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St. John the Baptist

John the Baptist was an itinerant preacher and a major religious figure mentioned in the Canonical gospels and the Qur'an. He is described in the Gospel of Luke as a relative of Jesus who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. Christians believe that John the Baptist had a specific role ordained by God as forerunner or precursor of Jesus, who was the foretold Messiah. The New Testament Gospels speak of this role. In Luke 1:17 the role of John is referred to as being "to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord." In Luke 1:76 as "...thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways" and in Luke 1:77 as being "To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins." St. John the Baptist was a Jewish prophet who preached the imminence of God's final judgment. It is believed that he was born somewhere in Judea, located near Jerusalem, Israel, according to the Old Testament.

 

Cluster No.:  1    
 Animator:  Luis Gonsalves    
ID. No.                      Head of the Family
10-0013 Bruno D'mello
10-0406 Luis Gonsalves
10-0476 Libirio Tavares
10-0020 James Anthony
** F.Dsouza
10-0007 S. Ullaganathan
10-0008 Aloysius D'Costa
10-0005 Falix Pereira
10-0006 Stephen Rodrigues
10-0010 Herold Fernandes
10-0011 Thomes Pol
10-0264 Deepak Sequeira
Cluster No.:  2  
Animator: Bruno D'Mello  
ID. No.                      Head of the Family
10-0055 Fiola Dias 
10-0057 Luis D'souza
10-0060 Judy Fernandes
10-0062 Erna Santamaria
10-0067 Joaquim Carvalho
10-0068 Savio Pereira
10-0063 Baptist Fernandes
not registered Violet
10-0065 Raymond Lobo
10-0066 Kevin D'souza
     
Cluster No.:  3    
Name of the Animator: Francis    
ID. No.                      Head of the Family
10-0039 Baptist Machado
10-0354 Ignatius Fernandes
10-0045 Patrick Cutinho
10-0044 Lawrence Saldanha
10-0351 Francis Sequeira
not registered Alice Maria G Iyer
10-0376 Anthony Swamy
10-0389 Ryon D'costa
10-0390 Elton D'costa
10-0402 L Fernandes
     
Cluster No.:  4    
ID. No.                      Head of the Family
10-0309 Anthony Trinidad
10-0043 Emily Thomas
10-0309 Anthony Chettiar
10-0031 Maximus Gomes
10-0544 Kevin Moraes
10-0038 James Lourdes
10-0047 Pamela Fernandes
10-0048 Christopher Gomes
10-0049 Benedict Moreas
10-0055 Fabian Moraes
10-0306 Jerome D'souza
10-0585 Micheal chettiar
     
 Animator:      
ID. No.                      Head of the Family
   
10-0353 Joaquim Crasto
10-0614 Roshan Lewis
10-0591 Ida Fernandes
10-0576 James Manickam
not registered Liby Sequeira
10-0378 Esperance Pinto
10-0439 Savio Elroy Lobo
10-0460 lena Machado
10-0054 Hector Pais
10-0040 Bradley Alvares
     

 

 
     
 
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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