Last Sunday’s Collection was Rs. 35,400/-

New years collection was Rs. 45,400/-

Total collection of Fancy Fete was Rs. 4,50,200/-

And expenditure was …… Rs. 1,60,700/-

Balance …… Rs. 2,89,500/-

We thank you for your support and cooperation.


Today, in the evening there will be Eucharistic Procession from Milagres Church to the Cathedral. There will be a mass at 4.00 pm at Milagres Church followed by Eucharistic procession to Rosario Cathedral. There will be Sermon followed by the blessing of the Blessed Sacrament. Kindly make it possible to attend this procession. Volunteers are requested to occupy their allotted places to maintain discipline and the Altar Boys to come in their uniform. There will not be mass in the evening in all Churches in the city other than 4.00pm mass at Milagres.

Tuesday, there will be Parish Finance Committee and Centenary Jubilee Finance Committee members meeting at 6.00pm.

Thursday, there will be meeting of Ladies Social Service League members at 5.30pm

Saturday, there will be Voice of Bendur Editorial Board members meeting at 6.00pm

Next Sunday, is the feast of Baptism of the Lord.

Next week’sMass Liturgy is as follows:

Saturday, 5.00 pm mass by members of Women’s Sodality

Sunday, 6.45 am mass by members of Holy Cross Ward

We will be taking Communion to the sick and aged during this week:

Monday : Church Wards, Padua & Nanthur wards

Tuesday : Lower Bendur, Upper Bendur, Kankandy & Balmatta Wards

Wednesday : Kadri wards

Thursday : Kadri Tollgate, Calvary Wards

Remaining houses of Calvary and Holy cross ward on next Monday.

This week we will start the house blessings in the evenings from 4.00pm. If anyone wants to meet the Parish Clergy, please come in the morning hours. In the evenings we are not available.

We follow a method of prayer service during the house blessings. Details are given in this month’s Voice of Bendur Bulletin. We request the family members to be ready with the Bible and prayers for the house blessing.

The wards for House Blessing for this week is as follows :

Mother Theresa Ward

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Kankanady II Ward

Wednesday, 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 Mother Theresa ward, Lower Bendur II Ward & St Theresa of Child Jesus ward.

On Monday, 14th January various sports are organized in the morning from 8.30am onwards. At 8.30am we have March Fast. Zone leaders are requested to organize zonewise March Fast. We encourage everyone to participate in individual as well as zone wise competitions. Participants are requested to be in the St Agnes P.U. College grounds at 8.30am.

On Monday 14th, there will be confessions for Confirmation children and their parents at 8.00am. Confirmation will be on 15th during 5.00pm mass.

We celebrate the feast of our Patron, St Sebastian on Sunday, 20th January. Novena in honour of St Sebastian begins on Friday, 11th January. As on previous years we are collecting Pirgenth of Rs. 1000/- or more. Murdom of Rs. 100/- or more towards the Parish Feast. Festive mass will be offered for their intentions.

We shall be honouring the Pirgenth for the feast, the Benefactors of the Church and the members of the Parish Pastoral Parishad, half and hour before the festive mass i.e. at 4.45 pm by presenting them a candle.

On the feast day, there will be mass at 8.00am and the Festive mass at 5.15 pm Both the masses will be in Konkani.

Under the leadership of “Fuddar Prathisttan” , the top scorers in 10th/ II PU/ Degree/ Diploma /Post Graduation students are honoured on 24.02.2013. Top scorers may submit their details with proof to the church office by this week. Details are displayed on the notice board.

The annual feast of Infant Jesus will be celebrated on Monday 14th January. All are invited.

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