Weekly Notices

Today is the 20th Sunday of Ordinary times
Monday .. 20th Aug .. Mem of St. Bernard, ab dr
Tuesday .. 21th Aug .. Mem of St. Pius X, pp
Wednesday .. 22th Aug .. Mem of The Queenship of Mary
Friday .. 24th Aug .. Feast of St. Bartholomew, Ap

Areawise Mass:

Monday .. 20th Aug .. G-5 area Mass at Mrs. Joanita Alphonso’s residence 25 Silver Classic ,
3rd floor B-wing, Jagtap chowk at 7.00 pm

Wednesday .. 22nd Aug .. I3 & I6 area Mass at Christopher & Jeena Phillip’s residence 201 Radiant Paradise Building A/3 at 7.00 pm

The SVP Members will be standing outside the Church with boxes today & tomorrow i.e. the 18th and 19th August before and after all Masses to collect donations to meet the educational and medical needs of the under privileged in our parish. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Society of St. Vincent de Paul”.

Senior Citizen’s Forum of St. Patrick’s Cathedral is organizing a tambola on Sunday 19th August at 7.00 pm in the parish hall. Entrance is free. All are invited.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on the Vatican document ‘Decree of Ecumenism’ on Monday 20th August. All are invited.

Parish office timings Kindly note that parish office henceforth will remain open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm from Monday to Saturday and on Sunday’s before and after all the Masses.

Those parishioners who have not registered in the parish, we request them to register at the earliest in the parish office.

In solidarity with the people of Kerala there will be a collection made at all Masses next Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August which will be sent to CBCI – Caritas Centre to be used for the flood affected people of Kerala.

Novena to Our Lady of Vailankanni begins from Wednesday 29th August at Wanowrie Chapel with Rosary and flag hoisting at 6.00 pm followed by inaugural Mass. From 30th August to 7th of September we shall have the Rosary and Novena service at 6 .00 p.m. followed by Mass which will be conducted by various areas of our parish.. The feast Mass will be celebrated on 8th September at 6.00 pm. Handouts are kept at the church exist, kindly collect a copy per family.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Bible course in English & Marathi by Pune Service Team from 19th August to 2nd Dec 2018

  2. KKP is conducting a seminar for the youth “The Answer” from 24th to 26th Aug at Ramwadi, Pune.

  3. “Faith, Fun & Fellowship” programme on Sunday 26th August at Mother Teresa Church, Hadapsar

  4. Our Lady of Vailankanni Novena at St. Ignatius Church, Khadki from 29th August

  5. Marriage preparation course in Hindi – 15th & 16th August

Parish Priest

Today is the 20th Sunday of Ordinary times
Monday .. 20th Aug .. Mem of St. Bernard, ab dr
Tuesday .. 21th Aug .. Mem of St. Pius X, pp
Wednesday .. 22th Aug .. Mem of The Queenship of Mary
Friday .. 24th Aug .. Feast of St. Bartholomew, Ap

Areawise Mass:

Monday .. 20th Aug .. G-5 area Mass at Mrs. Joanita Alphonso’s residence 25 Silver Classic ,
3rd floor B-wing, Jagtap chowk at 7.00 pm

Wednesday .. 22nd Aug .. I3 & I6 area Mass at Christopher & Jeena Phillip’s residence 201 Radiant Paradise Building A/3 at 7.00 pm

The SVP Members will be standing outside the Church with boxes today & tomorrow i.e. the 18th and 19th August before and after all Masses to collect donations to meet the educational and medical needs of the under privileged in our parish. Cheques to be drawn in favour of “Society of St. Vincent de Paul”.

Senior Citizen’s Forum of St. Patrick’s Cathedral is organizing a tambola on Sunday 19th August at 7.00 pm in the parish hall. Entrance is free. All are invited.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on the Vatican document ‘Decree of Ecumenism’ on Monday 20th August. All are invited.

Parish office timings Kindly note that parish office henceforth will remain open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm from Monday to Saturday and on Sunday’s before and after all the Masses.

Those parishioners who have not registered in the parish, we request them to register at the earliest in the parish office.

In solidarity with the people of Kerala there will be a collection made at all Masses next Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August which will be sent to CBCI – Caritas Centre to be used for the flood affected people of Kerala.

Novena to Our Lady of Vailankanni begins from Wednesday 29th August at Wanowrie Chapel with Rosary and flag hoisting at 6.00 pm followed by inaugural Mass. From 30th August to 7th of September we shall have the Rosary and Novena service at 6 .00 p.m. followed by Mass which will be conducted by various areas of our parish.. The feast Mass will be celebrated on 8th September at 6.00 pm. Handouts are kept at the church exist, kindly collect a copy per family.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Bible course in English & Marathi by Pune Service Team from 19th August to 2nd Dec 2018

  2. KKP is conducting a seminar for the youth “The Answer” from 24th to 26th Aug at Ramwadi, Pune.

  3. “Faith, Fun & Fellowship” programme on Sunday 26th August at Mother Teresa Church, Hadapsar

  4. Our Lady of Vailankanni Novena at St. Ignatius Church, Khadki from 29th August

  5. Marriage preparation course in Hindi – 15th & 16th August

Parish Priest

Today is the 15th Sunday of Ordinary times
Areawise Mass:

