October : Month of the Holy Rosary
The month of the Holy Rosary is October and this entire month is dedicated to the Rosary. We will have 10 Days Rosary in the church that will start on Friday, October 6th.
Saturday, October 14: SMCC will be conducting a defensive driving course in the parish hall after the 9 AM Holy Mass. Please contact SMCC president Jose Malayil or SMCC officials for more information.
Sunday, October 15: Wedding Anniversary
Holy Masses are offered to the wedding anniversary celebrants of this month. Please bring your offertory.
Blessed Kunjachan’s feast – Sponsors are welcome. Please contact Fr. Jos Kandathikudy , Fr. Royson Menolickal or trustees.
Sunday, October 22: World Mission Sunday. There will be a 2nd collection on both masses to help the mission projects.
Saturday, October 28: St. Vincent DePaul Charity Dinner
St. Vincent De Paul society is organizing a charity dinner in our church for helping the poor on Saturday October 28th at 5:00PM. Please cooperate and be part of it.
Sunday, October 29: Feast of St. Jude. Sponsors are welcome!
November: Month of the Souls in Purgatory
The month of November (Overview - Calendar) is dedicated to the Holy Souls in Purgatory. The Church commemorates all her faithful children who have departed from this life, but have not yet attained the joys of heaven.
Wednesday, November 1: All saints day – Holy mass at 7 PM
Thursday, November 2: All souls day- Cemetery visit at 5:30 PM , Holy Mass at church at 7 PM
Friday, November 3: First Friday – Night Vigil at 7 PM
Sunday, November 5:
erala piravi & Malayalam School anniversary will be celebrated on Sunday November 5th after the 2nd mass. If any parents would like to send their children to participate in “Ariyil Ezhutthu”, please contact Shatty Katthi or Martin Perumpayil.
Thursday, November 23: Thanksgiving Day – Holy Mass at 9 AM
Sunday, November 26: Feast of Christ the King
Daylight saving time 2017 in New York ends at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 5
CCD will be conducting a coats drive during this month. If anyone would like to donate coats & jackets in good condition please drop them in the box located in the parish hall.
You can't help but feel joyful when you are in the presence of Papa Francesco!
-Rajeev Philipp and Kevin Mundackal with Pope Francis.
Safe Environment class on October 21, 2017 - Training Class for Volunteers
A Virtus training class “Protecting Gods Children” will be conducted in our parish on October 21, 2017 from 11AM to 2PM in the parish hall. All Volunteers serving in our parish including CCD teachers, Malayalam school teachers, Choir Ministry coordinators, Alter Server coordinators and CML coordinators are mandated to attend this 3 hour training course as per Charter for the “Protection of Children and Young People” and the requirements of our St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago.
Volunteers who have already completed this 3 training class in any our previous sessions are not required to attend this class.
Please register early and reserve your seat.