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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
 April 23rd, 2019
Tuesday in the Octave of Easter
Thought of the day
    April 23rd, 2019 Tuesday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 262 Reading 1 ACTS 2:36-41 On the day of Pentecost, Peter said to the Jewish people, “Let the whole house of Israel know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.” Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and they asked Peter and the other Apostles, “What are we to do, my brothers?” Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is made to you and to your children and to all those far off, whomever the Lord our God will call.” He testified with many other arguments, and was exhorting them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand persons were added that day. Responsorial Psalm PS 33:4-5, 18-19, 20 AND 22 R.(5b) The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. Upright is the word of the LORD, and all his works are trustworthy. He loves justice and right; of the kindness of the LORD the earth is full. R. The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. See, the eyes of the LORD are upon those who fear him, upon those who hope for his kindness, To deliver them from death and preserve them in spite of famine. R. The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. Our soul waits for the LORD, who is our help and our shield. May your kindness, O LORD, be upon us who have put our hope in you. R. The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. Alleluia PS 118:24 R. Alleluia, alleluia. This is the day the LORD has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel JN 20:11-18 Mary Magdalene stayed outside the tomb weeping. And as she wept, she bent over into the tomb and saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet where the Body of Jesus had been. And they said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have taken my Lord, and I don’t know where they laid him.” When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus there, but did not know it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” She thought it was the gardener and said to him, “Sir, if you carried him away, tell me where you laid him, and I will take him.” Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni,” which means Teacher. Jesus said to her, “Stop holding on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am going to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’” Mary went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord,” and then reported what he had told her.
     
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