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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

 

 
     
 
A Matter Of Style
Posted On : 21 Sep 2016  
Posted by Fr. Fr. Daniel Christian
 
FAMILY – GOD’S FUNDAMENTAL INSTITUTION.
Posted On : 04 Jan 2017  
Posted by Fr. Editorial
 
Homily 19th May 2019 by  Fr Lawrence
Date: 19 May 2019
Homily 12th May 2019 by  Fr. Walter
Date: 12 May 2019
Homily 5th May 2019 by  Fr. Cannio
Date: 05 May 2019
 
 
Daily Readings
 May 24th, 2019
ACTS 15:22-31
Thought of the day
    May 24 2019 Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter Lectionary: 289 Reading 1 ACTS 15:22-31 The Apostles and presbyters, in agreement with the whole Church, decided to choose representatives and to send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. The ones chosen were Judas, who was called Barsabbas, and Silas, leaders among the brothers. This is the letter delivered by them: "The Apostles and the presbyters, your brothers, to the brothers in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia of Gentile origin: greetings. Since we have heard that some of our number who went out without any mandate from us have upset you with their teachings and disturbed your peace of mind, we have with one accord decided to choose representatives and to send them to you along with our beloved Barnabas and Paul, who have dedicated their lives to the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. So we are sending Judas and Silas who will also convey this same message by word of mouth: 'It is the decision of the Holy Spirit and of us not to place on you any burden beyond these necessities, namely, to abstain from meat sacrificed to idols, from blood, from meats of strangled animals, and from unlawful marriage. If you keep free of these, you will be doing what is right. Farewell.'" And so they were sent on their journey. Upon their arrival in Antioch they called the assembly together and delivered the letter. When the people read it, they were delighted with the exhortation. Responsorial Psalm PS 57:8-9, 10 AND 12 R. (10a) I will give you thanks among the peoples, O Lord. or: R. Alleluia. My heart is steadfast, O God; my heart is steadfast; I will sing and chant praise. Awake, O my soul; awake, lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn. R. I will give you thanks among the peoples, O Lord. or: R. Alleluia. I will give thanks to you among the peoples, O LORD, I will chant your praise among the nations. For your mercy towers to the heavens, and your faithfulness to the skies. Be exalted above the heavens, O God; above all the earth be your glory! R. I will give you thanks among the peoples, O Lord. or: R. Alleluia. Alleluia JN 15:15B R. Alleluia, alleluia. I call you my friends, says the Lord, for I have made known to you all that the Father has told me. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel JN 15:12-17 Jesus said to his disciples: "This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his master is doing. I have called you friends, because I have told you everything I have heard from my Father. It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you. This I command you: love one another."
     
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