St. Michael's Church

Ash Wednesday

10th February is Ash Wednesday, a day of fast and abstinence and beginning of the Lenten Season. The Mass timings are :

English    : Morning 5.45, 7 & 8 am, Evening: 5, 6 & 7pm

Malayalam          : 8.15 pm in the Church

Tagalog    : 8.15 pm in Parish Hall

Syro-Malabar: 8.15 pm in the Church on 8th February, Monday

Lenten season

With Ash Wednesday, we enter into the Lenten season.  During this time we omit “Alleluia” and “Gloria”; please do not bring flowers to place on the Altar/ Sanctuary. Instead, you can make your love offering for the poor and needy.

Fast & Abstinence is prescribed for Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, for the age group 21 to 60. As a general rule, abstinence is prescribed every Wednesday in Lent, applicable to 14 years and above. 

My Lenten Sacrifice Envelope: Every family and individual are requested to take the “My Lenten Sacrifice for the poor and needy envelopes” which are available in the Church and Office

Kindly bring the blessed palms and hand over to the Sacristy/Parish office 

Way of the Cross:

English     : Daily – Morning 5 am and Evening before all Holy Mass

Malayalam           : Every Wednesday at 7.45pm in the Church

Konkani               : Every Saturday at 6.30pm in Parish Hall

Tamil                    : Every Friday at 4.30 pm in Parish Hall

Tagalog        : Every Friday and Sunday before the Mass

Legion of Mary: Every Monday after 7.00 pm Mass

Lenten Missions:

As usual we will be having the Lenten missions in four languages. The schedule as Follows:

Konkani --- From 15th to 19th February. Timings: 6.30pm to 9.30 pm.

Malayalam—From 6th to 11th March.

Tamil — From 26th Feb to 4th March.

English — From 13th to 20th March

Baptism Preparation Course

Baptism Preparation Course will be held on February 8th (Monday)from 8.00pm to 9.00pm in St. Francis of Assisi chapel. February 7th is the last day for registration

Feast of our Lady of Lourdes

Thursday, 11th Feb’16 is the Feast of our Lady of Lourdes. There will be rosary at 6.15pm at the grotto. It is also the 24th World day of sick.The theme chosen by Pope Francis is – Entrusting Oneself to the Merciful Jesus like Mary: “Do whatever he tells you”.

Youth Mass

Youth Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, 11th February at 8.00 p.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Chapel. We request all youth to attend this Mass and receive God’s blessings

Marriage Preparation Course in Malayalam

The Marriage Preparation Course in Malayalam will be held on 12th February, 2016. February 11th is the last day for registration

Mass for the Sick on 14th Feb 2016

7 PM Mass on 14th Feb 2016 is specially being celebrated for the sick as part of the Parish initiative for the year of Mercy organised by St. Michael’s Youth Legion. Kindly register in the Parish office if you require transportation and wheel chair facilities.