ANNOUNCEMENTS: 5th Dec, 2021

1. Today is the 2nd Sunday of Advent. On behalf of all the Priests of the parish, we wish you a very Happy Feast of St. Francis Xavier; may St. Francis Xavier bless our parish and all our parishioners. Masses will be as follows 6.30 am Konkani, 7.30 am Marathi, 8.45 am English and the Feast Mass at 10 am.

2. Our Ladies Sodality has put up their annual stall near the Christ the King Statue. Kindly patronize their stall.

3. On Sunday 12th Dec 2021, there will be a PPC meeting in the second floor hall of the Parish House after the 10.00 am mass. PPC Members are requested to be present.

4. We are in the Advent season. Confessions for preparation of Christmas will be on the 17th & 18th of December, from 5.30 pm to 9.00 pm. Priests from other parishes will be also available for confession.

5. Our parish is organizing a Star making competition for NYG’s /SCC’s. The last date for submitting your stars to the parish is 21st December 2021. The stars will be displayed in front of the Church.

6. On Sunday 5th December 2021, parishioners of our parish have organized:

  • a procession with the statue of St. Francis Xavier which will leave the church at 7 am and return before the 10 am feast mass, and

  • an online east Indian singing competition on Elvis Multimedia on YouTube at 7 pm.

7. With a view to help the needy by providing affordable healthcare services in our parish, we need dedicated volunteers for the Health Outreach of the Archdiocese of Bombay. Those interested kindly give your names to the BCS counter.

8. Muktisagar Probodhan Kendra Uttan has released the 3rd edition of its Bible Diary in Marathi for a price of Rs. 200/- per copy. Those interested in buying the Bible Diary may contact Mr. Austin Bar or Mr. Newton Misquitta from the Marathi choir.

9. For further information kindly refer to the Notice Board.

10. Every year, the Advent Campaign Against Hunger and Disease organized by the Centre for Social Action of the Archdiocese of Bombay, focuses our love and concern towards the poor. During the season of Advent, a box has been kept in front of the Altar, with special envelopes. Your contribution will go a long way in helping these people. For further details please refer the Notice Board.

11. St. Joseph’s Convent High School has vacancies for the Following Teacher’s Post

  1. Teachers for the Kindergarten with ECC Ed. Trained

  2. Primary Section Teachers with D.Ed and MICT and TET completed.

For futher details contact St. Joseph’s Convent High School before 14th December 2021.


Parish Priest