Sacred Heart Cathedral
1, Ashok Place, New Delhi.
Church Notices 4th Sunday of Advent20December, 2015
1.Dear brothers and sisters, we request all of you to make your confession on the 21st, (i.e. tomorrow) beginning from 5pm. Kindly make the best use of this opportunity to prepare yourself worthily to celebrate the great solemnity of Christmas.
2.Dear friends, we are in need of volunteers to help us on the 24th and 25th in the cathedral premises to manage the massive crowd and also from Monday (tomorrow) to decorate the church, crib and the surroundings. We request all our parishioners to support us by giving your valuable time for the church to make this celebration more participative and meaningful.
3.Dear brothers and sisters kindly note that we will begin the solemn bilingual Christmas Vigil Service at 11.30pm (on 24th night) in Columba’s school ground by singing the carols. On the day of Christmas, we will have only two masses and the mass timings will be as follows: 9am – English Mass, 10.30am- Hindi Mass. Kindly note that there won’t be any evening service in the church and also no masses in the mass centres.
4.We request all the SCC coordinators, Parish council and the Catholic Association members to organize “Carol Singing” in your respective areas. Kindly ensure that you inform the same to the parish fathers well in advance. We request all the parishioners to kindly co-operate with the representatives.
5.Dear friends, it has been a usual custom during Christmas that we distribute sweaters, shawls, blankets etc. to the poor to help them beat the chilling cold. Cereals like rice, pulses, wheat flour, etc. are given to them through the society of St. Vincent de Paul. We request all of you to support St. Vincent de Paul Society in this generous and noble task.
6.Catholic Association members of our parish have put up a stall where Christmas greeting cards, stars and Parish Calendars for the year 2016 are sold at a reasonable price. Kindly avail of the same.
7.All those who would like to sponsor flowers and cake for the Christmas vigil service can do so by making your contribution in the box which is kept outside the church for this purpose.
Feasts in the coming week: 26th Dec – St. Stephen
Fr. Maria Susai