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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
     

 

 
     
 
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Daily Readings
 June 3rd 2020
2 TM 1:1-3, 6-12
Thought of the day
    Memorial of Saint Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs LECTIONARY 355 FIRST READING 2 TM 1:1-3, 6-12 Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God for the promise of life in Christ Jesus, to Timothy, my dear child: grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I am grateful to God, whom I worship with a clear conscience as my ancestors did, as I remember you constantly in my prayers, night and day. For this reason, I remind you to stir into flame the gift of God that you have through the imposition of my hands. For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice but rather of power and love and self-control. So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for his sake; but bear your share of hardship for the Gospel with the strength that comes from God. He saved us and called us to a holy life, not according to our works but according to his own design and the grace bestowed on us in Christ Jesus before time began, but now made manifest through the appearance of our savior Christ Jesus, who destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light through the Gospel, for which I was appointed preacher and Apostle and teacher. On this account I am suffering these things; but I am not ashamed, for I know him in whom I have believed and am confident that he is able to guard what has been entrusted to me until that day. PSALM PS 123:1B-2AB, 2CDEF Response: To you, O Lord, I lift up my eyes To you I lift up my eyes who are enthroned in heaven. Behold, as the eyes of servants are on the hands of their masters. As the eyes of a maid are on the hands of her mistress, So are our eyes on the LORD, our God, till he have pity on us. GOSPEL MK 12:18-27 Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus and put this question to him, saying, "Teacher, Moses wrote for us, If someone's brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, his brother must take the wife and raise up descendants for his brother. Now there were seven brothers. The first married a woman and died, leaving no descendants. So the second brother married her and died, leaving no descendants, and the third likewise. And the seven left no descendants. Last of all the woman also died. At the resurrection when they arise whose wife will she be? For all seven had been married to her." Jesus said to them, "Are you not misled because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God? When they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but they are like the angels in heaven. As for the dead being raised, have you not read in the Book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God told him, I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? He is not God of the dead but of the living. You are greatly misled."
     
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