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Easter Season Message

During the season of Lent we reflected on the wounds of Jesus. During the Easter season we can continue that focus, this time on the wounds of the Risen Jesus. As the Holy Father reminds us on the second Sunday of Easter which Saint John Paul II wished to dedicate to...

THROUGH LENT TO EASTER

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, invites us to look upon Lent as a favourable season for experiencing conversion. Drawing our attention to the parable of the rich man and Lazarus (Lk 16:19-31), he invites us to contemplate on two gifts: the gift of the Word of God...

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Just over a month ago we brought the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy to a close, with an overwhelming desire never to close the doors of our hearts to the demands of mercy. Now at Christmas we once again celebrate Jesus as the face of the Father’s mercy by just...

Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Greetings from the Director… HAPPY FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY We are filled with hope that she who was assumed into heaven teaches us all of us the way to heavenly peace. As the Holy Father, on the final lap of the World Youth Day in Krakow...

Inaugural weekend IMFE 2016-17

For the Diocese of Bombay, July 23rd 2016, was an unusual Saturday as 20 lay leaders from across the diocese walked into Sarvodaya, Goregoan. It was the beginning of yet another batch of IMFE which began by invoking the Lord in our midst and an inaugural ceremony lead...

OLCM Training Programme

The OLCM Training at our Parish was held on 21st July, 2016 with 45 representatives from the Cells and Associations attending. Melwyn and Reuben from the OLCM conducted the training for us. Melwyn explained the difference between ‘Hierarchical’ and ‘Charismatic’...

TO LIVE AS GOD’S CHILDREN IS IN OUR DNA

In his homily for Pentecost, even as the Holy Father brought the curtains down on the Easter Season, he launched us into the ordinary season with a clarion call to live as God’s Children: “ The central purpose of Jesus’s mission, the Holy Father preached, which...

Laity Sunday – Liturgy

Please download the liturgy of the Mass for Laity Sunday from the link below. Laity Sunday Mass

Seminar on Marriage and Family Themes in Scripture

Snehalaya Family Service Centre, Mahim along with the Ministry of the Word (MOW) Alumni, are  conducting a Seminar on Selective Themes in Biblical Theology of Marriage & Family by Dr. Adam Cooper. Dr. Adam Cooper is a Senior Lecturer at the John Paul II Institute...

Seminar on Marriage & Family Themes in Scripture

Snehalaya Family Service Centre, Mahim along with the Ministry of the Word (MOW) Alumni, are  conducting a Seminar on Selective Themes in Biblical Theology of Marriage & Family by Dr. Adam Cooper. Dr. Adam Cooper is a Senior Lecturer at the John Paul II Institute...

Making A Difference, Wherever We Are!

“I see trees of green, red roses too; I see them bloom for me and you… I see skies of blue and clouds of white, the bright blessed day… And I think to myself what a wonderful world…” This song kept echoing in my mind as we OLCMers journeyed from Mumbai to Karjat, with...

OLCM Annual Outing

The OLCM Members brought the pastoral year of activities to a close with an outing to the Don Bosco Yuva Sanstha, Mote Vengaon, Karjat, for mission exposure, relaxation and evaluation. The Director, Fr. Xavier Devadas SDB warmly welcomed everyone and spent the morning...

17th Graduation Day of the IMFE

Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay and Bishop-in-charge of the laity, Bishop Dominic Savio Fernandes, presided over the 17th Graduation Day of the IMFE Course on 20th March 2016 in the Salvation Kendra Hall, Dadar at 5 p.m. The evening began with a keynote address by Fr....

Training Session at Holy Trinity Church, Powai

A Training Session was conducted by the OLCM at Holy Trinity Church, Powai, for the Heads and Asst. Heads representing different Cells & Associations, was held on 8th March 2016. It was a good and interactive session. The session was conducted by Michael Fernandes...

Training Session at St. Joseph Church, Mira Road

OLCM Animator, Jacintha Vales and Johnson Saldanha had a Training Session on 7th March 2016 at St. Joseph Church, Mira Road to the Heads and Asst. Heads representing different Cells & Associations in the parish. Before the Session, Fr Melvin, the Parish Priest was...

Training Session at St. Francis Xavier Church, Badlapur

Session at St. Francis Xavier Church, Badlapur was conducted by Mr. Melwyn Sequeira and Mr. John Misquitta, OLCM members, on Sunday, 28th February 2016.   There were 18 participants of Heads and Asst Heads representing different Cells & Associations. [gallery...

Training Session at St. Andrew’s Chowk, Uttan

Session at St. Andrew's Chowk on February 26, 2016 at 7.00 pm. There were 17 Participants Heads and Assistant Heads of Cells and Associations. Before we began we were introduced by Parish Priest, Fr. Joe Borges who gave a brief description of OLCM activities. Johnson...