Today is 19th Week of the Ordinary Time of the Year. Today we celebrate Vianney Sunday and today’s collection will be made for the Clergy Fund. The feast days in the coming week are as follows: 10th St. Lawrence, 11th St. Clare, 14th St. Maximilian Kolbe and 15th the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
On 9th august Sunday after the evening Mass we will have the Marian Academy. All are welcomed.
BCCs: On 11th and 14th august between 5.30 to 7.30 pm, Fr. Ivo along with the zonal and area leaders will visit St. Jude Community of Zone A; on 12th Fr. Nelson along with the zonal and area leaders will have Lectio Divina, i.e., Divine Reading or Reflection on the Word of God, for Holy Family, Sacred Heart and Perpetual Succour communities of Mahatma Nagar.
The Sunday Animation of the various masses should be prepared in advance and done well. We are in need of musicians for accompaniment for the Sunday evening masses. Mr. Bosco and Mr. Gordon are ready to train people in learning the key-board and the guitar. Those interested, kindly, contact the parish priest.
We are in the process of binding the hymn books and putting new and stronger plastic covers. At the end of the mass kindly, put all the hymn books in front of the main altar.
The Brothers of Divya Daan will be staging a three-act comedy play – “Uncle’s Walking Stick” which will be staged on 14th (religious institutions) and 15th Aug. (DB parishioners) at 6.30 pm at the Divya Daan Auditorium. Entry passes will be available from next Sunday onwards. The morning mass on 15th aug. Saturday will be at 6.30 am and the evening mass at 5.00 pm.
Bible Diaries with daily readings of the whole year are available at the parish office at the rate of Rs. 50/-.
The forthcoming events are as follows: 15th Aug. to 15th Sept. the Marian Month; on 17th Aug. Monday, the three statues will start moving zone-wise; 15th aug. confirmations at St. Dominic Savio Church, Satpur by our Bishop; 22nd August Vocation Sharing Day for the youth of our parish.
Thank you for your generous contribution towards last Sunday’s collection which amounted to Rs. 2,902/-.