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CHURCH NOTICES - 4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT -- 22ND DECEMBER-2019

 
1.  There will be a meeting of all the Associations soon after the 9.00 am Mass. All are requested to kindly attend the meeting.
2.  On Christmas day for the Mass the entry will be from St. Columba’s School gate. Mass Schedule for Christmas Vigil and Christmas Day are given in the Cathedral calling and also in the parish website. Kindly note on Christmas day there will not be any mass in any of the mass centre. Christmas day mass will be in St. Columba’s School ground. 7.30 am Mass in Malayalam, 9.00 am in English. 10.30 in Hindi and 11.30 in English. There will not be any mass in the evening.
3.  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.
4.  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.
5.  As we celebrate the Christmas tree will be celebrated next Sunday we will have a combined mass in English and Hindi at 9.30 am followed by games in CJM School ground. Games will be conducted for the children and for the parishioners. Free lunch coupons will be given to the Catechism students of our parish. For others lunch coupons are available at Rs 50 in the Help Desk.
6.  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.
7.  All SCC units are requested to elect the representatives of the Parish Council by the end of December.
8.  Thanks to St. Francis of Assisi  & Vailankanni Matha units for animating the liturgy today.
9.  Next Sunday, the combined Mass will be animated by St. John Paul II and St. Francis Xavier SCC units.
10.Kindly pay your Church Support Fund regularly at the Help Desk.
11.Parish Calendars and stars are available in front of Maria Bhawan.

 
Fr Lawrence
Parish Priest