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Fr. Prax celebrated 95 years

Fr. Prax celebrated his birthday on the 21st of July. Another milestone - this one being his 95th birthday.

Farewell Fr. Leon

On Sunday 28th May, 2017, Fr. Leon celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving. After Mass, he was felicitated by various parish groups and the parishioners expressed their gratitude for his six years of service to our community. We ask God to shower his blessing on Fr. Leon as...

GNC Annual Day 2016-17

The children with help from the Catechists put in a lot of hard word to creatively portray all that they had learned during the past academic year. The children were given certificates and gifts for their regular and active participation at the GNC. The Altar Servers...

Biblical Telegames

Biblical telegames at St. Anne's Church in celebration of Bible Sunday. 4 communities took part 1st place - Rajan 2nd - Malla 3rd - Sherly 4th - Scheme

Feast of Christ the King – 2016

The Feast of Christ the Universal King was celebrated on Sunday 20th November. Different zones of the parish conducted a Holy Hour of Adoration from 10am to 4pm. The parishioners then made their way in procession to Mount Mary's Basilica for final Benediction....

Parish Bible Drama Competition

The photographs are of the play St.Anne's staged at the Inter Parish Bible Drama Competition held on Sunday 30th October at the grounds of Our Lady's Home at Parel.   The Bibilical-based play was entitled " IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE MASTER", written & directed by Dr....

Psalm Recitation 2016

The Feast of the Guardian Angel was on 2nd October. There was a Psalm recitation programme after the 9.15am Mass in the school hall for the children of the GNC. [gallery...

Mission Sunday 2016

The children of the GNC organized a sale in the Meet and Greet area after the morning Masses on Sunday 23rd October to raise funds for the missions. [gallery...

Malla Community visits St.Catherine of Sienna Orphanage

The Malla Community visited the St. Catherine of Sienna Home, Bandra on 18th October  2016 . Nineteen members of the community - mostly seniors along with Fr. Leon were happy to spend time with the orphans. It was as much fun for the parishioners - dancing and playing...

Golden Oldies Pilgrimage to Nashik

The Golden Oldies of our parish organised a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Infant Jesus in Nashik on Sunday the 9th Oct 2016. With an early start to the day  forty-eight of us boarded the luxurious bus and as we set off we immersed ourselves in prayer and song . A...

Andrean Zonals Results

WINNERS O THE ST. ANDREW ALL BANDRA PARISH TALENT CONTEST – ZONALS  2016 WINNERS VOCALS BELOW 8 RACHEL FERNANDES                   -        1ST NATHAN PEREIRA                         -        2ND   12-16 JOANNA PINTO                              -        3RD GAVIN...

Parish Feast 2016

Memories from the Parish Feast Mass and celebration [gallery...

GNC – Activiteez sheet 1

The Activiteez sheet attached as a PDF was given to the GNC children last Sunday. It is based on the Year of Mercy and a different one will be given monthly. Kindly download the same for your child....

Farewell to Fr. Clement

On the 29th of May, we bid farewell after 5 years of service in our parish as our Parish Priest. He was felicitated after the 9am Mass.

Annual GNC Picnic 2016

This year, the GNC had its annual picnic at St. Bonaventure Church, Erangal on 17th January 2016. 25 children of the GNC along with the catechists set off at 7:30 a.m. looking forward to a day by the seaside. After Mass at the historic 16th century St Bonaventure...

2015-16 First Holy Communicants

Nineteen children of our parish received their First Holy Communion on the 10th of January 2016. The main celebrant of the 9:30 a.m. Eucharistic celebration was Fr Clement. In his homily he spoke of the great gift of Jesus that the children were to receive. He also...

Mission Sunday GNC Sale

The children of the GNC set up stalls with sweets and refreshments on 18th October - Mission Sunday. The funds raised were donated to the Missions. [gallery...

St. Andrew’s Zonal Results

Congratulations to the participants from our parish who were part of the North West Zone at the Andrean Zonals - overall champs. [gallery...

First Holy Communicants visit to Sneha Sadan

On 2nd October 2015, the First Holy Communicants of our Parish visited Sneha Sadan at Andheri (East), a home that takes care of orphan girls.  The visit was part of their formation where they learn to love and respect all and above all be thankful for the gifts they...

