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We venerate Our Lady in a very special way under the title of  Queen of Apostles. Devotion to Mary as Queen of Apostles is one  of the oldest devotions in the Church. The celebration of this feast  is held each year, on the first Saturday after the feast of the  Ascension.

 " Mary is Queen of Apostles because she was chosen to be the Mother of Jesus Christ and to give Him to the world; she was  made the Apostles' Mother and our own by Our Savior on the  cross; she was with the Apostles while awaiting the descent of the  Holy Spirit, obtaining for them the abundance of supernatural  graces they received on Pentecost."

 It is a source of great hope and joy to our community that the " Queen of Apostles " lived out her life on earth as a wife and  mother; no different externally, from the other wives and mothers  in her village. She lived an ordinary life with extraordinary love  and zeal for the glory of God. We, the members of the community,  strive to imitate Mary's love and zeal for God as we continue to  fulfill our duties in our homes and communities.

“For all states of the laity the perfect example of spiritual and apostolic life is the most Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Apostles, who while leading the life common to all here on earth, one filled with family concerns and labours, was always intimately united with her Son and in an entirely unique way co-operated in the work of the Saviour . . . All should devoutly venerate her and commend their life and apostolate to her maternal care”.

Parish Id Head of the Family
08-0014 LAZARUS VALDER
08-0020 ROYDON BRANHAM
08-0021 ANTONY REBELLO
08-0024 SHAYNE FARRELL
08-0025 RONALD VAZ
08-0026 GRATIAN MORAS
08-0027 HILARY PINTO
08-0028 INAS CHAVES
08-0030 RAPHAEL FERNANDES
08-0032 JOHN PINTO
08-0034 JHONNY KANSARA
08-0037 SABAS MASCARENHAS
08-0041 BASIL LAWRENCE
08-0068 EDMUND MARTIN
08-0078 BRIAN ALLWYN D' SA
08-0079 DASAN FERNANDO
08-0082 STANLEY PEREIRA
08-0088 MARIANO GONSALVES
08-0091 SANTA D'SOUZA
08-0092 FELIX NAZRETH
08-0101 MAXY PONTES
08-0111 ALOYSIOUS ROSARIO
08-0113 CYRIL FERNANDES
08-0150 GRACY D'SOUZA
08-0152 JOHN BRAGANZA
08-0153 PASCHAL D'SOUZA
08-0161 REMEDIOUS SEQUEIRA
08-0199 NICHOLAS D'SOUZA
08-0206 MONICA NAIR
08-0208 VINCENT REBELLO
08-0215 LOYALLA MONTEIRO
08-0217 PASCAL D'COSTA
08-0221 NELSON D'SOUZA
08-0222 RAJESH FERNANDES
08-0234 MAUD MIRANDA
08-0267 JOHN S. D' SOUZA
08-0284 SANTAN CARDOZ
08-0324 CHRISTOPHER PICARDO
08-0329 WILLIAM FERNANDES
08-0355 PETER FERNANDES
08-0361 JULIUS FERNANDES
08-0401 KOSU LOBO
08-0410 SANDSTON PHILIPS
08-0417 ESTELLA GOMES
08-0422 MATHEW FERNANDES
08-0453 CLAUDE NAZARETH
08-0454 VINCENT TRUMAN
08-0481 SEALISTINE FERNANDES
08-0503 DANSAN NAMBIDIYADAN
08-0508 JOSEPH D'SOUZA
08-0527 ANITA SESHADRI
08-0530 BOSCO FERNANDES
08-0540 BENEDICTA MONTERIO
   

 

 
     
 
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Thought of the day
    20 Sept 2021 - Memorial of Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gon, Priest LECTIONARY: 449 FIRST READING: Ezr 1:1-6 In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and also put it in writing: “Thus says Cyrus king of Persia: The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has charged me to build him a house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever is among you of all his people, may his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and rebuild the house of the Lord, the God of Israel—he is the God who is in Jerusalem. And let each survivor, in whatever place he sojourns, be assisted by the men of his place with silver and gold, with goods and with beasts, besides freewill offerings for the house of God that is in Jerusalem.” Then rose up the heads of the fathers' houses of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests and the Levites, everyone whose spirit God had stirred to go up to rebuild the house of the Lord that is in Jerusalem. And all who were about them aided them with vessels of silver, with gold, with goods, with beasts, and with costly wares, besides all that was freely offered. PSALM: 126:1b-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6 Response: The Lord has done marvels for us. When the LORD brought back the captives of Zion, we were like men dreaming. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing. Then they said among the nations, “The LORD has done great things for them.” The LORD has done great things for us; we are glad indeed. Restore our fortunes, O LORD, like the torrents in the southern desert. Those that sow in tears shall reap rejoicing. Although they go forth weeping, carrying the seed to be sown, They shall come back rejoicing, carrying their sheaves. GOSPEL: Luke 8:16-18 “No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light. For nothing is hidden that will not be made manifest, nor is anything secret that will not be known and come to light. Take care then how you hear, for to the one who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he thinks that he has will be taken away.” Source: Archdiocese of Mumbai official website (https://www.archdioceseofbombay.org/)
     
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