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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
 12 August 2020
Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Thought of the day
    Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time LECTIONARY:415 FIRST READING: EZK 9:1-7; 10:18-22 The LORD cried loud for me to hear: Come, you scourges of the city! With that I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate which faces the north, each with a destroying weapon in his hand. In their midst was a man dressed in linen, with a writer’s case at his waist. They entered and stood beside the bronze altar. Then he called to the man dressed in linen with the writer’s case at his waist, saying to him: Pass through the city, through Jerusalem, and mark a “Thau” on the foreheads of those who moan and groan over all the abominations that are practiced within it. To the others I heard the LORD say: Pass through the city after him and strike! Do not look on them with pity nor show any mercy! Old men, youths and maidens, women and children–wipe them out! But do not touch any marked with the “Thau”; begin at my sanctuary. So they began with the men, the elders, who were in front of the temple. Defile the temple, he said to them, and fill the courts with the slain; then go out and strike in the city. Then the glory of the LORD left the threshold of the temple and rested upon the cherubim. These lifted their wings, and I saw them rise from the earth, the wheels rising along with them. They stood at the entrance of the eastern gate of the LORD’s house, and the glory of the God of Israel was up above them. Then the cherubim lifted their wings, and the wheels went along with them, while up above them was the glory of the God of Israel. PSALM 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Response: The glory of the Lord is higher than the skies. Praise, you servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD. Blessed be the name of the LORD both now and forever. From the rising to the setting of the sun is the name of the LORD to be praised. High above all nations is the LORD; above the heavens is his glory. Who is like the LORD, our God, who is enthroned on high, and looks upon the heavens and the earth below? GOSPEL: MT 18:15-20 Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother. If he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, so that every fact may be established on the testimony of two or three witnesses. If he refuses to listen to them, tell the Church. If he refuses to listen even to the Church, then treat him as you would a Gentile or a tax collector. Amen, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” Source: Archdiocese of Mumbai - official website (https://www.archdioceseofbombay.org/) 12 August 2020 - 06.10 hours
     
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