Tuesday .. 17th Jul .. A1 area Mass at 7.00 pm at Philomena Waghmare residence, Chimta Basti

Thursday .. 19th July .. E4 area Mass at 7.00 pm at Monica Francis residence, Fatima Nagar

Friday .. 20th July .. N3 area Mass at 7.00 pm at Cosmos club house no. 2, Magarpatta

Tomorrow / Today Sunday 15th July there will be a meeting for the parents of Std. IX children who are going to receive Confirmation at 8.30 am in the Eichstatt Hall.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be felicitating students of our parish who have excelled in their board exams (St.d X & XII) from Pune University in order of merit today Sunday 15th July 2018 at 7.00 pm in the Parish hall.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on ‘Ch.9 of Vatican Document – Declaration of Christian Education’ on Monday 16th July. All are invited.

We shall be having the induction of Fr. S A Louis on Wednesday at the 6.00 pm Mass in the Cathedral. We request all parishioners to attend this induction ceremony. The novena will be prayed before the evening Mass at 5.45 pm.

Children from std. V onwards will be serving as Altar servers Henceforth, Children from std. V onwards will be serving as Altar servers. All the students of Std. V and older children who would like to serve at the Mass need to attend Altar servers practice on Saturdays at 4 pm in the sacristy.

The senior Citizen form of St. Patrick’s Cathedral are organizing a Tambola on Sunday 29th July fron 7.00 pm onwards in the parish hall.

The Legion of Mary of our Parish started in 1957 and is doing yeomen service since its inception. We humbly request you parishioners to share your valuable time in this noble cause by joining the Legion of Mary. For further details please refer to parish notice board.

Fr. James Luke celebrates his birthday on Saturday 21st July. Kindly keep him in your prayers

Parish Priest

Today is the 14th Sunday of Ordinary times
Wednesday .. 11th Jul .. Mem of St. Benedict, ab

Areawise Mass:

Wednesday .. 11th July .. G area Mass at 7.00 pm at Shivanand Garden club house

Friday .. 13th July .. S1 area Mass (Mother Teresa Community) at Victoria’s residence, Wanworie Gaon, Pune at 7 pm

meeting for the parent of the children receiving First Holy Communion There will be a meeting for the parent of the children receiving First Holy Communion on Sunday 8th July today at 8.30 am in the Eichstatt Hall.

On the occasion of Palki the parish office will remain closed on Monday 9th July.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on Monday 9th July. All are invited.

meeting for the parent of the children receiving Confirmation There will be a meeting for the parent of the children receiving Confirmation on Sunday 15th July at 8.30 am in the Eichstatt Hall.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be felicitating students of our parish who have excelled in their board graduate exams from Pune University in order of merit. Students who have excelled in Std. X and XII will be felicitated. The cut off percentage for Std. X is 85% and Std. XII is 80%. All Students should submit the attested photo copies of their mark sheet along with Church membership card in the parish office latest by 7th July, 2018. The highest scorers in Xth and all three streams of XIIth std students from our parish will be awarded a special scholarship in the name of Rowena Gaurav Pereira. The felicitation program me will be held next Sunday 15th July 2018 at 7.00 pm in the Parish hall. Those students who have submitted their mark sheet are requested to submit your photographs as well.

Parish Priest

Today is the 13th Sunday of Ordinary times
Tuesday .. 3rd July .. Sol of St. Thomas, Apostle of India

Areawise Mass:

Tuesday .. 3rd July .. D1 & D2 Fatima Nagar area at Mrs. Iona Furnell residence K P Towers VI, flat No. 447

Tuesday .. 3rd July .. I-1 area at Mr. Saby & Mrs. Nancy Francis residence – Ravi Park B1 flat no.22,Jagtap Chowk, Wanowrie, Pune

Thursday .. 5th July .. F-1 area (near Bank of Maharastra) at Mrs. Michelle Pinto’s residence “Casa Blanca” 1st floor, Wanawadi, Pune

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on Monday 2nd July. All are invited.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be felicitating students of our parish who have excelled in their board graduate exams from Pune University in order of merit. Students who have excelled in Std. X and XII will be felicitated. The cut off percentage for Std. X is 85% and Std. XII is 80%. All Students should submit the attested photo copies of their mark sheet along with Church membership card in the parish office latest by 7th July, 2018. The highest scorers in Xth and all three streams of XIIth std students from our parish will be awarded a special scholarship in the name of Rowena Gaurav Pereira. The felicitation program me will be held next Sunday 15th July 2018 at 7.00 pm in the Parish hall. Those students who have submitted their mark sheet are requested to submit your photographs as well.

The Vailankanni Festival at Wanowrie will be held from 29th August to 8th September. The committee members will contact you for donations to defray the expenses incurred for the festival. Kindly oblige

Saturday evening & Sunday choir Those who wish to join the Saturday evening & Sunday choir please register at the parish office. For the children’s choir, the children from 5th Std. to 9th Std. can register their names.

meeting for the parent of the children receiving First Holy Communion There will be a meeting for the parent of the children receiving First Holy Communion on Sunday 8th July today at 8.30 am in the Eichstatt Hall.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Poona Catholic Co-op Credit Soc. 55th Annual General Body Meeting on 8th July

  2. Marriage preparation course in Marathi on 7th & 8th July

Parish Priest

Today is the 11th Sunday of Ordinary times
Next Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on Monday 18th June. All are invited.

