ZONE : MATTHEW

MATER DEI

REPRESENTATIVE : JANE ANDRADE

OBJECTIVES

 

  • To visit families in the Community on a regular basis and ensure they are informed about happenings in the Community/Parish.

  • Give all a sense of caring and belonging by reaching out to the less fortunate, sick and home-bound in the community.

  • To help ensure that our Parish continues to be vibrant by praying and working together for the good of all and greater glory of God.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

 

  • Conducting prayer services at the homes of the deceased and visiting them to offer comfort and solace in their bereavement.

  • Praying the Rosary with the home-bound during the months of May and October.

  • Conduct the Rosary at the Mori Road Cross during the month of May.

  • During Lent, Stations of the Cross are conducted at Piedade’s House.

  • We celebrate the community feast every year in the month of January.

  • A special programme for Seniors of our Community was organized for the first time this year in the Auditorium.

  • The Mass was followed by an evening of Fun and Games with a sumptuous buffet dinner.

  • Celebrated Parents Day with two other Communities in the Auditorium with games, dancing and lunch.

  • Visiting the homebound on a regular basis.

  • During the Coronavirus pandemic, daily provisions are being bought for the homebound.

  • 3 members of the Community are assisting the priests of our Parish with food distribution to the needy and homeless on a daily basis.

PLANNING AHEAD

 

  • Increase the number of members, especially Youth, in our core team for better functioning.

  • Encourage families to contribute to the Community Fund.

  • Identify poor families in the community and try to help them to get rations / medical assistance.

  • Identify and organize free tuitions for needy children of the lower classes.

  • Working with the Civic and Political Cell to encourage people to form the ALM in our area so that we can keep it clean.

Lady Jamshedji Road, Mahim West, Mumbai 400016 
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 Parish Office Timings: Morning - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm & Evening 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Closed on Saturday Evenings, Sundays and Public Holidays

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