• Last Sunday’s Collection was Rs 31,850/-
  • Monday is feast of our Lady of Lourdes.
  • February 13, will be Ash Wednesday.  We begin the season of lent from that day.  Masses in the morning at 6, 7.15 and 9.00, and in the evening at 5.00 and 6.15.
  •  Allthe Friday’s of Lent, there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament & Way of the Cross from 4.00pm to 5.00pm followed by Holy mass and sermon on the Passion of Our Lord.  Ward Members are given the responsibilities for conducting Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and The Way of the Cross.  Kindly refer the February issue of Voice of Bendur for the details.
  • Thursday, there will be a meeting of the Ladies Social Service League at 5.30pm. 
  • Next Sunday, there will be Catholic Sabha meeting in the Parish Hall. There will be annual election of new office bearers on that day.  All the members are requested to attend this meeting.  More details are displayed on the notice board.
  • Next week’s Mass Liturgy is as follows:
  • Saturday, 5.00 pm mass by members of St Franciscan Third Order
  • Sunday,  6.45 am mass by of Lower Bendur I Ward
  •  and  5.00 pm mass by Kadri II  Ward
  • Monday, there will be mass at 5.00 pm for the sick in Lourdes Ward in front of the Grotto followed by their ward day celebration.


  • The wards for House Blessing for this week:
  • Church Ward I Monday & Thursday
    Church Ward IV Monday, Thursday & Friday
    Kadri Tollgate Monday, Thursday & Friday
  • House blessing list for this week is put up on the notice Board.


  • The wards for House Blessing for the next week :
  • Remaining houses of Church Ward I, Church Ward III, Kankanady III and Nanthur Ward
  • To strengthen our Small Christian Communities ward meetings, during this Centenary year, we have planned a training program on Sunday, February 17th from 9.15 am to 12.15pm.  We request all the Gurkars, representatives, ward leaders, core committee members, heads of associations and those sisters who attend the ward meetings to attend this training.  Fr Walter D’Souza, the Director of the Diocesan SCC will lead the session.  Those who have not given the names, please give them to the Church office immediately.
  • Sunday Catechism Exam will be on 24th February.  We request the parents to take interest in your children as you take interest in their academic studies, so that children may prepare themselves for the catechism exam.  Catechism exam is compulsory for the children studying from 1st standard to PUC.
  • Catechism Day will be celebrated on Sunday, 10th March.
  • Next Sunday, there will be free work shop on “Bank Jobs… A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY” at 10.00am at St Agnes High School, Bendur. Degree, P.G’s and Final year degree students are welcome to attend the above program.
  • The Karnataka Christian Educational Society have planned, two programs, on 16th – a cultural program and 17th – food festival called “Aaharotsava”.  You are invited.
  • Our former Parish priest Fr J. P. Tauro expired on Friday early morning.  Funeral will be on Tuesday 12th February at 3.30pm at ValenciaChurch.  May God grant him eternal rest, may his soul rest in peace.

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