All Association of St. Patrick’s Cathedral

 

SR. NO.

ASSOCIATION

DESCRIPTION

HEAD

CONTACT NO.

MEETING

1

Alcoholics Anonymous

Group of alcoholics who meet regularly to help each other to stay away from alcohol, through sharing of experiences and based on a 12-step spiritual recovery program.

Taufiq (Founder Member) Surjit (Secretary)

9822682505 9923053520

Every Sunday 10:30 a.m.

2

Altar Servers

Young children of std. IV to std. IX who assist the priest at Holy Mass.

Dolcy Pinto

9665117058

Saturdays 4:00 p.m.

3

Brave Hearts

Widows and widowers who organize programmes to assist their needs.

Janice Fernandes

8087802351

4

Catechists

Adults who teach catechism to children on Sundays.

Jackie De Sales, Dipti Coutinho, Pricillia Rodrigues

9765981418, 9049681036, 9921215611

Every Sunday

5

Cathedral Décor Team

Assists in the floral décor and cleanliness of the altar and sanctuary

Fatima Sisters (St. Anthony’s Home)

020-26361370

Saturday mornings

6

Catholic Association of Poona

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Unit addressing the socio-political needs of the Catholic community.

Albert Fernandes

9823243407

Every 2nd Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

7

Choir

Sing or play musical instruments during Mass.

Lancy

9890272458

Wednesday morning, Friday evening, Saturday evening

8

Eucharistic Ministers

Distribute Holy Communion at Mass and to home bound parishioners.

Michael Rebello

9822304404

3rd Friday of the month

9

Hope Spring Family Counselling Centre

Assist marriages that are unable to cope up and adjust, in building a happy home. Also counsel as part of the PNE.

Linda & Kevin Braganza

8975465899 / 9321029261

As and when required

10

Keep the Faith

They work for renewal of faith, to believe God’s power.

Jones Sebastian Cryspin

9850819750 9922997443

Once a month

11

Krist Kiran Pariwar

Is a Catholic Covenant Community of lay persons, meant to help members to live as disciples of Jesus amid the challenges of the modern world.

Luke Lobo

9850016032

12

Legion of Mary

Soldiers of Mary who recite the rosary daily and visit any person in need.

Mary Kaunda

9890697983

Every Saturday evening at 5.00 p.m.

13

Liturgy Committee

Prepare the liturgy for Masses and novenas.

Robert Williams

9881443507

Last Saturday of the month

14

Marriage Encounter

Conduct programs for couples, parents in parishes and other groups.

Wendy & John

9860243518

Accordingly

15

Neo Catechumen Way

Works to renew and strengthen faith in small communities. They also strive to evangelize those who have almost abandoned Christian life.

Phillip Marcelline

9822888071

16

Parish Finance Committee

To decide and manage the financial affairs of events organised in the Church and projects undertaken.

Fr S. A. Louis

9922755570

Once a month

17

Parish Nursery

Play group for children of the less privileged at a low tuition fees.

Evelyn Dias

9881253776

Monday to Friday

18

Parish Pastoral Council

Assist the Parish Priest to plan, organise and implement activities that are pastoral in nature.

Smeeta Nazareth

9881155913

Last Thursday of the month at 6:45 p.m.

19

Parking Team

Directs parking and controls the incoming and outgoing vehicles within the campus.

Manoj Pillay

9822043066

20

Prayer Group

Members of this group meet to pray for different intentions.

Aloysius Alphonso

9822026604

Every Monday at 6:45 p.m.

21

Prison Ministry

It provides solace by working for the release, reformation &rehabilitation of prisoners.

Venita Britto

9822148798

1st Sunday of the month

22

Proclaimers of the Word of God

Proclaim the Word of God at Mass.

Robert Williams

9881443507

When required

23

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Working with people of other faiths who are interested in knowing more about Jesus and desiring to be baptised.

Florence Arokiaswamy

8698236699

Every Wednesday 7:00 p.m. onwards

24

Small Christian Communities

Aims at transformation of social and spirituality in every area of the parish with a sense of belonging to the parish community and working together as a family.

Fr Stanley Fernandes

9867352153

25

St. Patrick’s Youth

To bring the youth together. Organise football tournaments, summer club.

Fr Stanley Fernandes

9867352153

Every Sunday 4.30

26

St. Vincent de Paul

Assist the adopted families with educational, medical and other basic needs.

Mani Paul

9766488310

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

27

Vailankanni Novena Committee

Assist in planning, organizing and co-ordination of the 11 days novena service at Wanowrie Chapel.

Francis Paul

9766488310

28

Women’s Cell

To support, help, understand and motivate men & women to believe in gender equality. Awareness programmes are conducted on issues concerning women like elimination of violence against women, legal provisions to protect women, govt. aid available for domestic workers, etc. Support for women in distress, and professional help is provided to the needy.

Anita Manuel

9422942265

Once a month