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Holy Week Services 2021 at IHMC Parish

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE-2021

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CHURCH

Mount St Joseph Campus, Kalena Agrahara, Bengaluru - 76

www.kalenaagraharachurch.org


COVID PRECAUTION AND PROTOCOL

· Mask is compulsory

· Distance to be maintained by the members during the way of the Cross and the masses.

· Update on the vaccination so people get their shots.

· Volunteers will help out for all 3 days to help the parishioners.

· No kissing of the statues and the cross during veneration.

PALM SUNDAY 28-3-2021

6.00 PM Anticipated English Mass on Saturday 27th

Fr. Arun Kumar SJ

Animation: Parish Choir

Readers: To be selected on the day

Mass begins on the stage and congregation enters the church in procession with palms.

Palms are gifted by MSJ

7.00 AM-ENGLISH MASS

Fr William Sequeira SJ

Animation: Trinity Brothers

Readers: To be selected by Trinity Brothers


8.30AM: KANNADA MASS

Fr Francis Noronha SJ

Animation: Kannada Choir

Readers: 1st – Sinu – 9886801386 2nd - Raniamma POF - Sujitha

10.30 AM ENGLISH MASS

Fr. Jeevan Gomes SJ

Animation: Youth Choir

Readers: To be selected on the day


MAUNDY THURSDAY: MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER: 01 April 2021

5.00 PM: KANNADA MASS:

Fr Arun Kumar SJ & Fr Prakash D’Souza SJ

Animation: Kannada Choir

Readers: 1st - Sweety Rodrigues- 944980044 2nd – Reeta Simon- 9980760519 POF – Monisha Mendonza- 9900838108


The 12 Apostles:

1. Michelappa

2. Arulappa-Bala

3. Chinnappa

4. Sandyagappa( meese thata)

5. Davidappa

6. Chinnappa-Patel

7. Cecilia D’Souza

8. Stella

9. Thangamani

10.Utrikamary

11. Rajamma

12. Lucy Lobo


7.00 PM: ENGLISH MASS:

Altar servers – Wilson & Charles

Fr Prashanth D’Souza SJ- Main Celebrant

Homilist: Fr Francis Xavier OFM

Animation: Nirmal Jyothi with Youth Choir

Player & Leader: Sr. Dayana (9591325931)

Intro and MC – Manisha Colaco (9845313356)

Readers: 1st – Salena (9880648606)

2nd – Jeevan (9626375170)

POF – Vivette (9845499328)


The 12 Apostles:

1) Ambrose-8073959346

2) Derrick-9448988805

3) Hanson-7019530471

4) Michael Francis-8197343399

5) Vincent Clarke- 9663089515

6) Joseph Dominic-9916298826

7) Cynthia-9916623304

8) Daphney-9538368942

9) Philomena David-9620482610

10) Fatima-9739742186

11) Philomena Roche-9880599342

12) Valantine-9886639355


Preparation of the Altar of Repose – Holy Spirit Sisters

Carpet for the room to be organized by Charles D’Souza

Adoration group (9pm –10pm) – FSI sisters


ADORATION AT THE ALTAR OF REPOSE ON GOOD FRIDAY 02 April 2021


10.00 AM – 11.00 AM – Legion of Mary

11.00 AM – 12.00 PM – Holy Spirit sisters

12.00 PM – 13.00 (1PM) – SSVP members


GOOD FRIDAY 02 April 2021

STATIONS OF THE CROSS-ENGLISH


8.00AM: Organizers-Jesuit Volunteers & SSVP Members

Venue: From Loyola High School to Church

Opening Prayer –Anil Rego

1st Station – SSVP – Wilson Devraj

2nd Station – Holy Spirit Sisters –Sr. Lissy

3rd Station – Immaculate Ward -Jude

4th Station – Nirmal Jyoti – Sr. Cresentia

5th Station – Ignatius Ward - Merwyn

6th Station – FSI – Sr. Nirmala

7th station – Fatima Ward - Wilson

8th station – Youth Choir – Janita

9th station – Holy Trinity- Fr Janil

10th station – Assisi Ward – Muriel (9886991460)

11th station – MSJ Novice– Br. Abraham

12th station – St. Michael’s Ward – Nishmita

13th Station – Renewal Centre – Fr. T. C. George

14th station – Alverna Sisters – Sr. Neelam

Concluding Prayer -Helen

STATIONS OF THE CROSS-KANNADA


1.30 PM: The Parish Youth & Legion of Mary

Venue: Around the Church to maintain social distance

Opening prayer : Ignacimary 1st station – Anjali

2nd station – Ignacimary

3rd station – Pushpa

4th station – Balamary

5th station – Thomas

6th station – Pooja

7th station – Sujitha

8th station – Kavya

9th station – Sahana

10th station – Sweety

11th station – Prema sequiera

12th station – Amulya

13th station – Pramila

14th station – Pradeep

Concluding Prayer – Pushpa


GOOD FRIDAY: CELEBRATION OF THE LORD’S PASSION

KANNADA SERVICE

3.00PM: Fr John Pradeep SJ & Fr Jeevan Gomes SJ

Animation: Ricky & Anjali & Kannada Choir

Readers: Intro & MC: Jayamary

1st. Pooja

2nd. Pradeep


Passion Narrative Reading:

