NOTICES – (Sunday 15th October, 2017)

  • The Bible Cell invites children and youth to a 3 day bible Fun time “Super Heroes of the Bible”, on October 15th, 16th and 17th at St. Theresa’s school Hall from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Kindly register at the parish office. Entry is free.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk on the “Gifts of the Holy Spirit” by Melroy, on Tuesday 17th October, after the 7:00pm Mass.                    
  • Bible study class on the Parables, will be on Wednesday 18th October, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
  • Mission Sunday will be celebrated on Saturday and Sunday – 21st & 22nd SVD fathers from Hyderabad who are working with the HIV Victims will be with us to share their ministry. There will be a second collection for the Mission.
  • All our welcome for the Catholic Charismatic renewal Mission Sunday Rally in our church, on 22nd October, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Preaching will be given by Frazer Mascarenhas, S.J.            
  • The TYM invites all the Youth to a special youth Mass on Sunday  22nd October, at 6:00pm in the council room.
  • Steering Committee meeting will be held on Thursday 26th October, at 7:30pm, in the Parish council room. Councilors, Animators and Religious are requested to attend.
  • The Retrouvaille couples weekend will be held on 27th to 29th October, at Sarvodaya, Goregaon Seminary. Couples who want to empower their marriages are urged to attend. For details please see notices board and contact Snehalaya, Mahim for registration.
  • Family Health Experts, HEALTHSPRING, is conducting a FREE HEALTH CAMP on Sunday 29th October, from 8:00am to 4:00pm, organised by the Family Cell on our church premises. This will include a FREE EYE and DENTAL CHECK-UP for children. If you wish to avail of the Health Check-Up you are requested to please register with the HEALTHSPRING representatives seated at the Church entrance after each Mass.  For details please check the Notice Board.
  • There will be a Community Masses for Zone-IV, at 7:30 pm, for the following communities :-Salesian (In Gomes Compound) -19th October, Yashudhan (In Nelson’s compound) – 20th October, Ave Maria (near May Britto’s lane) – 23rd October,  Holy Cross (in Leroy’s compound)–27th October, Franciscan (in Sutari lane)   –  30th
  • The Khandala Laity Retreat will be holding its 112th Annual Retreat at St. Xavier’s villa, Khandala, from 9th to 12th The preacher is Rev. Fr. K.T. Emmanuel, Judical Vicar, Archiocesan Metropolitan Tribunal. For further details. Please see the notice board.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • 1st Death anniversary Mass for the soul of Aloma Pereira is on Monday 16th October and for the soul of Stephen Gerard Fernandez is on Wednesday 18th October, and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Vijaya Paul Parmar is on Friday 20th All Masses at 7:00pm.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection this Saturday and Sunday-14th and 15th
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,020/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 8th October, 2017)

  • The Month of October is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 6.30pm in our Church.
  • It is a Proud moment for all the TYM members as they secured a Third Place in “Make a Movie” contest organized by DYC with the Theme “Green is my Parish” and thanks for all the TYM members for making a Parish proud.
  • Zone-4 is celebrating Harvest festival which is called “AGERA”, on Sunday 8th The procession will start from 5:30pm from the main village cross, followed by East Indian Marathi Mass and a fellowship. All are invited.
  • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 09th October, at 5:30pm in Parish Council room.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for the talk on “Praying through Senses” by Fr. Melroy, on Tuesday 10th October, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • To celebrate the centenary of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, a Rosary will be recited in different languages at the Church Grotto, on Friday 13th October at 6:30pm. Please come and join in this powerful family prayer as we pray for Peace.
  • The Fatima community will be celebrating community Mass on Friday 13th October, at 7:30pm at UCDC. All community members are cordially invited.
  • Our Parish Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 14th October, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
  • The TYM invites all the Youth to a special youth Mass on Sunday 22nd October, at 6:00pm in the council room.
  • The Bible Cell invites children and youth to a 3 day bible Fun time “Super Heroes of the Bible”, on October 15th, 16th and 17th at St. Theresa’s school Hall from 9:00am to 12:30pm. Kindly register at the parish office. Entry is free.
  • Mission Sunday will be celebrated on Saturday and Sunday – 21st & 22nd SVD fathers from Hyderabad who are working with the HIV Victims will be with us to share their ministry. 
  • The Retrouvaille couples weekend will be held on 27th to 29th October, at Sarvodaya, Goregaon Seminary. Couples who want to empower their marriages are urged to attend. For details please see notices board and contact Snehalaya, Mahim for registration.
  • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them for early distribution.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
  • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Heather D’Souza is on Tuesday 10th October at 7:00pm.
  • 1st Death anniversary Mass for the soul of Lourdes Dsouza is on Monday 9th October at 7:00pm and for the soul of Thomas D’Souza is on Sunday 15th October at 8:30am and for the soul of Nathal Mary Gonsalves is on Sunday 15th October at 6:00pm.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-14th and 15th
  • The second collection on 1st October and the spot collection on 24th September made for the Kandamal children is amounted to Rs.1,44,626/-. The office collection is amounted to Rs.72,000/-.            
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.59,910/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 1st October, 2017)

  • The Women Cell of Our Parish is launching a fund raising to support the Kandamal Girl Children Empowerment. To support this cause there will be 2nd collection on 30th September and 1st October during all the Mass.
  • We thank all those who are supported generously for the Girl Child Empowerment for the Kandamal children last week.
  • The Feast of our patroness St. Theresa of the child Jesus, will be celebrated on 1st The Feast Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am and will be presided over by Bishop Barthol Baretto.
  • On the Feast day Masses will be at 7:00 and 10:00 in the Morning. Please note there will be NO 8:30am and 6:00pm Mass. There will be a fellowship immediately after the 10:00am Mass, in the school Quadrangle with games, housie and lunch for all. Please attend the Feast Mass and the fellowship thereafter in large numbers. The offerings for the Feast Day can be placed on the tables before the Mass. It is open to all.                       
  • The Month of October is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 6.30pm in our Church.
  • In the month of October, a small statue of Mother Mary will be circulated in Zone-4. The statue will be kept for an hour in every house starting from Franciscan Community from 1st October 2017.
  • Monday 02nd October, is celebrated as Feast of Guardian Angels and it is also Thanksgiving Day. The Guardian Angels community is celebrating an SCC Mass at 5:30pm in the church on same day.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk “Jehovah Elolam”, by Fr. Gabriel, on Tuesday 3rd October, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • Bible study class on Parables, will be on Wednesday 4th October, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
  • A Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Friday- 6th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
  • The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary will be celebrated on Saturday 7th October 2017.
  • Zone-4 is celebrating Harvest festival which is called “AGERA”, on Sunday 8th The procession will start from 5:30pm from the main village cross, followed by East Indian Marathi Mass and a fellowship. All are invited.
  • Our Parish Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 14th October, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
  • The Passes for “The Witness” on 20th and 21st October, are available at the Kripa Office at Mt. Carmel Church.
  • We thank those who have voluntarily sponsored the lighting for the Cross in the Church. God bless your generosity.
  • We are happy to welcome Deacon Sunil Santosh Soreng, SVD, who will be with us till January for his diaconate ministry.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.38,610/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 17th September, 2017)

  • The Pushpa club wants to bring to the notice of the parishioners that since there was a posting error in the final sheet of the Dramatics competition held on 6th August, 2017, the Championship Trophy instead of going to Zone-II, was awarded to Zone-I. The Trophy will be handed over to Zone-II, on Sunday 17th September, 2017, during 10:00am Mass.
  • The 8.30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, 17th September, will be celebrated as FAMILY MASS.  Parents and Children are encouraged to attend this and be seated together as a Family.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk “Jehovah Elolam”, by Fr. Gabriel, on Tuesday 19th September, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • Mass Intentions for October to December morning masses will commence from Wednesday 20th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
  • Bible study class will be on Wednesday 20th September, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
  • Joseph Convent high school Ex-Students association invites you to their Annual Monsoon Mela on Sunday 24th September, to be held at the School, from 9:00am to 1:30pm. Ex-students are requested to attend the AGM at 11:00am.
  • The Deanery Youth day will be celebrated on Sunday 24th September, at St. Theresa’s School hall, from 5:00pm-10:00pm. Youth of our parish between the age groups of 15 and 24 years are encouraged to participate in large numbers. Kindly collect your Passes of Rs.200/-each, inclusive of dinner. From the Parish office.
  • The Feast of our patroness St. Theresa of the child Jesus, will be celebrated on 1st The Feast Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am and will be presided over by Bishop Barthol Baretto. The Triduum will commence on 28th September and end on 30th September at the 7:00pm
  • During these days the Confessors will be available after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • On the Feast day Masses will be at 7:00 and 10:00 in the Morning. Please note there will be NO 8:30am and 6:00pm Mass. There will be a fellowship immediately after the 10:00am Mass, in the school Quadrangle with games, housie and lunch for all. We request you to collect your entry coupons from the parish office from 18th September onwards. Please attend the Feast Mass and the fellowship thereafter in large numbers.

 TRIDUUM

Thursday 28th September–(Theme: St.Theresa, a Saint of our Times).

 Celebrants –  Fr. Frazer Mascarenhas.

7:00pm – Mass and HomilyNovena Payer to St. Therese

Choir – Senior Citizens with Archie Gomes and his group.              

Confessions – After the Mass

 Friday 29th September–(Theme : St. Theresa, an inspiration to the Youth)

 Celebrant –  Fr. Reuben Tellis. 

7:00pm – Mass and Homily Novena Payer to St. Therese

 Choir – Rebecca and her Youth group. 

 Confessions – After the Mass

 Saturday 30th September(Theme : Small ways of St. Theresa)

 Celebrant –  Fr. Daniel Baretto.   

 7:00pm – Mass and Homily

 Novena Payer to St. Therese

 Choir – Sunday School Children’s Choir

 Confessions – After the Mass

 Sunday 1st OctoberFEAST OF ST. THERESA OF LISIEUX

                              (Theme – St. Theresa, Patron Saint of the Missions)

Celebrant – Auxiliary Bishop Barthol Baretto

 Feast Mass – 10:00am

 Choir – Usual Youth Choir

  •  Celebration of “World Elders Day” is on Sunday 1st October, in   Antonio D’Silva high School hall, Dadar, from 4:30pm to 8:30pm, followed by inputs, fellowship and Dinner. For passes please contact our Senior Citizens association.
  • A special discounted MSCIT (Maharashtra certificate information technology) course is available for ladies only, in the age group of 20-30 years, conducted by UCDC for the September batch. The course covers Basic in computer, Word, Excel and Power point. The discounted fee is Rs.1500/-only. (actual fee Rs.3500/-). Duration of the Course is 2 months… Admissions open till 20th September only. 
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
  • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Amina Millwala is on Tuesday 19th September at 7:00pm.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thank the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend of Rs.30,000/-.
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.38,130/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 10th September, 2017)

  • Daisuka, SVD (International Co-ordinator from Rome), will be the main celebrant on Sunday 10th September, at the 6:00pm Mass
  • Mangaon Mission is participating in the sale of Malted Ragi, produced organically, during the Bandra Fair on 10th, 11th and 12th September, under the banner Health promotion trust. We request you to please patronise the Mangaon products.
  • Mass for the sick and aged will be celebrated at Mount Mary’s Basilica on Monday 11th September at 10:30am.
  • Members of Hope and life are requested to meet on Monday 11th September, at 5:00pm in the Parish Council room.
  • Due to the reinstallation of lights on the Cross behind the Tabernacle, the Eucharist will be shifted to the side altar, from 12th September onwards on temporary basis.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk “Jehovah Shalom”, on Tuesday 12th September, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows will be celebrated on Friday 15th
  • The 8.30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, 17th September, will be celebrated as FAMILY MASS.  Parents and Children are encouraged to attend this Mass next Sunday and be seated together as a Family.
  • Mass Intentions for October to December morning masses will commence from Wednesday 20th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
  • The students of St. Andrew’s Hotel Management college are organizing a “Koli Mahostav” with authentic Koli dishes at “St. Andrew’s Turf park”, Bandra on Saturday 30th September, from 4:00pm to 9:00pm.
  • Celebration of “World Elders Day” is on Sunday 1st October, in Antonio D’Silva high School hall, Dadar, from 4:30pm to 8:30pm, followed by inputs, fellowship and Dinner. For passes please contact our Senior Citizens association.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
  • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Alcide Louis Rebello is on Monday 11th September at 7:00pm and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Philomena Fernandes is on Sunday 17th September at 6:00pm.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection this Saturday and Sunday-9th and 10th.
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.29,000/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.
  • Hindi  Mass Announcement
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.7,110/-. We thank you for your generosity.

NOTICES – (Sunday 3rd September, 2017)

  • PPC meeting will be on Sunday 03rd September at 11:00am.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk “Jehovah Rohi”, by   Conrad on Tuesday 5th September, after the 7:00pm Mass.  
  • Bible study class on Wednesday 6th September, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
  • Nativity of Our Lady is celebrated on Friday 8th September, during 7:00pm Mass. It is also the Girl Child day and Foundation Day of Society of the Divine Word. Please pray for the Divine Word Missionaries all over the world.
  • Despacito a Maria!!! Christ Cafe relaunches this season on the birthday of Our Lady with a walking pilgrimage to the Mount on Friday 8th September. We meet at 10:00pm at our Church Grotto. Hope to see all youth join in.
  • On the Occasion of the Girl Child week, the Women’s Cell has organised an informative talk by Royston Braganza on Saturday 9th September, during the 7:00pm Mass, on the topic “Girl Child in the Digital World”. Please attend.
  • Our Parish Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 9th September, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
  • There will be no Sunday School next Sunday 10th September, on account of Bandra Feast. Sunday School will resume on 17th September, as usual.
  • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Elizabeth Joseph is on Monday 4th September at 7:00pm and for the soul of Marshal Parmar is on Sunday 10th September at 6:00pm.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-9th and 10th
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.38,660/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 27th August, 2017)

  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk “Jehovah Elolam, by Gabriel on Tuesday 29th August, after the 7:00pm Mass.  
  • Sunday School will be conducting the Novena for the Nativity of Our Lady from Wednesday 30th Parents kindly bring your children for the same at 6:30pm. We meet at the entrance of the Church.
  • Next Friday -1st September is Friday 1st Divine Mercy Chaplet will be recited during Holy half hour at 6:30pm.
  • Pope Francis has declared Friday 1st September as the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation”. Parishioners are invited to the join Adoration at 6:30pm.
  • A Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
  • Bishop Bosco’s training for Councillors, Animators and Religious will be held on Saturday 2nd September, from 8:00pm to 9:30pm, in the parish council room. Please attend in large numbers.
  • Executive Committee meeting of Parish Pastoral Council on Monday 28th August and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 03rd September at 11:00am.
  • Sunday 3rd September, there will be a Hindi Prayer Meeting at 3:00p.m. Please come early and in large numbers.
  • Our Parish Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 9th September, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
  • On the Occasion of Girl Child week, the Women’s Cell has organised an informative talk by Royston Braganza on Saturday 9th September, during the 7:00pm Mass, on the topic “Girl Child in the Digital World”. Please attend.
  • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Maria Vitoria Lopes Pereira, is on Thursday 31st August and for the soul of Anthony D’Souza is on Saturday 02nd September, at 7:00pm and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Jellesha Ferrao is on Sunday 03rd September at 6:00pm.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • The collection made for the Feast of Our Lady of Assumption is amounted to Rs.32,740/-.
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,960/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 20th August, 2017)

  • Justice Sunday will be celebrated on 20th August, 2017.
  • The TYM invites all Youth to a special youth Mass on Sunday 20th August, at 6:30pm in the council room, followed by a short religious movie. It is mandatory for all youth to be present.
  • The Prayer Group invites you for a talk by Br. Raplh, on Tuesday 22nd August, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • Steering committee meeting will be held on Thursday 24th August, at 7:30pm, in the Parish council room. Councillors, animators and religious are requested to attend.
  • All Lectors and Cantors will be having a refresher session by Caetano on Friday 25th August, from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the Council room. All Lectors and Cantors please make it possible to attend.
  • The Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a unique Youth retreat during the Ganesh Chaturthi holidays at R.C. Church, Khandala from 26th to 29th August, 2017. It is a one of a kind retreat that explains youth “Why you believe”… What you believe. For registration and details look at the notice board or contact DYC, Bandra at bombaydyc@gmail.com
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend amounted to Rs.20,500/.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend of Rs.20,500/-.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 13th August, 2017)

  • Prison Ministry Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 13th August, 2017
  • Members of Hope and Life will meet on Monday 14th August, at 5:30pm in the parish council room.
  • The Annual Marian Night Vigil to pray for Peace (Twenty Ninth year), will be held on 14th August, 2017, at Sacred Heart church, Santacruz (W), from 10:00pm to 5:30am, concluding with a Holy hour and the celebration of the Holy Eucharist.
  • Tuesday 15th August is the Feast of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. It is a day of Obligation. Masses will be at – 7:00, 8:30 and 10:00 in the Morning and 7:00 in the evening. There will be a Flag hoisting ceremony at the Church Entrance after the 7:00am
  • Thanksgiving Mass offered by Ladies Sodality on Tuesday 15th August, at 10:00am.
  • Our Prayer group invites you for the prayer meeting on Tuesday 15th August, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • Reminding you all about the day of prayer on Tuesday 15th August, at Mount Mary’s church conducted by the fellowship of the Burning Bush.
  • Bible study class on Parables, on Wednesday 16th August, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
  • Reminding all Seniors about the get-together “Celebrating our Independence” on Thursday 17th August, at 11:00am sharp.
  • The TYM invites all Youth to a special youth Mass on Sunday 20th August, at 6:30pm in the council room, followed by a short religious movie. It is mandatory for all the youth to be present.
  • All Lectors and Cantors will be having a refresher session by        Caetano on Friday 25th August, from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the Council room. All Lectors and Cantors please make it possible to attend.
  • The Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a unique Youth retreat during the Ganesh Chaturthi holidays at R.C. Church, Khandala from 26th to 29th August, 2017. It is a one of a kind retreat that explains youth “Why you believe”… What you believe. For registration and details look at the notice board or contact DYC, Bandra at bombaydyc@gmail.com
  • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them for early distribution.
  • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Philip D’Silva is on Sunday 20th August, at 6:00pm.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-12th and 13th
  • Vianney Sunday collection amounted to Rs.63,760/-.
  • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,090/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

 NOTICES – (Sunday 6th August, 2017)

  • The Pushpa club invites all parishioners to the Dramatic competition which is being held tomorrow 6th August, starting at 5:30pm. Those wishing to avail of passes kindly note that the same will be available at the hall. Kindly come in the large numbers to cheer the performers.  
  • The Transfiguration of the Lord Feast will be celebrated on Sunday 6th
  • Novena in honour of Our Lady of Assumption will begin from Sunday 6th
  • The Feast of St. John Mary Vianney will be celebrated on Sunday 06th A special second collection will be made after communion during each mass for CLERGY FUND’. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”. Kindly donate generously.
  • The 30a.m. Mass on Sunday – 6th August, will be celebrated as FAMILY MASS.  Parents and Children are encouraged to attend this Mass next Sunday and be seated together as a Family.
  • PPC meeting will be on Sunday 6th August, at 11:00am.
  • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a new series called “Names of God- Jehovah Jireh” on Tuesday 8th August, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • Women’s cell meeting will be held on Tuesday 8th August, at 7:30pm. New members are welcome.
  • The Eucharistic Ministers of the Holy Communion will be having an input session on Friday 11th August, after the 7:00pm Mass. It is compulsory for all the Eucharistic ministers to attend.
  • Prison Ministry Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 13th August, 2017
  • Tuesday 15th August, the Feast of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. Masses will be at – 7:00, 8:30 and 10:00 in Morning and 7:00 in evening. There will be a Flag hoisting ceremony at the Church Entrance after the 7:00am
  • Thanksgiving Mass offered by Ladies Sodality on Tuesday 15th August, at 10:00am.
  • Please check the notice board for details about the day of prayer on Tuesday 15th August at Mount Mary’s church conducted by the fellowship of the Burning Bush.
  • The 62nd “St. Andrews All Bandra parish Talent Contest” will be held on 13th, 20th and 27th August and 2nd and 3rd September, at St. Andrews Auditorium. For details check the website  andreanzonals.npage.de
  • “Lead Our Country”, the Bombay Catholic Sabha brings you a seminar on Career opportunities in Civil Services, on Sunday 13th August, at St. Anne’s High School, L.T. Road, Borivali (West), at 10:30am to 12:30pm. For registration details please see the notice board.
  • The Parish unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha is organising the following seminars in scholarship schemes 2017-18, for students of the minority communities from Bandra Deanery.
  1. a) The Ministry of minority affairs Govt. of India Post Metric scholarship scheme, on Wednesday 16th August, at 6:30pm in the school quadrangle.
  2. b) Maulana Azad National scholarship scheme for meritorious Girl students on Friday 18th August, at Apostolic Carmel, Junior college auditorium, at 11:00am.

