12th December, 2021

1. Some Children of our parish will be receiving their First Holy Communion at the Chapel today at the 9:00 a.m. Mass. You are requested to keep them in your prayers.

2. On Sunday, 12th December there will be Mass in Marathi in the Church at 10.30 a.m.

3. The Christmas Confessions will be as follows-
CHURCH: On Monday, 13th & Tuesday, 14th December from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
CHAPEL: On Wednesday, 15th and Thursday, 16th December from 5.30 to 8.30 p.m.

4. The Youth of our parish are conducting Carol Singing presentation for all languages, all age groups, and all communities in the School Annexe on 18th December. A group can be formed by the parishioners from any community or zone and any number of languages can be used to sing during the specified time. For further details and registration forms please contact the Anthonian Youth group or the Parish office.

5. The Bombay Catholic Sabha of our parish will be organizing Carol Singing Competition on 19th December in the Mini Hall from 10.30 a.m. onwards. You can participate as Solo, Duet or as a Group. This is a bilingual competition There will also be Community Crib Competition, for which judging will take place on 29th and 30th December. For the Singing Competition, please register with your name and contact number in the parish office or Menino by 17th December. For the Crib Competition last date to submit your Community name and contact number is 20th December.

6. Family Cell together with the Senior Citizens Cell present the SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS FUNDAY on 20th December at 7.00 p.m. at the School Annexe. There will be Fun, Games, Food, Music & Dance. Mandatory for all attendees to have the two dose vaccine certificate. Limited entry passes available on a first come basis, For entry passes contact the Senior Citizens at the Registration Desk outside or on the numbers mentioned on the posters put up on the Notice Board.

7. TONY TINY TOTS Parish School (St. Anthony H. School), will be distributing Jr. K.G. admission forms on 14th & 15th January 2022, from 9.00 a.m. to 12 noon. Those born between 1st October 2017 and 31st December 2018 are eligible for admission. For other details please see the School Notice Board.

8. CARMEL OF ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL-Jr. K.G. Admissions, SCC & ICSE Board: ONLINE Admission forms for 2022-2023 are available on the School Website from 6th December to 23rd December. Limited seats are also available for Sr. KG. Also for Std. 1st, 2nd and 3rd (CSE Board), For further details please look up the School website.

9. BIBLE DIARIES 2022, with daily Mass readings and Reflections, are available in the parish Office.

10. OFFICIAL-ADVENT CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUNGER & DISEASE: The Centre for Social Action intends to continue reaching out to the individuals and families of all faiths, creating livelihood opportunities and providing financial assistance for food, medical and educational purposes to ensure that "No one is in Want" by Focusing on Relief effort. You may donate online at or phone 9930833072 for guidance in depositing cheques drawn in favour of 'CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ACTION' Donations made for this cause are eligible for exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act

11. SSVP is making their monthly Box Collection on Saturday, 11 and Sunday, 12th December after every Mass at the Church and Chapel.