Announcements

Saturday-Sunday, June 24 – June 25, 2017

ST.THOMAS CHURCH, GOREGAON (EAST)
FEAST OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Today is Laity Sunday. The Parish Council Members, heads of all our parish associations and cells will be commissioned at the 8.15 am Mass.

2. (Till the 9.30 a.m mass) Requesting all the youth of our parish to come in large numbers for the youth meeting , (tomorrow/today) after the 9.30 am mass in the school basement.

3. In order to prepare ourselves for the feast of St Thomas a Triduum is being organized from July 6 to July 8. The parish fathers request our parishioners to kindly attend in large numbers.

4. The Feast Mass will be celebrated on 9th July at 9 am by Bishop Barthol Barretto. Mass in Tamil will be at 7 am. There will be NO evening Mass. The fete will be opened after the Tamil Mass in the school quadrangle.

5. There will be a special second collection, next Sunday, 2nd July entitled Peter’s Pence after holy communion.

6. Dr. Antonio Da Silva Technical High School, Dadar, offers courses in technical trades. For details kindly read the Notice Board.

7. College of Social Work has initiated a series of Short Term Courses. Those interested kindly look up the notice board.

8. Copies of the Daily Flash for the month of July are available at the Book Stall.

9. The Parish Fathers thank you for your Last Sunday’s collection which amounted to Rs.18,470.00.

Saturday-Sunday, June 18 – June 19, 2017

ST.THOMAS CHURCH, GOREGAON (EAST)
FEAST OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Next Sunday, June 25th is celebrated as Laity Sunday in our Archdiocese. There will be a special mass at 8.15 a.m. inducting the Parish Council and Head of Associations and Cells. There is a programme for the Lay Heads & Associations organized by The Archdiocese of Bombay. Those interested in attending, can contact Fr. Hendrick Itur for passes.

2. In order to prepare ourselves for the feast of St Thomas a Triduum is being organized from July 6 to July 8. The parish fathers request our parishioners to kindly attend in large numbers.

3. The Feast Mass will be celebrated on 9th July at 9 am by Bishop Barthol Barretto. Mass in Tamil will be at 7 am. There will be NO evening Mass. The fete will be opened after the Tamil Mass in the school quadrangle.

4. Bible Cell Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 21st. June at 7.45 pm in the Conference room. Those interested in promoting the Bible are requested to attend.

5. Pre-baptism course for all couples who are expecting a child, will be held on Saturday, June 24th from 4.30 to 7.00 p.m in the conference room. This course will be held once in every 3 months. For registration kindly contact Fr. Hendrick Itur.

6. The Parish congratulates the Principal, Staff and students of St Thomas High School & Jr College for securing 100% results in the SSC examinations held this year.

7. Jesus Youth Mumbai invites you to its Silver Jubilee celebration next Sunday 25th June from 3.30 pm at The Shanmukhananda Hall. His Eminence Oswal Cardinal Gracias and fellow bishops will celebrate the Holy Mass, followed by Christian Music Concert by Rex band. For passes kindly contact Fr.Hendrick Itur. For more details look up the notice board.

8. Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.24,280.00; this collection was for the archdiocese. The Parish Fathers thank you for your generous contributions and pray that the Good Lord bless you abundantly.

Saturday-Sunday, June 10 – June 11, 2017

ST.THOMAS CHURCH, GOREGAON (EAST)
MOST HOLY TRINITY SUNDAY
ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. (only till 9.30 am mass) The induction ceremony of our new Parish Priest, Rev Fr.Constancio Noronha will be held, (tomorrow/today) at 6.00 pm mass. Bishop Barthol Barretto will be celebrating the mass.

2. (only till 9.30 am mass) Parents are requested to encourage their children to join the Altar Servers. Meeting for the Altar Servers of our parish will be held (tomorrow/today) after the 9.30 am mass.

