ANNOUNCEMENTS

1ST NOVEMBER 2021 

ALL SAINTS DAY

Masses as per week day schedule.

In English at 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Daily Konkani Mass is being live-streamed at 7:00 p.m.

 

2ND NOVEMBER 2021 

ALL SOULS DAY

Masses in Church

In English at 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Daily Konkani Mass is being live-streamed at 7:00 p.m.

All Masses will be offered for the intentions placed in Mass Intention Box.

No announcement of intentions before Mass.

Since the Church will be fumigated after every Mass, no one will be permitted to remain in Church after every Mass.

On 2nd Nov, this year on account of the pandemic, you will be allowed to hear only ONE MASS in the Church.

You can validly participate in many live-streamed online Masses from home.

This year there will be no Masses and no blessing of graves at Haines Road Cemetery and Sewri Cemetery on 2nd November.

Visits will be permitted at

HAINES ROAD CEMETERY from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and

SEWRI CEMETERY from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m

 

ADMISSIONS TO ST. ANNE'S HIGH SCHOOL, FORT

Registration Forms for Admission to Jr. KG of St Anne’s School Fort will be available on website: www.stannesfort.com from 1st November to 15th November.

For details see the St Anne’s School Notice Board.

DON BOSCO INSTITURE OF TECHNOLOGY, KURLA

offers a four-Year Bachelor of Engineering Degree Course in Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. 51% of the total seats are reserved for Catholics. For further information regarding admission, please log on to dbit.in

CHURCH

The pandemic of Covid 19 is still there in Mumbai. Maharashtra Government has permitted religious places to open from 7th October 2021 but it has laid down Standard Operating Procedures which must be followed by everyone.

  • Always Maintain Social Distancing.

  • Wash your hands with soap & water before coming to Church.

  • Holy Water stoops will be empty.

  • During the Mass there will be no Lectors, No Choir, No organist, No Altar Server, No Hymn books in the hands of devotees, no collection & No Holy Communion distribution in the Church during Mass.

  • No one will be allowed in Church without a mask covering the nose and mouth.

  • Devotees will have to sit only on places marked in the pew.

  • No one will be permitted to stand in the Church and participate in the Mass.

  • Those above 65 years & below 10 years are advised not to come to Church.

  • Put your donations in donation boxes kept in the Church.

  • No touching or kissing statues and frames in the Church and outside the Church.

  • No entry in the sanctuary area.

  • Persons who are sick are strictly prohibited from entering the Church.

  • Spitting is strictly prohibited.

  • You are advised to install and use Arogya Setu App.

7TH OCTOBER 2021 
MASSES IN CHURCH
RECENT CIRCULAR FROM STATE GOVERNMENT AND CIRCULAR FROM ARCHBISHOP HAS STATED THAT ALL CHURCHES WILL OPEN.
Sundays
English at 9:00 A.M., 10:30 A.M. & 5:00 P.M. 
Weekdays
ENGLISH at 9:00 A.M. & 5:00 P.M.
 
Our Archbishop has stated that Sunday obligation can also be fulfilled on Saturday.
Those who are coming on Saturday kindly do not come on Sunday and thus allow others to come and fulfil their obligation on Sunday as numbers are restricted in the Church by our government.
 
Confessions by request.  Contact any Priest of our Parish for sacramental confession.

DAILY LIVE STREAMING OF THE HOLY EUCHARIST IN KONKANI AT OUR PARISH CHURCH CELEBRATED BY FR. ANTHONY D'SOUZA, PARISH PRIEST on OUR LADY OF DOLOURS CHURCH MARINE LINES YOUTUBE
Sundays at 8:00 A.M. 
Weekdays at 7:00 P.M.
 
Holy Communion will be available daily from 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. & from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
 
The Church will be open only during the duration of Masses in the Church.

As long as there is the pandemic of Covid 19, there will be NO MASS at Cross Maidan.
Timings for Cross Maidan visits: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
No sitting and eating and drinking in our premises at Cross Maidan.

We thank our Confraternity members for ushering in the Church & organizing visits at Cross Maidan.


OUR PRESENT PRACTICE FOR FUNERALS CONTINUES.

MASSES OFFERED
Masses offered will be celebrated by our Priests when they say Mass privately.  

The list of Priest offering Mass intentions has been sent on Email and WhatsApp and put up on our Church Notice Board.

Novenas will not be conducted in Church,  You are encouraged to pray the Novena at home.

7th October 2021
ALL PARISH OFFICE WORK
Parish Office timings:
On Weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. only from outside the window of our Parish Office.
Sundays and Public Holidays closed.

Holy Water bottles are available in our Parish Office.


From 15th November 2021
BOOKING OF MASSES 
On account of Pandemic and Social distancing, Masses will be booked
from the 15th of each month for the next month only.

Only 2 intentions on Weekdays and on Sundays. 
Hence from 15th October 2021, Masses can be booked for December 2021 only.
Till 22nd November 2021 only one Mass intention in December per family for a specific date. 
Multiple intentions on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Write your intention and date on a piece of paper when you come to book Mass in the Church office. Please bring exact amount i.e. Rs. 50 per Mass on weekday and Rs.100 per Mass on Saturday evening and Sunday. There will be no reservation of Masses for any individual or group, community or association.