There will be a meeting of all Sunday School teachers from Std 1 to Std 9 on Sunday 17th June at the Parish Hall at 9:30am to 10.30 am.

St. Patrick’s Youth group meeting will be held today i.e. Sunday 17th June at 11.00 am in the parish hall. We request all the youth of our parish, especially all those who have enrolled in the parish office to attend the meeting.

Sunday School classes will commence from next Sunday 24th June, 2018 at 8.30 am followed by Children’s Mass at 9.45 am. Registration for 1st Holy Communion & Confirmation : Children who are in Std. III for First Holy Communion & VIII for confirmation will have to get their registration done. Forms are available in the parish office.

Our Parish Nursery for the academic year 2018-2019 will re-open on Monday 18th June.

Laity Sunday will be celebrated next Sunday 24th June: The Parish pastoral council members and Eucharistic Ministers will be commissioned at the 8.30 am Mass. The Sunday school teachers will be commissioned at the 9.45 am Mass.

On the occasion of International Widow’s Day, St. Patrick’s Cathedral widows/ widowers group “Brave hearts” invites all widows & widowers of our parish for a special Eucharistic celebration on Sunday 24th June at 11.00 am

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be felicitating students of our parish who have excelled in their board graduate exams from Pune University in order of merit. Students who have excelled in Std. X and XII will be felicitated. The cut off percentage for Std. X is 85% and Std. XII is 80%. All Students should submit the attested photo copies of their mark sheet along with Church membership card in the parish office latest by 30th June 2018. The highest scorers in Xth and all three streams of XIIth std students from our parish will be awarded a special scholarship in the name of Rowena Gaurav Pereira. The felicitation program me will be held on 15th July 2018 at 7.00 pm in the Parish hall.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral choirs:Those who wish to join the Saturday evening & Sunday choir please register at the parish office. For the children’s choir, the children from 5th Std. to 9th Std. can register their names.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage preparation course in Marathi on 7th & 8th July

Parish Priest

Today is the 10th Sunday of Ordinary times
Monday .. 11th June .. Mem of St. Barnabus, Ap
Wednesday.. 13th June .. Mem of St. Anthony of Padua, pt dr
Areawise Mass:

Satya Vihar & surrounding areas .. G-4 area .. on Friday 15th June at 7:00 pm

The daily morning Mass at Kroot memorial will commence from Monday 11th June.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a prayer meeting with praise and worship at 6.45 pm in the parish hall followed by a talk on Monday 11th June. All are invited.

The Parish Pastoral Council meeting will be held on Thursday 14th June 2018 at 6.45 pm in the parish hall.

There will be a meeting of all Sunday School teachers from Std 1 to Std 9 on Sunday 17th June at the Parish Hall at 9:30am to 10.30 am.

Sunday School classes will commence from next Sunday 24th June, 2018 at 8.30 am followed by Children’s Mass at 9.45 am. Registration for 1st Holy Communion & Confirmation : Children who are in Std. III for First Holy Communion & VIII for confirmation will have to get their registration done. Forms are available in the parish office.

Our Parish Nursery for the academic year 2018-2019 will re-open on Monday 18th June.

St. Patrick’s Youth group meeting will be held today i.e. Sunday 17th June at 11.00 am in the parish hall. We request all the youth of our parish(Children who have passed the SSC and HSC to join the youth group) to register at the parish office.

Laity Sunday will be celebrated next Sunday 24th June: The Parish pastoral council members and Eucharistic Ministers will be commissioned at the 8.30 am Mass. The Sunday school teachers will be commissioned at the 9.45 am Mass.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage preparation course in Marathi on 7th & 8th July

  2. Minority Admission to St. Patrick’s Junior College Std. XI from 13th to 18th June 2018

  3. Minority Admission to Vidya Bhavan Junior College, Std. XI on 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th June

  4. St. Joseph’s Technical Institute - new location

Parish Priest

Today we celebrate the feast of The Most Holy Trinity
Thursday .. 31st May .. Feast of The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday .. 1st June .. Mem of St. Justin, m
Next Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of The Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ

St. Patrick’s Prayer group will have an hour of Intercessory Prayer & Petition from 6.45 to 7.45 pm every Monday during the Month of May. The intercessory prayers will be prayed in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel near the basket ball court. Every member of our parish will be prayed for. Petition boxes are kept in the Church. All are invited to join in the intercessory prayers.

Taize Prayer will be held on Tuesday 29th May after the evening Mass.

Rosary Confraternity We shall have the establishment of the Rosary Confraternity on Thursday 31st May at 6.00 pm in the Cathedral. Bp. Thomas Dabre will be the main celebrant.

Proclaimers schedule for June both week day & week-end Masses is put up on the parish notice board. Proclaimers are requested to look up the notice board for their names.