     Students from our Parish are requested to register their names for the appropriate schemes in our parish office.

  •  The Lectors and Cantors will be having a refresher session by Caetano on Friday 25th August, from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the Council room. All Lectors and Cantors please make it possible attend.
  • The Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a unique Youth retreat during the Ganesh Chaturthi holidays at R.C. Church, Khandala from 26th to 29th August, 2017. It is a one of a kind retreat that explains youth “Why you believe”… What you believe. For registration and details look at the notice board or contact DYC, Bandra at bombaydyc@gmail.com
  • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Anthony Joe Trinidade is on Monday 7th August and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Clifford James Gonsalves is on Wednesday 9th August, at 7:00pm.
  • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-12th and 13th
  • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.44,000/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 30th July, 2017)

  • Our Parish Medical Cell together with our PPC is organising a FREE Health check-up Camp Saturday 29th July, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm and on Sunday 30th July, from 7:30am to 12:00noon, in our Parish council room, it will be conducted by Wellness Forever. All are welcome. Details on the notice board.
  • A workshop will be conducted by Mrs. Shannon on Sunday- 30th July, in the Bosco Hall, in St. Andrew’s church, from 1pm to 5pm, on vocal techniques and selection of songs. Registration charges for the same is Rs.50/-.
  • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a new series called “Names of God- Jehovah Elyon” by Fr. Norbert, on Tuesday 1st August, after the 7:00pm Mass.
  • Bible study class on Parables, on Wednesday 02nd August, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
  • A Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Friday-4th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
  • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 5th August, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. 
  • The Pushpa club will be having their Dramatics contest on Saturday & Sunday 5th and 6th Ex-parishioners and Non-Christians are also encouraged to participate. Tickets for the same are available in the parish office on the first cum first serve basis.
  • The Transfiguration of the Lord Feast will be celebrated on Sunday 6th
  • The Feast of St. John Mary Vianney will be celebrated on Sunday 06th A special second collection will be made after communion during each mass for CLERGY FUND’. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”. Kindly donate generously.
  • The 30a.m. Mass on Sunday – 6th August, will be celebrated as FAMILY MASS.  Parents and Children are encouraged to attend this Mass next Sunday and be seated together as a Family.
  • Executive Committee meeting of Parish Pastoral Council on Monday 31st July and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 6th August, at 11:00am.
  • On Sunday- 6th August, there will be a Hindi Prayer Meeting at 3:00p.m conducted by Br. Arun and his team from our parish. Please come early and attend.
  • The Eucharistic Ministers of the Holy Communion will be having an input session on Friday 11th August, after the 7:00pm Mass. It is compulsory for all the Eucharistic ministers to attend.
  • The 62nd “St. Andrews All Bandra parish Talent Contest” will be held on 13th, 20th and 27th August and 2nd and 3rd September, at St. Andrews Auditorium. For details check the website  andreanzonals.npage.de
  • “Lead Our Country”, the Bombay Catholic Sabha brings you a seminar on Career opportunities in Civil Services, on Sunday 13th August, at St. Anne’s High School, L.T. Road, Borivali (West), at 10:30am to 12:30pm. For registration details please see the notice board.
  • The Parish unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha is organising the following seminars in scholarship schemes 2017-18, for students of the minority communities from Bandra Deanery.
  1. a) The Ministry of minority affairs Govt. of India Post Metric scholarship scheme, on Sunday 16th August, at 6:30pm in the school quadrangle.
  2. b) Maulana Azad National scholarship scheme for meritorious Girl students on Friday 18th August, at Apostolic Carmel, Junior college auditorium, at 11:00am. Students from our Parish are requested to register their names for the appropriate schemes in our parish office.
  •  Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
  • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.47,760/–. We thank you for your support and generosity.
  • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 23rd July, 2017)

      • The Pushpa club welcomes you to join our contests on Saturday & Sunday- 22nd & 23rd July, 2017 in the School Hall.
      • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 24th July, at 5:30pm in the Parish Council room.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk “Names of God- Jehovah Rapha”, by Fr. Melroy, with Adoration and healing service, on Tuesday 25h July, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Bandra Deanery SCC training by Fr. Reuben Tellis, will be held this Thursday 20th July, from 7:15pm to 9:00pm, at Apostolic Carmel Convent. Councillors, Animators and Religious are urged to attend.
      • Wednesday 26th July – the Feast of Saints Joaquim & Anne is celebrated as Parents Day. 
      • Our Parish Medical Cell together with our PPC is organising a FREE Health check-up Camp on Saturday 29th July, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm and on Sunday 30th July, from 7:30am to 12:00noon, in our Parish council room, it will be conducted by Wellness Forever. All are welcome. Details on the notice board.
      • The Pushpa club will be having Dramatics contest on 5th and 6th Ex-parishioners and Non-Christians are also encouraged to participate.
      • On Sunday- 6th August, there will be a Hindi Prayer Meeting at 3:00p.m conducted by Br. Arun and his team from our parish. Please come early and attend.
      • “Lead Our Country”, the Bombay Catholic Sabha brings you a seminar on Career opportunities in Civil Services, on Sunday 13th August, at St. Anne’s High School, L.T. Road, Borivali (West), at 10:30am to 12:30pm. For registration details please see the notice board.
      • The Parish unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha is organising the following seminars in scholarship schemes 2017-18, for students of the minority communities from Bandra Deanery.
      1. a) The Ministry of minority affairs Govt. of India Post Metric scholarship scheme, on Sunday 16th August, at 6:30pm in the school quadrangle.
      2. b) Maulana Azad National scholarship scheme for meritorious Girl students on Friday 18th August, at Apostolic Carmel, Junior college auditorium, at 11:00am. Students from our Parish are requested to register their names for the appropriate schemes in our parish office.
      •  A meeting of Ushers/ Volunteers who wish to assist during the Novena / Octave week, will be held at Mt. Mary’s Basilica on 15th August, 2017, at 6:00pm.
      • The 62nd “St. Andrew All Bandra parish Talent Contest” will be held on 13th, 20th and 27th August and 2nd and 3rd September, 2017, at St. Andrew Auditorium. The parishioners are invited to participate in the same.
      • First Holy Communion in our Parish will be on Sunday, 4th February, 2018 at the 10:00am Mass.
      • Those who had registered can collect their Organ donation cards from the parish office.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Franklin Colaso is on Tuesday 25th July, and for the soul of Pio Fernandes is on Thursday 27th July, at 7:00pm.
      • Parishioners are requested to pay the Community Fund for this financial year. Kindly mention your contact details before dropping the envelope in the community fund box.
      • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.44,470/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 16th July, 2017)

      • The TYM invites all the Youth to a special youth Mass on Sunday 16th July at 6:30pm in the council room followed by a meet and greet and get together.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a new series called “Names of God- Jehovah Adonai” on Tuesday 18th July, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 19th July, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
      • Bandra Deanery SCC training by Fr. Reuben Tellis, will be held this Thursday 20th July, from 7:15pm to 9:00pm, at Apostolic Carmel Convent. Councillors, Animators and Religious are urged to attend.
      • The Pushpa club announces that the singing and dance talent contest will be held on 22nd & 23rd The last day of participation is Tuesday 18th July. The Dramatics will be held on 5th and 6th August. Ex-parishioners and Non-Christians are also encouraged to participate.
      • First Holy Communion in our Parish will be on Sunday, 4th February, 2018 at the 10:00am Mass.
      • The Bible Committee of Archdiocese of Bombay is organizing Basic course in Hebrew and in Greek language, beginning from Saturday 29th Kindly collect the application forms from the parish office. For details please see the notice board.
      • The Archdiocesan office for Lay collaboration in ministry announces the commencement of the next batch of the Institute for ministry of Faith Enrichment (IMFE) Course in the last week of July. Heads of parish cells and associations with sufficient experience wishing to develop their leadership skills could look up the church notice board for further details.
      • The 62nd “St. Andrew All Bandra parish Talent Contest” will be held on 13th, 20th and 27th August and 2nd and 3rd September, 2017, at St. Andrew Auditorium. The parishioners are invited to participate in the same.
      • Those who had registered can collect their Organ donation cards from the parish office.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Crystaleen Rathan Anthony is on Tuesday 18th July, at 7:00pm and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Isabel D’Mello is on Sunday 23rd July, at 6:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend amounted to Rs.15,000/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.39,830/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 9th July, 2017)

 Following are the new Zonal Pastors : Zone 1:- Fr. Ivan, Zone-2: Fr. Jolly and Fr. Nicky, Zone 3: Fr. Vinod, Zone 4: Fr. Caetano. The list    of      spiritual directors for cells and associations are put up on the notice board.

 Faith Formation Sunday will be celebrated on 9th July.

 PPC meeting will be on Sunday 9th July at 11:00am.

 A follow up get together of the jewels of Jesus programme for children and youth is being organized on Sunday 9th July from 5:00pm to             7:00pm in the school quadrangle. Entry is free.

 Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a new series called “Names of God- Jehovah Elohim” by Fr. Renold on Tuesday 11th July, after     the     7:00pm Mass.

 Parents who have not yet submitted in the forms for their children wishing to receive either Communion or Confirmation please note                   that the last date for submission is 12th July,2017.

 The TYM invites all the Youth to a special youth Mass on Sunday 16th July at 6:30pm in the council room followed by a meet and greet               and get together.

 The Pushpa club announces that the singing and dance talent contest will be held on 22nd & 23rd July. Entry forms are still available                 with the parish office and the Zonal captains. Ex-parishioners and Non-Christians are also encouraged to participate.

 First Holy Communion in our Parish will be on Sunday, 4th February, 2018 at the 10:00am Mass.

 The Bible Committee of Archdiocese of Bombay is organizing Basic course in Hebrew and in Greek language, beginning from                             Saturday 29th July. Kindly collect the application forms from the parish office. For details please see the notice board.

 The Archdiocesan office for Lay collaboration in ministry announces the commencement of the next batch of the Institute for ministry of               Faith Enrichment (IMFE) Course in the last week of July. Heads of parish cells and associations with sufficient experience wishing to                   develop their leadership skills could look up the church notice board for further details.

 Those who had registered can collect their Organ donation cards from the parish office.

 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Ignatius Christopher Monteiro is on Tuesday 11th July, and for the soul of Martha Dennis                   Rebello is on Thursday 13th July at 7:00pm and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Teddy Miranda is on Sunday 16th July, at 6:00pm.

 The parishioners are requested to take care of their personal belongings while in church for any liturgical services.

 The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-8th and 9th July.

 “Peter’s Pence” collection is amounted to Rs.39,360/-. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”. Kindly donate                       generously.

 Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.38,720/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.

 For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 2nd July, 2017)

      • Following are the new Zonal Pastors : Zone 1:- Fr. Ivan, Zone-2: Jolly and Fr. Nicky, Zone 3: Fr. Vinod, Zone 4: Fr. Caetano. The list of spiritual directors for cells and associations are put up on the notice board. 
      • A special second collection will be made on Saturday & Sunday – 1st and 2nd July, for “Peter’s Pence”, which will be used for Pope’s expenses. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”. Kindly donate generously.
      • The 30a.m. Mass on Sunday – 2nd July will be celebrated as FAMILY MASS.  Parents and Children are encouraged to attend this Mass next Sunday and be seated together as a Family.
      • There will be a Hindi prayer meeting on Sunday 2nd July at 3:00p.m. Please come early.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a new series called “Names of God- Jehovah Elroi” by Dn. Ivan, on Tuesday 4th July, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 5th July, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
      • Friday- 7th July is the 1st The Divine mercy chaplet will be recited at 6:30pm, before the evening Mass.
      • A bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Friday- 7th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 8th July, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • Faith Formation Sunday will be celebrated on 9th
      • Executive Committee meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be on Monday 3rd July and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 9th July at 11:00am.
      • A follow up get together of the jewels of Jesus programme for children and youth is being organized on Sunday 9th July from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the school quadrangle. Entry is free.
      • The Pushpa club announces that the singing and dance competition is being re-scheduled and is to be held on 22nd & 23rd and followed by dramatics on 29th and 30th The inconvenience is regretted. All members of the Pushpa club are called for an emergency meeting on Monday 3rd July at 7:30pm.
      • The Bible Committee of Archdiocese of Bombay is organizing Basic course in Hebrew and in Greek language, beginning from Saturday 29th Kindly collect the application forms from the parish office. For details please see the notice board.
      • Those who had registered can collect their Organ donation cards from the parish office.
      • Memorial Mass for the soul of Pio Fernandes is on Friday 7th July, at 5:30pm and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Gercy D’Abreo is on Saturday 8th July, at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-8th and 9th
      • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.39,290/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 25 th June, 2017)

      •  Laity Sunday will be celebrated on 25th June.
      •  Following are the new Zonal Pastors : Zone 1:- Fr. Ivan, Zone-2: Fr. Jolly and Fr. Nicky, Zone 3: Fr. Gopu, Zone 4: Fr. Caetano. The list of spiritual directors for cells and associations are put up on the notice board. 
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Power in the Blood of Jesus”, by Br. Ralph D’Souza, on Tuesday 27th June, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      •  There will be a thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration on Sunday 25th June at 10:00am Mass at St. Theresa’s Church to mark the occasion of the Centenary of the “Pauline Co-operators”, which will be presided over by his Lordship Bishop Barthol Barretto.
      • His Eminence Cardinal Oswald Gracias will be celebrating a special Mass on Wednesday, 28th June at the Holy Name Cathedral, Colaba, at 6:30pm for the repose of the soul of our dear Cardinal Ivan Dias.
      •  A special second collection will be made on Saturday & Sunday – 1st and 2nd July, for “Peter’s Pence”, which will be used for Pope’s expenses. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”. Kindly donate generously.
      • The 8.30a.m. Mass on Sunday 25th June will be celebrated as FAMILY MASS.  Parents and Children are encouraged to attend this Mass next Sunday and be seated together as a Family.
      • There will be a Hindi prayer meeting on Sunday 2nd July at 3:00p.m. Please come early.
      • Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Friday- 7th July. Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 8th July, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. 
      • Executive Committee meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be on Monday 3rd July and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 9th July at 11:00am.
      • Faith Formation Sunday will be celebrated on 9th July.
      • The Puspa Club reminds all parishioners that its annual talent contest of the Dance and Musical competition is on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th July. Please collect the participation forms from the parish office. Reminding all committee members there will be meeting on Thursday at 7:30pm in the parish council room. 
      • If you have finished your HSC and you feel that God is calling you to become a Priest, the Archdiocese of Bombay welcomes you to join the minor seminary. You can pursue your education as well as discern your vocation. You can either contact any of the Parish fathers or Fr. Walter D’Souza. For further details kindly look up the notice board.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them for early distribution.
      • Those who had registered can collect their Organ donation cards from the parish office.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of John Cosmos Lobo is on Monday 26th June and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Percwyn Roche is on Tuesday 27th June at 7:00pm.
      • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.36,940/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 18th June, 2017) 

      • The Feast of Corpus Christi – the most Precious Body and Blood of Christ will be celebrated on Sunday 18th June, 2017.
      • Sunday school re-opens on Sunday 18th June, after the 8:30am children’s mass.
      • Notice as per bye law 17 (a) is hereby given  that the Annual General Meeting of the St. Theresa’s Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will be held on Sunday 18th June, after the 10:00am Mass, in the Church Council Room. For the Agenda and other details, please see the notice board.
      • The Extraordinary Minsters of Holy Communion will renew their commitment on Sunday 18th June, at the 6:00pm Mass. All lay ministers are requested to be present for the same.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Power in the Blood of Jesus”, by Br. Ralph D’Souza, on Tuesday 20th June, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 21st June, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
      • The SCC Steering committee meeting will be held on Thursday, 22nd June, at 7:35pm, in the Church Council room. Councillors, Animators and Religious are requested to attend.
      • This Friday June 23rd, is the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Feast Mass will be celebrated at 7:00pm. We will have a general consecration of the Parish during the Mass.
      • Laity Sunday will be celebrated on 25th
      • There will be a thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration on Sunday 25th June at 10:00am Mass at St. Theresa’s Church to mark the occasion of the Centenary of the “Pauline Co-operators”, which will be presided over by his Lordship Bishop Barthol Barretto.
      • Executive Committee meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be on Monday 3rd July and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 9th July at 11:00am.
      • The Pushpa Club reminds all parishioners that its annual talent contest of the Dance and Musical competition is on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th Please collect the participation forms from the parish office. Reminding all committee members there will be meeting on Thursday at 7:30pm in the parish council room.
      • We congratulate Fr. Nicky, the staff and the students for securing 97.63% results for the SSC exams in March 2017.
      • Duruelo Convent school secured Cent percent results in the SSC Exam, March 2017. Our hearty congratulations to them.
      • The school grounds will be closed for repairs during the Monsoon Season. Kindly co-operate.
      • UCDC requires a retired Primary teacher to help the poor children attending English medium schools. Kindly contact the UCDC director.
      • We have completed most of the House blessings in our parish. Just in case your house has not been blessed this year, we request you to contact your Parish Councillor or give your name, address/ contact number at the parish office.
      • If you have finished your HSC and you feel that God is calling you to become a Priest, the Archdiocese of Bombay welcomes you to join the minor seminary. You can pursue your education as well as discern your vocation. You can either contact any of the Parish fathers or Fr. Walter D’Souza. For further details kindly look up the notice board.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Kenneth Williams is on Thursday 22nd June, at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioner for their last week collection of Rs.9,200/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.37,210/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

Announcements – (Sunday 11th June, 2017)

      • The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity will be celebrated tomorrow/ today 11th
      • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 12th June, at 5:30pm in the Parish Council room.
      • The Novena in preparation for the Feast of the Sacred Heart will begin from 14th June, Wednesday onwards. The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is on Sunday 23rd
      • Booking for Mass intentions for July to September 2017, morning masses will commence from 14th June, Wednesday. Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • The Feast of Corpus Christi – the most Precious Body and Blood of Christ will be celebrated on Sunday 18th
      • Sunday school re-opens on Sunday 18th June, after the 8:30am children’s mass.
      • Notice as per bye law 17 (a) is hereby given  that the Annual General Meeting of the St. Theresa’s Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will be held on Sunday 18th June, after the 10:00am Mass, in the Parish Council Room. For the Agenda and other details, please see the notice board.
      • The Extraordinary Minsters of Holy Communion will renew their commitment on Sunday 18th June, at the 6:00pm Mass. All lay ministers are requested to be present for the same.
      • Steering committee meeting will be held on Thursday, 22nd June, at 7:35pm, in the parish council room. Councillors, Animators and Religious are requested to attend.
      • Laity Sunday will be celebrated on 25th
      • The Puspha Club reminds all parishioners that its annual talent contest of the Dance and Musical competition is on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th Please collect the participation forms from the parish office. Reminding all committee members there will be meeting on every Thursday at 7:30pm in the parish council room .
      • We have completed most of the House blessings in our parish. Just in case your house has not been blessed this year, we request you to contact your Parish Councillor or give your name, address/ contact number at the parish office.
      • If you have finished your HSC and you feel that God is calling you to become a Priest, the Archdiocese of Bombay welcomes you to join the minor seminary. You can pursue your education as well as discern your vocation. You can either contact any of the Parish fathers or Fr. Walter D’Souza. For further details kindly look up the notice board.
      • Sophia college for Women invites Catholic girl students to apply for admission.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Thomas John Rodrigues, is on Monday  12th June, for the soul of Bellie Lucian D’Souza, is on Thursday 15th June, at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will make their monthly collection today after the Mass.
      • Last Sunday’s collection is Rs.43,860/-. We thank you for your support and generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please refer to the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 4th June, 2017)

