Weekly Announcements

    
1. CCD Registration

CCD classes will be starting on September 12th and will be in-person. Details will be provided later.

Please see the CCD registration link below. This link can be accessed from the Catechism page on our church website.

https://www.syromalabarchurchdallas.org/catechism

Important Date:

CCD Registration closes on Sunday, August 22nd.

    
2. Youth Leadership Program for Dallas and Houston

The Youth Leadership Program for the Dallas and Houston areas will be held on August 6th - 8th at our church. Fr. Kevin Mundackal, Fr. Joby Joseph and Sr. Agnes Maria will be leading this program.

    
3. Parish Council Meeting - August 15th

There will be a parish council meeting on Sunday, August 15th at 12 pm in the parish hall. All parish council members are requested to attend. If you are unable to attend, please notify parish vicar.

    
4. Syro Malabar Church Synod - 2021

The 2021 Syro Malabar Synod will be held from August 16th through the 27th. Cardinal George Alencherry is requesting everyone to pray for the success of the synod.

    
5. Fr. Antony Nirappel

Senior priest, Fr. Antony Nirappel from James achan's family was called to his eternal life on July 20th. The funeral was held on July 21st at Chengalam St. Antony's Church. James achan thanked everyone for their prayers and condolences.

    
6. Wedding Anniversary Recognition

Our parish community will be recognizing couples celebrating their 25th, 40th and 50th wedding anniversaries in 2020 and 2021. Please inform James achan if you would like to be part of the celebration by September 1st.

    
7. Upcoming Feast Day Celebrations

We will be celebrating the Assumption Day on August 15th and the Nativity of our Mother on September 8th.

If you would like to sponsor these feast, please contact the trustees.

    
8. Church Bookings

For church bookings, non-parishioners will be able to book the church 12 months in advance of their event date based on availability. Parishioners on the other hand will be able to book any time prior to their event based on availability.

    
9. Address Change

If your address has changed, please contact your ward Representatives/Secretary/Trustees/Parish Vicar via text message or email to change the address in the church database.

Emails: Vicar@syromalabarchurchdallas.org, trustee@syromalabarchurchdallas.org, secretary@syromalabarchurchdallas.org

    
10. Annex Building for our Chicago Syro Malabar Diocese

As we communicated earlier, the Chicago diocese is planning to construct a new annex building adjacent to the current bishop’s house in Chicago. This will be used by our Seminarians. During this period of difficulty, please provide your support if you can.

Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath would like to thank all the beneficiaries who came forward to provide financial support for this endeavor from our parish.

If you would like to extend financial support for this project, please contact Elsy Philip, Manjith Kainickara, Jerin Thenayan or our Vicar, Fr. James Nirappel.

    
11. Sunday Holy Qurbana Schedule

During this Covid-19 pandemic, there will be an additional Holy Qurbana on Sundays at 7:00 am.

Sunday Holy Qurbana Schedule:

7:00 am: Holy Qurbana in Malayalam 

8:30 am: Holy Qurbana in Malayalam

10:30 am: Holy Qurbana in English

Note: Those attending Holy Qurbana are required to follow social distancing guidelines, wear masks and sanitize their hands inside the church. 

    
12. Year of St. Joseph from Dec. 8th, 2020 - Dec. 8th, 2021

Pope Francis announced a special year dedicated to St. Joseph starting from December 8, 2020 until December 8, 2021, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as the Patron of the Universal Church, as well as the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady.

    
13. Prayer Ministry

If you have a prayer request, please contact the prayer ministry leaders, Mary and Michael Kallarackal at (201) 563-0727. Everyone is welcome to join the prayer ministry and also to be part of the intercessory prayer sessions. Please contact the prayer ministry leaders if you would like to join the ministry.