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ANNOUNCEMENTS

DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE 2024

7th June 2024

FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Sacred Heart Feast Mass on 7th June in Konkani.

23rd June 2024

SUNDAY SCHOOL REOPENS

Parents are requested to send their school going children for Sunday school after the 9:00 am mass every Sunday.

Those who are willing to volunteer as Catechist are requested to please give your details in the Parish Office with Marietta Fernandes.

 

23rd June 2024

MEETING OF PARENTS WITH CATECHISTS

after the 9:00 a.m. Mass. Requesting all parents whose children are in

Classes 1 to 10 to please attend this meeting with the Catechist.

15th June 2024
Booking of General Masses
Masses will be booked for one month at a time only.

We are accepting Masses for July only.

Multiple intentions on Wednesday evening and Saturday evening.

THE EXAMINER
The Examiner Catholic newsweekly of the Archdiocese of Bombay is celebrating 175th anniversary this year.  
They thank all faithful readers and patrons.
The March 9 issue will be a special commemorative issue and will be available at the regular cover price.
Please contact Johnny to book your copies.


 

3rd December 2023
BEGINS THE NEW LITURGICAL YEAR
On weekdays it is Year 2 and on Sundays it is Year B.


SUNDAY SCHOOL
Requesting parents to send their children regularly every Sunday for Sunday school.​ Children's Mass at 9:00 a.m. followed by Catechism Class.

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION &
THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION

Classes after 9:00 a.m. Mass

ALTAR SERVERS
Altar Servers Meeting every Sunday after Sunday School in the classroom.

PARISH YOUTH GROUP
Youth Meeting every Sunday after 10:30 a.m. Mass in the Church Hall.

Every Monday
SONAPUR PRAYER GROUP

Prayer Meetings will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Church.

 


THE SISTERS OF NIRMALA NIKETAN
will be selling a book called 5 loaves & 2 Fish. It is on the spiritual life of the Bishop who was kidnapped and was in prison for 13 years. This book is available for Rs. 80 in the room next to the grotto. All sale proceeds will go to build a Home for Aged Nirmala Niketan Sisters at Vasai.

THE EXAMINER
Those who want our diocesan weekly THE EXAMINER kindly contact Johnny. Annual subscription is Rs. 1100/- inclusive of Christmas issue.

January 2023 to June 2023
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES - coming up
at Snehalaya - Contact : Fr. Cleo
Couples can now register for January onwards. 
We also encourage Engaged Encounter as a good and valid MPC.
For details regarding courses kindly see the poster on the Notice Board.

Click here. 

1ST JUNE 2024
ALL PARISH OFFICE WORK
Parish Office timings:
On Weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. only.
Sundays and Public Holidays closed.

MASSES IN CHURCH
Weekdays :
In English - 7:30 a.m. and
                     7:00 p.m. (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)    
            
In Konkani- 7:00 p.m. (Monday , Tuesday and Wednesday)

Sundays :
In English - 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
In Konkani - 5:00 p.m.


MASSES AT CROSS MAIDAN
Every Friday at 6:30 p.m.


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.


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

All amounts received by NEFT or IMPSP transfers will be considered as DONATIONS only. Our Auditor and Accountant has informed us that we must take the PAN number of donations of Rs. 10,000/- and above which are given either in cash or by cheque or NEFT or IMPSP. Hence, we request those who have given donation of Rs. 10,000/- and above to send your PAN number either by SMS or email or WhatsApp or give it in the Parish office or to Babu our sacristan.



 

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