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September 6, 2015

 arish Announcements for Sunday, September 6th, 2015


Holy Mass: As we decided on August 30th Sunday’s town hall meeting, going forward we will have two holy masses on Sundays 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM and CCD will be after the 10:00 AM holy mass but 8:00 AM holy mass will only start from Sunday, October 4th


Syro Malabar Exarchate: As you heard from last Sunday’s  Edayalekanam , our Bishop Mar Jacob Agadiath is requesting  everyone’s generous support for the new Syro Malabar Exarchate in Canada. For this we will have second collection tomorrow, Sunday, September 13th.


CCD Class: Our CCD for the new academic year is starting tomorrow, September 13th and the registrations has already started. The fee per family for the registration is $100.00. All old registration also needs to be renewed. For more details, please contact Renny polo, Mariella Payyapally or the trustees.


Parish Picnic:  Our parish picnic will be held in Montgomery Park, Skillman, NJ tomorrow, Sunday, September 13th at 12 noon after the CCD classes. Picnic will start with Lunch at the Montgomery Park. Our Achan is requesting everyone to join this fun filled event.  The Adult lead for the parish picnic is Shijo Menachery and the Youth leads are Luke Manjooran, Gem George and Sneha Panakal.  

Theology Class: We are planning to start the Theology class in October. Those who are interested should register for the program at the earliest. The UG and PG courses are approved by the UGC of India, whose recognition is universally valid. The program is valid ecclesiastically as well. In order to register the course, you may download the application form from website, . The fee for the program is $500. For more details contact Jaison Alex or the trustees.

Lunch Program: If you have not already paid for the church lunch program, please bring your payments to Jerry George, Sojimon James or the trustees with memo on the check as “Food Program 2015”. The payment options are: Family $400, Two members $ 250, Single $ 150. For occasional lunch, the cost is $15 for a family and $5 for one person. Month of September, Ward 5 volunteers will be serving the lunch; we also need more volunteers to assist them.

Sponsorship: We are planning to do the sponsorship plaques by October. For this we need to complete the final list by end of September. If you would like to sponsor any church items, please contact Molly Nellikunnel or the Trustees.

Pledge Collections: Our expected average weekly pledge collection is $8795. Last week our pledge collection was $ 5120. Please catch up with your pledge, Onetime and sponsorship payments. Thank you for your contributions and support. 

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

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Announcement Date: 
Sep 6, 2015