Those who have subscribed to the Word Among Us may please collect your copy from the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Novena to St. Anthony at the Diocesan Shrine of St. Anthony from Thursday 31st May

  2. Sholapur & Daund get together in the Eichstatt Hall on 2nd June.

Parish Priest

Today is Pentecost Sunday
Saturday .. 26th May .. Mem of St. Philip Neri, pt

St. Patrick’s Prayer group will have an hour of Intercessory Prayer & Petition from 6.45 to 7.45 pm every Monday during the Month of May. The intercessory prayers will be prayed in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel near the basket ball court. Every member of our parish will be prayed for. Petition boxes are kept in the Church. All are invited to join in the intercessory prayers.

Rosary Confraternity We shall have the establishment of the Rosary Confraternity on Thursday 31st May at 6.00 pm in the Cathedral. Bp. Thomas Dabre will be the main celebrant.

Bp. Thomas Dabre will be celebrating his Episcopal ordination anniversary on Sunday 27th May at the 11.00 am Mass. Please join us in praying for him.

Fr. Wilfred as Rector and Fr. Rohan as Asst. Parish Priest are transferred from the Parish with effect from 1-6-18. Fr. S A Louis will be new Rector and Fr. Stanley Fernandes as Asst. Parish Priest of the Cathedral respectively.

Fr. Wilfred will be on my annual leave from 23rd to 28th May. Fr. James Luke will be in charge in my absence.

Parish Priest

Today is the 5th Sunday of Easter
Wednesday .. 2nd May .. Mem of St. Athanasius, bp dr
Thursday.. 3rd May .. Feast of Saints Philip & James, Aps.
Parish office will remain closed on Tuesday 1st may on the Occasion of Worker’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on “Practices of the early Church” on Monday 30th April in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

St. Patrick’s Youth presents a summer camp for Kids from Friday 4th to Sunday 13th May 2018 from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm in the parish hall. Registration forms are available in the parish office. Kindly register by 2nd May.

Proclaimers schedule for May both week day & week-end Masses is put up on the parish notice board. Proclaimers are requested to kindly look up the notice board for their names.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral community would like to wish all our parishioners who will be going for their annual vacation a safe journey and enjoyable holidays. Kindly remember to attend Sunday Mass where ever you are.

Month of May is the month of devotion to Mother Mary. Rosary will be recited daily before the evening Mass in front of the Grotto in our Cathedral Campus. Children, youth & elders are requested to join in praying the Rosary. Parents are requested to bring the family together to recite the rosary in their homes daily.

We will not have the morning Mass i.e. 7.00 am at Kroot for the month of May as the Chapel is under renovation.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Pune Christian Book Fair – 5th to 20th May at O M Books Pune, Quarter Gate, Pune Camp.

Parish Priest

Today is the 4th Sunday of Easter
Wednesday .. 25th April .. Feast of St. Mark, Ev

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on Monday 2nd April in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

Pilgrimage to Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor, Kerala : St. Patrick’s Cathedral is organizing a pilgrimage to the Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor, Kerala for the 13th International Youth Conference from 22nd to 27th July. Simultaneously there is a separate retreat for the Children and couples as well. Those interested may book your tickets and please register at the parish office.

Purple Orchids team are available in our parish today Saturday 21st & tomorrow Sunday 22nd April for the Holy Land tour. Those who are interested can meet in the parish office on 21st & 22nd April.

We sincerely request parishioners not to keep their valuable belongings in their vehicles. There have been thefts in the recent times and we were able to identify the thieves. Those who have found their belongings missing from their vehicles may please contact the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage preparation course in Marathi – 28th & 29th April 2018

  2. Vincentians Charity Cricket Tournament – Season 4 is scheduled for 28th & 29th April

  3. The Focolare Movement invites you to “Mariapolis 2018” a summer gathering for all from 24th to 27th May at Papal Seminary, Pune

  4. Couples for Christ invites you to a youth camp from Friday 11th May to Sunday 13th May at Stella Maris School, Vadgaon Sheri, Pune

Parish Priest

Today is the 3rd Sunday of Easter

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on "Acts 2 – Peter’s Proclamation" on Monday 2nd April in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral in association with SEARCH (St. Francis Xavier’s Church) is organizing CONNECT a fun filled evening for Singles to meet and interact on Sunday 15th April from 4 to 8 pm (inclusive of Mass & dinner) in the Eichstatt Hall. Request singles to register at the parish office.

Pilgrimage to Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor, Kerala : St. Patrick’s Cathedral is organizing a pilgrimage to the Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor, Kerala for the 13th International Youth Conference from 22nd to 27th July. Simultaneously there is a separate retreat for the Children and couples as well. Those interested may book your tickets and please register at the parish office.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral widows / widowers group “Brave Hearts” invites all widows & widowers of our parish for a meeting on Saturday 21st April at 4.45 pm in the parish hall.

The KKP Youth Adults are conducting a programme for the youth of Std. X & XII “Crossroads Weekend” from Friday 20th at 7.00 pm to Sunday 22nd April till 1.00 pm. For further details please refer to parish notice board. Kindly register at the parish office.

Purple Orchids team are available in our parish today Saturday 21st & tomorrow Sunday 22nd April for the Holy Land tour. Those who are interested can meet in the parish office on 21st & 22nd April.