Sherly Community Confirmation 2015-16

An enriching prayer service was conducted for the Confirmandes of the Sherly Community on Friday, 10th July, 2015 at 7:15 pm at Felicia Apartment. Carlye, Dominic, Rylan and Warren were present. Rylan and Carlye were present with their mothers. Animators Joseph,...

Ordination of Br. Pravin

Br. Pravin D'Souza will be ordained this Saturday, 11th April 2015 at St. Pius College, Goregaon. Br. Pravin was involved in pastoral ministry in our parish for a year beginning June 2012. He was closely involved with the Confirmation Programme, the SCC's and the...

Lent and Easter Programme 2015

Way of the Cross - Fridays in Lent at 7 p.m. March 20 - by the Rajan Community March 27 - by the Sisters of Prithi Kunj and Auxilium Convent   March 29 - PALM SUNDAY Masses at 6.30 a.m., 8 a.m., 9.15 a.m. & 6 p.m. 7.45 a.m. - Blessing of Palms near the School   From...

Annual GNC Picnic

The GNC picnic was held on 15th February 2015 at Vailankanni Shrine, Bhate Bhandar, Uttan. It was a wonderful day which began with Mass in the Shrine followed by an enjoyable time on the beach with group games organized by the catechists and a brief dip in the cool...

A Day on the Hill

On Sunday , 15th February 2015 at six-thirty in the morning a group of enthusiastic Malla residents eagerly waited to board a bus for an enjoyable journey to Dongri. The occasion was their annual picnic and from the start the group was pulsating with good humor and...

Prayer Service for Students

A short prayer service was held at the Fernandes Compound at around 5.00pm on Sunday 8th February for all students who would be appearing for upcoming Board exams and exams in general. Around 20 children from Rajan and Sherly communities attended the service presided...

First Holy Communion 2014-15

12 Children from our parish received their First Holy Communion on the 11th of January 2015 at the 9.30am Mass. Fr. Leon was the celebrant. Congratulations to the children and their...

GNC Visits Eucharistic Congress Exhibition

In the Year of the Eucharist, the Archdiocese of Bombay hosted an exhibition of artifacts from the event 50 years ago. This exhibition was held at St. Joseph's Convent, Bandra (W). Our students from the Good News Club were given a tour of the exhibition and were also...

GNC bids Tr. Natasha Kale farewell

Teacher Natasha Kale has dedicated many years to teaching the children of the Good News Club and preparing them for their First Holy Communion too. She now leaves our team. We bid her farewell and with grateful hearts, we ask God to bless her and her...

Eucharist Relay 2014

Our parish joined in the Year of the Eucharist celebration 2014 with the Eucharist Relay on the evening of the 26th of November when the parishioners of St. Andrew's Parish led by Fr. Caeser D'Mello brought the blessed Sacrament to our Church. Different parish groups...

Area Mass for Sherly & Rajan on Day of Adoration

On the feast of Christ the Universal King, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament was held in the Church during the day. In the evening, Masses were celebrated in different localities in the parish. Here are a few of the one held in Sherly and...

GNC Exhibition on Year of the Eucharist

The children of the Good News Club held an exhibition in the "meet and greet" area after each of the Masses on Sunday with the theme of the Eucharist. They had prepared  posters to explain various aspects of our Faith that are related to the Eucharist. Maxy Fernandes...

Mission Sunday

Our parish joined the rest of the Archdiocese of Bombay in celebrating Mission Sunday on the 19th of October. The children of the Good News Club organized a sale of food items after the morning Masses on Sunday. Parishioners enjoyed the various treats on offer and...

Psalm Recitation

The Annual Psalm Recitation was conducted by the Good News Club on Sunday, 12th October 2014. Teacher Natasha of St.IX & X hosted the programme with the support of the entire GNC Teachers team. Each class put up a Psalm and Sang a Hymn in praise and thanksgiving....

GNC Celebrates Thanksgiving Sunday

Sunday 5th October 2014, was celebrated as "Thanksgiving Sunday" at the Good News Club. Through this exercise the GNC encourages our children to pray, praise and thank God for all that He has showered on them and to share the goodies with their neighbours!!! The...

Feast of the Guardian Angel

"Angel of God, my guardian dear..... be at my side to light and guide me. Amen". We recite this prayer each time we think of our guardian angel who is present with us 24 x 7. Yes that is true, and on 2nd Oct, we celebrated the Feast of our Guardian Angels at St. Anne...