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July 2, 2017

 Mega Show: As announced earlier our Fund Raising Mega Show “Ningalodu Oppam” will be held on Sept 23rd Saturday at Franklin High school. All existing tickets taken for the cancelled show "Time Machine" are still valid for this show. If you have not taken tickets so far, we request you to get a ticket for you and help by selling one to your friend outside church.


 St. Alphonsa Feast: The parish council in their last meeting, decided to hold the St. Alphonsa feast on Sunday July 30th, separate from the parish feast to give it due importance. There will be a 9 day novena starting Friday July 21. If you are interested to sponsor the feast or novena, please contract Trustees or Achan.


Thank you: The three day VBS program was a great success and thanks to all the coordinators, volunteers, teachers, parents and kids in making it a great one. Special thanks to the VBS leads namely Biji, Nisha & Renny.


Our 2nd Annual Syro 5K run yesterday was a great success. Thanks to all youth & adult volunteers and participants without whom this event would not have been possible. Special thanks to the 5K leads namely Leona/Gracious & Colin. 

Retreat: As you all know, our Stay-in Retreat for Teen and Youth,  led by famous American speaker Rev. Fr. Augustino Torres, is scheduled at Malvern Retreat Center, Pennsylvania  from July 23rd evening to July 26th. We also need adult volunteers for these days. If you can assist in any of these days or if you want any retreat information, please contact : Annie Nellikunnel / Monagi Thomas/ Youth Team leads/ CCD office.

Shalom Fire Retreat: Shalom Fire retreat will be held at our church on July 14, 15 & 16. Please mark your calendars. Online registration is also available and the link for the same is

Pledge Collections: Our expected average weekly pledge collection is $9,032 and per family suggested minimum weekly contribution is $40. Last week our pledge collection was $8500. Thank you for your contributions and support.

St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church 
508 Elizabeth Avenue,
Somerset, NJ 08873

Announcement Date: 
Jul 2, 2017