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Sts. Jude and Francis Xavier Community

 

St. JUDE (or Judas) is a Christian saint.  He should not be confused with Judas Iscariot, another apostle and later the betrayer of Jesus.

The American Apostolic Church honours Saint Jude, along with Saint Bartholomew as their patron saint.  In the Roman Catholic Church he is the patron saint of desperate cases and lost causes.

Saint Jude’s attribute is a club.  He is also often shown in icons with a flame around his head.  This represents his presence at Pentecost, when he received the Holy Spirit with the other apostles.  Occasionally he is represented holding an axe or halberd, as he was brought to death by one of these weapons.  In some instances he may be shown with a scroll or a book (the Epistle of Jude) or holding a carpenter’s rule.

The feast of our patron is being on 28th October.  St. Jude is a saint of hopeless or desperate cases.  People never knew about St. Jude.  Thus by naming he community by his name a family came forward and offered the statue of this saint.  Some sponsored booklets regarding the life history, novena  and hymns of St. Jude.

St. FRANCIS XAVIER was born in Spain at the Xavier castle on 8th April 1506.  He was affectionately called "JASSU".  After completion of preparatory studies in Spain, he joined th world renowned University of Paris.  The ambitious plans of his dreams to shine in the world over as one of the most intellectual luminaries were thwarted by the famous words of Jesus "what does it profit a man to gain the whole world if he looses his own soul?" repeatedly sounded into his ears by Ignatius de Loyola, one in all his room-mate, his friend, his disciple.

Once Francis Xavier was ordained as a priest along with Ignatius de Loyola and four others, they together formed a Society of Jesus.  They served Jesus in poverty and chastity.  They preached and nursed the sick in the city.  From Rome, through Lisbon, at the request of king of Portugal, D, Joao III, chosen to go to remote East.

 

                ST. JUDE AND ST. FRANCIS XAVIER COMMUNITY
       
NAME ADDRESS CONTACT NO. FAMILY ID
      AS ON JUNE 2014
SIMLA COMPLEX      
CLUSTER NO. 1  Animator: CELINE C-1/104 67671804 11 FAMILIES
BUILDINGS / WINGS - A1, A2, A4, B1, B2      
MARGARET A1/201 9892912999 21-0039
DELLY J. D'SOUZA A1/101 9619055179 21-0452
FREDRICK MASCARENHAS A1/102 9869809390 21-0311
MAXY ARANHA A2/107 9869117256 21-0481
JULIE SIEIRO A2/205    
LIBERETTA RODRIGUES A2/207 9821258395  
S. PERIERA A4-013    
MONICA FERNANDES A4/213 9969046927 21-2005
ALEX D'COSTA B1/104 28120280 21-0050
PETER ALMEIDA B2/205 9892476885 21-0197
LILY CASTELINO B2/208 9867208496 21-0244

 

CLUSTER NO. 2:  Animator : LUCY B1/104 28120280 /  8 FAMILIES
BUILDINGS / WINGS - A3  - SIMLA   7738448026  
RITA PEREIRA A3/108 9867092040 21-0042
CELINE VAZ A3/109 9146478067 21-0043
ANARITA COUTINHO A3/110 9220534653 21-0044
JULIE PEREIRA A3/208 65826895  
MARIE PEARCE A3/210 9920541719 21-0332
CAROL JACINTO A3/310 28107237 21-0047
S. PEREIRA A3/013    
MONICA FERNANDES A3/213 9969046927 21-2005

 

CLUSTER NO. 3: Animator: ANJELA ESSEX D2/108 9870026050 12 FAMILIES
BUILDINGS / WINGS - C1, D1 & D2 - SIMLA      
RICHARD GONSALVES C1/202 9987409762 21-0054
NELSON D'SOUZA C1/104 28118297 21-002
VIMAL NETTO C1/001    
BENEDICTA LASRADO C1/002 9167484958 08-0455
MARCELINE FERNANDES C1/004 9821393618 21-0328
CLARA D'SOUZA D1/102 9769091489 21-0340
JOAQUIM BAPTISTA D1/002 9867081020 21-0649
RONNY DIAS D2/307 9820731862  
LUCY FERNANDES D2/108 9930452247 21-0057
FLORENCE PACHEACO D2/208    
MICHAEL ALPHONSO D1/203 9664716478 21-0791
DANIEL LOBO D2/105 9833079565 21-0776

