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1. Today we take a second collection for the Youth Commission. 

2. All those who have not registered in the parish kindly do so and also update your church support fund regularly. 

3. On 20th August there will be meeting of Parish Council and Catholic Association; soon after the 9.00 am English Mass. 

4. We request all the catechism children to come for 9.00am English mass and thereafter attend catechism classes at St. Columba’s school. Parents kindly encourage your children to attend these classes regularly. 

5. Those who would like to sponsor refreshments for the catechism children may kindly contact the Parish Help Desk. 

6. The Catechism Children who would like to receive the First Holy Communion and the sacrament of Confirmation may kindly register your names along with your Baptism certificate in the parish office by 15th August. 

7. We have Novena in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Succor on every Wednesday and from 16th August onwards, we will be inviting different priests to lead the novena and offer prayers for your intentions. 

8. On 15th August we celebrate the Solemnity of Assumption of our Lady and also we celebrate the Independence Day of our country. Bilingual mass will be celebrated at 9.00am and followed by flag hoisting. Masses on the day as follows; 

Timing           Language           Place 

7.00 am        Hindi             Carmel Convent Mass Centre 

7.00 am        Hindi             Mater Dei Mass Centre 

9.00 am        Bilingual        Cathedral 

11:30 am      English          Cathedral 

6:30 pm        English         Cathedral 

On the same day we will be awarding the catechism children who have scored 70% and above in English medium and 60% above in Hindi medium in recent 10th & 12th board exams. 

Fr. Francis Swaminathen

Parish Priest