NEWSLETTER



MARCH 2015

1st      11 am     Parish Council meeting

**  LENTEN   SERVICES   2015  **

ASH Wednesday - 18th February

Masses at 6.00 am, 7.00 am, and 6.00 pm, 7.00 pm   (Ashes will be imposed during All Masses)

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS During LENT 

MARATHI - Mondays at 6.30 pm, KONKANI - Tuesdays at 6.30 pm TAMIL- Sundays at 3.00 pm

ENGLISH   - Fridays at 7.00 pm. No Holy half-hour on Fridays during Lent.

 

OUTDOOR STATIONS OF THE CROSS

Sunday 22nd March. The Stations of the Cross will commence from the Church at 3 pm.

 

LENTEN MISSIONS:  

ENGLISH – Thursday  05th, to Sunday 08th March. Preacher Fr. Avon Vaz  SFX

                 Masses on the above dates will be in English at 7.00 pm followed by the Missions. 

MARATHI – Tuesday 10th, to Thursday 12th March. Preacher Fr. Philip Gonsalves

                 Masses on the above dates will be in Marathi at 7.00 pm followed by the Missions

KONKANI - Tuesday 17th, to Thursday 19th March. Preacher Fr. Cyril D’Souza  SVD

                  Masses on the above dates will be in Konkani at 7.00 pm followed by the Missions

 

HOLY WEEK 

CONFESSIONS:

Monday 30h March to Wednesday 1st April – Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am and 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

 

PALM   SUNDAY – 29th March:

8.30 am:  Mass will begin on the Grounds with the Blessing of Palms followed by procession to Church. 

5:30 pm:  Mass followed by procession to Church ground with singing of Veronica’s Canticle & Sermon.

Marathi Preacher – Fr. Joseph Gonsalves

 

HOLY THURSDAY – 02nd April:

5.30 pm: Mass for children, sick and aged on the Church ground.  

7.30 pm: Solemn Celebration of our Lord’s Supper and Washing of Apostles feet.

Love offering of Rice and Dal to be offered at both Masses.

Eucharistic Adoration at the Altar of Repose

 9.30 pm – 10.00 pm = Tamil 10.00 pm – 10.30 pm = Konkani

10.30 pm – 11.00 pm = Marathi 11.00 pm - 12:00 midnight = English 

 

GOOD FRIDAY – 03rd April:

Stations of the Cross:

7:00 am:   Marathi, 7:30 am:   Konkani, 8:00 am:   Tamil, 8:30 am:   Children

10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Three Hours Agony – Preached by Fr. Stephen Fernandes

6:00 pm: Celebration of our Lord’s Passion followed by Passo Service. Sermon by Fr. Donald R.

 

HOLY SATURDAY – 04th April:

8:30 pm: EASTER VIGIL Service

 

EASTER SUNDAY – 05th April:

Masses at 7.00 am, 8.00 am, and 9:00 am. NO EVENING MASS.