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March 12, 2017

Friday Holy Qurbana: Tomorrow Friday 03/17/2017, Bishop Mar Stephen Chirappanath will be the main celebrant for the Holy Qurbana. Everyone please plan to join.

Thank you: Thank you George Cherian for coordinating the blood donation drive and thanks to all the participants.

St. Joseph Feast: We will celebrate St. Joseph Feast on next Sunday. If anyone would like to sponsor the feast please let Jose Antony or the trustees know. Signup sheet is at:

Ward meeting: St. Antony ward meeting will be on next Sunday March 19th at 5 PM in James & Saritha’s house. All ward members please plan to attend.

TOB: Our Final Theology of the Body session is scheduled for March 25th, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM. All participating students, please mark your calendar. New registrations for the program has also started. Please contact Stephen Inasu / Remy Chirayil for details.

Parish Council Meeting: Parish council meeting will be on March 26th Sunday at 1.30 PM in conference room. All parish council members please plan to attend.

Youth Update:

There will be a retreat for Youth on Saturday, April 1st. The retreat is conducted by few members of Frassati fellowship. The retreat will start with the morning mass and proceed till 6.00 PM. All youth from grades 10 and up and young adults are encouraged to participate.

As part of Year of Youth, We are observing March 31st as a day of fasting for Youth. We are requesting our parish community, if possible to fast and pray for all youth on this day.

Fundraising Show: Our church is doing the fundraising show – Time Machine by CochinGuinness on April 22nd Saturday at 4.30 PM at Franklin High School Auditorium. This is the major fundraising program that we are doing this year and we need everyone’s support to make this a great success. Sebastian Antony and Tony Mangan will coordinate the show.



Pledge Collections: Our expected average weekly pledge collection is $9032. Last week our pledge collection was $9800. Please catch up with your pledge commitments. Thank you for your contributions and support.


St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church 

508 Elizabeth Avenue,

Somerset, NJ 08873

Announcement Date: 
Mar 12, 2017