      • Pentecost Sunday will be celebrated on 04th June, 2017.
      • Jolly will be inducted as Parish Priest of St. Theresa’s Church, on Sunday 4th June, at the 10:00am Mass which will be presided over by Most. Rev. Bishop Allwyn D’Silva. There will be a farewell function for the outgoing Parish Priest Fr. Bernard Rodrigues on the same day at 7:00pm in the school quadrangle.
      • We thank Fr. Sam and his team from Logos retreat centre, Bangalore and prayer group team for conducting 3 days retreat for Pentecost, for the in-filling of the Holy Spirit. We also thank all those who helped in organising the children’s program “Jewels of Jesus”.
      • There will be a Love offering collection to support the Pentecost Outreach.
      • Bible study class resume on Wednesday 7th June, in the parish council room, after the Novena.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 10th June, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. 
      • The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity will be celebrated on Sunday   11th June, 2017. 
      • Booking for Mass intentions for July to September 2017, morning masses will commence from Wednesday 14th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • Sunday school re-opens on Sunday 18th June, after the 8:30am children’s mass.
      • The Pushpa Club reminds all parishioners that its annual talent contest of the Dance and Musical competition is on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th of July. Please collect the participation forms from the parish office from Monday 5th Requesting all four Zones to elect Zonal committees and captains and attend the meeting on Thursday 8th June, at 7:30pm in the council room.
      • Those wishing to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to collect forms from the Parish office.
      • Paul’s Institute of communication education, Bandra, is offering Undergraduate and post graduate courses in Media related disciplines. Please refer to the poster on the notice board for details.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul Chandrakant Dhamdhere is on Tuesday 6th June, at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-10th and 11th
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.36,750/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 28th May, 2017)

      • Sunday 28th May, is the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord, as well as World Communication day.
      • The Feast of Visitation of the blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated on 31st May, 2017.
      • All Zones and Communities who have not yet submitted their accounts are requested to submit by the 31st of May, to the Parish office.
      • Daily Mass at 6:15am will begin from 1st June onwards.
      • Due to transfer of Parish clergy Communion to Home bound will not be given on 1st Friday of June. The extra ordinary ministers of Holy Communion will serve on 1st Saturday / Sunday of June.
      • Our Parish is organising an outreach programme in preparation for the Feast of Pentecost conducted by Fr. Sam and his team, from Logos Retreat Centre, Bangalore from Thursday to Saturday – 1st to 3rd June, at 5:00pm to 9:30pm, in the Church. All are welcome.
      • All Children and youth are invited for a 3 days programme –“Jewels of Jesus”, from Thursday to Saturday – 1st to 3rd June, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in our Church. Entry is free. Please collect the forms from Legion counter at the entrance of the church or register in the parish office.
      • The Pentecost Sunday will be celebrated on 04th June, 2017.
      • Jolly will be inducted as Parish Priest of St. Theresa’s Church, on Sunday 4th June, at the 10:00am Mass which will be presided over by Most. Rev. Bishop Allwyn D’Silva. There will be a farewell function for the outgoing Parish Priest Fr. Bernard Rodrigues on the same day at 7:00pm in the school quadrangle. Entry is free and those who wish to attend are requested to collect their free Snack coupons from the Parish office till Wednesday 31st May.
      • There will be a Pentecost rally at St Michael’s church, Mahim on Pentecost Sunday 4th June from 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. Speaker Fr K. T. Emmanuel. Eucharist celebrated by Bishop John Rodrigues. All are invited.
      • There will be Pentecost Rally in Hindi and Marathi at St. Xavier’s Church, Vile Parle, on Sunday 4th June, evening from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with Mass.
      • There will be Hindi prayer meeting on Pentecost Sunday- 4th June, at 3:00pm to 4:00pm, in church, conducted by Brother Stanley from Swagat Ashram. Those who are not going for Rally please come early.
      • The Pushpa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and of the Dramatics on the 29th and 30th
      • Our Parish requires the services of an interior designer. Those interested may contact office.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Augustine Clarence D’Mello is on Thursday 1st June, at 7:00pm.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.38,080/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

Announcements – (Sunday 21st May, 2017)

      • The Farewell to Fr. George Crasta is on tomorrow / today, at the 10:00am Mass. We thank him for his valuable services to the Parish and wish him God’s blessings on his new appointment in Mysore.      
      • East Indian Community is celebrating anniversary of the Cross, at Our Lady of Valankanni Church, Bhattae, Bhayander (W), on Monday 22nd May, at 4:30pm. Bishop Percival Fernandez will celebrate the Holy Mass. The programme includes East Indian Food Festival, Dance, Singing and snacks. All are welcome.
      • Coming Sunday 28th May, is the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, as well as World Communication day. Daughter’s of St. Paul will animate the Liturgy on that day.
      • The Feast of Visitation of the blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated on 31st
      • All Zones and Communities who have money for their expenses are requested to give an account for the year 2016-17 by the end of May 2017.
      • Due to transfer of Parish clergy, Communion to the Home bound will not be given on 1st Friday of June. The extra ordinary ministers of Holy Communion will serve on 1st Saturday / Sunday of June.
      • Our Parish is organising an outreach in preparation for the Feast of Pentecost conducted by Fr. Sam and his team, from Logos Retreat Centre, Bangalore from Thursday to Saturday – 1st to 3rd June, at 5:00pm to 9:30pm, in the Church. All are welcome.
      • Calling all the Children and Youth for a  3 days programme –“Jewells of Jesus”, from Thursday to Saturday – 1st to 3rd June, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in our Church. Entry is free. Please register in the parish office or contact Annette- 9892131346.
      • Pentecost Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 04th Novena for Pentecost will begin from 25th May.
      • There will be a Pentecost rally at St Michael’s church, Mahim on Pentecost Sunday 4th June, from 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. Speaker Fr. K. T. Emmanuel. Eucharist will be celebrated by Bishop John Rodrigues. All are invited.
      • We are Pleased to invite you to a Farewell to our Parish Priest Fr. Bernard Rodrigues on Sunday 4th, June, from 7:00pm onwards in the School Quadrangle.
      • Entry is free and those who wish to attend are requested to collect their Snack coupons from the Parish office from Thursday – 25th May to Wednesday 31st Snack coupons will be given on a first come first served basis and we urge you to keep the evening free to accord farewell to Fr. Bernard and a warm welcome to Fr. Jolly as our new Parish Priest.
      • The Pushpa Club reminds all parishioners that its annual talent contest starts on the 1st of July 2017. Requesting all four zones to elect zonal committees and captains and attend the meeting on Friday 26th May at 7:30pm in the council room. For further information please see the notice board.
      • Our Parish requires the services of an interior designer. Those interested may contact our parish office.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Susan David Pereira and Leonard Rego is on Saturday 27th May, at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend of Rs.8510/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.38,080/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 14th May, 2017)

      • Month of May is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 7:30a.m. and 6.30p.m. in our Church and in Gujarati
      • Pre-baptism catechesis for expectant parents will be held on 2 Sundays- 14th & 21st May at 5:30pm in the council room.
      • Those wishing to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to collect forms from the Parish office and submit the completed form latest by Wednesday 31st
      • Daily Mass at 6:15am will begin from June onwards.
      • Theresa’s Parish is organising an outreach in preparation for the Feast of Pentecost conducted by Fr. Sam and his team, from Logos Retreat Centre, Bangalore from Thursday to Saturday – 1st to 3rd June, 2017, at 5:00pm to 9:30pm, in the Church. All are welcome.
      • Calling all the Children and Youth for a  3 days programme –“Jewells of Jesus”, from Thursday to Saturday – 1st to 3rd June, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in our Church. Entry is free. Please register in the parish office or contact Annette- 9892131346.
      • The Pushpa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th of July.
      • The confirmation photos are available at Parish office. The group photos are displayed on the notice board. Those who want copies please contact parish office.
      • Divine Child polytechnic Andheri offers various courses. For details please see the notice board.
      • Andrews college is offering Hotel Management course. For details see the notice board.
      • Memorial Mass for the soul of Joe Pereira is on Friday 19th May at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday -13th and 14th
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.40,370/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

Announcements – (Sunday 07th May, 2017)

      • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 08th May, at 5:30pm in the council room.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a Movie “Risen” soon after the Mass on 9th May, at 7:30pm.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 13th May, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm, conducted by testify ministry.
      • Zone-IV is organising Mass and procession in honour of St. Roque on Sunday 14th May, at 6:00pm near the main village Cross in old Khar village.
      • Pre-baptism catechesis for expectant parents will be held on 2 Sundays- 14th & 21st May at 5:30pm in the council room.
      • Those wishing to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to collect forms from the Parish office and submit the completed form latest by Wednesday 31st
      • The Pushpa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and of the Dramatics on the 29th and 30th
      • Divine Child polytechnic, Andheri offers various courses. For details please see the notice board.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-13th and 14th
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.45,190/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board

      • NOTICES – (Sunday 30th April, 2017)
      • Fr. Jolly is appointed as the new Parish Priest of St. Theresa’s Church. Fr. Bernard is transferred to Mangalore as In-charge of Home for the Aged run by SVD Fathers. He will be leaving in the 1st week of June. Fr. George is transferred to St. Arnold’s school in Mysore. Fr. Edward is transferred to St. Mother Theresa’s parish in Mysore as Assistant Priest. Fr. Caetano Mascarenhas, Fr. Ivan D’Silva and Fr. Gopu Reddy are appointed as new assistants to our parish.
      • Month of May is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 7:30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. in our Church and in Gujarati at 7:30pm near the Grotto.
      • To remind our Seniors of “Christian Fellowship” on Monday 1st May, at 11:00am sharp, in the Parish council room.
      • Bus has been arranged to Tabor Ashram on 1st Friday on 5th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • The confirmation photos are available at Parish office. The group photos are displayed on the notice board. Those who want copies please contact parish office.
      • Those wishing to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to collect forms from the Parish office and submit the completed form latest by Wednesday 31st
      • The Focolare Movement invites all the families, adults, youth and children to the Mariapolis, a summer gathering for all. It will be held from 25th to 28th May, 2017 at the Papal seminary in Pune. This year’s event is entitled “Towards True Happiness” with a special focus on the suffering of Jesus on the Cross. Please see the notice board.
      • The Pushpa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th of July.
      • Peter’s residential school, Panchagani, has its admissions open for classes 3 to 8 following the ICSE Curriculum.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Anthony Francis Tawares is on Tuesday 02nd May and for the soul of Lourdes Ferrao is on Friday 05th May, at 7:00pm and for the soul of Benedict Rathan Anthony is on Friday 05th May at 7:00 in morning.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.51,360/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 23rd April, 2017)

      • Sunday 23rd is the Feast of Divine Mercy. The Feast Mass is at 10:00am celebrated by Fr. Vinay Kamath.
      • Sacrament of Confirmation will be held on Sunday- 23rd April, during 6:00pm Mass, administered by Most. Rev. Bishop John Rodrigues.
      • The Bombay East Indian Association is having their annual social “Lugracha Maan” on Sunday 23rd April, 2017, at Bandra Gymkhana at 7:00pm. Please contact your Zonal representatives for dinner passes.
      • The food items offered at the Easter Vigil service and Easter Sunday were donated to Mother Theresa’s Roses (Opp. Bhabha Hospital) and St. Catherine of Siena Home for the Destitute (near Mt. Mary Basilica). We thank you for your generosity.
      • Month of May is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 7:30a.m. and 6.30p.m. in our Church and in Gujarati at 7:30pm near the Grotto.
      • Theresian Diamonds is having “Christian Fellowship” for our seniors on Monday 1st May, 2017. Those interested may contact the committee members after this Mass.
      • The Pushpa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th of July. Also please note that Pushpa Club will have their annual general body meeting on Sunday 23rd April, at 10:30am in the parish council room.
      • The Focolare Movement invites all the families, adults, youth and children to the Mariapolis, a summer gathering for all. It will be held from 25th to 28th May, 2017 at the Papal seminary in Pune. This year’s event is entitled “Towards True Happiness” with a special focus on the suffering of Jesus on the Cross. Please see the notice board.
      • Pauls institute in Bandra is offering 3 years Degree courses from this academic year in Graphics and Multimedia, Visual communication and Media and entertainment. They also offer one-year post graduate programs in advertising, journalism and public relations, as well as an MBA in media and entertainment, plus short-term courses, also in media related subjects. There are special incentives for Christians students. Please refer to the poster on the notice board for details.
      • “Dilkhush Teacher” Training Centre at Juhu, Mumbai runs 2 year a D.Ed course in special Education. Admissions are open.
      • Holy Family hospital is organsing Coronary CT Scan and Coronary Artery Calcium Score at reduced rates. Please see the notice board.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Melissa Mercy Vaz is on Monday 24th April, and for the soul of Isabel Dias is on Tuesday 25th April, at 7:00pm and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Jane Mathew Bhundoo is on Sunday 30th April at 6:00pm.
      • The amount collected during the Holy week is as follows: Maundy Thursday: Rs.70,600/- Good Friday: Rs.85,410/- Easter Vigil & Easter Sunday: Rs.1,14,490/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 16th April, 2017)

      • 16th April, 2017 – is Easter Sunday – Masses will be at 7:00am, 8:30am and 10:00am in English. And 4:00pm in Hindi. There will be no 6:00pm Mass.
      • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 17th April, at 5:00pm in Parish Council room.
      • Zone-III will have their annual thanksgiving mass on Monday 17th April, 2017, at 7.30pm, at Little Flower no-5, Linking Road, Bandra. All are cordially invited.
      • Holy family is organising a programme on “Diabetics and Pregnancy” on Saturday 22nd April at 11:00am
      • Next Sunday 23rd is the Feast of Divine Mercy. The Feast Mass is at 10:00am celebrated by Fr. Vinay Kamath. During the week from 17th to 22nd April, the Novena to the Divine Mercy will continue at 6:30pm daily before the 7:00pm Mass. On Thursday 20th April we will have a special Holy hour from 7:30pm to 8:30pm conducted by Fr. Renold, SSP.
      • Sacrament of Confirmation will be held on Sunday- 23rd April, during 6:00pm Mass, administered by Most. Rev. Bishop John Rodrigues.
      • The Bombay East Indian Association is having their annual social “Lugracha Maan” on Sunday 23rd April, 2017, at Bandra Gymkhana at 7:00pm. Please contact your Zonal representatives for dinner passes.
      • Theresian Diamonds is having “Christian Fellowship” for our seniors on Monday 1st May, 2017. Those interested may contact the committee members after this Mass.
      • The Puspa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and Dramatics on the 29th and 30th of July. Also please note that Puspa Club will have their annual general body meeting on Sunday 23rd April, at 10:30am in the parish council room.
      • Examiners are available for sale at exit points of the ground.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Anthony John Gouria is on Tuesday 18th April, at 7:00pm.
      • A collection box for Community Fund is placed at the entrance of the Church. Kindly drop your contribution in that Box. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, please give PAN no.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thank the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend amounted to Rs.11,620/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.56,470/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.
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NOTICES – (Sunday 09th April, 2017)

      • Sunday, 9th April, 2017 is Palm Sunday. Blessings of the Palms will take place at 07.30 a.m. in the School Quadrangle followed by procession to the church.  Masses on this day will be at 07.30 and 10:00 in the morning, 04.00 and 06.00 in the evening.  There will be no 08.30 a.m. MASS.  Passion narration will be conducted by Zone-I : Saturday-7:00pm, Zone-II:Sunday-7:30am, Zone-III-Sunday 10:00am, Zone-IV-Sunday-6:00pm. 
      • Please return the Lenten crosses to the Parish office.
      • Please see the Holy Week Programme in the Vision, on the Notice Board and Website.
      • Confessions on Monday to Wednesday, 10th, 11th and 12th April, 2017 at 7.30 to 8.00 in the Morning and 6:00 to 7:00 and 7:30 to 8:30 in the Evening.
      • Parishioners are invited to bring offertory gifts like Rice, Dal, Tea, Sugar and Soaps, during the Easter Vigil Mass. These gifts can be placed before the Mass in front of the Altar. Items will be given to the poor and the needy through Mother Teresa’s home.
      • The Mt. Carmel confraternity is organizing East Indian Manoranjan-5, on Easter Sunday-16th April, from 6:00pm onwards at Mt. Carmel Church quadrangle, Bandra (W).
      • Holy family is organising a programme on “Diabetics and Pregnancy” on Saturday 22nd April at 11:00am
      • The Feast of Divine Mercy will be held on Sunday – 23rd April, 2017. The feast Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am by Fr. Vinay Kamath. Novena timings for the preparation please see the notice board.
      • Sacrament of Confirmation in our church will be held on Sunday- 23rd April, during 6:00pm Mass, at the hands of Most. Rev. Bishop John Rodrigues.
      • The Bible committee is organising a ten day Bible course named – “Journeying through the Old Testament” which will help individuals to learn the Word in deeper manner. The course will be from 10th April to 30th April 2017, Dadar (East). Accommodation is available. For details See the notice board.
      • Bible study class closes for this year. It will resume in June 2017.
      • The Pushpa Club will be having its Annual Talent Contest of the Dance and Musical competition on 1st and 2nd July respectively and of the Dramatics on the 29th and 30th
      • Easter Candles are supplied by Mangaon Mission. They are kept near the statues. Kindly take candles and drop the money in the box titled “Contribution towards candles”.
      • Admissions are open for T.T.C course and F.C.C.E. course at St. Margaret’s training college, at Byculla, for the new academic year from 2017. Those interested may reply.
      • Errol Fernandes is conducting a NET Retreat during the Holy Week. Please contact the Parish Office.
      • Joseph Cardijn Technical school offers Technical Training Programmes. See notice Board.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Loretta Mary Rebello is on Monday 10th April, and for the soul of  Joseph Spridion Pereira is on Wednesday 12th April and Memorial Mass for soul of  Lourdes Ferrao is on Tuesday 11th April and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Tony Peter Lobo is on Tuesday 11th April at 7:00pm.
      • A collection box for Community Fund is placed at the entrance of the Church. Kindly drop your contribution in that Box. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, please give PAN no.
      • The members of St. Vincent de Paul will make their monthly collection this Saturday & Sunday – 8th and 9th March, at all the Masses.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.45,070/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 02nd April, 2017

      • Zone-IV is conducting the Annual Papiya – Stations of the Cross in East Indian Marathi on today – 1st April midnight at 12:00am from main village cross.
      • Peter’s Unit of Bombay Catholic Sabha is organising a Lenten pilgrimage from St. Peter’s to Our Lady of Valankanni Church, Uttan on Sunday 2nd The bus will leave St. Peter’s Church, Bandra at 7:00am in the morning.
      • PPC meeting will be on Sunday 02nd April at 11:00am.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting with Eucharistic Adoration, conducted by Fr. Zak, on Tuesday 04th April, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 5th April, in the council room, after 7:30pm Mass.
      • There will be no Mass at 6:15am on weekdays from 01st April till 31st   May.
      • There is Mass at Daughters of St. Paul Chapel, on Water field road, opp. ICICI Bank, at 6:30am daily. Those interested are welcome to attend.
      • Charles Vaz- SVD, will begin Choir practice for Easter on Wednesday 5th April, at 8:00pm. All those who want to join the Choir please be present for practice.
      • Ushers meeting for Holy week will be held on Wednesday 5th April, at 7:30pm, in the church office.
      • A Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Friday- 7th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Sunday, 9th April, 2017 is Palm Sunday. Blessings of the Palms will take place at 07.30 a.m. in the School Quadrangle followed by procession to the church.  Masses on this day will be at 07.30 and 10:00 in the morning, 04.00 and 06.00 in the evening.  There will be no 08.30 a.m. MASS.  Passion narration will be conducted by Zone-I : Saturday-7:00pm, Zone-II:Sunday-7:00am, Zone-III-Sunday 10:00am, Zone-IV-Sunday-6:00pm. 
      • Anne’s Church, Bandra presents “In the footsteps of the Master” a short Lenten play with a message in music, dance and a cast of over 50 parishioners on Palm Sunday – 9th April, at 7:00pm on the Church grounds. All are welcome.
      • Please return Lenten crosses in the Parish office.
      • Confessions on Monday to Wednesday, 10th, 11th and 12th April, 2017 at 7.30 to 8.00 in Morning and 6:00 to 7:00 and 7:30 to 8:30 in Evening.
      • 13th April, 2017, is Maundy Thursday. There will be 10.30am mass for the sick and the aged. Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be at 7:30pm on School grounds. There will be a common Adoration in Church immediately after Mass conducted by Bible Cell from 9:00pm to 10:00pm and by Prayer Group from 10:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • 14th April, 2017, is Good Friday– Day of Fast and Abstinence. The Stations of the Cross will be held by Bombay Catholic Sabha at 7:00 and 8:00 in the morning and by Bible cell from 8:00am and 9:00am in English. Three Hours Agony will be from 9:00am to 11:45am. Divine Mercy Chaplet will be recited at 12:00noon by Family Cell. The Lord’s Passion will be held at 6:30pm on the School grounds.
      • Easter Candles are supplied by Mangaon Mission. They are kept near statues. Kindly take candles and drop money in the box titled “Contribution towards candles”.
      • 15th April, 2017, is Holy Saturday. Reflection on Mary, Mother of sorrows will be at 9:00am, with the recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Easter Vigil at 7:30pm. Kindly bring along candles when you come for service.
      • 16th April, 2017, is Easter Sunday – Masses at 7:00, 8.30 and 10:00 in Morning and 4:00pm (Hindi) in evening. There will be no English Mass in the evening.
      • Neelam Rupreja and Namrata Fernandes will be receiving the Sacraments of Baptism and confirmation during the 10:00am Mass on Easter Sunday.
      • A Feast of Divine Mercy will be held on Sunday – 23rd April, 2017. The feast Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am. Celebrant is Fr. Vinay Kamath. Novena timings for the preparation for the feast is as under :-

