33nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

19 November 2017

  1. The Holy Father has declared November 19 th 2017, as the First “World Day of the Poor”. The Archdiocese of Bombay is celebrating this endeavor by launching the ACTS- Actively Called to Serve, project. You can actively participate by dropping off your bags at the Parish Office. It’s time to LOVE not just by words but also by DEEDS.
  2. The Women’s Cell invites you to an awareness programme on ‘Violence Free Relationships’, a multi-lingual musical skit followed by sharing and group discussion on next Sunday, 19 th November from 11.00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Pope Paul VI hall. Kindly register at the help-desk in the quadrangle.
  3. There will be Hindi Mass this Sunday evening at 4.00 p.m.
  4. Admissions for Don Bosco Savio Kindergarten Junior K.G , Borivali West for the academic year 2018-2019 kindly refer to the website ”donboscoborivli.org”. Forms to be filled online from 1 st December 2017 to 16 January 2018.
  5. We are happy to announce that our Church team won the First Prize at our Borivali Deanery Bible Quiz held last Sunday. The 6 member team made our parish proud by winning the trophy, cash prize and a certificate. Hearty Congratulations to the team.
  6. As in the last few years, our parish will be providing a Christmas Hamper for our really poor and needy brethren. This year too, our volunteers will be available in the Quadrangle on Saturday 18 th November evening to Sunday November 19 to collect your contributions for this purpose. The Parish Fathers urge you to continue your generosity in contribution to this worthy cause.
  7. Next Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King. There will not be any Mass at St. Thomas Church and Eden Villa next Saturday and Sunday. There will also be no Sunday School and no children’s Mass in the Brother’s chapel.
    The Schedule for Masses on the Feast of Christ the King is as follows:
    6.00 a.m.: Marathi, 9.00 a.m.: Holy Hour in English
    7.00 a.m.: Konkanni, 10.00a.m.: Holy Hour in Marathi
    8.00 a.m.: English 11.00a.m.: Holy Hour in Konkanni
    8.00 a.m.: Holy Hour for Sunday School children
    12.00 noon: Holy Hour in Hindi in the Brother’s chapel.
    6.00 p.m.: Solemn Feast mass on the Grounds celebrated by rev. Fr. Andrew Aranha.
    In the evening all are earnestly requested to participate in the Prayer Service at their specific venues followed by the procession to the Grounds for mass. Please contact your PPC members or animators for details regarding the evening Prayer Service.
    The Solemn Benediction will be given at the Grounds at 6.00 p.m. followed by the Eucharist.
  8. The first batch of the Holy Communicants will have their first practice in the Church on Saturday 25 th November from 8.00 p.m. onwards. Attendance is compulsory.
Parish Priest