LENTEN SEASON CALENDAR 2023
Feb 22, 2023 Ash Wednesday [Day of Fasting and Abstinence]
Eucharistic Service: Morning at 6:30 am and 7:30 am. Evening at 6:00 pm.
[Blessing of Ashes at all masses]
ALL FRIDAYS OF LENT
6:00 pm – Holy Eucharist followed by Way of the Cross in English.
Way of the Cross in Marathi after the English Way of the Cross.
Way of the Cross in Konkani every Wednesday after the evening mass.
LENTEN MISSION SERMON ALL FRIDAYS OF LENT
Feb 24, 2023 – The Baptism of Jesus in Jordan. Preacher: Fr. Mathew Joseph.
Mar 03, 2023 – The Wedding Feast at Cana. Preacher: Fr. Gerald Saldanha.
Mar 10, 2023 – Proclamation of the Kingdom of God. Preacher: Fr. Mariano D’Silva.
Mar 17, 2023 – Transfiguration. Preacher: Fr. Mathew Joseph.
Mar 24, 2023 – Institution of the Holy Eucharist. Preacher: Fr. Gerald Saldanha.
Mar 31, 2023 – Passion of Christ. Preacher: Fr. Mariano D’Silva.
Confessions on all Fridays of Lent from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
Confessions on all Saturdays of Lent from 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
HOLY WEEK PROGRAMME
APRIL 02, 2023 - PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD
Blessing and distribution of palms at all masses.
Palms will be distributed in the church by volunteeers.
6:30 am Mass in Marathi – Celebrant: Fr. Gerald Saldanha.
7:45 am Mass in Konkani – Celebrant: Fr. Mariano D’Silva.
9:00 am Mass in English – Celebrant: Fr. Mathew Joseph.
6:00 pm Mass in English – Celebrant: Fr. Mariano D’Silva.
APRIL 06, 2023 -MAUNDY THURSDAY
6:00 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Main celebrant and Preacher: Fr. Mathew Joseph.
Adoration in Konkani 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Adoration in Marathi 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Adoration in English 9:;30 pm to 10:30 pm [Religious and Rest.]
APRIL 07, 2023 - GOOD FRIDAY
[Day of Fasting and Abstinence]
7:00 am Way of the Cross in Konkani.
8:30 am Way of the Cross in English.
9:30 am Way of the Cross in Marathi.
12:00 noon Seven Last Words of Jesus in Marathi – Fr. Pravin Pawar
SERVICE OF THE LORD'S PASSION
Eucharistic Service at 6:00 pm – Main Celebrant and Preacher.
Fr. Mariano D’Silva.
APRIL 08, 2023 - HOLY SATURDAY
[The faithful are requested to bring a candle and a bottle for Holy Water]
7:00 pm Easter Vigil Service.
Main Celebrant and Preacher.
Fr. Mariano D’Silva
APRIL 09, 2023 – EASTER SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S RESURRECTION.
Masses as on Sundays except there will be no evening mass.
A GRACE FILLED EASTER TO YOU ALL
Fr. Gerald Saldanha – Asst. Parish Priest.
Fr. Mathew Joseph – Asst. Parish Priest.
Fr. Mariano D’Silva – Parish Priest.
Blessing of Homes starts from Easter Tuesday.
Please contact your Area Leader for blessing of your homes.