Updated: 20 April 2017
Rev. Fr. Lennie J.A. Connully OFM Cap.
As part of the build up to Jubilee there will be a memorial mass for all priests who served our parish and for all parishioners who have gone to their eternal reward today Friday, 21st April at 6.15 pm. Any one of you who has lost some dear one may bring an A4 size photograph and hold it at the procession that will follow.
Our Bishop’s pastoral visit commences on Sunday 23rd April with the 7.30 pm Mass.
The Golden Jubilee celebration of our parish: Thursday, 27th April Cultural evening. On that day the evening mass will be at 6.30 pm instead of 7 pm. The cultural programme starts at 7.30 pm. The venue will be the Football court.
Friday 28th April : Golden Jubilee Thanksgiving concelebrated pontifical high Mass at 6.15 pm. The mass will be followed by Agape with the participation of all communities.
Saturday 29th April: Priestly ordination of Br. Brillis Mathew at 6.30 pm. All masses after 6.30 pm including the 7.30 pm mass are cancelled on this day.
Sunday 30th April: The First Mass of the newly ordained priest will be at 9 am in our church.
All are cordially invited for the Jubilee celebrations and the ordination.
In view of the Golden Jubilee of our parish we have been granted a special indulgence for all those who come to St. Mary’s Church on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th of April.
Conditions: One must be in the state of grace and do any one of the following devotions
1. Participation in the Eucharist and reception of the Holy Communion Or
2. Visit to the blessed Sacrament and silent adoration Or
3. Visit St. Mary’s church and say one rosary (five decades)
4. After any of the above pray one Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory be, for the intentions of the Holy Father.
There will be no programmes or meetings in the Mini Hall and Rooms from 24th – 28th April 2017. All the facilities are reserved for the practice in preparation of the Golden Jubilee celebrations on 27th & 28th.
There will be NO CATECHISM on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th April because of the Golden Jubilee Programme. Classes resume on the 5th and 6th May.
Baptism Seminar for the month of May will be held at the mini hall from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, on Friday 5th May instead of instead of the usual second Friday, because of the school exam. Parents and Godparents must attend this seminar. Please register ONLINE at www.saintmarysdubai.org