* 14th April – Good Friday : (11:45am – 12:00pm)

* 15th Holy Saturday : 9:00 to 10:00am – Hour with Mary (Fr. Norbert)

* 16th Easter Sunday – Divine Mercy Chaplet at Home

* 17th April – Monday : (6:30pm – 6:55pm)

* 18th April – Tuesday : (6:30pm – 6:55pm)

* 19th April – Wednesday : (6:30pm-6:55pm)

* 20th April – Thursday    : (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

                       (Eucharist +Chaplet + talk + Adoration by Fr. Michael)

* 21st April –  Friday : 7:00pm. Special Mass for departed

* 22nd April – Saturday : 7:00pm

      • Sacrament of Confirmation in our church will be held on Sunday- 23rd April, during 6:00pm Mass, at the hands of Most. Rev. Bishop John Rodrigues.
      • Admissions are open for T.T.C course and F.C.C.E. course at St. Margaret’s training college, at Byculla, for the new academic year from 2017. Those interested may reply.
      • The Bible committee is organising a ten day Bible course named – “Journeying through the Old Testament” which will help individuals to learn the Word in deeper manner. The course will be from 10th April to 30th April 2017. Accommodation is available. For details See notice board.
      • The front part of our Church building is under repairs. Please bear with some inconvenience.
      • Errol Fernandes is conducting a NET Retreat during the Holy Week. Please contact the Parish Office.
      • Joseph Cardijn Technical school offers Technical Training Programmes. See notice Board.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them for early distribution.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Lena D’Souza is on Monday 3rd April, and for the soul of  Roy Anthony Fernandes on Thursday 06th April at 7:00pm and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Gracy Gowray is on Sunday 09th April at 6:00pm.
      • Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • A collection box is placed at the entrance of the Church for Community Fund. Kindly drop your contribution in that Box. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, please give PAN no.
      • The members of St. Vincent de Paul will make their monthly collection on next Saturday & Sunday – 8th and 9th March, at all the Masses.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,980/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 26th March, 2017)

      • Pro-life day will be celebrated on Saturday 25th March, 2017
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 28th March, after 7:00pm Mass. Topic is “Passion Narratives”.
      • A Lenten Cantata on “Seven Last words of Christ” will be enacted by Newman Choir on Sunday 26th March, at 7:15pm, at St. Peter’s church.
      • The Bombay Catholic Sabha will be having a “Meet and Greet” your candidate on the Monday27th March 2017 at 7.30 pm at the UCDC.  This will be an interaction session with the winning candidate and our catholic candidates who did not make it.  Our ex-municipal councillor will also be felicitated.  Please do come in large numbers.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 29th March, in council room, after 7:30pm Mass.
      • Dioceasan Vocation service centre is organising a QUEST programme for college and working youth on Saturday 01st April from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, at Goregaon Seminary.
      • The Jesuits and Daughters of the Cross have made it possible for Bandra school students to switch to Cambridge education from the 8th Onwards. Parents and girls n boys interested are invited to an Interactive Session on the Cambridge (IGCSE) board on the 1st April at 9:00am in the St. Stanislaus high school hall.
      • As the Parish Fathers will be on vacation, there will be no Mass at 6:15am on weekdays from 01st April till 31st
      • There will be a Retreat in Konkani on Saturday & Sunday – 1st and 2nd April, at Atmadarsha. Please contact Atmadarshan for booking.
      • Executive Committee meeting of Parish Pastoral Council on Monday 27th March and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 02nd April at 11:00am.
      • Peter’s Unit of Bombay Catholic Sabha is organising a Lenten pilgrimage from St. Peter’s to Our Lady of Valankanni Church, Uttan on Sunday 2nd April. The bus will leave St. Peter’s Church, Bandra at 7:00am in the morning.
      • Charles Vaz- SVD, will begin Choir practice for Easter on Wednesday 5th April, at 8:00pm. All those who want to join the Choir please be present for practice.
      • A Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Friday- 7th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 08th April, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • The front part of our Church building is under repairs. Please bear with some inconvenience.
      • Errol Fernandes is conducting a NET Retreat during the Holy Week. Please contact the Parish Office.
      • Joseph Cardijn Technical school offers Technical Training Programmes. See notice Board.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Corrine Patricia Drego is on Monday 27th March, and for the soul of Edward Dominic Sutari on Saturday 01st April and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Tobias Xavier Dias on Saturday 1st April at 7:00pm.
      • Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • A collection box is placed at the entrance of the Church for Community Fund. Kindly drop your contribution in that Box.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend amounted to Rs.9100/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,490/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 19th March, 2017)

      • Zone-IV conducts its annual stations of the cross on Sunday 19th March at 7:00pm from the post office cross.
      • Andrews youth are enacting “Way of the Cross” in Song, Dance and Drama on Sunday 19th March, at 7:15pm.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 21st March, after 7:00pm Mass. Topic is “Passion Narratives”.
      • Steering committee meeting for Councillors, Animators and Religious will be held on Thursday 23rd March, at 7:35pm in the Parish council room.
      • Holy Family Hospital is organising an awareness program on ‘How to prevent Heart disease, control of BP and Cholesterol’ on Friday 24th March at 11.00 am.
      • The All Mumbai walking Pilgrimage to pray for peace will be held on Saturday 25th March, 2017, starting at 10:30pm from Cross Maidan – Dhobi Talao and terminating at Mount Mary’s Basilica, Bandra. His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias will Flag off the pilgrimage at Cross Maidan and Bishop Bosco Penha will celebrate the Holy Eucharist at Mount Mary’s Basilica.
      • Pro-life day will be celebrated on Saturday 25th March, 2017.
      • Zone-IV is organising a Pilgrimage to Uttan on Sunday 26th The Stations of the Cross and the Mass will be at Our Lady of Good Health Church, Bhattae. Breakfast, lunch and evening tea will be served at Bosco Wadi for Rs.500/- per head. Children below 5yrs. will be free. The bus will leave from the main Khar village cross at 7:00am in the morning. Contact Zone-IV councillors for booking.
      • A Lenten Cantata on “Seven Last words of Christ” will be enacted by Newman Choir on Sunday 26th March, at 7:15pm, at St. Peter’s church.
      • The Bombay Catholic Sabha will be having a “Meet and Greet” your candidate on the Monday27th March 2017 at 7.30 pm at the UCDC.  This will be an interaction session with the winning candidate and our catholic candidates who did not make it.  Our ex-municipal councillor will also be felicitated.  Please do come in large numbers.
      • As the Parish Fathers will be on vacation, there will be no Mass at 6:15am on weekdays from 01st April till 31st
      • Charles Vaz- SVD, will begin Choir practice for Easter on Wednesday 5th April, at 8:00pm. All those who want to join the Choir please be present for practice.
      • The front part of our Church building is under repairs. Please bear with some inconvenience.
      • Errol Fernandes is conducting a NET Retreat during the Holy Week. Please contact the Parish Office.
      • Admissions are open for Christian leadership programme conducted by ‘POWER TO LEAD’. Registration done after every Mass outside the church.
      • Joseph Cardijn Technical school offers Technical Training Programmes. See notice Board.
      • . Raju Doddiyar- SVD, will be at the entrance of the Church to take subscriptions for the “Word Among us”, after every Mass.
      • Memorial Mass for the Soul of Leena D’Souza is on Monday 20th March, at 7:00pm.
      • Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday- 18th and 19th March, after each Mass.
      • Parishioners who have not paid their contribution to Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 20
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.50,190/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 12th March, 2017)

      • Sunday 12th March is the last day of Sunday school for this Academic year. However Confirmation classes will continue till the end of April.
      • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 13th March, at 5:30pm in Parish Council room.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 14th March, after 7:00pm Mass. Topic is “Passion Narratives”.
      • Mass Intentions for April to June 2017, Morning masses will commence from Wednesday, 15th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 15th March, after the novena in the Parish Council Room.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 18th March, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • Zone-IV conducts its annual stations of the cross on Sunday 19th March at 7:00pm from the post office cross.
      • Andrews youth are enacting “Way of the Cross” in Song, Dance and Drama on Sunday 19th March, at 7:15pm.
      • Holy Family Hospital is organising an awareness program on ‘How to prevent Heart disease, control of BP and Cholesterol’ on Friday 24th March at 11.00 am.
      • The All Mumbai walking Pilgrimage to pray for peace will be held on Saturday 25th March, 2017, starting at 10:30pm from Cross Maidan – Dhobi Talao and terminating at Mount Mary’s Basilica, Bandra. His Eminence Oswald Cardinal Gracias will Flag off the pilgrimage at Cross Maidan and Bishop Bosco Penha will celebrate the Holy Eucharist at Mount Mary’s Basilica.
      • A Lenten Cantata on “Seven Last words of Christ” will be enacted by Newman Choir on Sunday 26th March, at 7:15pm, at St. Peter’s church.
      • The front part of our Church building is under repairs. Please bear with some inconvenience.
      • Errol Fernandes is conducting a NET Retreat during the Holy Week. Please contact the Parish Office.
      • Admissions are open for Christian leadership programme conducted by ‘POWER TO LEAD’. Registration done after every Mass outside the church.
      • Admissions are open for Christian leadership programme conducted by ‘POWER TO LEAD’. Registration done after every Mass outside the church.
      • Joseph Cardijn Technical school offers Technical Training Programmes. See notice Board.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Arthur D’Souza is on Tuesday 14th March, at 7:00pm.
      • Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday- 18th and 19th March, after each Mass.
      • Parishioners who have not paid their contribution to Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 20.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.49,830/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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Announcements – (Sunday 05th March, 2017)

      • Our parish will have a Lenten Mission preached by the Redemptorist fathers, from Saturday 4th March to 11th Reflections will be from 6:45 to 7:00am and during the 8:00am Mass. Main preaching from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.
      • Tomorrow 8.30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family. (Read only on Saturday 7:00am, Sunday 7:00am Mass)
      • PPC meeting will be on Sunday 5th March at 11:00am. (Read only on Saturday 7:00am, Sunday 7:00am, 8:30am & 10:00am Mass)
      • Following the initiative of Bishop Allwyn D’Silva. We are recommended to take CARBON FAST on Wednesday 8th March in our parish, to reduce Global warming. Carbon Fast means to reduce the use of Petrol, electricity, plastic, paper, water and toxins.
      • Sunday 12th March is the last day of Sunday school for this Academic year. However Confirmation classes will continue till the month of April.
      • A Thanksgiving Mass offered by the Little Flower Co-operative Housing society Ltd. On Sunday 12th March, at 10:00am. Members are requested to attend.
      • Intentions for April to June 2017, Morning masses will commence from Wednesday, 15th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Joel William Nazareth is on Thursday 9th March, and 1st Death Anniversary Mass of Collette Mahesh Watve is on Friday 10th March, at 7:00pm.
      • Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.46,680/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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Hindi Mass Announcement

      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.8,700/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • As the Parish Fathers will be on vacation, there will be no Mass at 6:15am on weekdays from 01st April till 31st  May.

NOTICES – (Sunday 26th February, 2017)

      • Bible Sunday will be celebrated on 26th February.
      • There will be a recommissioning of Word Ministers and blessing of the members of the Bible Cell, on Sunday 26th February, during the 10.00 a.m. Mass.
      • Bible Cell is celebrating Bible Sunday on 26th February, from 07.00pm to 9.15pm on our church lawns. Entry is free.
      • On the occasion of Bible Sunday, on 26th February, students of Std. 8th, 9th, & Confirmation, are invited to take part in a competition wherein they have to make a 2 minute video on the theme “Jesus – the Missionary”. Please check the Notice Board for details.
      • Sant Theresa Seva Parivar appeal letters are available in the parish office. Those who are taken already please return with your contribution before Tuesday 28th February and also those who are still interested to contribute can collect the appeal letters from parish office.
      • Wednesday, 1st March is Ash Wednesday. It is a day of fast and abstinence. Ashes will be blessed at 6.15am mass and imposition of ashes will be done during each mass. Masses are at 6.15, 7.00 and 8:00 in the morning and at 6.00 and 7.00 in the evening
      • Lenten Crosses will be blessed on Ash Wednesday 1st March during the 7:00am Animators are requested to collect the Lenten Cross from the church office.
      • Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays at 6.15pm in Konkani and 7.30pm in English and on Sundays 2:30pm in Gujarati and at 3.30pm in Hindi.
      • STATIONS OF THE CROSS – ENGLISH – (FRIDAY-7.30pm)

    10th March – The Redemptorist Fathers

    17th March – Youth

    24th March – Fathers of St. Paul’s

    31st March – Cells and Associations

    07th April – Daughters of St. Pauls/ Duruelo Convent Sisters

 Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of Archdiocese of Bombay.

      • Easter Candles are supplied by Mangaon Mission. They are kept near statues. Kindly take candles and drop money in the box titled “Contribution towards candles”.
      • There will be no Bible study class on 1st and 8th March due to Lent. It will re-open on Wednesday 15th March.
      • A Bus has been arrange to Tabor Ashram on 1st Friday- 3rd March. Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Our parish will have a Lenten Mission preached by the Redemptorist fathers, from Saturday 4th March to 11th Reflections from 6:45 to 7:00am and during the 8:00am Mass. Main preaching from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.
      • Bishop Bosco’s training for Parish councillors, Animators and Religious is on Saturday 4th March, from 8:00pm to 9:30pm in the Parish council room.
      • Sunday 05th March, the 8.30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family.
      • Executive Committee meeting of Parish Pastoral Council is on Monday 27th February and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 5th March at 11:00am.
      • The Women’s Commission of the Archdiocese is celebrating  “International Women’s Day”, on Sunday 5th March, from 9.30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at St. Joseph’s Convent Hall, Hill road, with a programme inclusive of Holy Eucharist by Bishop Allwyn. All are cordially invited. Subsidized breakfast and lunch coupons at Rs. 30 are available with the Women’s Cell members. 
      • Following the initiative of Bishop Allwyn D’Silva. We are recommended to take CARBON FAST on Wednesday 8th March in our parish, to reduce Global warming. Carbon Fast means to reduce the use of Petrol, electricity, plastic, paper, water and toxins.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them for early distribution.
      • Request for church announcement by Cells and Association should be given to the Parish office by Friday evening. Any request that comes later than Friday will not be considered.
      • There will be a one day Konkani retreat at Fr. Agnel Ashram, Bandra (W) premises on Sunday 26th March, 2017. The retreat will begin at 9:00am and conclude with Mass at 4:30pm.
      • “Sampoorna Empowerment foundation” invites parishioners for registration for the Power to lead Christian leadership programme. The organisers are seating at the entrance of the church for receiving your names. For details refer to the notice board.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Malcolm Francis Xavier Saldanha is on Wednesday 1st March, at 7:00pm.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.47,830/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board. _________________________________________________________

Announcements – (Sunday 19th February, 2017)

      • As the Voting day for Municipal Elections is drawing near, we appeal to all Parishioners to vote. Your vote will make a difference.
      • Joseph’s Convent High school Ex-students association invites you to their “Food Festival” on 18th and 19th February, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at the Joseph’s Dreamland grounds, formerly known as Crystal Springs Grounds. There will be food, fund, music from well-known artistes, games and entertainment.
      • The Prayer Group invites you for the talk on Galatians: 3: 2-3, by Deacon Ivan, on 21st February, after the 7:00pm Mass.  
      • Bible Sunday will be celebrated on 26th February.
      • Bible Cell is celebrating Bible Sunday on 26th February, from 07.00pm to 9.15pm on our church lawns. Entry is free.
      • On the occasion of Bible Sunday, on 26th February, students of Std. 8th, 9th, & Confirmation, are invited to take part in a competition wherein they have to make a 2 minute video on the theme “Jesus – the Missionary”. Please check the Notice Board for details.
      • Wednesday, 1st March is Ash Wednesday. It is a day of fast and abstinence. Ashes will be blessed at 6.15am mass and imposition of ashes will be done during each mass. Masses are at 6.15, 7.00 and 8:00 in the morning and at 6.00 and 7.00 in the evening.
      • Lenten Crosses will be blessed on Ash Wednesday 1st March during the 7:00am m Animators are request to collect the Lenten Cross along with the prayer of Mercy from the church office. You are requested to do at least one act of Mercy given the prayer card.
      • Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays at 6.15pm in Konkani and 7.30pm in English and on Sundays at 3.30pm in Hindi.
      • Kindly give your Lenten Alms cheerfully. Kindly put your contribution in the boxes marked for Lenten Alms. This collection will be sent to the Archbishop’s House to support the Archdiocesan Seminary at Goregaon. Cheques should be drawn in favour of Archdiocese of Bombay.
      • There will be no Bible study class on 1st and 8th March due to Lent. It will re-open on Wednesday 15th March.
      • Bishop Bosco’s training for Parish councillors, Animators and Religious is on Saturday 4th March, from 8:00pm to 9:30pm in the Parish council room.
      • Sarva Vikas Deep Trust Mangaon is completing 10yrs its service on 18th March, 2017. On this occasion Sant Theresa Seva Parivar is bringing out a Souvenir. We need your contribution & donation in the form of Advertisement. Sant Theresa Seva Parivar will be sitting outside after each mass with appeal Letters. Kindly return the Appeal letters along with your contribution to the Parish office.
      • 7 days Mass for the Soul of Arthur D’Souza is on Tuesday 21st February and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Vernon Vincent Gomes is on Friday 24th February and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Michael Gomes is on Saturday on 25th February, at 7:00pm.
      • The members of Saint Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the collection made last weekend of Rs.13,720/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.43,280/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

Announcements – (Sunday 12th Feb 2017)

      • First Holy Communion Mass is on 19th February at 10:00 am. There will be no Sunday School next Sunday.
      • The Prayer Group invites you for the talk on Book of Acts of the Apostles :20:35, by Br. Francis D’Souza, on 14th February, after the 7:30pm Mass.
      • Bible Study class on 15th Feb, Wednesday after the novena in the Parish council Room.
      • Bible Cell is celebrating Bible Sunday on 26th Feb, from 07.00pm to 9.15pm on our church lawns. Entry is free.
      • The members of St. Vincent de Paul will be making their collection today and tomorrow after each Mass.
      • The World day of Sick is celebrated today.
      • Due to the positive response from the beneficiaries, the food Kitchen under the Proclamation cell of our parish is happy to announce that we will be serving the food for the poor not only on Fridays but also on Wednesdays starting from 15th of February. We therefore need more volunteers for this very important ministry of our parish. Kindly register your names with the parish office. May the Lord bless our sponsors and donors.
      • The Family Cell invites all couples to participate at the Eucharist celebrated by Fr. K. T. Emmanuel for all married couples at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday, 12th February, in celebration of World Marriage Day.  This will be followed by a special evening for couples at the School Quadrangle.  Please register with Family Cell Members after this Mass.
      • A special Mass to pray for students of the Bandra Deanery appearing for their Std. X, XII and Final Year examinations will be celebrated on Sunday, 12th February at 11 am in St. Peter’s Church. We invite all students and their parents to attend.
      • The “Theresian Diamonds” is organising a Picnic for Senior Citizens on Saturday, 25th Those interested may contact the Committee members.
      • On the occasion of Bible Sunday, on 26th Feb, students of Std 8TH, 9TH, & Confirmation, are invited to take part in a competition wherein they have to make a 2 minute video on the theme “Jesus – the Missionary”. Please check the Notice Board for details.
      • Stanislaus International School and St. Joseph’s Convent International School, Bandra are offering the Cambridge International Examination curriculum. Admissions are open to standard 8 Checkpoint and standard 9 IGCSE for the academic year 2017-18. Applications are open online.
      • Members of the Hope & Life members will meet on Monday 13th Feb at 5.30pm in the Council Room.
      • Sarva Vikas Deep Trust Mangaon is completing 10yrs its service 18th March,2017. On two occasion Santa Theresa Seva Parivar is bringing out a souveniour. We need your contribution & donation in the form of Advertisement.
      • Sant Theresa Seva Parivar will be sitting outside after each mass with appeal Letters. Kindly co-operate.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42, 010/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.                                                     

Hindi Mass Announcement

      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.5,790/-. We thank you for your generosity.