We sincerely request parishioners not to keep their valuable belongings in their vehicles. There have been thefts in the recent times and we were able to identify the thieves. Those who have found their belongings missing from their vehicles may please contact the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage preparation course in Marathi – 28th & 29th April 2018

  2. Vincentians Charity Cricket Tournament – Season 4 scheduled for on 21st & 22nd April has been postponed to a later date.

  3. The Focolare Movement invites you to “Mariapolis 2018” a summer gathering for all from 24th to 27th May at Papal Seminary, Pune

  4. Couples for Christ invites you to a youth camp from Friday 11th May to Sunday 13th May at Stella Maris School, Vadgaon Sheri, Pune

Parish Priest

Today is Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection

Masses in the morning are at 7.15 am in Hindi and in English at 8.30 am, 9.45 am & 11.00 am and in the evening at 6.00 pm. The Divine Mercy Novena is being conducted at 3.00 pm followed by Mass. The Feast Mass will be celebrated next Sunday i.e. 8th April at 3.00 pm after the Novena.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on “Infilling of the Holy Spirit” on Monday 2nd April in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

Easter house blessing will begin from Monday 2nd April. Your respective area leaders will inform you about the schedule. The holy water bottle will be given to you by your area leader when the priest visits your home for the Easter House Blessings.

The senior citizen Forum of St. Patrick’s are organizing a Whist Drive and Tambola on Saturday 14th April in the parish hall at 7.00 pm. All are invited. Entry coupons will be available in the parish office and the committee members.

The KKP Youth Adults are conducting a programme for the youth of Std. X & XII “Crossroads Weekend” from Friday 20th at 7.00 pm to Sunday 22nd April till 1.00 pm. For further details please refer to parish notice board. Kindly register at the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage preparation course in Marathi – 28th & 29th April 2018

  2. Vincentians Charity Cricket Tournament – Season 4 on 21st & 22nd April in aid of Educational facilities for poor & Prison Ministry.

  3. Job Vacancy for teachers

Good Friday collection will be sent to the Vatican, towards the expenses for the maintenance and upkeep of the Holy Places and also to help our brothers and sisters of the Holy Land. We thank you for your generous contribution. May God bless you.

Parish Priest

Today is Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

Blessing of Palms will be done at 8.15 am at the school quadrangle. All are invited to participate in the blessing followed by a procession and Mass in the Cathedral. Blessed Palms may be collected after the 9.45 am, 11.00 am and 6.00 pm Masses from the sacristy.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on “Easter Vigil Readings” on Monday 26th March in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

We begin our Easter Triduum from :
Maundy Thursday .. 29th March: 5.00 pm Commemoration of the Lord’s Supper in Hindi
7.00 pm Commemoration of the Lord’s Supper in English
(For the adoration service kindly refer to notice board)
Good Friday .. 30th March: 4.30 pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion in Hindi
6.00 pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion in English
(For the Way of the Cross in Hindi & English please refer to the notice board)
Holy Saturday .. 31st March: 7.30 am An hour with our sorrowing Mother in English
10.00 pm Easter Vigil Celebration of the Lord’s Resurrection.

The Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday. On Holy Saturday (no Mass only Novena) Sunday 1st April the Novena will be conducted at 3.00 pm followed by Mass. The Feast Mass will be celebrated Sunday 8th April at 3.00 pm after the Novena.

Collection made on Good Friday will be set aside to support the expenses for the maintenance and upkeep of the Holy Places and also to help our brothers and sisters of the Holy Land. This collection will be sent to the Vatican.

Proclaimers schedule for April both week day & week-end Masses is put up on the parish notice board. Proclaimers are requested to kindly look up the notice board for their names.

Those who wish to book a table to sell Easter eggs, cakes and other Easter items only on Easter Sunday i.e 1st April could book a table at the Parish office latest by Wednesday 28th March @ Rs.600/- per table.

The Commission for proclamation of the Archdiocese of Bombay will be visiting Pune on Tuesday 27th March to conduct the Way of the Cross in Tamil. The 11th & 12th Stations will be conducted at 3.00 pm at Wanowrie Chapel. The 13th & 14th Stations will be conducted at 4.00 pm in the Cathedral followed by Mass in Tamil at 4.30 pm. We request all our Tamil speaking parishioners to attend.

Blood donation camp will be held on Good Friday i.e. 30th March in the Eichstatt Hall from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm. Please refer to parish notice board for further details.

The Ladies of SSVP thank each of you for your generosity in patronizing their food stalls on Sunday 11th March. The amount collected is Rs. 1,06,175/- which will be handed over to the management of ‘Prem Niwas’.

The Chamber Singers, a well known Choir from Pune, conducted by Veronica Krishnayya, will perform Music for the Lenten Season in the Cathedral on Sunday March 25, 2018 after the evening Mass.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage preparation course in English – 7th & 8th April

  2. Job Vacancy for teachers

Parish Priest

Today is the 5th Sunday of Lent
Monday .. 19th March.. Sol of St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Campaign against Hunger & disease : Collection made at all Masses today and tomorrow is earmarked against Hunger & Disease. This collection will be sent to Bishop’s house alongwith the Lenten Alms collection.

