3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

21 January 2018

  1. The Advent Campaign against Hunger and Disease organised by the Archdiocese Centre for Social Action is concluded. We have sent to the Archdiocese Rs. 11,67,600 by way of cheques and Rs. 2,35,720 by cash from a total of 482 envelopes. Thank you for your generosity.
  2. The monthly meeting for the Ministers of the Word is scheduled for Wednesday January 24th at 8 p.m. in the Pope Paul Hall. All Ministers of the Word are expected to attend.
  3. The IC Acts will hold its monthly session on January 28th from 11.00 a.m. onwards in the Pope Paul Hall. The resource person is Fr. Wilfred D’Souza sdb who will speak on the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, “Amoris Laetitia” – ‘The Joy of Love’. Please do attend in large numbers.
  4. Kindly note the changes in this Sunday Mass timings. Hindi Mass at 3.00 p.m. Wedding Masses at 4.00p.m. & 5.00 p.m. Confirmation Mass at 6.00 p.m. in the Quadrangle. There will be no Mass at 6.00 p.m. or at 7.00p.m. in the Church. Bishop John Rodrigues will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation.
  5. The Fathers are continuing their visit to the homes. On Monday they will visit the families of Holy Cross Road Sector 8.
  6. The Archdiocese celebrates “Unity Octave” from Jan 18 to 25th. Please pray for the unity of all Christian Churches. The IC Acts cordially invites you to an Ecumenical Prayer Service on January 25th from 7.15 p.m. onwards in the Pope Paul VI Hall. The input session will be given by Fr. Joel Pinto. Leaders from main line Christian Churches will be present. Please do come in large numbers
  7. Calendars and Bible Diaries are available on sale if you wish to purchase and give to your relatives and friends. Contact the Parish Office or Fr. Ryan.
  8. We are soon reaching the end of the Financial Year. This is a special appeal to those who are yet to contribute to the ICC Community Care Fund. We are still short of our last year’s target by about 70 lakhs. We have had to drastically curtail our disbursements to the needy because of the shortage of funds. Please be generous and let us reach our target.
  9. All Inter-Faith i.e Mixed Married Couples are cordially invited to a weekly program, entitled “To Know Jesus” on Sundays at 5.00 p.m.. Peoples of other Faiths are also welcome. Details are on the Notice Board.
Parish Priest