1. For BAPTISM the catechesis is conducted in four sessions.
Enrol for the pre-baptism course in the Church office on a weekday.
The pre-baptismal course is arranged by our parish in the months of March, July and November on the 1st and 2nd weekends. The parents (both husband and wife) have to attend the course. Couples can attend this programme from the fourth month of pregnancy onwards.
Godparents to attend third session.
PREPARATION FOR THE DAY OF BAPTISM
(For other details refer to Baptism page)
Click here to download Pre-Baptismal Form
2. Children who reach the fourth standard and wish to receive FIRST HOLY COMMUNION need to enrol for a one year preparation course. They have to fill the registration forms in the middle of June and attend classes regularly.
3. THE CONFIRMATION PROGRAMME for catholic students of standard eleventh starts in June. The candidates need to register at the Church office. Candidates have to compulsorily produce the baptism certificate during registration.
The classes are held in two batches:
Church batch at 9am in St. Anthony School 4th floor.
Chapel batch at 10.30 am in St. Anthony School 3rd floor.
(Classes are for 2 hours each.)
4. FOR CONFESSIONS
Priests are available in the confessional every Saturday from 6.30 to 7.00p.m. In the church
We encourage parishioners to make Dialogue confessions on any day by prior appointment.
5. FOR MARRIAGE REGISTRATION
Baptism Certificate dated within six months of your proposed marriage certificate of attendance of the Marriage Preparation Course
Postal address of both the parties
1 passport size photo of both the parties
(For the other details look up to Matrimony page)
6. FUNERAL NOTICES
Funerals are held in our parish at the following timings:
Weekdays - Morning 10 a.m. Evening – 4pm
Sunday - 11.00a.m. (except second Sunday) & Evening 4pm
For more details refere to the Anointing of the Sick page.
Click here to download Funeral Announcement sample
7. PROCEDURE FOR THE BURIAL
Produce a Death Certificate from a Medical Practitioner. Produce a burial permission from Bombay Municipal Corporation (B.M.C) and hand it over to the parish office before the burial. The family should ensure that the undertaker or any other person has done this. The family members should ensure that the death certificate has A. the accurate spelling of the name of the deceased B. the correct age, the right relationship (e.g. wife of _______husband of __________)