Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

24 September 2023

1. To support the activities and the work of Prison Ministry, there will be a 2nd collection at all masses on 23rd and 24th September.

2. Do you need consultation for Surgery? Are you looking for an alternate consultation? IC Healthcare Clinic in collaboration with Gloria Hospitals and Dr. Kurmi Trust is happy to announce this Special Consultation Service to its parishioners on every Saturday between 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm at the IC Healthcare Clinic beginning Saturday 30th September. For more details look up the banner in the quadrangle or contact the IC Healthcare Clinic staff.

3. Thanksgiving Sunday and 'Agera' festival will be celebrated on Sunday 1st October. Paddy will be brought in a Palkhi to the Church in procession beginning from Concessao grounds at 7 am. Thereafter 'New Corn' will be blessed at 7.45 am in the quadrangle. All are invited to join the procession.

4. October being the month of Rosary from 1st October Rosary will be recited at the Concessao ground every day at 6.30 pm. From 2nd October Rosary will also be recited in front of Church Grotto after the 7 pm mass from Monday to Friday only.

5. The PYC in collaboration with the Family Cell is organizing Deanery Youth Day on 2nd October from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm in the St. Paul VI Hall. The theme is 'Power of Music - Jammin to a Joyful Noise' This is a Contemporary Christian Music Fest, open to youth aged 16 to 25 years. Details on the poster on the Youth Notice Board. Limited entries. Registration on 23rd, 24th September after the evening masses only

6. The Pre-Baptism sessions will be conducted on Sundays, 8th and 15th October from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm at Mary Immaculate Primary School Hall. Couples expecting a child and parents who have already delivered but could not attend due to medical reasons, are requested to register at the earliest at the parish office with a copy of their church marriage certificate. Chosen Godparents also need to register and attend both days. All participants should bring a Bible and notebook for the course.

7. The online link to I C Church Census 2023 has become operational. The same link is also available on the Parish App under News & Events. Contact your PPC members or Animators, if you require help for filling up the online form. The link will remain open till 15th October.

8. Look up the notice board for vacancies in various positions in Citizen Credit Co-operative Bank. For more details visit their website / contact the nearest branch.

9. IC Colony Residents Welfare Association is planning to honour students who have passed this year in various categories. Application forms available with Ron Electricals. Last date for submission 20th October. Further details on the notice board.

10. Our Church has a Legal Cell for I C parishioners, on all working days from 6 to 7 pm. Prior registration at the Parish Office, with a nominal fee of Rs.50/- per consultation is a must for appointment.

Parish Priest