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Services

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH
Vile Parle, Mumbai 400 056.
 
LENTEN PROGRAMME – 2024

 

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 Saturday, 9th March 2024 for parishioners above the age of 15 only.

 

Parish Missions

English & Konkani – 14th, 15th and 16th March after the 7 pm mass in English.

Marathi – 18th, 19th and 20th March from 6pm to 9m with mass at 7 pm in Marathi.

 

PARISH CONFESSIONS

Homebound: 26th & 27th March in the morning

Adults & Children :    25th, 26th & 27th March from 6.00 to 8.30 p.m.

Outside priests will also be available for confessions on the above-mentioned days.

 

Parish Play: After the evening mass on Saturday 23rd March 2024.

 

DEVOTION OF OUR LADY OF DOLOURS – Friday 22nd March, 2024 at 7.00 p.m. Mass & Preaching in Marathi.

 
PALM SUNDAY: 24th March, 2024

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 in English and Sermon in Marathi.

 

HOLY THURSDAY: 28th March, 2024

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

 

Adoration           

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: 29th March, 2024

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: 30th March, 2024

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: 31st March 2024

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 1st, Monday                  :     Pond, Sarojini Rd, St. Francis Rd.

April 2nd, Tuesday                :     Scheme, St. Braz Rd., Ishkripa.

April 3rd, Wednesday           :     Azad Rd, Milan Subway, Pakhadi, Airport Rd.

April 4th, Thursday                :     Chunabhatti, Nehru Nagar, Lohiya Nagar.

 

DIVINE MERCY NOVENAS

March 29th Good Friday             3.00 p.m.

March 30th Holy Saturday to April 6th Easter Saturday at 3.00 p.m.

           

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY – 7th April, 2024 Mass & Preaching at 3.00 p.m.

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