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Announcements – (Sunday 5th Feb 2017)

      • The Holy Childhood Sunday will be celebrated Tomorrow/Today. A special collection will be made after each holy Mass.
      • PPC meeting will be on Sunday 5th February at 11:00am.
      • The 8.30am Mass on Sunday 5th February is Family Mass.  Parents and Children are urged to be seated together and participate at this Mass as a Family.
      • The world day of sick will be celebrated on 11
      • Zone IV celebrates its Annual Feast Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes on Saturday, 11th at 7.30 p.m. at Gomes Compound 33rd Road.
      • The Family Cell invites all couples to participate at the Eucharist celebrated by Fr. K. T. Emmanuel for all married couples at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday, 12th February, in celebration of World Marriage Day.  This will be followed by a special evening for couples at the School Quadrangle.  Please register with Family Cell Members after this Mass.
      • A special Mass to pray for students of the Bandra Deanery appearing for their Std. X, XII and Final Year examinations will be celebrated on Sunday, 12th February at 11 a.m in St. Peter’s Church. We invite all students and their parents to attend.
      • ‘Theresian Diamonds’ is organising a Picnic for Senior Citizens on Saturday, 25th Those interested may contact the Committee members.
      • On the occasion of Bible Sunday, on 26th Feb, students of Std 8TH ,9TH, & Confirmation, are invited to take part in a competition wherein they have to make a 2 minute video on the theme “ Jesus – the Missionary” . Please check the Notice Board for details.
      • Stanislaus International School and St. Joseph’s Convent International School, Bandra are offering the Cambridge International Examination curriculum. Admissions are open to standard 8 Checkpoint and standard 9 IGCSE for the academic year 2017-18. Applications are open online.
      • Members of St. Vincent de Paul will be making their collection next Saturday/Sunday.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Masses for the soul of Elvina Heredia is on   Monday 6th  and for Elvira Louis Rodrigues on Saturday 11th Feb at 7:00pm.  Months mind Mass for the soul of Milborg Drego on Sunday 12th Feb at 6.00 p.m.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.45,180/-. We thank you for your generosity.  
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

                                         Hindi Mass Announcement

Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.7,050/-. We thank you for your generosity.

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Notices – (Sunday 29th January,)

      • SCC day is being celebrated in our parish on Sunday 29th The 10.00 am Mass will be celebrated as the SCC Day Mass. Celebrations will be in the school quadrangle from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. The communities will be selling food, sweets and other items to raise funds for community activities. There will also be games, entertainment, music and dancing with prizes to be won. Please do support your communities by attending in large numbers and patronising the stalls.
      • Members of Hope and Life are reminded about the Annual Day on Sunday 29th January, at St. Joseph the Worker church, Bandra (E), Mass at 10:00am followed by a cultural programme.
      • There will be an all-Religious Prayer and Get-Together on Monday 30th January, at National College Auditorium, Linking Rd., from 4.30pm to 7:00pm. All are invited.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 31st January, at 7:30pm.
      • Bible study class on Wednesday 1st February, after the Novena, in the Parish council room, on the book of Ephesians.
      • Monday 02nd February is the Day of Consecrated Life and the feast of the Presentation of Our Lord. Candles will be blessed and distributed at 06.15 a.m. Mass. Blessing of the Throats will be on Tuesday 03rd February at all masses.
      • A Bus has been arranged to Tabor Ashram on 1st Friday – 3rd Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or the parish office.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 4th February, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. 
      • Executive Committee meeting of Parish Pastoral Council on Monday 30th January and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 5th February at 11:00am.
      • Holy Childhood Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 5th A special collection will be made after each Holy Mass.
      • A Programme for unmarried Catholic singles will be held on Sunday 5th February at Goregaon Seminary from 8:00am to 6:00pm.
      • On Sunday, February 5th there will be a Hindi Prayer Meeting at 3:00p.m conducted by Bro. Stanley from New Bombay. Please come early.
      • The world day of sick will be celebrated on Saturday 11th
      • Diocesan Vocation service centre is organising a QUEST programme, for working youth both men and women on Saturday 11th February at Muktisagar Kendra, Uttan. All Youth are welcome to attend.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see the notice board.
      • The 8.30am Mass on Sunday 5th February is Family Mass.  Parents and Children are urged to be seated together as a Family.
      • The Family Cell invites all couples to participate at the Eucharist celebrated by Fr. K. T. Emmanuel at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday, 12th February, on the occasion of World Marriage Day.  This will be followed by a special evening for couples at the School Quadrangle.  Please register with Family Cell Members after this Mass.
      • We congratulate the Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha who is awarded the “Challenger Unit Award for Bandra Deanery” for their performance in the trust areas of their work. BCS thanks our Parish Priest, Spiritual Director and parishioners for their support.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Ignatius Sutari and for the soul of Alda D’Cruz is on Friday 3rd February, at 7:00pm.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, are requested to kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • Last Sunday collection amounted to Rs.44,290/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

Hindi Mass Announcement

      • Please come for prayer meeting on Sunday 5th, February at 3 p.m. Please be on time. Br Stanley from New Bombay will be coming.
      • Last Sunday Hindi Mass Collection amounted to Rs. 6110/-. We thank you for your generosity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Notices – (Sunday 22nd January, 2017)

      • The Vocation Sunday will be celebrated on 22nd January, 2017. Please pray for Vocations. Special children Mass on Sunday at 8:30am followed by programme in the Hall for Sunday school children.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 24th January, at 7:30pm.
      • Bible study class resumes on Wednesday 25th January, after the Novena, in the Parish council room.
      • Thursday 26th January is a Republic day. Our Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will conduct the Flag hoisting ceremony on the lawns in front of the Church after the 7:00’clock morning Mass.
      • There will be an evening of song and dance by Leny Serrao, on Thursday 26th January, 2017, to encourage budding talents for Catholics youth, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Tickets are available at our parish office.
      • 14th Road, Fatima Community will be having their annual Thanksgiving Mass on Friday 27th January, 7:30pm onwards at UCDC. All are invited.
      • Members of Hope and Life are reminded about the Annual Day on the 29th January, at St. Joseph the Worker church, Bandra (E), Mass at 10:00ak followed by a cultural programme.
      • SCC day is being celebrated in our parish on Sunday 29th January, in the school quadrangle from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. the communities will be selling food, sweets and other items to raise funds for community activities. There will also be games, entertainment, music and dances with prizes to be won. Please do support your communities by attending in large numbers and patronising the stalls.
      • There will be 3 days retreat by Rev. Fr. Geroge Arackal V.C. from Divine Love Retreat Centre on January 28th to 30th at St. Joseph the Worker church, Bandra (W).
      • There will be an all-Religious Prayer and Get-Together on Monday 30th January, at National College Auditorium, Linking Rd., from 4.30pm to 7:00pm. All are invited.
      • On Sunday, February 5th there will be a Hindi Prayer Meeting at 3:00p.m conducted by Bro. Stanley from New Bombay. Please come early.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see notice board.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Bemvinda D’Souza is on Tuesday 24th January, at 7:00pm and for the soul of Patrick John Rodrigues is on Sunday 29th January, at 6:00pm.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • Last Sunday collection amounted to Rs.44,500/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 15th January, 2017)

      • Feast of St. Arnold Janseen, the Founder of Society of the Divine Word will be celebrated on Sunday 15th January, 2017.
      • The Family Cell welcomes ALL MARRIED COUPLES to ‘3Ms – Mass and Movie Meal on Sunday, 15th January, 2017 at 6.00 p.m.  Couples celebrating their wedding anniversary between January and June will ALSO be felicitated at this Mass. 
      • Pre-baptism catechesis will be held for expectant parents from Sunday 15th January, for three consecutive Sundays. The sessions will be held in the Council room from 5:30pm.
      • Couples for Christ is organising a one hour session for Married couples entitled: Are Marriages made in Heaven? On Sunday 15th January, 2017, at 10:30am in the Bosco Hall, at St. Andrew’s church.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 17th January, at 7:30pm.
      • The 148th Birth Anniversary of Ven. Fr. Agnelo will be celebrated on Saturday 21st Novena services begin on 12th January.
      • The Vocation Sunday will be celebrated on 22nd
      • Ex-student association of the Apostolic Carmel high school, Bandra is organizing a two-day fete ‘Carmel Fiesta’ on the 18th and 19th
      • Christian unity week will be observed from 18th to 25th We will have a special prayer everyday during unity week. There will be a special ecumenical prayer Service on Sunday 22nd January during 7.00 p.m. Mass. A pastor from Bible Society of India will speak on importance of Ecumenism. All parishioners are invited to the main service of the CHRISTIAN UNITY SERVICE on20th January at Salvation Church, Dadar from 7.45pm to 9.00pm.
      • SCC Steering committee meeting for councillors and animators will be held on Friday 20th January at 7:35pm in the Parish council room. Request at least 2 members from each community to attend.
      • Leny Serrao invites you to “Never the same”, an evening of song & dance on26th January, 2017 at St Andrews Auditorium at 30 pm. 
      • “Power to Lead” movements develops and empowers value based leadership in the society. For training programme details please contact the website: contact@powertolead.net or on phone: 8652252935.
      • There will be an evening of song and dance by Leny Serrao, on Thursday 26th January, 2017, to encourage budding talents for Catholics youth, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Tickets are available at our parish office.
      • SCC day is being celebrated in our parish on Sunday 29th January, in the school quadrangle from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. the communities will be selling food, sweets and other items to raise funds for community activities. There will also be games, enterai8nment, music and dances with prizes to be won. Please do support your communities by attending in large numbers and patronising the stalls.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see notice board.
      • Corporator Asif Zakaria has provided some garbage bins. Those societies who need them kindly get a letter from the Secretary. First come first served basis.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Joyce D’Souza on Thursday 19th January, at 7:00pm.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the amount collected last weekend amounted to Rs.6750/-.
      • Last Sunday collection amounted to Rs47,830/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.
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Notices – (Sunday 8th January, 2017)

      • The Feast of Epiphany of Our Lord is celebrated on Sunday 08th January, 2017.
      • Sunday school will re-open on 8th January, 2017.
      • PPC meeting will be held on Sunday 8th January at 11:00am.
      • Christ Café Version 2017 opens with a new time from8th January. It  will now be held on Sundays in the council room after the 6:00pm 
      • Feast of the Baptism of Lord is celebrated on Monday 09th
      • Members of Hope and life will meet on Monday 09th January, at 5:00pm in Parish Council room.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on 10th January along with the Eucharistic celebration, at 7:30pm.
      • Bible study class resumes on Wednesday 11th January, after the Novena, in the Parish council room. Topic is “Minor Prophets”.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 14th January 2017, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • The Family Cell welcomes ALL MARRIED COUPLES to ‘3Ms – Mass and Movie Meal on Sunday, 15th January, 2017 at 6.00 p.m.  Couples celebrating their wedding anniversary between January and June will ALSO be felicitated at this Mass.  Couples are requested to please register their names for Entry Passes with the Family Cell members or at the Parish Office at the earliest.  For further details please see the Notice Board.
      • Pre-baptism catechesis will be held for expectant parents from Sunday 15th January, for three consecutive Sundays. The sessions will be held in the Council room from 5:30pm.
      • Couples for Christ is organising a one hour session for Married couples entitled: Are Marriages made in Heaven? On Sunday 15th January, 2017, at 10:30am in the Bosco Hall, at St. Andrew’s church.
      • “Power to Lead” movements develops and empowers value based leadership in the society. For training programme details please contact the website: contact@powertolead.net or on phone: 8652252935.
      • There will be an evening of song and dance by Leny Serrao, on Thursday 26th January, 2017, to encourage budding talents for Catholics youth, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Tickets are available at our parish office.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see notice board.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Audrey Florence Louise Machado is on Tuesday 10th January and Months Mind Mass for the soul of Tony Benedict Malhotra is on Saturday 14th January, at 7:00pm.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection this Saturday and Sunday-7th and 8th January, 2017.
      • The Collection made last Sunday for African Mission, amounted to Rs.40,030/-.
      • New Year’s day collection amounted to Rs.77,790/- . We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 1st January, 2017)

      • The Bombay Catholic Sabha along with our Parish Priest attended the public hearing on 22ndNovember, 2016, for Draft Development Plan 2034. The Planning Committee appointed by the Municipal Commissioner conceded that the parish Church property needed to be clearly identified as ‘CHURCH’ on the plan and agreed that there would be no undue road widening of the 30th Road due to the impact it would have on the School. We are grateful to our parishioners and the parents of our students for their support during the signature campaign carried out in this regard.
      • A special collection will be made on Saturday 31st December, 2016 and Sunday 1st January, 2017, for African Mission. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • New Year’s Day, Masses will be at 7.00am, 8.30am, 10.00am, 4:00pm (Hindi) and 6.00 p.m.
      • Executive Committee meeting of Parish Pastoral Council on Monday 2nd January and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 8th January at 11:00am.
      • A Bus has been arrange to Tabor Ashram on 1st Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Stanislaus Ex-students association welcomes all Alumni to their Annual Reunion on Friday 6th January, 2017, from 7:30pm on wards.
      • The Feast of Epiphany of the Lord is celebrated on Sunday 08th January, 2017.
      • Sunday school will re-open on 8th January, 2017.
      • Christ Café Version 2017 opens with a new time from8th January. Christ Café will now be held on Sundays in the council room after the 6:00pm 
      • Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a Youth singing competition on Sunday 8th January, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra. Those interested may buy the tickets from the parish office.
      • The Family Cell welcomes ALL MARRIED COUPLES to ‘3M – Mass, Movie Meal on Sunday, 15th January, 2017 at 6.00 p.m.  Couples celebrating their wedding anniversaries between January and June will ALSO be felicitated at this Mass.  Couples are requested to please register their names for Entry Passes with the Family Cell members or at the Parish Office at the earliest.  For further details please see the Notice Board.
      • There will be an evening of song and dance by Leny Serrao, on Thursday 26th January, 2017, to encourage budding talents for Catholics youth, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Tickets are available at our parish office.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see notice board.
      • Sometimes we find strangers coming to our Church. Kindly do not leave your belongings unattended.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul of Florrie Matilda D’Souza is on Thursday 5th January at 7:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday-7th and 8th January, 2017.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • Christmas day collection amounted to Rs.1,70,610/- . We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.
        • THE PARISH TEAM WISHES YOU ALL                                                
        •  ****** A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR ******

Notices – (Sunday 25th December, 2016)

      • 25th December, 2016 – Masses will be at 7.00am, 8.30am & 10.00am. Please note there will be no evening Mass. Hindi Mass will be at 4.00 p.m. on Christmas day.
      • Judges will inspect the Cribs on December 26th & 27th. Winners will be declared on 31st December during the Mid-night Mass.
      • Wednesday 28th December, 2016, the Feast of the Holy Innocents. The blessing of the Children will be during 7:00pm Mass.
      • Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is celebrated on Friday 30th December, 2016.
      • SCC Quarterly reports are due by 31st December, 2016. Parish Councillors are requested to keep the completed reports in duplicate, in the Blue tray in the parish office.
      • Thanksgiving Prayer service on Saturday 31st December will be at 11.00 p.m., followed by Mass inside the Church. As advised by police due to security reasons, parking of two and four wheelers will NOT be permitted in the church premises during this Mass. There is NO 7.00 p.m. Mass on 31st December. New Year’s Day, Masses will be at 7.00am, 8.30am, 10.00am, 4:00pm (Hindi) and 6.00 p.m.
      • The Prathanalaya Community sisters are happy to inform you that we have a special hour of intercessory prayer, called as “Rabboni” every Tuesday from 5:30pm and 6:30pm. We welcome all your parishioners to join with us in this time of prayer. Petitions can be places before the Blessed Sacrament and they are prayed in a special manner by the sisters. All are welcome.
      • A special collection will be made on Saturday 31st December, 2016 and Sunday 1st January, 2017, for African Mission. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”.
      • Sometimes we find strangers coming to our Church. Kindly do not leave your belongings unattended.
      • Stanislaus Ex-students association welcomes all Alumni to their Annual Reunion on Friday 6th January, 2017, from 7:30pm onwards.
      • Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a Youth singing competition on Sunday 8th January, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra. Those interested may buy the tickets from the parish office.
      • There will be an evening of song and dance by Leny Serrao, on Thursday 26th January, 2017, to encourage budding talents for Catholics youth, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Tickets are available at our parish office.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see notice board.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • The Collection made last Sunday for Mangaon Mission is amounted to Rs.62,900/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.40,450/-. We thank you for your generosity.                       
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 18th December, 2016)

      • Saturday and Sunday- 17th and 18th December, 2016, there will be a second collection for the Mangaon Mission, at all the Masses. Cheques should be drawn in favour of “St. Theresa Church- Sant Theresa Seva Parivar A/c”.
      • Sant Theresa Seva Parivar is organising a Christmas Bazar, today evening 5:00 to 10:00, and tomorrow morning 8:00 to 11:00 and evening 5:00 to 10:00. Kindly patronize.
      • Christmas choir practice is already started. Those who are interested please come for practice everyday at 7:45pm.
      • Usher’s meetings is on Monday 19th December, at 7:45pm. Those who do not come for meeting will not be given duty of Ushering.
      • Bible Study class is closed for Christmas Vacation. Re-open in January, date will be announce later.
      • As preparation for Christmas, Sacrament of Reconciliation will be on Wednesday and Thursday – 21st and 22nd December, 2016, Timings – Morning 7:30 to 8:00, Evening 6:00 to 7:00 and 7:30 to 8:30.
      • You are cordially invited to an evening of Christmas Carols and music by the celebrated Shillong Chamber Orchestra and Others who will be performing live on Thursday 22nd December, 2016, at 5:00pm onwards at the Taj Lands End Sea Side Lawns. The Concert is Free. Seating is available at the Bandstand Amphitheatre.
      • We will be having Crib contest for individual and community categories. This year Theme is – “You, the Church”. Entry forms are available at the parish office. Last date for submission is Friday 23rd Judges will inspect the cribs on December 26th & 27th. Winners will be declared on 31st December, 2016, during the mid night Mass.
      • Christmas Vigil mass will be on Saturday 24th December, at 10.00p.m. preceded by Carol singing at 9.30p.m. Please note that there will be NO 7.00 p.m. mass on 24th December and No 6:00pm Mass on Sunday 25th December. Hindi mass will be at 4.00 p.m. on Christmas day.
      • Wednesday 28th December, the Feast of the Holy Innocents. The blessing of the Children will be during 7:00pm Mass.
      • The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is celebrated on Friday 30th
      • SCC Quarterly reports are due by 31st Parish Councillors are requested to keep the completed reports in duplicate, in the Blue tray in the parish office.
      • Sunday school closes today and will re-open on Sunday 8th January, 2017.
      • Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a Youth singing competition on Sunday 8th January, 2017, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra. Those interested may buy the tickets from the parish office.
      • The Prathanalaya Community sisters are happy to inform you that we have a special hour of intercessory prayer, called as “Rabboni” every Tuesday from 5:30pm and 6:30pm. We welcome all your parishners to join with us in this time of prayer. Petitions can be places before the Blessed Sacrament and they are prayed in a special manner by the sisters. All welcome.
      • First Holy communion will be celebrated in our parish on Sunday 19th February, 2017, at the 10.00 a.m. Mass.
      • There will be an evening of song and dance by Leny Serrao, on Thursday 26th January, 2017, to encourage budding talents for Catholics youth, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Tickets are available at our parish office.
      • Our Lady’s Home in Dadar admits Catholic Orphan boys. For criteria please see notice board.
      • Archdiocese of Bombay is organising “Cardinal Ivan Dias Award” for written Article on Mariology with the Theme “Mary Full of Grace”. For details please notice board.
      • Snehalaya Family Service centre informs all those planning to get married are requested to participate in a marriage preparation courses at least 6 months before your wedding. The next batch of the marriage enrichment course training for family enrichment (TFE) starts in January 2017 for couples. Look up the parish notice board.
      • Corporator Asif Zakaria has provided some garbage bins. Those societies who need them kindly get a letter from the Secretary. First come first served basis.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Philomena Furtado is on Wednesday 21st December, at 7:00pm.
      • Kindly drop your contribution towards ‘Christmas Food Hamper’ in the box kept at the entrance of the church. You may also pay to parish office.
      • During this Advent season the Archdiocese has asked us to contribute towards campaign against hunger and disease. Please take the envelopes kept at all the doors and drop your contribution in those boxes. Cheques to be made in favour of “CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ACTION”. You will get tax exemption under 80-G. Please write your name, address and amount on the envelopes. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, need to give your PAN no.
      • Those parishioners who have not paid their Community fund for the year April 2016 to March 2017, kindly do so by 31st March 2017.
      • The members of Saint Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the collection made last weekend of Rs.5650/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,450/-. We thank you for your generosity.                       
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.
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Notices – (Sunday 11th December, 2016)

