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July 15, 2017

 Shalom Fire Retreat: The retreat is being held at our church this weekend. Please note some changes in mass timings due to the retreat. 

The Saturday morning mass will be at 9:30 am instead of 9:00 am.  Also on Sunday, July 16th there will be only one mass at 9:30 am instead of 10:30 am.  

Thank You: We concluded our Thirunal celebrations this Monday with Kodiyirakkam. We would like to thank Thomas Meledath & Biju Kuriakose for their hard work and dedication in co-ordinating the Thirunal week activities and making it a great success. 

Also special thanks to the three presudenthi families namely the families of Shawn Davis / Dilip Varghese & Aniyan George for sponsoring this year's Thirunal. 

Thanks to each parish family for actively volunteering in the Thirunal activities. Thanks to the choir for their wonderful songs during the week and the Marian Mothers for the flower decorations. 

Thanks to Marian Mothers, Joseph Fathers, the Youth, CML team, SVDP team and members of various committees for your time and effort during the week. 

St. Alphonsa Feast:  The St. Alphonsa Feast will be celebrated on July 30th.  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.  


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.


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.

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 $9210. Thank you for your contributions and support.

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

Announcement Date: 
Jul 15, 2017