1. On the first and second Sundays of the month, we usually offer our tithe to the Lord. Today being the second Sunday of August, You are invited to make your offering, by bringing your tithe envelopes to the Sanctuary for blessings. Our Parish Tithe Mpesa Pay bill No. is 867165.
2. Tuesday 15th August 2023 is the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We are encouraged to participate in mass celebrations. Being a weekday, there will be mass in church as usual (at 7 am and 6 pm)
3. The Parish retreat with prayers of healing and deliverance will be starting this Thursday, 17th to Saturday 19th August 2023 led by Fr James Burasa. The retreat will start at 9 am and end with mass at 4 pm. All are welcome.
4. Infant Baptisms will take place on Saturday, 16th September 2023, at 10.00 am. It will be preceded by 3 Baptismal instruction classes for the Parents and godparents. Kindly register at the Parish tent, all other details are in the registration form. Classes will begin on 26th August 2023, at 2.00 pm at St. Maria Goretti Hall.
5. “Parents with infants are reminded we have a special room for them at Aula Santa Maria building, ground floor, “Mother of God” room. Kindly make use of the room.
6. “Marriage Encounter of OLRCC is pleased to announce that the Archdiocese of Nairobi will be holding a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Original Weekend on September 1-3, 2023 for married couples and religious at the St. Francis Spiritual Center, Kasarani. If interested in participating kindly visit the tent outside the Church for more details and registration.
7. The Catholic Women Association (CWA) will hold their monthly meeting next Sunday, 20th August 2023 after the 8.00 am Mass.
8. First Holy Communion for those who have been attending Catechism classes since April last year will be administered next Sunday, 20/8/2023. The preparation schedule is as follows:
Candidates in Day Schools(who have been attending Catechism classes on Sundays) will meet on 13th August at 10 am
· Will come for the exam on Friday 18/8/2023 at 8.30 am
· Will come for confessions on Saturday 19/8/2023 at 8.30 am
Candidates in Boarding Schools
· Will come for classes from tomorrow Monday, 14/8/2023 to Thursday 17/8/2023 starting from 9 am to 1 pm.
· Will come for the exam on Friday 18/8/2023 at 9 am
· Will come for Confessions on Saturday 19/8/2023 at 9 am
The candidates to be baptized will be baptized on Saturday 19/8/2023. They will come with their parents and godparents
9. Today we have Fr Dennis Atandi with us together with some Seminarians from his congregation: The congregation of the Camillians also referred to as servants of the sick. They work in hospitals, parishes, children's homes, chaplaincies and disaster response. They have some merchandise that they wish to sell to us in support of the formation of Seminarians. Kindly support them.
10. Mass for St. Faustina SCC will be celebrated on Tuesday 15th August 2023, at 7.00 pm
11. Mass for Divine Mercy Group will be celebrated on Wednesday 16th August 2023, at 6.30 pm
12. Mass for St. Jude SCC will be celebrated on Thursday 17th August 2023, at 7.00 pm.
13. Mass for St. Stephen SCC will be celebrated on Thursday 17th August 2023, at 7.00 pm.
14. Mass for St. Bridgit Daughters of Christ will be celebrated on Friday 18th August 2023, at 5.30 pm.
15. Mass for Youth group will be celebrated on Friday 18th August 2023, at 7.00 pm.
Next Sunday’s Mass Animation
v 1st Mass: St. Francis SCC
v 2nd Mass St. Joseph the worker SCC
v 3rd Mass: Blessed Irene SCC & the Liturgy group.