Announcements – St Alex Church Calangute – 7th January 2024

ST ALEX CHURCH, CALANGUTE

WEEKLY PROGRAMME (07th January 2024)

NOVENAS OF ST JOSEPH VAZ

*8th January onwards.

MARRIAGE INSTRUCTIONS

*8th January, 6PM onwards – Marriage Instructions for those who are getting married begin. All couples requested to attend without fail. 

MASS AT ST CRUZ CHAPEL, CALANGUTE TINTTO

*10th January 5PM

COMMUNION FOR SICK AND OLD PERSONS

*10th January (Wednesday) – Tivaivaddo & Dongorpur 

*11th January (Thursday) Porbavaddo & Gauravaddo East 

CALANGUTE DEANERY PILGRIMAGE to St Joseph Vaz Sanctuary, Sancoale.

*13th January –Parishioners who want to join in the pilgrimage are requested to give their names in Church office by 10th January 2024

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

*9th January (Tuesday) – 4PM to 6PM – Confessions for children receiving First Holy Communion and their parents.

*13th January (Saturday). Parents of children receiving First Holy Communion, requested to please come and clean the Church

*14th January (Sunday) – First Holy Communion to 45 children.

 – Mass at 9:30AM. Children must reach the Church at 8:30AM. (No English Mass today). In the evening, the Catechists and the Priests will visit the children. 

TREZEN AT ST ANTHONY’S CHAPEL (Setentrional),

Gaura Vaddo (East)

*13th January, (Saturday) – 5.30PM

LENT

*18th February (Sunday) – First Sunday of Lent. Walking Pilgrimage at Sancoale. Those who wish to participate in this Walking Pilgrimage, please give your names in the office before 11th January. 

MUSIC

*Music Classes for children (Violin, Organ and Guitar) begin in February. Children interested in joining classes, please give your names in Church office by 20th January. 

ST ALEX PARISH DIARY

*St. Alex Parish Diary 2024 is well-appreciated by the parishioners. Many have bought it and supported the church. Few copies are left. Volunteers are selling the Diaries after Mass daily. Calendars of St Joseph Vaz are also available for sale. 

CEMENT BLOCKS IN CEMETERY

*We are trying to dispose the cement blocks which are removed from the cemetery. Parishioners having objection to the same are requested to inform Church office in this week itself (till 13th January).

Parish Priest