Narrator – Fr Jeevan

Peter & Pilot – Lucas

Jesus – Fr. John Pradeep

Crowd – Choir members


ENGLISH SERVICE

5.00PM: Fr Janil OSST (Main Celebrant)

Fr Francis Almeida SJ (Universal Prayers)

Fr Francis Xavier OFM (Homilist)

Animation: Parish Choir: Players-Chris & Mike

Intro & MC: Annielette

Readers: 1st – Dr. Tulip (9845374457)

2nd – Vivian Richard (9986715311/9986891045)

Singing of Passion Narrative:

Narrator - Lloyd Nazareth

Peter & Pilot – Vikram

Jesus – Fr. Janil

Crowd – Choir & Parish


· Way of the cross procession to start from Loyola High School and to proceed towards the church.

· SSVP and JVs in charge to conduct the way of the cross.

· Kannada WOC to be in the church premises.

· Readers to be sent with the liturgical readings in advance for practice.

· Parishioners are requested to maintain the protocol and not touch and kiss any statues and the cross.

· Volunteers to ensure the parishioners refrain from touching the statue, bow in front of the cross and move back to their seats.


HOLY SATURDAY: EASTER VIGIL 03 April 2021

ENGLISH SERVICE

7.00PM: Fr Francis Xavier OFM (Main Celebrant & Homilist)

Singing Exultet: Lloyd Nazareth (except the priest’s part)

Intro & MC – Jagdeep

Animation: Parish Choir: Players-Chris & Mike.

Readers: 1st – Reshma

2nd – Thomas

3rd – Alison Pinto (9611701041)

4th – Dr Iven (9740273412) - 1st reading after Gloria

POF - Lavina (9972099950)


KANNADA SERVICE

9.30PM: Fr Anthony Joseph SJ (Main Celebrant & homilist)

& Fr Balaraju A SJ (New PP)

Singing Exultet & Preface: Fr Merwyn Fernandes SJ

Animation: Kannada Choir

Readers: 1st – Pushpa

2nd – Balamary

3rd – Ignacimary

4th – Reena Marshal- 9900838108

POF – Sheelavathi- 9740297463


EASTER SUNDAY: 04 April 2021

7.00AM: English Mass: Fr Gilbert Saldanha SJ

Animation: Holy Spirit Convent

Readers: Holy Spirit Sisters


8.30AM: Kannada Mass: Fr Prakash D’Souza SJ

Animation: Kannada Choir

Readers: 1st – Anjali

2nd – Prema sequiera - 9964271793

POF – Vinitha


PRIESTS AVAILABLE FOR CONFESSION ON REQUEST

(Those who could not make it for confession during the organized retreat on 7th and 14th March can contact them personally)

1. Fr. Hilario Fernandes: 9741122162 (English)

2. Fr. Gilbert Saldanha: 9972089695 (English, Konkani, Kannada)

3. Fr. Kanikyaraj: 8197778732 (Tamil, Kannada)

4. Fr. Janil: 9544880325 (Malayalam & English)

5. Fr. Prakash D’Souza (Asst. PP): 8792625804 (Konkani & Kannada)

6. Fr Edward Rodrigues: 9448814455 (Konkani, Kannada & English)

7. Fr Arun Kumar (Parish Priest): 9972137656 (Kannada & English)


Upcoming Events

22-3-2021-26-3-2021: Break for Fr Arun Kumar & Fr Prakash will be the

acting Parish Priest.

27-4-2021: Plucking of palms at MSJ- Cheluvaraj, Abraham & Arogyamary

28-2-2021: Palm Sunday: Masses at 7.00am; 8.30am; 10.30am

1-4-2021: Maundy Thursday: 5.30pm (Kannada) 7.15pm (English)

2-4-2021: Good Friday: Way of the Cross: 8.00am-ENG; 1.30pm-KAN

2-4-2021: Good Friday: 3.00pm (Kannada) 5.00pm (English)

3-4-2021: Holy Saturday: 7.00pm (English) 9.30pm (Kannada)

4-4-2021: Easter Sunday: 7.00am-ENG & 8.30am-KAN

5-4-2021: Monday: 6.00pm: Installation of Fr Balaraju as the 8th PP

6-4-2021: Easter House Blessings planned by Fr Balaraju SJ

7-4-2021: Wednesday: Fr Arun Kumar leaves for Delhi


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Bengaluru - 560076

Karnataka - INDIA

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