ಪ್ರಾಚಿತ್ ಕಾಳಾಚೊ ತಿಸ್ರೊ ಆಯ್ತಾರ್ (3rd Sunday of Lent)


 MILAGRES CATHEDRAL KALLIANPUR

                IIIrd Sunday of Lent

S.C.C:       Thonse        : Way of the Cross –    Walter Lewis                       4.30p.m.

                      Milagres A :   Way of the Cross       Nelly Quadros                    4.30p.m.       

3. Today while Milagres A ward celebrates its ward feast by offering Holy Mass at  8.00a.m., I extend my best wishes to all the ward members along with their families.

4. Mass for the aged and sick in the following wards will be held in this week.

      Santhekatte A: Tuesday 6th of March in the House of Mr. Joseph Pereira at 5.00 p.m.

      Kallianpur A: Thursday 8th March in the House of Rocky Lewis at 5.00p.m.

          Ward members are requested to come along with the sick & aged of your families to participate in the Holy Eucharist.

5. As we have announced earlier Annual retreat will be held from Sunday 11th of March to 15th of March. Ist sermon of retreat will be preached during all the Sunday masses. Saturday

    4.30p.m., Sunday 6.30a.m., 8.00a.m. and 9.30a.m. From Monday onwards retreat will be at  4.30p.m. to 7.00p.m. Wednesday 14th of march is the day of Confessions. 15th march is the last

    day. Rev. Fr Joachim Fernandes Parish Priest of Kelarai & Professor of St.Joseph’s  Seminary will preach the retreat. Keep all the activities aside and come for retreat to get ready spiritually for the

   celebration of Death & Resurrection of Christ - Easter.

6. We four Priests along with Gurkars and ward representatives visited your houses and blessed your houses and family members. You all cordially invited us and we appreciate

    your hospitality. You all were present and ready with prayers. I thank the Gurkars & Ward representatives whole heartedly for accompanying us by putting aside all their personal

    works and responsibilities.

          As for the statistics that we removed during the house blessing, there are 447 families  with 1173 members in the parish and 553 are abroad.Total numbers of parishioners is1726.

           Some of the families are enrolled in the register and are not blessed as they are locked. These  statistics are of the houses that we have blessed. Ward wise list of statistics has been

     displayed on the notice board.

7.  Last Sunday 102 children of Sunday catechism along with 15 teachers had a pilgrimage to  St. antony’s Shrine Kerekatte, Varahi underground Power Project, Gangolli Church and

    Marvanthe beach. By the Grace of God, through the intercession of Our Lady of Miracles and by your prayers everything went on well. I thank children their parents and specially

    Mrs. Eugene Rebello coordinator of Catechetics and Mrs. Maina Lewis convener of  Catechetics and teachers for making all the arrangements. 

          Today there is Catechism exam for children.

8. Donors for Laying of Interlocks infront of the church are as follows:

          1. Mr. & Mrs. Isaac Prema Lobo                              Thenkabettu                    5,000/-

          2. Mr. & Mrs. Steevan Patcy D’almeida                 Thenkabettu                   10,000/-

          3. Mr. & Mrs. Lucy Ignatius D’sa                 Milagres C                                 10,000/-

9. Monday 5th of March Meeting of Tertiary will be held at 4.30 p.m.

10.Miss. Dhanvi Suvarna of L.V.P. Higher Primary School has been chosen from State level to  National level for the “Inspiration Reward Competition”. Her invention was Multiple Bicycle

     We congratulate and wish all the best to Dhanva, Headmistress and Staff members of L.V.P.  Higher Primary School.

 

03.03.2018                                                                                     Parish Priest