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Queen of Apostles

 

 

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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Homily 15th Aug 2019 by  Fr Lancy
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Date: 28 Jul 2019
 
 
Daily Readings
 July 23 2019
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Thought of the day
    July 23 2019 Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 396 Reading 1 EX 14:21—15:1 Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD swept the sea with a strong east wind throughout the night and so turned it into dry land. When the water was thus divided, the children of Israel marched into the midst of the sea on dry land, with the water like a wall to their right and to their left. The Egyptians followed in pursuit; all Pharaoh's horses and chariots and charioteers went after them right into the midst of the sea. In the night watch just before dawn the LORD cast through the column of the fiery cloud upon the Egyptian force a glance that threw it into a panic; and he so clogged their chariot wheels that they could hardly drive. With that the Egyptians sounded the retreat before Israel, because the LORD was fighting for them against the Egyptians. Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the water may flow back upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots and their charioteers." So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and at dawn the sea flowed back to its normal depth. The Egyptians were fleeing head on toward the sea, when the LORD hurled them into its midst. As the water flowed back, it covered the chariots and the charioteers of Pharaoh's whole army that had followed the children of Israel into the sea. Not a single one of them escaped. But the children of Israel had marched on dry land through the midst of the sea, with the water like a wall to their right and to their left. Thus the LORD saved Israel on that day from the power of the Egyptians. When Israel saw the Egyptians lying dead on the seashore and beheld the great power that the LORD had shown against the Egyptians, they feared the LORD and believed in him and in his servant Moses. Then Moses and the children of Israel sang this song to the LORD: I will sing to the LORD, for he is gloriously triumphant; horse and chariot he has cast into the sea. Responsorial Psalm EXODUS 15:8-9, 10 AND 12, 17 R.(1b) Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. At the breath of your anger the waters piled up, the flowing waters stood like a mound, the flood waters congealed in the midst of the sea. The enemy boasted, "I will pursue and overtake them; I will divide the spoils and have my fill of them; I will draw my sword; my hand shall despoil them!" R. Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. When your wind blew, the sea covered them; like lead they sank in the mighty waters. When you stretched out your right hand, the earth swallowed them! R. Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. And you brought them in and planted them on the mountain of your inheritance— the place where you made your seat, O LORD, the sanctuary, O LORD, which your hands established. R. Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. Alleluia JN 14:23 R. Alleluia, alleluia. Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him and we will come to him. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel MT 12:46-50 While Jesus was speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers appeared outside, wishing to speak with him. Someone told him, "Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, asking to speak with you." But he said in reply to the one who told him, "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?" And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother."
     
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