ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH
Vile Parle (w), Mumbai 400 056.
LENTEN PROGRAMME – 2023
SUNDAYS WAY OF THE CROSS & PASSO SERVICE FOR ADULTS with Sermon in Marathi at 5.00 P.M.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS ON FRIDAYS
KONKANI- after 7.15 A.M. Mass
ENGLISH- after 7.00 P.M. Mass
Parish Way of the Cross on Tuesday, 7th March 2023 at 4:00 am to Pune for parishioners above age of 15 only. (organized by the Marathi Ladies Sodality)
Konkani – 7th, 8th and 9th March after the 7 pm mass in Konkani.
English – 14th, 15th and 16th March after the 7 pm mass in English.
Marathi – 21st, 22nd and 23rd March from 6pm to 9m with mass at 7 pm in Marathi.
Homebound: 3rd & 4th April in the morning
Adults & Children : 29th, 30th March from 6.00 to 8.30 p.m.
Outside priests will also be available for confessions on the above mentioned days.
DEVOTION OF OUR LADY OF DOLOURS – 31st March, 2023 at 7.00 p.m. Mass & Preaching in Marathi.
PALM SUNDAY: 2nd April, 2023
6: 30 a.m. Konkani Mass
7: 45 a.m. Blessing of Palms at the Primary Quadrangle,
Procession & Mass
9:00 a.m. English Mass
10:00 a.m. English Mass
5:00 p.m. Marathi Mass, Passo Service, Procession,
Veronica Singing and Sermon in Marathi.
HOLY THURSDAY: 6th April, 2023
5:45 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper & washing of the feet in Marathi.
7:30 p.m. Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Washing of the Feet,
Procession to the Altar of Repose
09:00 p.m. to 9.45 p.m. in English
9.45 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. in Marathi & Konkani
GOOD FRIDAY: 7th April, 2023 DAY OF FASTING & ABSTINENCE
Way of the Cross
06:30 a.m. in Konkani
07:15 a.m. in Marathi
08:00 a.m. in English
09:00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon Three hours Agony
06:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion & Passo Service
HOLY SATURDAY: 8th April, 2023
An Hour with the Sorrowful Mother
07:00 a.m. Service in English
EASTER VIGIL SERVICE
08.00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil
(Please bring your own candles for renewal of Baptismal vows)
EASTER SUNDAY: 9th April 2023
Morning Masses at 6:30 (K); 7:30 (M); 8:45 a.m. (E); and 10:00 (E) a.m.
NO EVENING MASS
Area-wise Easter Masses at 8:00 p.m.
April 10th, Monday : Sarojini Rd, St. Francis Rd., Airport Rd.
April 11th, Tuesday : Scheme, St. Braz Rd., Ishkripa.
April 12th, Wednesday : Azad Rd, Milan Subway, Pakhadi,
April 13th, Thursday : Chunabhatti, Nehru Nagar, Lohiya Nagar.
April 17th, Monday : Pond
DIVINE MERCY NOVENAS
April 7th Good Friday 3.00 p.m.
April 8th Holy Saturday to April 15th Easter Saturday at 3.00 p.m.
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY – 16th April, 2022 Mass & Preaching at 3.00 p.m.