1st Sunday of Advent

  1. Today is 1st Sunday of Advent – a new season to prepare, directing our hearts and minds to await the second coming of Christ and to celebrate the birth of Christ.
  2. Feasts of the Week:
    6th St. Nicholas,
    7th St. Ambrose,
    8th solemnity of Immaculate Conception of Mary.
    Happy feast to all those who have this title as their patron.
  3. Dec 7th is 1st Thursday of the month. There will be a special novena at 10.30 am in Tamil.
  4. There will be a Parish Council Meeting on 5th December, Tuesday at 7.00pm. Request the Council members to attend without fail.
  5. The parish Christmas celebrations will be held on 16th December at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. We request all of you to be part of this celebration.
  6. Preparations for the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation in English will begin from February 2024. Registration for the sacrament is open. Parishioners who are interested to register for these sacraments and the preparatory course, kindly approach the Parish office for registrations at the earliest.
  7. On 10th December, there will be a retreat for English youth at Nava Spoorthi Kendra.
  8. A 4 minute presentation on the Integrated Reading of the Bible and Catechism of the Catholic Church has been compiled into a book format and is accessible as a downloadable PDF file. To facilitate the download, cards with QR codes have been placed on the notice board, kindly look at the notice board and make use of it.
  9. We request all those who have submitted their forms for the MLC Graduate to kindly look at the notice board. The name ticked in the list submitted to Shirly has just passed through the preliminary scrutiny from BBMS office and is in process. If your name is not ticked, request you to kindly refill the forms again and resubmit the following documents: Form 18 – Graduate constituency, 3 copies of 3 passport size photos with a white background, 2) Adhar Card 3) Voter Id 4) Convocation certificate 5) If provisional / marks card of all semesters to be attached.
  10. Admissions for the academic year 2024-25 are open at St. Francis Xavier’s School, Promenade Road, Fraser Town, Holy Angels Higher Primary School, Fraser Town, and St. Germain Academy. For more details, kindly look at the notice board.
  11. Ascension Church is celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on 9th December. For more details, kindly look at the notice board.
  12. Logos Retreat Centre is conducting the Marian Convention on 6th, 7th, and 8th December 2023 from 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Logos Retreat Centre in Babusahipalya, Bangalore.