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St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas was a Christian bishop who helped the needy. After his death, the legend of his gift-giving grew. He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for Santa Claus. During a great famine that Myra experienced in 311–312, a ship was in the port at anchor, which was loaded with wheat for the Emperor in Constantinople. Nicholas invited the sailors to unload a part of the wheat to help in time of need. When they arrived later in the capital, they made a surprising find: the weight of the load had not changed, although the wheat removed in Myra was enough for two full years and could even be used for sowing.

 

Parish Id Head of the Family
21-0001 FILLU REBELLO
21-0107 IGNATIUS SEQUEIRA
21-0382 IGNATIUS MONTEIRO
21-0451 DARRYL SOARES
21-0457 SANTOSH MATHIAS
21-0476 MARTIN  D'SOUZA
21-0489 SEBASTIAN D'SOUZA
21-0499 OSWALD FURTADO
21-0501 ROBERT D'SOUZA
21-0504 MARYANN MURRAY
21-0508 WILFRED  MACHADO
21-0512 IVAN PERIERA
21-0519 HILDA RODRIGUES
21-0532 SIMON D'SOUZA
21-0541 LEO SILVA
21-0543 BRIAN NAIDU
21-0551 LINAL PEREIRA
21-0552 MARGARET VEIGAS
21-0553 SUJATA D'SILVA
21-0563 DONALD D'SILVA
21-0569 HILARY MENEZES
21-0570 JOHN DAVID
21-0571 ALLWIN LOBO
21-0572 LESTER VAZ
21-0573 VIJAY D'CRUZ
21-0575 LILY D'SOUZA
21-0584 RITA RODRIGUES
21-0586 HENRY DANTIS
21-0590 FABIAN ALMEDIA
21-0594 ANTOANAND IGNATIUS
21-0600 PHILIP FERNANDES
21-0607 ZITO D'CRUZ
21-0619 PIYADA NAZARETH
21-0630 EDWIN COUTINHO
21-0633 DOLPHI MARTIS
21-0635 LOUIS NORONHA
21-0636 ALLEN FERNANDES
21-0640 MELWYN D'SOUZA
21-0644 FLOYD PINTO
21-0650 WILSON MASCARENHAS
21-0656 ERROL PEREIRA
21-0657 ROBERT PINTO
21-0660 NISHA PARAB
21-0665 VIJAY D'SOUZA
21-0668 RITA CARVALHO
21-0672 ALFRED D'SOUZA
21-0673 ROSHAN D'SOUZA
21-0675 SANDRA D'SOUZA
21-0680 ISSAC CHETTIAR
21-0684 OSSIE LUIS
21-0707 XAVIER GOMES
21-0708 SIMON D'SOUZA
21-0710 MICHAEL D'SILVA
21-0711 AGNES SHASTRI
21-0712 JOSEPH MORAES
21-0714 BAPTIST FERNANDES
21-0715 PRESCILLA D'SOUZA
21-0718 CYRIL FERNANDES
21-0725 EDWARD CHETTIAR
21-0732 LYDIA NAIR
21-0754 ROGER FERNANDES
21-0762 ELTON JOSEPH
21-0774 MANUEL FERNANDES
21-0778 JOAQUIM CARVALHO
21-0784 ROHAN JAIPAL
21-0786 CYRIL D'SILVA

 

 
     
 
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Daily Readings
 February 17th, 2019
JER 17:5-8
Thought of the day
    February 17th, 2019 JER 17:5-8 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 78 Reading Thus says the LORD: Cursed is the one who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh, whose heart turns away from the LORD. He is like a barren bush in the desert that enjoys no change of season, but stands in a lava waste, a salt and empty earth. Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose hope is the LORD. He is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches out its roots to the stream: it fears not the heat when it comes; its leaves stay green; in the year of drought it shows no distress, but still bears fruit. Responsorial Psalm PS 1:1-2, 3, 4 AND 6 R. (40:5a) Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. Blessed the man who follows not the counsel of the wicked, nor walks in the way of sinners, nor sits in the company of the insolent, but delights in the law of the LORD and meditates on his law day and night. R. Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. He is like a tree planted near running water, that yields its fruit in due season, and whose leaves never fade. Whatever he does, prospers. R. Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. Not so the wicked, not so; they are like chaff which the wind drives away. For the LORD watches over the way of the just, but the way of the wicked vanishes. R. Blessed are they who hope in the Lord. Reading 2 1 COR 15:12, 16-20 Brothers and sisters: If Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some among you say there is no resurrection of the dead? If the dead are not raised, neither has Christ been raised, and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is vain; you are still in your sins. Then those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are the most pitiable people of all. But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. Alleluia LK 6:23AB R. Alleluia, alleluia. Rejoice and be glad; your reward will be great in heaven. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel LK 6:17, 20-26 Jesus came down with the twelve and stood on a stretch of level ground with a great crowd of his disciples and a large number of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon. And raising his eyes toward his disciples he said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping, for you will laugh. Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you, and denounce your name as evil on account of the Son of Man. Rejoice and leap for joy on that day! Behold, your reward will be great in heaven. For their ancestors treated the prophets in the same way. But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation. Woe to you who are filled now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will grieve and weep. Woe to you when all speak well of you, for their ancestors treated the false prophets in this way.”
     
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