ZONE : MATTHEW

ST FRANCIS XAVIER

REPRESENTATIVE : IGNATIUS MANIYAR

OBJECTIVES

 

  • The St. Francis Xavier’s Chapel in our Community was built by our elders in 1971 and since then the Core Team was formed.

  • To visit each and every family in our community and work together for the betterment of all.

  • To strengthen our bonds through prayer and service.

  • To help the sick and home-bound on a daily basis and especially in times of necessity.

  • To reach out to those who are lonely and helpless. To help procure jobs for the unemployed.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

 

  • Helping the families of deceased members to organize the Mass and burial and other requirements that need to be taken care of.

  • Praying with the members of the families and consoling them in their bereavement.

  • Helping sick members of our community to enroll in the Ashadeep Clinic for their treatment and medicines thus easing their need to spend scarce finance on their medical needs.

  • Helping the needy families to get Rations from the Caring Cell.

  • Helping the children to get tuition fees and encouraging them to study and do well.

  • Members of the Community recite the Rosary daily at the 7 Crosses in the Community during the month of May every year.

  • In the month of October, the statue of Mother Mary is taken in procession from house to house and kept overnight while the Rosary is being recited.

  • Stations of the Cross are being conducted at all the Crosses in the Community which is attended by many members during Lent.

  • Ensuring that our members live in peace and harmony with our Muslim and Hindu neighbours and people of all Faiths. 

  • Conducting the 9-day Novena at the Chapel and taking the statue in procession on 3rd December for Mass at St. Xavier’s College to celebrate the Feast. 

  • A fellowship with music, games, prizes and snack boxes is organized for all those who attend.

  • Our neighbours of other Faiths join in the daily Novena and procession on the Feast Day.

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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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