3. (only till 9.30 am mass)Youth for our parish are requested to join the Youth Group. Meeting of the Youth Group will be held (tomorrow/today) after the 9.30 am mass.

4. The Bombay Catholic Sabha requests members to collect the AGM Agenda copy from the BCS volunteers who will distribute the same in the porch after mass or you may collect the same from the Publication desk. The 27th Annual General Body Meeting of The Bombay Catholic Sabha will be held next Sunday 18th June 2017 at 10.30 in St.Thomas High School – basement.. All BCS Members are requested to attend.

5. Those who are going to receive the sacraments of confirmation and first holy communion this year are requested to collect the registration forms from the sacristy immediately after mass.

6. Pre-baptism course for all couples who are expecting a child, will be held on Saturday, June 24th from 4.30 to 7.00 p.m in the conference room. This course will be held once in every 3 months. For registration kindly contact Fr. Hendrick Itur.

7. All adults who wish to be initiated into the Catholic faith are requested to meet Fr.Hendrick Itur after mass.

8. If you have finished your HSC and you feel that God is calling you to become a priest, the Archdiocese of Bombay welcomes you to join the minor seminary. You can pursue your education as well as discern your vocation. You can either contact any of the Parish Fathers or Fr.Walter D’souza. For further details kindly look up the notice board.

9. Copies of the Daily Flash for the month of June are available at the Book Stall.

10. Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.23,230.00; this collection was for the archdiocese. The Parish Fathers thank you for your generous contributions and pray that the Good Lord bless you abundantly.

Saturday-Sunday, June 03 – June 04, 2017

ST.THOMAS CHURCH, GOREGAON (EAST)
PENTECOST SUNDAY
ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. The induction ceremony of our new Parish Priest, Rev Fr.Constancio Noronha will be held, next Sunday, 11th June at 6.00 pm mass. Bishop Barthelo Barretto will be celebrating the mass.

2. The monthly Parish Pastoral Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 07 at 7.30 p.m. in the Conference Room. All the members are expected to attend.

3. All adults who wish to be initiated into the Catholic faith are requested to meet any of the parish fathers after mass or during office hours.

4. Sunday School will resume next Sunday, 11th June. Those who are going to receive the sacraments of confirmation and first holy communion this year are requested to collect the registration forms from the sacristy immediately after mass.

5. Kindly note that next Sunday, 11th June the 6.15 am mass will be in Marathi.

6. Citizen Credit Co-op bank Ltd. Welcomes you to a symposium on Mutual Fund ‘Make Your Money Work Harder For You’. The venet will be held, next Sunday, 11th June at 10.00 am at St.Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra. For details kindly look up the notice board.

7. We have displayed the points of the first round of the Best unit Trophy for the year 2016 -17 on the Notice board. Congratulations to all 16 communities for doing their best in the first round. We urge all our Parishioners to participate actively in your units & also at the Parish level.The Best Unit Trophy will be awarded at the end of round 3, which will be the final total of all three years in the Year 2019.All the Best to all 16 units of our Parish.

8. The 27th Annual General Body Meeting of The Bombay Catholic Sabha of St. Thomas Parish- Goregaon- East -Unit , will be held on, Sunday 18th June 2017 at 10.30 in St.Thomas High School – basement.. All BCS Members are requested to attend.

9. Bombay Young Men’s Christian Association is conducting Hotel & Catering Management Course for students who have completed minimum SSC/HSC. For further details kindly look up the notice board.

10. The Bombay Salesian Society requires a Principal for Don Bosco College at Kurla. Further details are posted on the Parish notice board.

11. Copies of the Daily Flash for the month of June are available at the Book Stall.

12. Last Sunday’s collection amounted to Rs.20,410.00; this amount was for our parish. The total amount from the Community Welfare Fund boxes for the month of May amounted to Rs.86,400.00. A summarized unit-wise collection of the Community Welfare Fund is displayed on the Notice Board. The Parish Fathers thank you for your generous contributions and pray that the Good Lord bless you abundantly.


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