PARISH PRAYER MEETING
If you wish to join our parish Prayer Meeting on Mondays, click on this link: https://meet.google.com/nnx-mwpf-jay 


​​You can watch the live streaming of the Holy Eucharist in English at the Cathedral of Holy Name celebrated by His Eminence, Oswald Cardinal Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay on the official YouTube Channel of the Archdiocese of Bombay. (https://www.youtube.com/user/ArchdioceseBbay)


CONFIRMATION CLASSES
are available every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. on YouTube channel of our Archdiocese.  Students who have appeared for SSC or ICSE exams this year are eligible for Confirmation.
For details and registration send a message to Fr. Lester Vaz on his WhatsApp number 9820465072.
Adults who have not received Confirmation can register with Fr. Lester and participate in this programme.


CONGRATULATIONS !  We congratulate Nathaiel Marques, Amber Rodrigues, Katelyn Rodrigues, Jeremy Viegas, Craig Crasta, Esther Fernandes, Zaneta Fernandes and Ryan D’Souza who have excelled in Sunday School in the last academic year. Kindly collect your certificates from the Church office on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. only.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
for Standards 1 to 10 and First Holy Communion Classes are available every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. on YouTube channel of our Archdiocese.
For details and registration contact Marietta Fernandes on her WhatsApp number 9833998663.

THE EXAMINER
Printed copies of the Examiner, the Archdiocesan Catholic  Newsweekly, will be available once again from Saturday,  13th February. 
To get your copy, please contact parish Examiner representative
Mr. Johnny (Mob: 9769863990).  
Please note that all hard copy subscriptions whether pick-up or by post, which expired on 31st December 2020, have been extended for nine months.  For any queries, please contact the Examiner Office.

26th September 2021
PARISH FEAST DAY
Fr. Tony, Fr. Lester, Fr. Myron, Fr. Joel & the Religious Sisters of our parish wish you all a very HAPPY FEAST. 
Feast Mass will be live-streamed at 8:00 a.m.
on OUR LADY OF DOLOURS CHURCH MARINE LINES YOUTUBE
Parish Feast Day cultural programme will be live-streamed at 9:00 a.m. on the following link: https://youtube.com/channel/UCkguEGOJInigRus_nmNdlUw
Please inform others.

We thank our Parish Fathers, Holy Cross Sisters, Nirmala Niketan Sisters, our Parish Pastoral Council, Finance Committee, SCC Coordinators and Animators, Eucharistic Ministers, Choirs, Organists, Parish Youth, SVP members who reach out to the poor of our parish, leaders and members of all our Parish Associations, those who prepared the Rosary video, Adelaide Vaz who trained Salve singers, Confraternity, our Church staff, our School staff, those who prepared the online Feast cultural programme, all our generous donors and all who help in preparing and uploading daily live streamed Konkani Masses. God bless each one of you.

27th September 2021
FEAST OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
We thank our S.V.P. members for their selfless service to our parish and wish them a Happy Feast.

18th to 25th September 2021
SEPTENA TO OUR LADY OF DOLOURS + VESPERS
Septena in preparation for Parish Feast Day begins today, 18th September 2021.
Dolours Rosary will be live streamed at 6:30 p.m. and will always be available
on the following link:
https://www.youtube.com/watchv=3Oo4sdqzFO8 
followed by the Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. on OUR LADY OF DOLOURS CHURCH MARINE LINES YOUTUBE
and thereafter the Septena Salve will be live streamed at 7:30 p.m. and will
always be available on the following link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8O4aLBzbXQ
Novena Prayers in English and Konkani are added on the Novenas page.
Vespers will be sung during live-streamed Konkani Mass on Saturday, 25th September 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  
 
15th September 2021
PROPER DAY OF THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF DOLOURS
Proper Day Feast Mass will be live-streamed on 15th Sept at 7:00 p.m. on
Our Lady of Dolours Church Marine Lines You-tube. Please inform others.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2HAWps4dpe7hZil0JMFIZQ

 

29th November 2020
BEGINS THE NEW LITURGICAL YEAR.
On weekdays it is Year 1 and
On Sundays is is Year B

We are very grateful to all who have given generous donations to our Church. Donors are requested to collect the receipt for donation from the Parish office on any weekday between 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m.

If you wish, you too can contribute to Our Lady of Dolours Church either in our Parish office between 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. or by NEFT or IMPSP.  Following are the account details for NEFT or IMPSP transfers for donation purpose:

Name of Beneficiary : CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF DOLOURS

Savings Account No. : 1051240537

Bank                              : CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

Branch                          : MARINE LINES BRANCH

IFSC Code                     : CBIN0280622

January 2020 to June 2020

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

For details regarding courses kindly see the poster on the Notice Board.

Click here

8th March 2020

LECTORS MEETING

at 10:30 a.m.  Please carry your Bibles.

1st March 2020
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL 
meeting after 9:30 a.m. Mass.