18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

01 Aug 2021

  1. Communion Service will be held today in the morning from 11.00am to 1.00pm.
  2. The Commissioning of the Extra-Ordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion will be on Saturday, 14th August and Sunday, 15th August in smaller groups and with Social Distancing. The list of names of the Eucharist Ministers, for the year 2021-22, have been put up on the Parish Notice Board. If you have objections, if any, then kindly meet Fr. Joel Pinto, the Spiritual Director for the Eucharistic Ministers.
  3. Parishioners who have registered their Home-bounds are here by informed that, beginning from this month, the Eucharistic Ministers will be visiting the Home-bounds with the Holy Communion. Due to the Pandemic, they will visit on only one Sunday, at the end of the month. The Eucharistic Minister appointed will call you personally and give you the details of the visit.
  4. In view of the Prison Ministry Sunday celebrated today, Sunday, 1st August, a small video will be streamed live before the Eucharist and a separate box will be kept for collection during the Communion Service at Gate No.1, behind the Church. A member of the Prison Ministry Cell will be at the Table to assist you. Please collect a Prayer Card and an Envelope to contribute. The amount collected for the Prison ministry will be accordingly sent to the Prison Ministry Trust.
  5. As instructed by the Archbishop's House, from Monday, 02nd August, we won’t be celebrating the Eucharist for the Funerals. Instead, an Online Requiem Mass for the deceased soul will be celebrated next day at 7.00am.
  6. Next Sunday, 08th August, the Archdiocese of Bombay celebrates Vienney Sunday. Please pray for all the priests, especially those who have left us for their heavenly abode.
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Daily Masses at I. C. Church; COVID Protocol SOP Reminders

  1. Regulated Sector-wise attendance helps equal opportunity, avoids crowd & disappointments.
  2. At times of Entry for Masses and Sanitizing Process, NO GARLANDS, flowers etc. for Holy Frames, Statues, Grotto and Graves. Grave decorations to be done at SAFE TIMES.
  3. Face Cover /Mask over Nose and Mouth from time of Entry, during service, till time of Exit
  4. Mandatory Sanitization before Entry to Seating Areas; If you require, please bring own allergy safe means.
  5. For Reception Holy Communion, when the Recessional Hymn begins, Please be seated await Ushers guidance for you to safely walk to the designated place.
  6. Sanitization Processes involve use of UV Lights and chemical foggers. Hence, to avoid danger to your own health, after you receive Holy Communion Please Do Not Gather for conversation in the Church premises or near Exit Gates.
  7. Visits to Blessed Sacrament Chapel and Graveyard are regulated for public safety in view of Sanitizing Methods and timings:
    Mornings: 10 am to 12.30 pm
    Afternoon & Evenings: 2 - 4 pm and 9.30-10 pm
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