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St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas was a Christian bishop who helped the needy. After his death, the legend of his gift-giving grew. He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for Santa Claus. During a great famine that Myra experienced in 311–312, a ship was in the port at anchor, which was loaded with wheat for the Emperor in Constantinople. Nicholas invited the sailors to unload a part of the wheat to help in time of need. When they arrived later in the capital, they made a surprising find: the weight of the load had not changed, although the wheat removed in Myra was enough for two full years and could even be used for sowing.

 

Parish Id Head of the Family
21-0001 FILLU REBELLO
21-0107 IGNATIUS SEQUEIRA
21-0382 IGNATIUS MONTEIRO
21-0451 DARRYL SOARES
21-0457 SANTOSH MATHIAS
21-0476 MARTIN  D'SOUZA
21-0489 SEBASTIAN D'SOUZA
21-0499 OSWALD FURTADO
21-0501 ROBERT D'SOUZA
21-0504 MARYANN MURRAY
21-0508 WILFRED  MACHADO
21-0512 IVAN PERIERA
21-0519 HILDA RODRIGUES
21-0532 SIMON D'SOUZA
21-0541 LEO SILVA
21-0543 BRIAN NAIDU
21-0551 LINAL PEREIRA
21-0552 MARGARET VEIGAS
21-0553 SUJATA D'SILVA
21-0563 DONALD D'SILVA
21-0569 HILARY MENEZES
21-0570 JOHN DAVID
21-0571 ALLWIN LOBO
21-0572 LESTER VAZ
21-0573 VIJAY D'CRUZ
21-0575 LILY D'SOUZA
21-0584 RITA RODRIGUES
21-0586 HENRY DANTIS
21-0590 FABIAN ALMEDIA
21-0594 ANTOANAND IGNATIUS
21-0600 PHILIP FERNANDES
21-0607 ZITO D'CRUZ
21-0619 PIYADA NAZARETH
21-0630 EDWIN COUTINHO
21-0633 DOLPHI MARTIS
21-0635 LOUIS NORONHA
21-0636 ALLEN FERNANDES
21-0640 MELWYN D'SOUZA
21-0644 FLOYD PINTO
21-0650 WILSON MASCARENHAS
21-0656 ERROL PEREIRA
21-0657 ROBERT PINTO
21-0660 NISHA PARAB
21-0665 VIJAY D'SOUZA
21-0668 RITA CARVALHO
21-0672 ALFRED D'SOUZA
21-0673 ROSHAN D'SOUZA
21-0675 SANDRA D'SOUZA
21-0680 ISSAC CHETTIAR
21-0684 OSSIE LUIS
21-0707 XAVIER GOMES
21-0708 SIMON D'SOUZA
21-0710 MICHAEL D'SILVA
21-0711 AGNES SHASTRI
21-0712 JOSEPH MORAES
21-0714 BAPTIST FERNANDES
21-0715 PRESCILLA D'SOUZA
21-0718 CYRIL FERNANDES
21-0725 EDWARD CHETTIAR
21-0732 LYDIA NAIR
21-0754 ROGER FERNANDES
21-0762 ELTON JOSEPH
21-0774 MANUEL FERNANDES
21-0778 JOAQUIM CARVALHO
21-0784 ROHAN JAIPAL
21-0786 CYRIL D'SILVA

 

 
     
 
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FAMILY – GOD’S FUNDAMENTAL INSTITUTION.
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Homily 07th Apr 2019 by  Fr Lancy
Date: 07 Apr 2019
Homily 31st March 2019 by  Fr. Pawan
Date: 31 Mar 2019
Homily 7th Oct 2018 by  Fr Melwyn
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Daily Readings
 April 18th, 2019
EX 12:1-8, 11-14
Thought of the day
    April 18th, 2019 Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper Lectionary: 39 Reading 1 EX 12:1-8, 11-14 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, "This month shall stand at the head of your calendar; you shall reckon it the first month of the year. Tell the whole community of Israel: On the tenth of this month every one of your families must procure for itself a lamb, one apiece for each household. If a family is too small for a whole lamb, it shall join the nearest household in procuring one and shall share in the lamb in proportion to the number of persons who partake of it. The lamb must be a year-old male and without blemish. You may take it from either the sheep or the goats. You shall keep it until the fourteenth day of this month, and then, with the whole assembly of Israel present, it shall be slaughtered during the evening twilight. They shall take some of its blood and apply it to the two doorposts and the lintel of every house in which they partake of the lamb. That same night they shall eat its roasted flesh with unleavened bread and bitter herbs. "This is how you are to eat it: with your loins girt, sandals on your feet and your staff in hand, you shall eat like those who are in flight. It is the Passover of the LORD. For on this same night I will go through Egypt, striking down every firstborn of the land, both man and beast, and executing judgment on all the gods of Egypt—I, the LORD! But the blood will mark the houses where you are. Seeing the blood, I will pass over you; thus, when I strike the land of Egypt, no destructive blow will come upon you. "This day shall be a memorial feast for you, which all your generations shall celebrate with pilgrimage to the LORD, as a perpetual institution." Responsorial Psalm PS 116:12-13, 15-16BC, 17-18 R. (cf. 1 Cor 10:16) Our blessing-cup is a communion with the Blood of Christ. How shall I make a return to the LORD for all the good he has done for me? The cup of salvation I will take up, and I will call upon the name of the LORD. R. Our blessing-cup is a communion with the Blood of Christ. Precious in the eyes of the LORD is the death of his faithful ones. I am your servant, the son of your handmaid; you have loosed my bonds. R. Our blessing-cup is a communion with the Blood of Christ. To you will I offer sacrifice of thanksgiving, and I will call upon the name of the LORD. My vows to the LORD I will pay in the presence of all his people. R. Our blessing-cup is a communion with the Blood of Christ. Reading 2 1 COR 11:23-26 Brothers and sisters: I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night he was handed over, took bread, and, after he had given thanks, broke it and said, "This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me." In the same way also the cup, after supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me." For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death of the Lord until he comes. Verse Before The Gospel JN 13:34 I give you a new commandment, says the Lord: love one another as I have loved you. Gospel JN 13:1-15 Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. The devil had already induced Judas, son of Simon the Iscariot, to hand him over. So, during supper, fully aware that the Father had put everything into his power and that he had come from God and was returning to God, he rose from supper and took off his outer garments. He took a towel and tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and dry them with the towel around his waist. He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, "Master, are you going to wash my feet?" Jesus answered and said to him, "What I am doing, you do not understand now, but you will understand later." Peter said to him, "You will never wash my feet." Jesus answered him, "Unless I wash you, you will have no inheritance with me." Simon Peter said to him, "Master, then not only my feet, but my hands and head as well." Jesus said to him, "Whoever has bathed has no need except to have his feet washed, for he is clean all over; so you are clean, but not all." For he knew who would betray him; for this reason, he said, "Not all of you are clean." So when he had washed their feet and put his garments back on and reclined at table again, he said to them, "Do you realize what I have done for you? You call me 'teacher' and 'master,' and rightly so, for indeed I am. If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another's feet. I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do."
     
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