      • During this Advent season the Archdiocese has asked us to contribute towards campaign against hunger and disease. Please take the envelopes kept at all the doors and drop your contribution in those boxes. Cheques to be made in favour of “CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ACTION”. You will get tax exemption under 80-G. Please write your name, address and amount on the envelopes. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, need to give your PAN no.
      • Admission forms for Junior KG of St. Theresa’s school are available Online. Please see school website.
      • The Hope and Life Members will have their meeting on Monday 12th December, 2016, at 5:30pm in the council room. Members please note the Christmas Celebration is postponed to January 2017.
      • Bible Study class is on Wednesday 14th December, in the parish council room, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • The NSS Camp Unit of St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, is conducting a blood donation on Wednesday 14th December, in the college premises from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
      • Christmas choir practice by Fr. Charles Vaz will begin Friday 16th Singers please come for the practice.
      • Fathers from Mangaon Mission will preach on the Theme : Advent and Mission on Saturday / Sunday – 17th and 18th
      • Sant Theresa Seva Parivar is organizing a grand Christmas Bazar on Saturday and Sunday – 17th and 18th December, 2016, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm, in aid of Mangaon Mission. For booking tables contact Juliet-9322641978, Beryl-9821089747 and Ignatius – 9920114742 or Parish Office.
      • There will be second collection for Mangaon Mission on Saturday / Sunday – 17th and 18th December, at all the Holy Masses.
      • Usher’s meetings is on Monday 19th Those who will not come for meeting will be not given duty of Ushering.
      • As preparation for Christmas, Sacrament of Reconciliation will be on Wednesday and Thursday – 21st and 22nd Timings – Morning 7:30 to 8:00, Evening 6:00 to 7:00 and 7:30 to 8:30.
      • You are cordially invited to an evening of Christmas Carols and music by the celebrated Shillong Chamber Orchestra and Others who will be performing live on Thursday 22nd December, 2016, at 5:00pm onwards at the Taj Lands End Sea Side Lawns. The Concert is Free. Seating is available at the Bandstand Amphitheatre.
      • We will be having Crib contest for individual and community categories. This year Theme is – “You, the Church”. Entry forms are available at the parish office. Last date for submission is Friday 23rd December, 2016.
      • Christmas Vigil mass will be on Saturday 24th December, at 10.00p.m. preceded by Carol singing at 9.30p.m. Please note that there will be NO 7.00 p.m. mass on 24th December and No 6:00pm Mass on Sunday 25th December. Hindi mass will be at 4.00 p.m. on Christmas day.
      • Wednesday 28th December, the Feast of the Holy Innocents. The blessing of the Children will be during 7:00pm Mass.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them. Christmas programme is updated in Vision and on Parish website.
      • Diocesan Youth Centre is organising a Youth singing competition on Sunday 8th January, 2017 at St. Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra. Those interested may take part.
      • First Holy communion will be celebrated in our parish on Sunday 19th February, 2017, at the 10.00 a.m. Mass.
      • Archdiocese of Bombay is organising “Cardinal Ivan Dias Award” for written Article on Mariology with the Theme “Mary Full of Grace”. For details please notice board.
      • Snehalaya Family Service centre informs all those planning to get married are requested to participate in a marriage preparation courses at least 6 months before your wedding. The next batch of the marriage enrichment course training for family enrichment (TFE) starts in January 2017 for couples. Look up the parish notice board.
      • Kindly drop your contribution towards ‘Christmas Food Hamper’ in the box kept at the entrance of the church. You may also pay to parish office.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Ivy Noranha is on Sunday 18th December, at 6:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection for the poor and needy of the parish this Saturday and Sunday- 10th and 11th December, 2016, after each Holy Mass.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.45,200/-. We thank you for your generosity.                                                     
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

Notices – (Sunday 04th December, 2016)

      • During this Advent season the Archdiocese has asked us to contribute towards campaign against hunger and disease. Please take the envelopes kept at all the doors and drop your contribution in those boxes. Cheques to be made in favour of “CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ACTION”. You will get tax exemption under 80-G. Please write your name, address and amount on the envelopes. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, need to give your PAN no.
      • Sunday 4th December, the 3.00 a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family.   
      • The Family Cell invites Youth (18 yrs. and above), Adults and Sr. Citizens to an informative talk by Adv. AILEEN MARQUES on legal matters and issues which include Filing an F.I.R., Writing a WILL, etc. on Sunday, 4th December,  at 30 a.m. in the School Library Room, Gr. Floor, St. Theresa’s High School, For details please see the Notice Board.
      • The Bible cell is organising a Christmas cafe on Sunday 4th December at 7:00 pm on Church Lawns. Entrance is free.
      • Due to many cases of Dengue and Chikun Gunia, the Blood donation Camp which was scheduled on 04th December is postponed.
      • Admission forms for Junior KG of St. Theresa’s school are available Online. Please see school website.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 06th December, after the 7:00pm mass.
      • We will be having Crib contest for individual and community categories. Details will be announced shortly. Kindly contact parish office by Tuesday 06th
      • Bible Study class on the book of “Habakkuk”, is on Wednesday 07th December, in the parish council room, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Booking for Mass intentions for January to March 2017, morning masses will commence from Wednesday 07th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • Vaishali Naik will be conducting a programme on “Osteoporosis” on Wednesday 7th December at 11:00am at the Holy Family hospital. All are welcome.
      • Duruelo convent school has begun admissions for Junior K.G. Admission ends on 10th For details see notice board.
      • Application forms for St. Peter’s Jr. K.G. are available online till the 10th of December, 2016, upto 5:00pm. Kindly see the St. Peter’s church notice board for details.
      • Admission to the Nursery and Junior K.G. in the Carmel Pre-Primary are open from 8th to 15th December, 2016 and should be done Online on the school website.
      • Application forms available for admission to the Nursery and Jr. K.G. of Sacred Heart International Co-ed school, Santacruz (W). Please see notice board.
      • Navjeet community Health centre will hold their annual Christmas Mela in the Holy family Hospital premises on 13th and 14th December, 2016, from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
      • “Evergreen Senior Citizens” group will be celebrating their annual Christmas get-together on Wednesday 14th December, 2016, at St. Andrew’s School quadrangle. Entry passes will be available at St. Andrew’s Church from 8:30am to 12noon daily.
      • Navjeet community centre of Holy Family hospital is tagging a Christmas Music concert produced by Felix Flor featuring leading choirs on Friday 16th December, 2016, at St. Andrew’s Auditorium. Please see notice board.
      • Christmas choir practice by Fr. Charles Vaz will begin Friday 16th Singers please come for the practice.
      • Fathers from Mangaon Mission will preach on the Theme : Advent and Mission on Saturday and Sunday – 17th and 18th
      • Saint Theresa Seva Parivar is organizing a grand Christmas Bazar on Saturday and Sunday – 17th and 18th December, 2016, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm, in aid of Mangaon Mission. For booking tables contact Juliet-9322641978, Beryl-9821089747 and Ignatius – 9920114742 or Parish Office.
      • Archdiocese of Bombay is organising “Cardinal Ivan Dias Award” for written Article on Mariology with the Theme “Mary Full of Grace”. For details please notice board.
      • Snehalaya Family Service centre informs all those planning to get married are requested to participate in a marriage preparation courses at least 6 months before your wedding. The next batch of the marriage enrichment course training for family enrichment (TFE) starts in January 2017 for couples. Look up the parish notice board.
      • Kindly drop your contribution towards ‘Christmas Food Hamper’ in the box kept at the entrance of the church. You may also pay to parish office.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Robert Lawrence D’Souza is on Wednesday 07th December and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Raymond Lobo is on Friday 09th December, at 7:00pm and for the Soul of Peter Lobo is on Sunday 11th December at 6:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection for the poor and needy of the parish next Saturday and Sunday- 10th and 11th December, 2016, after each Holy Mass.
      • The Collection made for Outreach is amounted to Rs.61,960/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.71,670/-. We thank you for your generosity.                                            
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 27th November, 2016)

      • Sunday 27th November, 2016, is the first Sunday of Advent.
      • During this Advent season the Archdiocese has asked us to contribute towards campaign against hunger and disease. Please take the envelopes kept at all the doors and drop your contribution in those boxes. Cheques to be made in favour of “CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ACTION”. You will get tax exemption under 80-G. Please write your name, address and amount on the envelopes. Those contributing more than Rs.10,000/-, need to give your PAN no.
      • There will be second collection for Outreach on Sunday 27th November, 2016, at all the Holy Masses.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a prayer meeting on Tuesday 29th November, after the 7:00pm mass.
      • Jelisha Ferrao a student of X-Std of our parish is diagnosed with a Tumour in the Lungs. Please pray for her healing.
      • Online Admissions for Junior KG in our school (St. Theresa’s School), will be open from 1st December to 15th December, 2016. Please pass on the message to your families and friends. Kindly refer to school website or School Office for the details. 
      • Bus has been arrange to Tabore Ashram on 1st Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 3rd December, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • The Pauline Sisters will be organzing the “Pauline festival of Books and Music” from 3rd December to 11th December at their premises, Waterfield road, Bandra (west). Books on various topics and audio visual materials of interest to individuals and families alike will be available at attractive discounts. Please patronize.
      • The Family Cell invites Youth (18 yrs. and above), Adults and Sr. Citizens to an informative talk by Adv. AILEEN MARQUES on legal matters and issues which include Filing an F.I.R., Writing a WILL, etc. onSunday, 4th December,  at 30 a.m. in the School Library Room, Gr. Floor, St. Theresa’s High School, For details please see the Notice Board.
      • The Bible cell is organising a Christmas cafe on Sunday 4th December at 7:00pm on Church Lawns. Entrance is free.
      • Due to many cases of Dengue and Chikun Gunia, the Blood donation Camp which was scheduled on 04th December is postponed.
      • Booking for Mass intentions for January to March 2017, morning masses will commence from Wednesday 07th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • Vaishali Naik will be conducting a programme on “Osteoporosis” on Wednesday 7th December at 11:00am at the Holy Family hospital. All are welcome.
      • Application forms for St. Peter’s Jr. K.G. are available online till the 10th of December, 2016, upto 5:00pm. Kindly see the St. Peter’s church notice board for details.
      • Bombay Catholic Sabha–Police reforms watch, cordially invite you to a conference to mark Ten years of the supreme court verdict on police reforms on Saturday 10th December, 2016, at 5:00pm to 7:00pn, at St. Michael’s Auditorium, St. Michael’s Church, Mahim.
      • Pueri Cantores India Federation and Cadenza Kantori present “The Mark of Love”- the 13th Annual Festival of Religious and Sacred Choral music at St. Peter’s church, Bandra on 11th December, with Mass at 11:15am and Concert at 7:30pm.
      • Saint Theresa Seva Parivar is organizing a grand Christmas Bazar on Saturday and Sunday – 17th and 18th December, 2016, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm, in aid of Mangaon Mission. For booking tables contact Juliet-9322641978, Beryl-9821089747 and Ignatius – 9920114742 or Parish Office.
      • Snehalaya Family Service centre informs all those planning to get married are requested to participate in a marriage preparation courses at least 6 months before your wedding. The next batch of the marriage enrichment course training for family enrichment (TFE) starts in January 2017 for couples. Look up the parish notice board.
      • A Charitable Physiotherapy Clinic is run by the Daughters of St. Paul, daily morning and evening at their premises, Waterfield road, Bandra (W). A Stoke rehabilitation clinic managed by an experienced therapist, has also been started on Tuesday and Thursday.
      • Kindly drop your contribution towards ‘Christmas Food Hamper’ in the box kept at the entrance of the church. You may also pay to parish office.
      • Months Mind Mass for the soul of Aloma Pereira and Memorial Mass for the Soul of Philomena Furtado is on Saturday 03rd December at 7:00pm and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Lucia Paul Parmar is on Sunday 04th December, at 7:00am and for the soul of Russell Lopes on Sunday 04th December, at 6:00pm.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.40,130/-. We thank you for your generosity.    
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 20th November, 2016)

      • Sunday- 20th November, 2016. – Feast of “CHRIST THE KING”.

There will be Adoration of Blessed Sacrament-

Timings –   11:00am to 11:45am –  (Zone-I)

                   11:45am to 12:30pm – (Zone-II)

                   12:30pm to 1:15pm – (Zone-III)

                   1:15pm to 2:00pm – (Zone-IV)

                   2:00pm to 3:00pm – (Religious)

                   3:00pm to 4:00pm – (General)

                   4:00pm – (Holy Eucharist)

                   4:30pm – (Procession to Mt. Mary begins)

                   There will be no Mass at 6:00pm.

      • During Eucharistic procession to the Mount on Sunday 20th November each community is expected to bring one placard. Since the distance is long, children should walk with parents or family members.
      • Sunday 20th November, the 30a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family.
      • Zone-IV- Holy Cross Community’s Annual Mass will be held on Thursday 24th November, 2016, at 7:30pm, at 28, Patel building, S.V. Road, Old Khar (West), Mumbai-400052.
      • Theresa’s Parish is organising an Outreach, in our church, from Thursday to Sunday – 24th to 27th November, 2016, from 5:00pm to 9:30pm – inclusive of the Holy Eucharist – conducted by Dr. Mario Joseph, from Potta and Fr. Biju Koonan- from Tabor Ashram. There will be a special programme for the youth on 26th November from 9:30am to 1:00pm.
      • There will be second collection for Outreach on Sunday 27th November, 2016, at all the Holy Masses.
      • 27th November is the first Sunday of Advent.
      • Diocesan youth centre is organising “Roclamation 2016” Gospel Rock concert on Sunday 27th November, at St. John Evangelist church, Marol. All are invited.
      • The Pauline Sisters will be organzing the “Pauline festival of Books and Music” from 3rd December to 11th December at their premises, Waterfield road, Bandra (west). Books on various topics and audio visual materials of interest to individuals and families alike will be available at attractive discounts. Please patronize.
      • Our Parish, in co-ordination with Tata Memorial hospital, is organising a Blood Donation Drive for Cancer patients, on Sunday 4th December, in the school quadrangle from 8:45am to 1:00pm. Healthy people between the ages 18 and 60 years can be donors. Requesting maximum parishioners to come forward and donate, as we require about 100 donors. In time of need, our parishioners will get preference.
      • The Bible cell is organising a Christmas cafe on Sunday 4th December at 7:00pm on Church Lawns. Entrance is free.
      • John Bosco Church, Borivali (W), is organizing a programme for all eligible singles of marriageable age on Sunday, 4th December, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Last date for registration is Sunday 27th November. Please see the notice board for further details.
      • Saint Theresa Seva Parivar is organizing a grand Christmas Bazar on Saturday and Sunday – 17th and 18th December, 2016, from 5:30pm to 10:00pm, in aid of Mangaon Mission. For booking tables contact     Juliet-9322641978, Beryl-9821089747 and Ignatius – 9920114742 or Parish Office.
      • A Charitable Physiotherapy Clinic is run by the Daughters of St. Paul, daily morning and evening at their premises, Waterfield road, Bandra (W). A Stoke rehabilitation clinic managed by an experienced therapist, has also been started on Tuesday and Thursday.
      • Kindly drop your contribution towards ‘Christmas Food Hamper’ in the box kept at the entrance of the church. You may also pay to parish office.
      • Months Minds Mass for the soul of Leeban Fernandes is on Friday 25th November and Memorial Mass for the soul of Alwyn John Vaz is on Saturday 26th November, at 7:00pm.
      • The members of Saint Vincent De Paul thanks the parishioners for the collection made last weekend of Rs.4020/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.30,860/-. We thank you for your generosity.                                            
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 13th November, 2016)

      • The World Communication day will be celebrated on Sunday 13th November, 2016.
      • Sunday School will re-open on 13th November with the 8:30am Children’s Mass followed by Children’s Day celebration in the school quadrangle from 9:30am to 12:00noon.
      • The door of Mercy at Mt. Mary’s Shrine will be closed on Sunday 13th November, during 11:00am Mass. All are invited to attend.
      • Mass for the Deceased Members of Zone-IV during November 2015 to October 2016 will be celebrated onSunday 13th November, at 7:00pm, at the Old Khar Village Cross.
      • Members of the Hope and life members will meet on Monday 14th November, at 5:30pm, in the council room.
      • Bible Study class on Wednesday 16th November, in the parish office after the 7:00pm Mass in preparation for Advent.
      • The Ex-Student Association of Apostolic Carmel high school, Bandra invites all to Carmel Fiesta 2016, a celebration of fun, food, entertainment and games on 17th and 18th November on the school grounds from 4:00pm onwards.
      • Parish Unit of the Sabha will hold their fund raiser event ‘Catholic Sabha Social 2016’ on Saturday, 19thNovember, at the quadrangle of our School from 7:00pm  Entry Passes inclusive of a Buffet Dinner & Snack are available after mass with their members and in the Parish Office as well. Kindly keep your evening free and support this worthy cause.    
      • Sunday- 20th November, 2016. – Feast of “CHRIST THE KING”.

There will be Adoration of Blessed Sacrament-

Timings –   11:00am to 11:45am –  (Zone-I)

                   11:45am to 12:30pm – (Zone-II)

                   12:30pm to 1:15pm – (Zone-III)

                   1:15pm to 2:00pm – (Zone-IV)

                   2:00pm to 3:00pm – (Religious)

                   3:00pm to 4:00pm – (General)

                   4:00pm – (Holy Eucharist)

                   4:30pm – (Procession to Mt. Mary begins)

                   There will be no Mass at 6:00pm.

      • During Eucharistic procession to the Mount on Sunday 20th November each community is expected to bring our placard. Since the distance is long and children may require assistance, children should walk with parents or family members.
      • Sunday 20th November, the 30a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family.
      • Theresa’s Parish is organising an Outreach from Thursday to Sunday – 24th to 27th November, 2016, from 5:00pm to 9:30pm – inclusive of the Holy Eucharist – conducted by Dr. Mario Joseph, from Potta and Fr. Biju Koonan- from Tabor Ashram. There will be a special programme for the youth on 26th November from 9:30am to 1:00pm.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them as early as possible for early distribution.
      • Diocesan youth centre is organising “Roclamation 2016” Gospel Rock concert on Sunday 27th November, at St. John Evangelist church, Marol. All are invited.
      • A Charitable Physiotherapy Clinic is run by the Daughters of St. Paul, daily morning and evening at their premises, Waterfield road, Bandra (W). A Stoke rehabilitation clinic managed by an experienced therapist, has also been started on Tuesday and Thursday.
      • Kindly drop your contribution towards ‘Christmas Food Hamper’ in the box kept at the entrance of the church. You may also pay to parish office.
      • Months Minds Mass for the soul of Nathal Mary P. Gonsalves is on Tuesday 15th November, at 7:00pm and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the soul Leo Xavier Fernandes on Sunday 20th November, at 8:30am.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection for the poor and needy of the parish this Saturday and Sunday – 12th & 13th November, after each Holy Mass.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,860/-. We thank you for your generosity.                                                    
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 06th November, 2016)

      • Kindly drop your cheques for the Orissa Mission in favour of ‘Vikas Deepti”. A Donation box is kept at the entrance of the church.
      • PPC meeting is on Sunday 06th November, 2016, at 11:00am.
      • There will be Hindi Prayer meeting on Sunday 06th November 2016, at 2:45pm in Church.
      • Bible Study class on the book of “Zephaniah and Habakkuk”, is on Wednesday 09th November, in the parish office after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Mass for the Deceased Members of Zone-I, will be celebrated onThursday 10th November, at 7:45pm.
      • Mass for the Deceased Members of Zone-II, will be celebrated onFriday 11th November, at 7:40pm, in our church.
      • Mass for the Deceased Members of Zone-III, will be celebrated onFriday 11th November, at 7:30pm, at Duruelo convent.
      • Vincent De Paul Parish, Chuim is organising East Indian Sola on Saturday 12th November at their School grounds from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. For details please see the notice board.
      • Diocesan Council of Catholic women will be organising a visit to the senior citizen home by St. Joseph of St. Marc near Vikramgad, on Saturday 12th This will be combined with a talk on Health advice and Meditation by Dr. Priya Alphonso, scientist and president of DCCW and Dr. Narayan Rao, a Preventive Cardiologist and General Physician. Kindly register with any of the DCCW members. The Bus will leave from St. Andrew’s Church at 7:30am.
      • The World Communication day will be celebrated on Sunday 13th November, 2016.
      • Mass for the Deceased Members of Zone-IV during November 2015 to October 2016 will be celebrated onSunday 13th November, at 7:00pm, at the Old Khar Village Cross.
      • Sunday School will re-open on 13th November with the 8:30am Children’s Mass followed by Children’s Day celebration in the school quadrangle from 9:30am to 11.30am.
      • The Bombay Catholic Sabha will hold their event ‘Catholic Sabha Social 2016’ on Saturday, 19thNovember, 2016, at the quadrangle of our School with a theme  “Dancing beneath the stars “. After mass Entry passes and Raffle forms are available with their members and in the Parish office. Kindly support this worthy cause.
      • Sunday- 20th November, 2016. – Feast of “CHRIST THE KING”.

