1st Sunday of Advent                                                                                         2nd December 2018                                            

1st / 2nd December, 2018

  1. Bishop Dominic Savio will be the celebrant at the Parish Feast Mass tomorrow at 9.30 am. In the evening is the Andrean Family Fiesta at the St. Andrew’s School Quadrangle from 7.00 pm onwards. There will be NO Mass at 5.00 & 6.00 this evening.
  2. Mass Bookings for the months of January and February 2019 will commence from Monday, 3rd December in Room No: 1 from 9.30 am – 12.00 noon.
  3. Every year, the Advent Campaign Against Hunger & Disease is organised by the Centre of Social Action of the Archdiocese of Bombay. It is a way of drawing our attention and focusing our love & concern towards the poor.  The theme chosen this year is Connecting Communities Promoting Livelihoods.  You may donate online or send your cheques/drafts favouring Centre for Social Action to Eucharistic Congress Building.  Those contributing Rs.10,000/- and above are requested to send their PAN no.  Donations made to this cause are eligible for tax exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act.
  4. Evergreen Senior Citizens “Christmas Ball” will be held on 13th December.  Registration against ID Card for Members between 8.30 am to 12 noon on weekdays.
  5. ‘Open Secret’, A rock and gospel band is presenting an advent concert at Sacred Heart Church, Santacruz on Sunday, 16th December at 7.00 pm.  Entry passes will be available with the youth this Sunday and the next Sunday after mass.
  6. A Medical camp for all parishioners will be held on Sunday December 9th in the Bosco Hall from 10.00 am. Dentists, Physicians, Orthopaedics, Dermatologists, Gynaecologists and Physiotherapists will be present. This free medical camp is organised in collaboration with the St. Luke’s Medical Guild and the AYM. Only 150 patients will be attended to on a first-come-first-serve basis. Prior registration in the parish office. Do avail of this excellent facility.
  7. ‘God’s Word’ – Day’s Readings are available at the Book Stall.
  8. Online admissions to the pre-primary (Nursery & Jr. KG.) in the Carmel Pre-primary are open from 1st December to 5th Being a minority institution, Christians can apply for admission online or can come to the pre-primary school office and submit their application between 9.00 – 11.00 am from 26th November onwards. Kindly bring your daughter’s baptism certificate if availing offline application.  Admission to the ICSE Section for Grade I – IV online admissions from 26th November to 26th December.
  9. Mother Clara Kindergarten online applications for admission to nursery and Jr. KG. will open from 1st – 31st No applications will be accepted after this date.  For further details please see the notice board.
  • Pueri Cantores India Federation presents the 15th Annual Choir Festival of Sacred Music on December 16 at St. Peter’s Church. For details see the notice board.
  • Kindly see the notice board:
  • Dental Charitable Clinic at UCDC
  • Made in Heaven – A get together for catholic singles seeking life partners.
  • Spirit, Body & Mind – Workshop on 2nd December
  • Navjeet Community Health Centre – Annual Christmas Mela on 5th & 6th December
  • Carols on Convent Road on 19th December
  • Anne’s High School get together on 14th December

                                                   PARISH PRIEST