Announcements

Saturday-Sunday, December 05 – December 11, 2021

ST.THOMAS CHURCH, GOREGAON (EAST)
Second Sunday of Advent
ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. The obligatory mass timings for Saturday and Sunday are as follows; Saturdays 7:00 pm and Sundays 7:00 am in Tamil and 8.30 am, 10 am and 6 pm in English. There will be no registrations for these obligatory masses, however you are requested to maintain distancing in the church.

2. December 8th is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

3. Christmas Bazar will be held on 12th and 19th December after morning masses. The stalls will be arranged near the grotto. Kindly patronize these stalls and buy Christmas goodies and decorations.

4. Carol fest will be held on 19th December after the 6.00 pm Mass. This will be physical as well as live streamed. Choir groups, Children Choir and families are requested to participate. Kindly contact Mr. Anil Netto or Mr. Dominic David for enlisting your names.

5. The communities are called to present a crib and star in their respective areas. The theme for the same will be “Christ’s light shines at all times.”

6. Bombay Catholic Sabha will have their Annual General Body Meeting on 19th December at 11.30 am in the classroom. Accounts copies are kept in the Bookstall. Kindly register your name at the BCS desk in the porch.

7. Kindly drop the envelopes for Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease in the box placed near the Altar.

8. We wish to thank Fr. Oscar for conducting the training for Cantors and Lectors and all those who participated. May God bless your generosity.

9. The last date to renew or subscribe for examiner copies for the year 2022 is till 12th December, 2021. For the month of December, the Examiner copies will be sold at Rs. 20/- for all subscribers and non subscribers. For more details, please visit the bookstall & patronize to the new articles and Christmas decorations sold.

10. The parish Media Cell will release the parish newsletter with a new look and a new name on 9th January, 2022. Parishioners are invited to suggest a new creative name / title for the newsletter. The best title will be chosen and the person will receive a gift. Kindly email a new title at contactstthomas@gmail.com by 12th December, 2021.

11. The Parish fathers thank you all for Last Sunday’s collection which amounted to Rs.16,073/-

Saturday-Sunday, November 28 – December 04, 2021

ST.THOMAS CHURCH, GOREGAON (EAST)
First Sunday of Advent
ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. The obligation masses on Saturday at 7.00 pm and on Sunday 8.30 am, 10 am & 6pm. Mass in Tamil at 7.00 am.

2. Today is the first Sunday of Advent. A time to prepare with prayer for Christmas. A season of joyful and spiritual expectation as well. Let us prepare our heart and mind towards the second coming of the Lord.

3. November 30, the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle and December 03, the Solemnity of St. Francis Xavier, the principle patron of our Archdiocese.

4. His Eminence Cardinal Oswald Gracias has sent an Appeal for Advent Campaign against Hunger and Disease on behalf of the Centre for Social Action. The envelopes for the same will reach you through your co-ordinator. Kindly be generous and drop the envelopes in the box placed in the church.

5. There will be a training session for Lectors, Cantors and Choir, today at 11.00 am. Requesting parishioners to attend in large number and be a part of the Liturgical team.

6. The last date to renew or subscribe for examiner copies for the year 2022 is till 12th December,2021. Those parishioners who wish to subscribe please do so at the earliest. Examiner copies will be sold at the rate of Rs.20/- from today, for all subscribers and non subscribers. As the free subscription extended by the examiner press ends now. For more details visit the bookstall & patronize to the new articles and Christmas decorations sold.

7. Thank you for patronizing the products sold by the Tribals which was a great success. May Gold bless you.

8. Parish Pastoral Council meeting is on Wednesday, 1st December at 7.30 pm. Members are requested to attend.

9. We Thank the Liturgy Team for conducting Adoration for the Feast of Christ the King.

10. The Parish fathers thank you all for Last Sunday’s collection which amounted to Rs.15,127/-

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