Lenten mission : We will begin our Lenten mission on Call to Holiness from Monday 19th March to Friday 23rd March after the evening Mass in the Cathedral. Fr. Fernando da Costa is the preacher. He is well known for his retreats to priests and religious all over the country.

Chrism Mass will be held on Thursday 22nd March at 6.00 pm in St. Francis Xavier’s parish, St. Andrew’s School Grounds, Chinchwad, Pune. We request parishioners to join in this celebration of the Holy Eucharist. A bus will be arranged for those who wish to join us. Please register in the parish office.

Khandala Way of the Cross Those who wish to join us for the Way of the Cross at Khandala on Friday 23rd March, may please register at the parish office @ Rs. 100/- per head by Tuesday 20th March. We will leave from the Cathedral at sharp 10.00 am and will return by 5.00 pm.

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday: Blessing of Palms will be done at 8.15 am at the school quadrangle. All are invited to participate in the blessing followed by a procession and Mass in the Cathedral. Everyone is expected to join in for the blessing of the palms. Blessed Palms may be collected after the 9.45 am, 11.00 am and 6.00 pm Masses from the sacristy.

Those who wish to book a table to sell Easter eggs, cakes and other Easter items only on Easter Sunday i.e 1st April could book a table at the Parish office latest by Wednesday 28th March @ Rs.600/- per table.

The Senior Citizens Forum of St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be conducting a Holy Hour on Saturday 24th March at 5.45 pm in the Cathedral. All are requested to attend.

The Chamber Singers, a well known Choir from Pune, conducted by Veronica Krishnayya, will perform Music for the Lenten Season in the Cathedral on Sunday March 25, 2018 after the evening Mass.

Those who have subscribed to the Word Among Us may please collect your copy from the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage encounter “Live in weekend programme” on Sat 7th & Sun 8th April in Pashan

  2. Job Vacancy for teachers at Fr. Agnel’s Vidyankur pre-primary, primary, secondary & higher Secondary school (English Medium) & St. Vincent’s School , Camp

  3. D.Ed admissions 2018-2019 at St. Xavier’s D.Ed College, Kolhapur.

  4. The Easter Berry on Sunday 1st April at Shipyard Bar & Restaurant, Wanowrie, Pune.

Parish Priest

Today is the 4th Sunday of Lent

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on Monday 12th March in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

St. Patrick - our parish feast : The feast Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 17th March at 6.30 pm

Newman choir : In this season of Lent, come and join the Newman choir in contemplating the last words of Our Lord on the Cross, through The Seven Last Words of Christ – a powerful and beautiful Lenten Cantata on Sunday 11th March 7.00 pm onwards. For further details please refer to the parish notice board.

Parish Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 14th March in the parish hall.

Lenten Retreat : This Lent St. Patrick’s Cathedral is giving you an opportunity to breakout from your routine life and spend time in solitude and prayer at Lord’s Ranch from March 15th at 1.00 pm to March 18th 1.00 pm Those who are interested in joining us are requested to register in the parish office @ Rs.500/- per head inclusive of food, transport and accommodation.

Night Vigil will be held in Hindi & Tamil on Saturday 17th March from 9.30 pm to 12.00 mid night inclusive of Rosary, Way of the Cross, Adoration and Holy Eucharist at Wanowrie Chapel.

Campaign against Hunger & disease : Collection towards this worthy cause will be made on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March at all Masses. This collection will be sent to Bishop’s house alongwith the Lenten Alms collection.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral widows/ widowers group “Brave hearts” invites all widows & widowers of our parish for their Lenten reflection on Sunday 18th March at 4.30 pm in the parish hall. All are requested to attend.

Lenten Mission : We will begin our Lenten mission on Call to Holiness from Monday 19th March to Friday 23rd March after the evening Mass in the Cathedral. Fr. Fernando da Costa is the preacher. He is well known for his retreats to priests and religious all over the country.

Khandala Way of the Cross Those who wish to join us for the Way of the Cross at Khandala on Friday 23rd March, may please register at the parish office @ Rs. 100/- per head by Tuesday 20th March. We will leave from the Cathedral at sharp 10.00 am and will return by 5.00 pm.

SVP sale : On the occasion of International Women’s Day the ladies of St. Vincent de Paul are having a sale of food items on Sunday 11th March after all the Masses in the Cathedral. The proceeds of the sale will be given to Prem Niwas, Home for the aged.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage encounter “Live in weekend programme” on Sat 7th & Sun 8th April in Pashan

  2. Job Vacancy

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Today is the 3rd Sunday of Lent
Areawise Mass:

Tatya Tope & surrounding areas .. G-1 area .. on Mon 5th March at 7.00 pm

Vikas Nagar & surrounding areas .. G-5 area .. on Wed 7th March at 7.00 pm

There will be special confessions for children from 4th std to 8th std on Sunday 4th March 2018 from 08:30 a.m. to 09:30 a.m. in the school classrooms.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on “7 Last Words of Jesus” on Monday 5th February in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

St. Patrick - our parish feast : On 7th we will begin with the flag hoisting. We begin the novenas to Our Patron Saint Patrick from Thursday 8th March. The feast Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 17th March at 6.30 pm

Taize Prayer will be held on Thursday 8th March after St. Patrick’s novena.