There will be Adoration of Blessed Sacrament-

Timings –   11:00am to 11:45am –  (Zone-I)

11:45am to 12:30pm – (Zone-II)

12:30pm to 1:15pm – (Zone-III)

1:15pm to 2:00pm – (Zone-IV)

2:00pm to 3:00pm – (Religious)

3:00pm to 4:00pm – (General)

4:00pm – (Holy Eucharist)

5:00pm – (Procession to Mt. Mary begins)

There will be no Mass at 6:00pm.

Novena Services to pray for the Beatification of Venerable Fr. Agnelo D’Souza at Bandra, begin on 11th November, 2016. On 20th November, the solemn concelebrated Mass at 6:00pm will be presided by most reverend Edwin Colaco (Bishop Emeritus) of Aurangabad.

      • The Public hearing for Draft Development Plan 2034, for H- West Ward suggestions /objections is announced by the Planning Committee. The hearing is scheduled for 22nd 2016 between 10.30am to 3.30 pm. Venue: Planning Committee Hall, Ground Floor, Gate No 3, M.C.G.M Head Office. The persons /parties and associations concerned are requested to be present.
      • Theresa’s Parish is organising an Outreach from Thursday to Sunday – 24th to 27th November, 2016, from 5:00pm to 9:30pm – inclusive of the Holy Eucharist – conducted by Dr. Mario Joseph, from Potta and Fr. Biju Koonan- from Tabore Ashram. There will be a special programme for the youth on 26th November from 9:30am to 1:00pm.
      • A Charitable Physiotherapy Clinic is run by the Daughters of St. Paul, daily morning and evening at their premises, Waterfield road, Bandra (W). A Stoke rehabilitation clinic managed by an experienced therapist, has also been started on Tuesday and Thursday.
      • Mangaon candles are kept at the entrance of the church. You may take candles and put your contribution in the box provided. Your contribution will be a great help towards the various projects of the Mangaon Mission. So please be generous.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • Months Minds Mass for the soul of Lourdes D’Souza is on Wednesday 09th November, at 7:00pm and for the soul of Thomas D’Souza is on Saturday 12th November at 10:00am.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection for the poor and needy of the parish next Saturday and Sunday – 12th & 13th November, after each Holy Mass.
      • Mission Sunday collection for Orissa Mission amounted to Rs.93,660/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.37,860/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Announcement – (Sunday 30th October, 2016)

      • Today there will be a second collection for the Orissa Mission. Kindly drop your cheques for the Mission in favour of “Vikas Deepti”. The donation box is kept at the entrance of the church.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk and adoration, on Tuesday 1st November, after the 7.00pm Mass.
      • Tuesday 1st November is the Feast of all Saints. Wednesday 2nd November is All Souls day. There will be an additional Mass at 6.00pm for all souls. A box is kept at the entrance of the church for intentions for the 6.00pm Mass. You may drop your Mass intentions along with the contribution in the box marked “Mass Intentions on All Souls day”.
      • Theresian Diamonds have offered a Mass for their deceased Members on Thursday 03rd November at 7:00pm in our Church. All Members are requested to attend.
      • Bus has been arranged to Tabore Ashram on 1st Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • The Bible Cell is organising a “Bible Fun Time for Children and Youth” on 4th, 5th and 6th November, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in St. Theresa’s School hall. Registration forms are available in the Parish office. Please return your forms by Tuesday 1st
      • Executive Committee meeting on Monday 31st October and PPC meeting is on Sunday 06th November, at 11:00am.
      • Diocesan Council of Catholic women will be organising a visit to the senior citizen home by St. Joseph of St. Marc near Vikramgad, on Saturday 12th This will be combined with a talk on Health advice and Meditation by Dr. Priya Alphonso, scientist and president of DCCW and Dr. Narayan Rao, a Preventive Cardiologist and General Physician. Kindly register with any of the DCCW members. The Bus will leave from St. Andrew’s Church at 7:30am.
      • Vincent De Paul Parish, Chuim is organising East Indian Sola on Saturday 12th November at their School grounds from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. For details please see the notice board.
      • Sunday School will re-open on 13th November with the 8:30am Children’s Mass followed by Children’s Day celebration in the school quadrangle from 9:30am to 12noon.
      • The closing of “Year of Mercy” will be on 20th November- Feast of “Christ the King”. As Mt. Mary’s Basilica has the Holy Door during the year of Mercy, all Deanery parishes are invited to go in procession to the Mount on that day.
      • The Public hearing for Draft Development Plan 2034, for H- West Ward suggestions /objections is announced by the Planning Committee. The hearing is scheduled for 22nd November, between 10.30am to 3.30 pm. Venue: Planning Committee Hall, Ground Floor, Gate No 3, M.C.G.M Head Office. The persons /parties and associations concerned are requested to be present.
      • Mission Sunday collection amounted to Rs.83,320/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.44,730/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcements please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 23rd October, 2016)

      • Today is Mission Sunday. Sale of articles from Orissa Mission, made by the Physically challenged will be held after all the Masses. Kindly patronise. There will be a second collection for the Mission. Cheques to be made in favour of ‘Archdiocese of Bombay – Society for the Propagation of Faith’. There will be second collection for the Orissa Mission on 30th A Donation box is kept at the entrance of the church.
      • All parishioners are invited to join the March for Life from St. Andrew’s Church to Mount Mary Basilica at 4:00pm on Sunday 23rd October, 2016.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “How to deal with hurts and criticism” by Br. Victor Pereira on Tuesday 25th October, after the 7:00pm mass.
      • Senior Citizens pilgrimage to the Mount on Thursday, 27th October at 10.00am sharp from our church gate.
      • The “Festival of The Light” to celebrate sharing the good news is being held at St. Pius, College, Goregaon on 29th  and 30th October. This will include the Eucharist, worship, talks and workshops. Those interested, may give their names to the parish office to Priya D’Souza by Friday 28th October, 2016.
      • WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER invites all married couples to a Week-end to help make good marriages better, fromSaturday and Sunday – 29th October to 30th October at Sarvodaya, St. Pius-X College, Goregaon. For further details please see the Notice Board.
      • Tuesday 1st November, 2016, is Feast of all Saints. Wednesday 2nd November, 2016, is All Souls day. There will be an additional Mass at 6.00pm for all souls. A box is kept at the entrance of the church for intentions of 6.00pm Mass. You may drop your Mass intentions along with the contribution in the box marked “Mass Intentions on All Souls Day”.
      • The Bible Cell is organising a “Bible Fun Time for Children and Youth” on 4th, 5th and 6th November, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in St. Theresa’s School hall. Registration forms are available in the Parish office.
      • The Catholic Sabha will hold their event ‘Catholic Sabha Social 2016’ on Sunday, 19th November, at the quadrangle of our School with a theme “Dancing beneath the stars”. After mass Raffle forms are available with their members. Kindly support this worthy cause.
      • The closing of “Year of Mercy” will be on 20th November- Feast of “Christ the King”. As Mt. Mary’s Basilica has the Holy Door during the year of Mercy, all Deanery parishes are invited to go in procession to the Mount on that day. Details will be given later.
      • Mangaon candles are kept at the entrance of the church. You may take candles and put your contribution in the box provided. Your contribution will be a great help towards the various projects of the Mangaon Mission. So please be generous.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • Months Mind Mass for the Soul of Vere Xavier Gomes is on Wednesday 26th October and for the Souls of Nathaline Rocha and Philomena D’Souza is on Saturday 29th October, at 7:00pm.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.44,230/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 16th October, 2016)

      • UCDC is organising “Diwali Dhamaka” this Saturday and Sunday, on 15th and 16th October, at UCDC premises, 14th Road, from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. Kindly patronize.
      • Bishop Bosco’s SCC Training for Parish Councillors and Animators is next Sunday, 16th October, 2016, from 11:00am to 12:30pm, in the Parish council room. All councillors and animators are urged to attend, as it will help them run their communities efficiently.
      • The Youth mass will be celebrated on Sunday, 16th October at 6:00pm.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Life in the Spirit- Romans 8:2” by Br. Ralph D’Souza on Tuesday 18th October, after the 7:00pm mass.
      • Bible Study class on the book of “Nahum”, is on Wednesday 19th October, in the parish office after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Diocesan Human life committee, Bombay Archdiocese is organising a Symposium titled “Call to Human freedom and justice in the family and society. It will be held from 21st and 23rd October at St. Pius Seminary, Goregaon. From each parish a layman and a laywomen and a youth are invited to participate. Those who like to participate, kindly give your names to the parish office. On 23rd October the Symposium will began from St. Andrews church at 4:00pm and end at Mount Mary’s Basilica. All are welcome.
      • Mission Sunday will be celebrated on Saturday and Sunday – 22nd & 23rd However, from 17th to 21st there will be video clipping on different aspects in the Mission in Orissa during the 7:00pm Mass. Sale of articles from Orissa Mission, made by the Physically challenged will be held after all the Masses. Kindly patronise. We pray for vocation during the entire week.
      • All the Zones are requested to put up stalls on 22nd and 23rd October in support of the Orissa Mission. There will be a second collection on the same day for the Mission. Cheques to be made in favour of ‘Archdiocese of Bombay – Society for the Propagation of Faith’. There will be 2nd collection for the Orissa Mission on 30th October, 2016.
      • Theresian Diamonds is organizing a pilgrimage to the Mount for Seniors on Thursday, 27th October at 10.00am. Those interested may contact the committee members after this Mass.
      • The “Festival of The Light” to celebrate sharing  the good news is being held at St. Pius X College, Goregaon on29th and 30th October. This will include the Eucharist, worship, talks and workshops. Those interested, may give names to the parish office or Priya D’Souza by 21st October.
      • WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER invites all married couples to a Week-end to help make good marriages better, from Saturday and Sunday – 29th October to 30th October at Sarvodaya, St. Pius-X College, Goregaon. For further details please see the Notice Board.
      • Tuesday 1st November, 2016, is Feast of all Saints. Wednesday 2nd November, 2016, is All Souls day. There will be an additional Mass at 6.00pm for all souls. A box is kept at the entrance of the church for intentions of 6.00pm Mass. You may drop your Mass intentions along with the contribution in the box marked “Mass Intentions on All Souls Day”.
      • The Bible Cell is organising a “Bible Fun Time for Children and Youth” on 4th, 5th and 6th November, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in St. Theresa’s School hall. Registration forms are available in the Parish office.
      • The Catholic Sabha will hold their event ‘Catholic Sabha Social 2016’ on Sunday, 19th November, at the quadrangle of our School with a theme “Dancing beneath the stars “. After mass Raffle forms are available with their members. Kindly support this worthy cause.
      • The closing of “Year of Mercy” will be on 20th November- Feast of “Christ the King”. As Mt. Mary’s Basilica has the Holy Door during the year of Mercy, all Deanery parishes are invited to go in procession to the Mount on that day. Details will be given later.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them as early as possible for early distribution.
      • We are happy to inform you that our parishioner Royston Braganza has been invited to preach the annual retreat for the SVD Superior general and his team in Rome next year. We assure him of our prayers.
      • Mangaon candles are kept at the entrance of the church. You may take candles and put your contribution in the box provided. Your contribution will be a great help towards the various projects of the Mangaon Mission. So please be generous.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • The members of Saint Vincent De Paul thanks the parish for the collection made last weekend of Rs.9660/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.43,310/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 09th October, 2016)

      • Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will guide Senior Citizens from our Parish with regard to the issuance of  the State Govt. Senior Citizen ID Cards. Application forms will be available in the Parish Office during the entire month of October ie twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays from 05th October onwards. Timings are from 11:00am to 12:00 noon.
      • Bernard will be going to Kerala on 7th October to make retreat. Please pray for him. In his absence Fr. Jolly will be in charge.
      • We have a new Deacon Sunder. We extend a warm welcome to him. He will be with us for 6 months.
      • Parents of the Confirmation students are requested to come for a special session on Sunday 09th October, at the school Hall, from 9:30 to 11:15 am.
      • The Members of Hope and Life will meet on Monday 10th October, at 5:30pm, in the Council room.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites for a “Eucharistic Adoration” conducted by Fr. Vinay Kamat Tuesday 11th October, after the 7:00pm mass.
      • The Diocesan Youth centre is organising a “Bikers Marian Pilgrimage” on Tuesday 11th The Pilgrimage from Mount Mary Basilica to Our Lady of Fatima Church, Karjat will be flagged off by Bishop John Rodrigues.
      • In this Jubilee year of Mercy, a “Divine Mercy recollection” is being held at St. Peter’s Church, Bandra on Saturday 15th October, from 9:30am and 12:00noon. Preached by Fr. Hubert Goreas. The theme is “Go, be Disciples of My Mercy”. All are invited.
      • The Youth mass will be celebrated onSunday, 16th October at 6:00pm.
      • Bishop Bosco’s SCC Training for Parish Councillors and Animators is next Sunday, 16th October, 2016, from 11:00am to 12:30pm, in the Parish council room. All councillors and animators are urged to attend, as it will help them run their communities efficiently.Our Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will hold their event ‘Catholic Sabha Social 2016’ on Sunday, 19thNovember, at the quadrangle of our School … In order kick start the event Raffle forms are available with their members .. Kindly patronize and support this very worthy cause.
      • Theresian Diamonds is organizing a pilgrimage to the Mount for Seniors on Thursday, 20th October at 10.00am. Those interested may contact the committee members after this Mass.
      • Bombay Archdiocese is organising a Symposium titled “Call to Human freedom and justice in the family and society. It will be held from 21st and 23rd October at St. Pius Seminary, Goregaon. From each parish a layman and a laywomen and a youth are invited to participate. Those who like to participate, kindly give your names to the parish office.
      • The Bible Cell is organising a “Bible Fun Time for Children and Youth” on 4th, 5th and 6th November, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, in St. Theresa’s School hall. Registration forms are available in the Parish office.
      • The closing of “Year of Mercy” will be on 20th November- Feast of “Christ the King”. As Mt. Mary’s Basilica has the Holy Door during the year of Mercy, all Deanery parishes are invited to go in procession to the Mount on that day. Details will be given later.
      • Mission Sunday will begin on Saturday and Sunday – 22nd & 23rd Sale of articles from Orissa Mission, made by the Physically challenged will be held after all the Masses. Kindly patronise.
      • All the Zones are requested to put up stalls on 22nd and 23rd October in support of the Orissa Mission. There will be a second collection on the same day for the Mission. Cheques to be made in favour of ‘Archdiocese of Bombay – Society for the Propagation of Faith’.
      • WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER invites all married couples to a Week-end to help make good marriages better, fromSaturday and Sunday – 29th October to 30th October at Sarvodaya, St. Pius-X College, Goregaon. For further details please see the Notice Board.
      • We are happy to inform you that our parishioner Royston Braganza has been invited to preach the annual retreat for the SVD Superior general and his team in Rome next year. We assure him of our prayers.
      • Mangaon candles are kept at the entrance of the church. You may take candles and put your contribution in the box provided. Your contribution will be a great help towards the various projects of the Mangaon Mission. So please be generous.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • Months Mind Mass for the Soul of Alcide Rebello on Tuesday 11th October and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Doris Theresa D’Souza on Friday 14th October, at 7:00pm and Philomena Rego on Sunday 16th October, at 6:00pm.
      • Members of SVP will make their monthly collection this Saturday and Sunday- 08th and 09th October, for the poor and needy families of the parish.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.58,730/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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Notices – (Sunday 02nd October, 2016)

      • The Month of October is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 6.30pm in our Church.
      • The Parish Feast is being celebrated on Sunday 2nd The Feast Mass is scheduled for 10:00am. Celebration will be held in the School Hall from 7:00pm onwards.
      • Sunday 02nd October, is celebrated as day of Thanksgiving.
      • The Women’s cell has revised the list of resource persons from our parish. The new lists are on the notices boards. As an introductory offer, they display their products today and tomorrow after 8:30am and 10:00am Mass. Please patronize.
      • Pre-Baptism sessions for expecting parents begins on Sunday 25th September at 5.30pm in the parish council room for 3 consecutive Sundays. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • Senior Citizens housie on Monday 03rd October, at 5:30pm in the Parish Council room.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Where was God when my Life fell apart” by Roshni Nunes on Tuesday 04th October, after the 7:00pm mass.
      • SCC quarterly report for July to September to be submitted in duplicate to the parish office in the blue tray latest by 5th October. 
      • Bible Study class is on Wednesday 5th October, in the parish office after the 7:00pm Mass on “Mercy” from the Gospels.
      • Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will guide Senior Citizens from our Parish with regard to the issuance of  the State Govt. Senior Citizen ID Cards. Application forms will be available in the Parish Office during the entire month of October ie twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays from 05th October onwards. Timings are from 11:00am to 12:00 noon.
      • Friday 07th October, being the Feast of Our lady of the holy Rosary, the Sunday school invites all children along with their parents to pray a Candle Light Rosary, in the church premises at 7:30pm. We will pray for the world peace and for our personal needs.
      • On this day all the parishioners are requested to pray 5 decades of Rosary between 8.00p.m.-9.00p.m. for the intention of “World Peace”.
      • Bus has been arrange to Tabor Ashram on 1st Friday-7th Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 08th October, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • Parents of the Confirmation students are requested to come for a special session on Sunday 09th October, at the school Hall, from 9:30 to 11:15 am.
      • We are happy to inform you that our parishioner Royston Braganza has been invited to preach the annual retreat for the SVD Superior general and his team in Rome next year. We assure him of our prayers.
      • The Diocesan Youth centre is organising a “Bikers Marian Pilgrimage” on Tuesday 11th The Pilgrimage from Mount Mary Basilica, Bandra to Our Lady of Fatima Church, Karjat will be flagged off by Bishop John Rodrigues.
      • Mangaon candles are kept at the entrance of the church. You may take candles and put your contribution in the box provided. Your contribution will be a great help towards the various projects of the Mangaon Mission. So please be generous.
      • In this Jubilee year of Mercy, a “Divine Mercy recollection” is being held at St. Peter’s Church, Bandra on Saturday 15th October, 2016, from 9:30am and 12:00noon. Preached by Fr. Hubert Goveas. The theme is “Go be Disciples of My Mercy”. All are invited.
      • There will be a Retreat for Laity at St. Xavier’s Villa, Khandala from 20th to 23rd October, 2016. The preacher is Rev. Fr. Cletus D’Souza of Sacred Heart Church, Pune. For further details please see the notice board.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Mary Clarissa Rodricks on Wednesday 5th October at 7:00pm and for the Soul of Milagrin Francis Tavares and Nazareth Paul Gigool on Sunday 09th October, at 6:00pm.
      • Members of SVP will make their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday- 08th and 09th October, for the poor and needy families of the parish.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,620/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 25th September, 2016)

