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October 28, 2017

 St. Jude Feast:Today we celebrated the feast of St. Jude. It was a great blessing to have all the wards join in the novena and prayer over the last nine days. Thanks to all the sponsors of the feast and ward representatives for arranging food and the nercha. Special thanks to Binsy Francis, Jojo Chirayil and James Puthumana, for coordinating the feast.

Rosary Evening: The next Joseph Fathers Rosary evening is planned for Saturday, October 28th. All Joseph fathers please plan to attend.


Toastmasters Club:  Joseph Fathers started a chapter of the Toastmasters club in our parish today. Thanks to Biju Chakupurakal & Ajith Chirayil in leading this initiative.

Mission Sunday Collection: Next Sunday we will have a second collection for Mission Sunday. 


Achan’s Vacation: Our Achan will be leaving for India tonight on a month long vacation. Fr. Benny Peter will be helping our parish along with Philip Achan, during his absence. We welcome Fr. Benny Peter and wish our Achan a safe trip.

Retreat: The St. George Syro Malabar church at Paterson, is organizing a retreat by Fr. Xavier Khan Vattayil during November 24, 25 & 26 this year. More details are posted on our church noticeboard. 

Food Program: If you wish to participate in the regular Sunday lunch program, please note that different options exist namely - family, 2 person, single or occasional lunch. For more details please contact Jerry George/ Food Committee or Trustees.    


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 $10,300. Thank you for your contributions and support.


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

Announcement Date: 
Oct 28, 2017