There will be “Lenten Night Vigil on 10th March at St. Patrick’s Cathedral from 10.00 pm to 5.00 am including the Holy Mass organised by the Intercessory Network of Pune Service Team. For further details please refer to parish notice board.

Newman choir : In this season of Lent, come and join the Newman choir in contemplating the last words of Our Lord on the Cross, through The Seven Last Words of Christ – a powerful and beautiful Lenten Cantata on Sunday 11th March 7.00 pm onwards. For further details please refer to the parish notice board.

Lenten Retreat : St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be conducting a Lenten retreat at Lord’s Ranch from March 15th at 1.00 pm to March 18th 1.00 pm. Those who are interested in joining us are requested to register in the parish office @ Rs.500/- per head by March 10th.

Religious articles and books : A Cross , or a statue of Mother Mary or even subscriptions of Don Bosco are some things most of us have at our homes. Over a period of time a number of books and religious articles get collected in our home. It’s been a very long time since we have been thinking about taking this initiative. If any of you have religious statues/ frames, rosaries or religious pictures, books and don't know what to do with it, we have placed a box which will be near our Prison Ministry stall on Sundays and in the Parish Office on weekdays where you can deposit all these articles. Even broken statues and rosaries to be deposited here. We will do the needful.

SVP sale : On the occasion of International Women’s Day the ladies of St. Vincent de Paul are having a sale of food items on Sunday 11th March after all the Masses in the Cathedral. The proceeds of the sale will be given to Prem Niwas, Home for the aged.

We will be conducting Outdoor Way of the Cross every Saturday after the evening 6.30 pm Mass. The Lenten booklet is kept at the Church exit. Kindly collect a copy per family.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Online Admissions to pre-primary school of Apostolic Carmel, Pune for Jr. KG will open on 1st March

  2. Marriage encounter “Live in weekend programme” on Sat 7th & Sun 8th April in Pashan

Parish Priest

Today is the 2 nd Sunday of Lent

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on “7 Last Words of Jesus” on Monday 26th February in the Parish Hall. All are invited.

We will be conducting Outdoor Way of the Cross every Saturday after the evening 6.30 pm Mass. The Lenten booklet is kept at the Church exit. Kindly collect a copy per family.

Sunday School children will be celebrating faith sharing Day today followed by Children’s Mass at 9.45 am in the Cathedral. We request all children to be present at 7.45 am in the Eichstatt Hall. Today is the last Sunday for Sunday School.

There will be special confessions for children from 4th std to 8th std on Sunday 4th March 2018 from 08:30 a.m. to 09:30 a.m. in the school classrooms.

Holy Childhood Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 11 th February 2018. The collections made during the Masses on Saturday 10 th & Sunday 11 th ebruary are earmarked to help the poor children all over the world. This collection will be sent to the Pontifical Society for Holy Childhood, Rome.

A Cross , or a statue of Mother Mary or even subscriptions of Don Bosco are some things most of us have at our homes. Over a period of time a number of books and religious articles get collected in our home.
It’s been a very long time since we have been thinking about taking this initiative. If any of you have religious statues/ frames, rosaries or religious pictures, books and don't know what to do with it, we have placed a box which will be near our Prison Ministry stall on Sundays and in the Parish Office on weekdays where you can deposit all these articles. Even broken statues and rosaries to be deposited here. We will do the needful.

Proclaimers of the Word of God schedule for the Month of March 2018 for both week-end and week days is put up on the parish notice board. Proclaimers are requested to check their names.

RCIA has started a new batch for adults seeking Baptism at Easter 2019. Classes will be held every Sunday in the parish hall from 9.30 am to 11.00 am. Candidates who are interested may please meet Fr. Wilfred in the parish office.

We have noticed that that many Catholic parents are trying to seek admissions for their children in boarding schools in Panchgani an many end up in wrong places having no information on private schools. St. Xavier’s High School and Junior College in Panchgani is an International Residential School in Panchgani managed by the MCBS fathers. More details are available on the Notice board.

The Statement of accounts of the Shamrock fete held on 3rd & 4th February 2018 is put up on the notice board for your information. We thank everyone who contributed towards this event. The surplus will be utilized to help the poor with educational & medical assistance as well as development of homes in the slums.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Lenten retreat for Youth on 2nd to 4th March at Lord’s Ranch

  2. Online Admissions to pre-primary school of Apostolic Carmel, Pune for Jr. KG will open on 1st March

Parish Priest

Today is the 1 st Sunday of Lent
Areawise Mass:

Satya Vihar & surrounding areas .. G-4 area .. on Tue 20th February at 7.00 pm

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on Monday 19 th February in the Parish Hall All are invited.

We will be conducting Outdoor Way of the Cross every Saturday after the evening 6.30 pm Mass. The Lenten booklet is kept at the Church exit. Kindly collect a copy per family.

Sunday School children will be celebrating faith sharing Day on Sunday 25th February followed by Children’s Mass at 9.45 am in the Cathedral. We request all children to be present at 7.45 am in the Eichstatt Hall.