      • In the month of September we reflect on the Corporal Act of Mercy as “Visit the Prison”. Sr. Dhanam will address our parishioners on the theme of “Prison Ministry” on 24th and 25th September, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, at all the Masses.
      • Pre-Baptism sessions for expecting parents begins on Sunday 25th September at 5.30pm in the parish council room for 3 consecutive Sundays. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • PPC meeting will be held on Sunday 25th September, 2016, at 11:00am.
      • Members of the Hope and Life will meet at the Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount on Monday 26th September, at 9:15am.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Taming your Mind” by Br. Edward on Tuesday 27th September, 2016, after 7:00pm mass.
      • Triduum for the Parish Feast will be on 28th, 29th and 30th 1st Day will be conducted by Teresian Youth Movement, 2nd Day by Family Cell and the 3rd day by Parish Community. The Relic of the Patron Saint St. Theresa will be exposed on Wednesday and it will remain till Sunday.
      • The Parish Feast is being celebrated on Sunday 2nd The Feast Mass is scheduled for 10:00am. Celebration will be held in the School Hall from 7:00pm onwards. Entry to the Feast celebration in the evening is free for all, which will include entertainment from the various parish groups. Snacks box along with a Housie ticket priced at Rs.50/- . Please buy your Coupons for the same from the Parish office or from Zonal Co-ordinators. Last day for sale of Coupons is 30th September. Please block this day to be spent with the Parishioners. Please note that there will be no evening Mass at 6:00pm, on Feast day.
      • The Month of October is dedicated to Mother Mary. Please join in reciting the Rosary in English at 6.30pm in our Church.
      • Sunday 02nd October, is celebrated as day of Thanksgiving.
      • The Women’s Cell of our parish has listed resource persons who will display their products next Sunday on 02nd October, after the 8:30am and 10:00am Mass. Please patronise them.
      • SCC quarterly report for July to September to be submitted in duplicate to the parish office in the blue tray latest by 5th Oct.
      • Our  Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will guide Senior Citizens from our Parish with regard to the issuance of  the State Govt. Senior Citizen ID Cards. Application forms will be available in the Parish Office during the entire month of October ie twice a week on Thursday and Friday from 06th October onwards, timings are from 11:00am to 12:00 noon.
      • Parents of the Confirmation students are requested to come for a special session on Sunday 09th October, at the school Hall, from 9:30 to 11:15 am.
      • There will be a Retreat for Laity at St. Xavier’s Villa, Khandala from 20th to 23rd October, 2016. The preacher is Rev. Fr. Cletus D’Souza of Sacred Heart Church, Pune. For further details please see the notice board.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Minorities commission of Govt of Maharashtra is providing educational loans @3% to all minorities. Also scholarships to girl students. You are encouraged to avail this facility. Kindly contact parish office.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Mary Daniel Solanki on Tuesday 27th September and Months Mind Mass for the Soul of Maria Vitoria Lopes Pereira on Saturday 01st October at 7:00pm and for the Soul of Anthony D’Souza on Sunday 02nd October, at 8:30am in Morning.
      • The amount collected by the members of Saint Vincent De Paul amounted to Rs.16,550/-. The SVP members thank the parishioners for their generosity.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,700/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 18th September, 2016)

      • Sunday School will resume on 18th September, 2016 as usual.
      • The Youth mass will be celebrated on Sunday, 18th September at 6pm. We encourage all youth to attend this mass.
      • Intentions for October to December 2016 morning Masses will commence from Monday 19th Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • On Tuesday, 20th September, Pope Francis will be presiding over an Inter religious Meeting in Assisi on the theme, ‘Thirst for Peace: Religions and cultures in dialogue.’ Parishes and Schools all over the world have been requested to observe this day as a Day of Prayer for Peace.  You are invited to spend some time on this day praying for peace.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Hindrance in Seeking God” by Deacon Ivan on Tuesday 20th September, 2016, after 7:00pm mass.
      • Bible Study class on Wednesday, 21st September, on the Book of Obadiah, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Executive Committee Meeting is on Thursday 22nd September and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 25th September, at 11:00am.
      • In the month of September we reflect on the Corporal Act of Mercy as “Visit the Prison”. Sr. Dhanam will address our parishioners on the theme of “Prison Ministry” on 24th and 25th September, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, at all the Masses.
      • Pre-Baptism sessions for expecting parents begins on Sunday 25th September at 5.30pm in the parish council room for 3 consecutive Sundays. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • The Deanery Youth day will be celebrated on Sunday 25th September, at St. Anne’s school hall, Pali Hill, between 5pm-10pm. Youth of our parish between the age groups of 15-24 years are encouraged to participate in large numbers. Passes are available for Rs.200/-each, inclusive of dinner. Kindly collect your passes from any of the TYM members or the Parish office at the earliest.
      • The St. Joseph’s Convent high school ex-students association is organising teachers day, for their teachers both past and present with High Tea on Sunday, 25th Ex-Students are invited.
      • Triduum for the Parish Feast will be on 28th, 29th and 30th 1st Day will be conducted by Teresian Youth Movement, 2nd Day by Family Cell and the 3rd day by Parish Community.
      • The Parish Feast is being celebrated on Sunday 2nd October, 2016. The Feast Mass is scheduled for 10:00am. Celebration will be held in the School Hall from 7:00pm onwards. Entry to the Feast celebration in the evening is free for all, which will include entertainment from the various parish groups. Snacks box along with a Housie ticket priced at Rs.50/- . Please buy your Coupons for the same from the Parish office or from Zonal Co-ordinators. Last day for sale of Coupons is 30th September. Please block this day to be spent with the Parishioners.
      • Vision copies are available in the parish office. The parish councillors are requested to collect them for early distribution.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • The Women’s Cell is collecting information of parishioners selling products or services, to share with parishioners. If you prepare food or provide services like Tailoring, Babysitting etc, kindly give your details to the parish office to be included the data bank.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Minorities commission of Govt of Maharashtra is providing educational loans @3% to all minorities. Also scholarships to girl students. You are encouraged to avail this facility. Kindly contact parish office.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Bento Graciano D’Souza on Friday 23rd September at 7:00pm.
      • Members of SVP will be making their collection on Saturday and Sunday – 17th and 18th September, after the Mass.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.40,480/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 11th September, 2016)

      • Organ Donation is a great help to Millions who are suffering due to Organ failure. Archdiocese of Bombay is promoting and encouraging all Catholics to join in this project. Those who have taken the forms, kindly fill them up and drop them in the box kept at the entrance of the church, along with the questions or queries regarding Organ Donation. Please mention your name and telephone no.
      • There will be no Sunday School on Sunday 11th September, 2016, on account of Bandra Feast. Sunday School will resume on 18th September, 2016 as usual.
      • Members of the Hope and Life will meet on Monday 12th September, at 5:00pm in the council room.
      • Bible Study class on Wednesday, 14th September, 2016, on the Book of Micah, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows will be celebrated on Thursday 15th September, 2016.
      • Bernard and Fr. Jolly will be out of station from 15th to 20th September. In their absence Fr. Nicky will be in charge.
      • For the benefit of all Minority Students residing in Bandra Deanery. There will be an awareness presentation on Post Metric Scholarship for Minority Students (Std XI to PhD). This will be followed by a live demonstration cum on line registration of the forms.  Desirous students who are eligible may kindly register your names with your Parish Office. Venue: St. Theresa’s school council room, on Saturday, 17th September 2016, at 6.00pm.
      • The Youth mass will be celebrated on Sunday, 18th September at 6pm. We encourage all youth to attend this mass.
      • Intentions for October to December 2016 morning Masses will commence from Monday 19th  September. Please note that a maximum of only two intentions per family.
      • Executive Committee Meeting is on Thursday 22nd September and PPC meeting will be on Sunday 25th September, at 11:00am.
      • In the month of September we reflect on the Corporal Act of Mercy as “Visit the Prison”. Sr. Dhanam will address our parishioners on the theme of “Prison Ministry” on 24th and 25th September, 2016, Saturday and Sunday, at all the Masses.
      • Pre-Baptism sessions for expecting parents begins on Sunday 25th September at 5.30pm in the parish council room for 3 consecutive Sundays. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • The Deanery Youth day will be celebrated on Sunday 25th September, at St. Anne’s school hall, Pali Hill, between 5pm-10pm. Youth of our parish between the age groups of 15-24 years are encouraged to participate in large numbers. Passes are available for Rs.200/-each, inclusive of dinner. Kindly collect your passes from any of the TYM members or the Parish office at the earliest.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • The Women’s Cell is collecting information of parishioners selling products or services, to share with parishioners. If you prepare food or provide services like Tailoring, Babysitting etc, kindly give your details to the parish office to be included the data bank.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Minorities commission of Govt of Maharashtra is providing educational loans @3% to all minorities. Also scholarships to girl students. You are encouraged to avail this facility. Kindly contact parish office.
      • Months Mind Mass for the Soul of Philip D’Silva is on Wednesday 14th September and for Anthony Joe Trinidade is on Saturday 17th September at 7:00pm and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Philomena Almeida on Friday 16th September at 7:00pm and for Theresa Mary Pereira on Sunday 18th September at 6:00pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection next Saturday and Sunday for the poor and needy families of the parish.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.28,760/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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 NOTICES – (Sunday 04th September, 2016)

      • Blessed Mother Teresa will be Canonized as Saint by Pope Francis on Sunday 4th September, 2016. We pray for her intercession for peace and justice in the World.
      • We extend a warm welcome to Fr. Budy Cledan, SVD, the visitor General from Rome, who will be visiting our parish on 4th and 5th He will offer 10:00am Mass in our Church on Sunday 4th September and interact with PPC members after the Mass. He will meet Parish Team on Monday 5th September, 2016.
      • Sunday 04th September, 2016, the 30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family.
      • PPC meeting is on Sunday 4th September, 2016 at 11:00am.
      • The Women Cell of our Parish is organizing “Girl Child Day”, on Sunday 4th September, 2016, in our church for Migrants. There will be a talk at 4:00pm followed by Mass at 4:30pm.
      • Organ Donation is a great help to Millions who are suffering due to Organ failure. Archdiocese of Bombay is promoting and encouraging all Catholics to join in this project. Those who have any question or queries regarding Organ Donation kindly drop them in the Box kept at the entrance of the church. Please mention your name and telephone no.
      • Senior Citizens housie on Monday 5th September, 2016, at 5:30pm in the Parish council room. All senior citizens are welcome.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Taming Your Mind” by Br. Edward on Tuesday 06th September, 2016, after 7:00pm mass.
      • Bible Study class on Wednesday, 7th September, 2016, on the Book of Micah, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • Nativity of Our Lady is celebrated on Thursday 8th September, 2016, during 7:00pm Mass. It is also the Girl Child day and Foundation Day of Society of the Divine Word. Please pray for the Divine Word Missionaries all over the world.
      • Prayer Group invites you for the Semi Night vigil on Saturday 10th September, 2016, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
      • There will be no Sunday School next Sunday 11th September, 2016, on account of Bandra Feast. Sunday School will resume on 18th September, 2016 as usual.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • We have placed a “Suggestion Box” near the statues. Kindly drop in your valuable suggestions regarding any issue related to the Parish.
      • The Deanery Youth day will be celebrated on Sunday 25th September, 2016, at St. Anne’s school hall, Pali Hill, between 5pm-10pm. Youth of our parish between the age groups of 15-24 years are encouraged to participate in large numbers. Passes are available for Rs.200/-each, inclusive of dinner. Kindly collect your passes from any of the TYM members or the Parish office at the earliest.
      • The Women’s Cell is collecting information of parishioners selling products or services, to share with parishioners. If you prepare food or provide services like Tailoring, Babysitting etc, kindly give your details to the parish office to be included the data bank.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Minorities commission of Govt of Maharashtra is providing educational loans @3% to all minorities. Also scholarships to girl students. You are encouraged to avail this facility. Kindly contact parish office.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Dr. Olaf Joseph Dias is on Tuesday 06th September at 7:00pm.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.36,760/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 28th August, 2016)

      • Organ Donation is a great help to Millions who are suffering due to Organ failure. Archdiocese of Bombay is promoting and encouraging all Catholics to join in this project. We will have a short interactive session on this subject with an expert, after every Mass on Saturday / Sunday on 27th and 28th Please be present along with your friends and relatives.
      • PPC Executive Committee meeting on Monday 29th August and PPC meeting is on Sunday 4th September at 11:00am.
      • The Novena in preparation for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, conducted by the Sunday school children, commences on Tuesday, 30th August at 6:45pm followed by the 7:00pm Mass. Parents you are requested to accompany your children.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “My True Identity in Christ” by Br. Victor on Tuesday 30th August, after 7:00pm mass.
      • Bus has been arrange to Tabor Ashram on 1st Charges Rs.100/-. Please contact Mr. Arun or parish office.
      • Sunday 04th September, the 30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated as Family Mass. Parents and children are urged to attend this Mass together as a family.
      • We extend a warm welcome to Fr. Budy Cledan, SVD, the visitator General from Rome, who will be visiting our parish on 4th and 5th He will offer 10:00am Mass in our Church on Sunday 4th September and interact with PPC members after the Mass. He will meet Parish Team on Monday 5th September.
      • Sunday 04th September, there will be Hindi Prayer Meeting at 3:00pm.
      • The Women Cell of our Parish is organizing “Girl Child Day”, on Sunday 4th September in our church for Migrants. There will be a talk at 4:00pm followed by Mass at 4:30pm.
      • Andrews college of Hotel Management is organising Food Fiesta “Jevnnacha Sann”, East Indian, Goan and other Local spreads at St. Andrews high school, Bandra on Saturday and Sunday, 3rd and 4th September, from 4:00pm and 8:00pm.
      • Diocesan youth centre is organising a “Youth Retreat” at R.C. Church, Khandala, from 5th to 8th For details see notice board.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • The Deanery Youth day will be celebrated on Sunday 25th September, 2016, at St. Anne’s school hall, Pali Hill, between 5pm-10pm. Youth of our parish between the age groups of 15-24 years are encouraged to participate in large numbers. Passes are available for Rs.200/-each, inclusive of dinner. Kindly collect your passes from any of the TYM members or the Parish office at the earliest.
      • The Women’s Cell is collecting information of parishioners selling products or services, to share with parishioners. If you prepare food or provide services like Tailoring, Babysitting etc, kindly give your details to the parish office to be included the data bank.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Minorities commission of Govt of Maharashtra is providing educational loans @3% to all minorities. Also scholarships to girl students. You are encouraged to avail this facility. Kindly contact parish office.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.46,790/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 21st August, 2016)

      • Justice Sunday will be celebrated on 21st August, 2016.
      • A reminder to our Seniors – Our Get-together is on Sunday 21st August, 2016 , at 5:30pm in the school quadrangle
      • The Youth Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 21st August, at 6:00pm.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “God’s Recipe for Joy” by Ruby Cerejo on Tuesday 23rd August, after 7:00pm mass.
      • Bible Study class on Wednesday 24th August, on the Books of Jonah and Malachi, after the 7:00pm Mass.
      • There will be a weekend retreat named “Encounter with the Word”, from Friday to Sunday- 26th to 28th August, at Atma Darshan, Andheri (E). This is directed by Fr. Jolly and Fr. Nazareth. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • Organ Donation is a great help to Millions who are suffering due to Organ failure. Archdiocese of Bombay is promoting and encouraging all Catholics to join in this project. We will have a short interactive session on this subject with an expert, after every Mass on Saturday / Sunday on 27th and 28th Please be present along with your friends and relatives.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • The Women’s Cell is collecting information of parishioners selling products or services, to share with parishioners. If you prepare food or provide services like Tailoring, Babysitting etc, kindly give your details to the parish office to be included the data bank.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Minorities commission of Govt of Maharashtra is providing educational loans @3% to all minorities. Also scholarships to girl students. You are encouraged to avail this facility. Kindly contact parish office.
      • Andrews college of Hotel Management is organising Food Fiesta “Jevnnacha Sann”, East Indian, Goan and other Local spreads at St. Andrews high school, Bandra on Saturday and Sunday, 3rd and 4th September, from 4:00pm and 8:00pm.
      • Diocesan youth centre is organising a “Youth Retreat” at R.C. Church, Khandala, from 5th to 8th For details see notice board.
      • 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Irene Bonamis is on Tuesday 23rd August at 7:00pm.
      • The members of Saint Vincent De Paul thanks the parish for the collection made last weekend of Rs.8,100/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.44,700/-.
      • The collection made on Monday 15th August, 2016, the day of Our Lady of Assumption is amounted to Rs.32,170/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

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NOTICES – (Sunday 14th August, 2016)

      • All Extra Ordinary Ministers of Holy communion are invited for a training session on Sunday 14th August, 2016 at 11:30 am.
      • The Marian Night Vigil will be held on 14th August, at Sacred Heart Church, Santacruz (W), from 10:00 pm to 5:30pm. (Mass Included). To pray for peace in our Country and the World.
      • Monday 15th August, The Feast of Our Lady of Assumption and Independence Day. Masses will be at – 7:00, 8:30 and 10:00 in Morning and 7:00 in evening. There will be no Mass at 6:00 pm.
      • The Parish Unit of the Bombay Catholic Sabha will conduct the Flag Hoisting Ceremony on Independence day, after the 7:00 am Mass, on the Lawns at the front entrance of the church.
      • A meeting of Ushers / Volunteers, who wish to assist during the Novena / Octave Week, will be held at Mt. Mary’s Basilica on Monday 15th August, 2016, at 6:00 pm.
      • On the occasion of its 35th anniversary, Kripa Foundation is presenting “Musical Evening”, at St. Andrews Auditorium on Monday 15th August, 2016. Invitation cards are available at the Kripa office, Mount Carmel church, Bandra.
      • Diocesan Vocation service centre is organising a QUEST programme for college and working youth on Monday 15th August, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, at Goregaon Seminary.
      • Our Parish Prayer group invites you for a talk on “Taming Your mind” by Br. Edward on Tuesday 16th August, after 7:00 pm mass.
      • Bible Study class on Wednesday, 17th August, on the Books of Jonah and Malachi, after the 7:30 pm Mass.
      • Citizen Credit Co-operative bank, Hill road branch is organising a free Medical health check up camp on Thursday 18th August, from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm.
      • We need more Volunteers for the Ministry of Lectors, Cantors and Musicians. Kindly register your names in the parish office.
      • Justice Sunday will be celebrated on 21st August, 2016.
      • Theresian Diamonds is organising an evening of Fun, Games and Dance for our seniors on Sunday 21st August, at 5:30 pm, at our school quadrangle. You may collect your invitations from our committee members.
      • The Youth Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 21st August, at 6:00 pm.
      • The Women’s Cell is collecting information of parishioners selling products or services, to share with parishioners. If you prepare food or provide services like Tailoring, Babysitting etc, kindly give your details to the parish office to be included the data bank.
      • We have made study room available for disadvantaged students in our school. Please spread a Word about it among the Migrant workers. We need volunteers to supervise the study room.
      • Andrew’s Church is conducting all Bandra Parish Talent Contest on 14th, 21st, and 28th August and 3rd and 4th September. Registration forms are available in our parish office or contact Lisa Rodrigues – Zonal Captain.
      • Andrews college of Hotel Management is organising Food Fiesta “Jevnnacha Sann”, East Indian, Goan and other Local spreads at St. Andrews high school, Bandra on Saturday and Sunday, 3rd and 4th September, from 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
      • Diocesan youth centre is organising a “Youth Retreat” at R.C. Church, Khandala, from 5th to 8th For details see notice board.
      • Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) joined with St. Pauls institute of communication education, Bandra is offering part-time certified professional courses on Digital Marketing, Public relations and events management at its Bandra Campus. St. Pauls brothers are available for admission details. Please see the notice board.
      • Months Mind Mass for the Soul of Agnela Raquel Alvares is on Friday 19th August and 1st Death Anniversary Mass for the Soul of Edgar Clement Rodrigues is on Saturday 20th August at 7:00 pm.
      • The Members of St. Vincent De Paul will be making their monthly collection for the poor and needy of the parish on 13th and 14th August, 2016.
      • The amount collected on Vianny Sunday for Clergy Fund, is amounted to Rs.60,430/-.
      • Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.42,590/-. We thank you for your generosity.
      • For further details and other announcement please see the notice board.

NOTICES – (Sunday 07th August, 2016)

    • The Pushpa Club thanks parishioners, Zonal Captains and Zonal Committees for their participation, encouragement and support at the 37th Music, Dance and Drama Talent Competition held on 30th and 31st
    • The Feast of St. John Mary Vianney is celebrated on Sunday 07th A special second collection will be made after communion during each mass for the CLERGY FUND’. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Archdiocese of Bombay”. Kindly donate generously.
    • PPC meeting is on Sunday 7th August at 11:00am.
    • Please come for the Hindi Prayer Meeting on S