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October 7, 2017

 Konthanamaskaram: 10 days of Konthanamaskaram will start tomorrow Monday, October 2nd till Wednesday October 11th. During weekdays we will have Kontha Namaskaram after the Holy Qurbana at 7:30 pm. Everyone please plan to attend.

First Friday: Please note this Friday, October 6th is first Friday of the month. We will have full night adoration starting after the St. Jude Novena at 7:20 PM followed by holy mass and Konthanamaskaram and will end on Saturday morning with holy mass at 5:00 AM. Everyone, please plan to join.

Friday Adoration: We will start adoration during the day on Fridays, starting this Friday October 6th. On Fridays we will have an additional Holy Qurbana at 9 am in the morning following which we will have adoration till Holy Qurbana at 7:30 pm in the evening. The evening schedule on Fridays and First Fridays, remain unchanged.   

St. Jude Feast: Please note we will be celebrating St. Jude feast on Sunday, October 22nd. There will also be a 9 days novena starting on Friday, October 13th. If anyone would like to sponsor the feast or Novena, please contact Jojo Chirayil, Binsy Francis, James Puthumana or the Trustees. 

Parish Council Meeting: We will have a parish council meeting next Sunday, October 8th at 1:30 pm in the Conference room. All Parish council members please plan to attend. 

Meeting of parents of Youth: The meeting of parents of youth has been rescheduled for next Sunday, October 8th at 10:30 am after the 1st Holy Mass. All parents of youth, please plan to attend. 


Lunch Serving: It is the turn of St. Thomas Ward members to serve food in October. All ward members please plan to help out with arranging and serving food in FH.

SVDP:  We have been able to realize $700 from sale of vegetables produced in our vegetable garden which has been donated for SVDP initiatives. Thanks to all who supported this initiative in helping with the garden and in buying the produce.


Joseph Father’s Blood Drive: Thanks to Joseph Fathers for organizing a blood drive today in the FH, especially to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. It was a great success.


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 $8700. Thank you for your contributions and support.


St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church 

508 Elizabeth Avenue,

Somerset, NJ 08873

Announcement Date: 
Oct 7, 2017