St. Patrick’s youth are organizing a football tournament on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February 2018 at St. Patrick’s School ground. Registration forms are available in the parish office.

There is a recollection on “Loss & Forgiveness” on Sunday 25th February from 10.00 am to 5.30 pm in the Eichstatt Hall by Fr. Tony Menezes (SVD). Kindly register in the parish office.

RCIA has started a new batch for adults seeking Baptism at Easter 2019. Classes will be held every Sunday in the parish hall from 9.30 am to 11.00 am. Candidates who are interested may please meet Fr. Wilfred in the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Lenten retreat in Marathi on 24 th to 27 th February at Lord’s Ranch.

  2. Lenten retreat for Youth on 2 nd to 4 th March at Lord’s Ranch

Parish Priest

Today is the 6 th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Areawise Mass:

Sacred Heart Town & Flower Valley & surrounding areas .. I-2 & I-5 areas ..on Thur 15th February at 7.00 pm

Today we celebrate Holy Childhood Sunday The collections made during the Masses are earmarked to help the poor children all over the world. This collection will be sent to the Pontifical Society for Holy Childhood, Rome.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on Monday 12 th February in the Parish Hall All are invited.

Wednesday 14 th February is ASH WEDNESDAY: A day of Fasting and Abstinence. Blessing and Imposition of Ashes will be done during all the Masses 6.30 am, 8.00 am and 10.30 am in English and 11.30 am in Hindi. In the evening at 6.00 pm & 7.30 pm in English. There will be no Mass in both the convents.

St. Patrick’s youth are organizing a football tournament on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th February 2018 at St. Patrick’s School ground. Registration forms are available in the parish office.

RCIA has started a new batch for adults seeking Baptism at Easter 2019. Classes will be held every Sunday in the parish hall from 9.30 am to 11.00 am. Candidates who are interested may please meet Fr. Wilfred in the parish office.

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Lenten retreat in Marathi on 24 th to 27 th February at Lord’s Ranch.

  2. Lenten retreat in Konkani on 14 th to 17 th February at Lord’s Ranch

Diaconate Ordination Banns Bro. Roshan Furtado S/O Mr. Santyag Furtado & Mrs. Ann Furtado residing at Uttarkannada, Karnataka. Keep him and his family members in your prayers as they prepare for the ordination.

Fr. Wilfred celebrates his birthday on Tuesday 13th February. Kindly keep him in your prayers

Parish Priest

Today is the 5 th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Monday .. 5th Feb.. Mem of St. Agatha, Vg m
Tuesday .. 6th Feb.. Mem of Sts. Paul Miki and comps(s), mm
Wednesday .. 7th Feb.. Mem of St. S Gonsalo Garcia, m
Saturday .. 10th Feb.. mem of St. Scholastica, vg
Areawise Mass:

Ganga Severa & surrounding areas G-7 area .. on Thursday at 7.00 pm

Magarpatta & surrounding areas N-3 area .. on Friday at 7.00 pm

Shamrock carnival 2017 is going on. It is a community event with food stalls and games, kindly patronize. Would love to see as many of you as possible.

St. Patrick’s Prayer group invites you to a Prayer Meeting with Praise and Worship at 6.45 pm followed by a talk on Monday 5 th February in the Parish Hall All are invited.

82 children of our parish will receive the Sacrament of onfirmation on Saturday 10 th February at 4.00 pm Kindly keep them in your prayers.

We require volunteers for Ramtekdi tuition class and mid-day meals. Please register at the parish office.

Holy Childhood Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 11 th February 2018. The collections made during the Masses on Saturday 10 th & Sunday 11 th ebruary are earmarked to help the poor children all over the world. This collection will be sent to the Pontifical Society for Holy Childhood, Rome.

Wednesday 14 th February is ASH WEDNESDAY: A day of Fasting and Abstinence. Blessing and Imposition of Ashes will be done during all the Masses 6.30 am, 8.00 am and 10.30 am in English and 11.30 am in Hindi. In the evening at 6.00 pm & 7.30 pm in English. There will be no Mass in both the convents. We request you to bring in the old palms and empty holy water bottles of the previous year and drop them in the boxes at the Church sacristy.

World Sick day - Healing service for the sick:th Wednesday 14 th Feb (Ash Wednesday). A healing service will be conducted at 4.00 pm inclusive of Holy Eucharist. Family members are requested to register the names of the sick as well as physically or mentally challenged persons at the parish office and also inform if they need assistance to be brought to the Church. We request people with cars and volunteers to come forward to help us.

Marriage Encounter Movement Celebrates World Marriage Day on Sunday 11 th February at the 8.30 am Mass. We encourage all married couples to attend this Mass and celebrate the grace of your Sacrament

Please refer to the parish notice board for the following:

  1. Marriage Peparation Course in : Marathi – 17 th & 18 th February & English 3 rd & 4 th March 2018

  2. Lenten retreat in Marathi on 24 th to 27 th February at Lord’s Ranch.

  3. Lenten retreat in Konkani on 14 th to 17 th February at Lord’s Ranch

  4. Job Vacancy – Driver, Technician, Sales & Marketing

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