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CHURCH NOTICES - 3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT - 15TH DECEMBER,2019

1.  Today there will be SCC-wise Carol singing at 7:00 pm in front of the Cathedral.
2.  Thanks to all who came to clean the Cathedral yesterday.
3.  Next Friday and Saturday fathers will available for confessions from 5 pm to 7 pm.
4.  On Christmas day for the Mass the entry will be from St. Columba’s School gate.
5.  Admissions forms to KG in Mater Dei, CJM, Columba’s and Carmel Convent Schools are available online till 27th of December. Please make sure that all the necessary documents are submitted well in time in the proper office.
6.  We are looking for some sponsors to come forward who would like to bear the cost of this year’s Christmas crib, tent, light and sound and decorations. The estimated expense for the entire celebration is 5 lakhs. All those who would like to sponsor cake for the ‘Christmas vigil service’ and ‘Christmas tree celebration’ and for Christmas gifts for children, kindly do so by making your contribution at the help desk or in the box which is kept outside the church for this purpose.
7.  Crib Competition will be held from 18th to 23rd December. This year we encourage everyone to prepare Crib at your homes. We will come and examine and select the best Crib. Please register your participation.
8.  Kindly note, there will be no Catechism class on 22nd Dec, 2018 and 29th Dec-2019.
9.  On 28th we celebrate the feast of the Holy Innocents. The 6 pm Holy Mass will be specially offered for the children of the parish, the parents are requested to bring all the children of our parish for this special Mass on that day.
10.The Christmas tree will be celebrated on the 29th of December. Lunch coupons costing Rs.50/- are available at the Help Desk.
11.On 29th we celebrate the Holy family Feast. This year we will be honoring all the couples who got married in the 1992 onwards. We also will celebrate the couples who have completed 40 years of their marriage. All the registered members of the parish are kindly requested to register your name along with the copy of your marriage certificate in the parish office.
12.All SCC units are requested to elect the representatives of the Parish Council by the end of December.
13.Thanks to St. Anthony and St Michael SCC units for animating the liturgy today.
14.Next Sunday, the Liturgy for 9.00 am Mass will be animated by St. Francis of Assisi SCC unit and 10:15 am mass will be animated by Vailankanni Matha SCC unit respectively.
15.Kindly pay your Church Support Fund regularly at the Help Desk.
16.Parish Calendars and stars are available in front of Maria Bhawan.
 
Fr Lawrence
Parish Priest