3rd (morn) Takes part in the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration on the Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier, at Old Goa.
4th Takes part in the Eucharistic Celebration to commemorate the ……………………………………. at Pilar.
5th (aftern) Presides at the Seminary Day at the
From 6th to 8th: On a Pastoral Visit to
16th (morn) Presides over the Holy Eucharist and the ensuing programme on the occasion of the Day of the Apostolate of Education, organized by theArchdiocesan Board of Education, at the Parish Church of Verna.
17th (morn) Delivers the Inaugural Address at the International Conference on“Catholicism in the World of Science,” organized by the PatriarchalSeminary of Rachol, on the occasion of the 4th Centenary of thatInstitution.
18th (aftern) Presides at the Seminary Day programme at the Seminary of Our Lady,Saligao-Pilerne.
20th (morn) Attends a ‘Christmas Fiesta’ organized by the Diocesan Society of Education for its Institutions at the Kala Academy, Panjim.(aftern) Presides at the Eucharistic Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the foundation of St. Clara’s High School, Assonora.
21st (morn) From 10.30 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.
24th (night) Presides at the Christmas Vigil and Mass in Nativitate Domini at the Se Catedral, in Old Goa.
26th (eve) Pays a Christmas Visit, along with the family and neighbours of Archbishop’s House, to the Clergy Home in Margao and a few other charitable institutions.
27th (eve) Presides at an Eucharistic Celebration with the Final Religious Profession of some members of the Christian Brothers, at the Parish Church of Chicalim.
29th (eve) Hosts a Civic Reception at Archbishop’s House, on the occasion of the Feast of Christmas
30th (eve) Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation for candidates from the parishes of Curca and Santana, in the Parish Church of Santana, Talaulim.