 

TRIVEDI COMPLEX      
CLUSTER NO.4: Animator: PRIYA C/204 8691849141 10 FAMILIES
BUILDING / WINGS- NEW AKASHDEEP TOWER B&C WING    
LANCY FERNANDES B/304 8976886989 21-0229
JOE LUIS D'SOUZA B/404 9819044165 21-0337
VINCENT CASTELINO B/504 9167014068 21/0061
PHILIP FERNANDES B/603 9820196822 21-0781
NORBERT ALPHONSO C/103 9867221548 21-0767
EDWARD D'SOUZA C-204 9930454465 21-0474
SEREFINA PAUL C/304 9594880116 21-0074
ANTONIO FERNANDES C/404 9819540193 21-0417
KEROPIN SIMOES C/504 9769374608 21-0339
MARICIA FERMIE C/602 9029410760 21-0884

 

CLUSTER NO. 5: Animator: AUDREY B2/101 9819433021 17 FAMILIES
BUILDINGS / WINGS - ASHWIN A3, B2, JASMINE B4      
ALEXANDER BUTHELLO A3/102 9930883262 21-0580
MARIE FERNANDES A3/103 9969705773 21-0060
PAULINE COUTINHO A3/105 9820753567 21-0204
ASTRID MAHDIK A3/205 9869877276 21-0368
NOEL REGO B2/101 9819433021 21-0218
ANITA D'MELLO B2/103 9920083391 21-0692
JERRY GUDINHO B2/204 9819400141 21-0063
FELIX RODRIGUES B2/303 9833954291 21-0064
ROSARIO D'COSTA B4/003 9833100645 21-0070
BASTIAVE LEWIS B4/004 9892432790 21-0071
SUNITA D'SOUZA B4/103 9324102174 21-0583
DIAGO MONTEIRO B4/304 8108257257 21-0462
MORRIS FERNANDES B4/001 9820102951  
SUNIL LINET D'SILVA B2/104 9892214022 19-0390
IRINE GOMES B4/302 9930819796 21-0785
MICHAEL FERNANDES B2/202 9323891853 21-0760
REMEDIANA B2/302 8097950189  

 

CLUSTER NO. 6: Animator: Mr. GUDINHO B2/204 9819400141 6 FAMILIES
BUILDING / WING - JASMINE, B3      
JUDY CARDOZA B3/004 9833812990 21-0430
RIGOBERTO CALDEIRO B3/101 9930939918 21-0065
PLACID TAVARES B3/103 9821464972 21-0066
CLARA CASTELINO B3/104 9819651292 21-0067
CARMIN D'SOUZA B3/202 9920191027 21-0585
VELINA FERNANDES                                (LOCKED) B3/201    

 

CLUSTER NO. 7 : Animator: CLARA B3/104 9819651292 12 FAMILIES
BUILDING / WING - TRIVENI D, E, F, EKTA C1, C2, B1, B5      
FRANCIS D'SOUZA D/104 9930820622 21-0871
SNEHA PINTO E/001 8655726433 21-0753
PERPETIN LOBO F/204 9869391379 21-0234
CLIFFORD DIAS C1/304 8108969738 21-0438
CLARA SEQUEIRA C1/202 8286771046 21-0076
ANNA FERNANDES B1/204 9892040433 21-0185
ISABELLA LOBO B1/202 9930657557 21-0062
Amanda's Mother C2/004 9664009908 21-0089
MONTY DANTES B5/002 9769850890 21-0360
AGNELO CRASTO B5/102 8898343977 21-0224
PRASHANT FERNANDES B5/201 9920283638  

 

TOTAL - SIMLA - 31 FAMILIES
                TRIVEDI - 45 FAMILIES
GRAND TOTAL - 76 FAMILIES

 

 
     
 
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