St. Michael's Church

CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENT

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time,Year A – 19th November 2017

1) Celebration of Family Fest 2017
We invite all parishioners’ active participation for the Fun filled Family Fest 2017.
Today Friday 17th November we have variety of programmes,
 Games and Food stall will open from 6 AM with variety of dishes.
 Different community cultural programmes and games together with Radio Jockeys.
 6.30 PM to 8.00 PM Master Plan Musical Concert followed by Raffle draw of 25 exciting gifts including 2 Cars at 9.00 PM in the Parish Hall
 Food coupons, Raffle and Master Plan tickets are available in church compound.

2) World day of poor
Church celebrates the First ‘World Day of Poor’ on Sunday, 19th November 2017. On this occasion, the message of His Holiness Pope Francis is “ let us not love in word or speech, but indeed and in truth” . Holy Father invites the Church and all men and women of goodwill everywhere to show concern for all those who stretch out their hands and plead for our help and solidarity.

3) Youth Mass
The 7 PM Mass in the Church on Saturday 25th November will be organized by the Youth of our Parish. Parents are encouraged to attend this Special Mass with their young children

4) Birthday and Wedding anniversary Thanksgiving Mass
Birthday and Wedding Anniversary Thanksgiving Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, 30th November at 7.00 PM in St. Francis of Assisi Chapel. Please register at the Parish office before 29th November

5) Solemnity of Christ the King
Our Vicariate celebrates the Solemnity of Christ the King feast on Friday, Saturday & Sunday i.e. 24th, 25th & 26th November. Malayalam Community celebrate the Feast on Friday, 24th November at 12.15 PM

6) Feast of St. Francis Xavier
The Goan Community will be celebrating the Feast of their Patron saint, St. Francis Xavier on Saturday, 2nd December. The Festal Mass will be at 9.45 am, in the Church followed by Cultural programme in the Parish Hall. All are welcome for this great holy event. In preparation for the feast there will be nine days Novena, starting from 23rd November at 7.00pm

7) Advent Proclamation
In preparation of the Advent, we will be having the Advent Proclamation services on Tuesday 28th November in the Church after 7 PM Mass. Parishioners are encouraged to attend this special liturgy including individual Confession.

8) Farewell to Fr, Felicio
Fr. Felicio is leaving UAE after almost 30 years of service in various Churches of our Vicariate including Sharjah. We thank him for his dedicated service to our Parish. May Almighty God bless him with good health. The 7 pm Mass on Tuesday, 21st November will be a Thanksgiving Farewell Mass in honour of Fr. Felicio - all are welcome.

9) Bible Alive and Calendar- 2018
Bible Alive and Calendar-2018 are available in the Parish Book Stall and in the Parish Office

Fr. Varghese Chempoly OFM Cap.
Parish Priest


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