ...read more

Church Notices: 30th Nov 2014

Admissions to the Jr. K.G. in Apostolic Carmel High School for the academic year 2015 – 2016 has begun online ...read more

The year of the Eucharist

Fifty years ago the 38th International Eucharistic Congress was held in Mumbai at the Oval Maidan in Nov-Dec 1964.  To commemorate ...read more

St. Andrew Church Goes Green.

St. Andrew Church through the initiative of the Andrean Civic & Political Cell inaugurated their Compost pit for the green waste. Present at the inauguration this morning were the BMC officers and Asif Zakaria, the Corporator. Fr. Caesar D'Mello, the Parish Priest, blessed the pit.

#ecofriendly #greenwaste #bandra #standrewchurch #asifzakaria
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St Andrew Feast Day celebration kicks off with Chimbai East Indian Singing Marathi Koli Competition on 30th November 2017, 5:00pm onwards.

Enjoy by the Beach, Music, Dance, & East Indian Food & Snacks.

*A Chimbai community event open to all. The official Parish Family Fiesta is on 3rd Dec.

#standrew #bandra #feastday #chimbai #mumbai
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Pope Francis has declared 19th November “World Day of the Poor”. In our Archdiocese the Cardinal has decided that we help the poor in kind. You can contribute pulses, rice, sugar and toilet articles in containers, which will be kept in Meeting Room 1. They will later be put in bags and distributed to the needy through the SVP and the CCO. ...

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