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December 2017

4th morn:

Takes part in the Solemn Feast Day Mass of St. Francis Xavier, at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa.

5th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Cuncolim.

6th Morn:

Meets the Team of the Ordinaries of the Archdiocese.

7th to 9th :

Leaves for Poona, to preside over the 225th anniversary celebrations of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, under the Archdiocese of Goa until 1953.

10th Aftern:

Presides at the Eucharistic Celebration of the Centenary of St. Francis Xavier Chapel, Ambelim, of the Parish of Assolna.

11th Morn:

From 10.30 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.

Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Santo Estevao.

12th Aftern:

Meets the Governing Council of the Archdiocesan Board of Education.

Eve:

Inaugurates an exhibition of paintings by Ms. Clarice Vaz at the Christian Art Museum, Old Goa.

13th Morn:

Presides at a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Committee.

14th Morn:

Addresses the Common Monthly Meeting of Priests at Old Goa.

15th :

Takes part in the meeting of the Western Region Bishops’ Council, at St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa.

16th and 17th:

Takes part in the Joint Meeting of the Western Region Bishops’ Council and Western Regional Catholic Council, at St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa.

18th Aftern:

Presides at a Eucharistic Celebration with the Priestly Ordination of Deac. Sredny Antao, S.D.B. at Don Bosco’s, Panjim.

19th Morn:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Parra.

Aftern:

Presides at the Seminary Day programme at the Seminary of Our Lady, Saligao-Pilerne.

20th Morn:

Presides over a meeting of the College of Diocesan Consultors.

Aftern:

Takes part in an anticipated Christmas programme at the St. Bridgit’s Institute, Aldona.

21st Morn:

Takes part in the “Christmas Fiesta,” organized by the Diocesan Society of Education.

November 2017

1st Morn:

Presides over the Eucharistic Celebration to conclude the Youth Retreat organized by the St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa.

3rd Eve: to 4th:

In Indore, to take part, on the 4th, in the Solemn Beatification Ceremony of Sr. Rani Maria, FCC.

5th and  6th:

In New Delhi, to take part in a Meeting of the CBCI Office-Bearers with the Regional Secretaries, at the CBCI Centre.

7th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of  Pernem.

8th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of  Arambol.

9th Morn:

In Mumbai, to attend the meeting of the CCBI.

9th Eve: to 10th Eve:

In Kerala,  to address  the  participants  of  the National Seminar  on the Synod  of  Diamper,  at its Inaugural Session.

11th Morn:

Presides at the Felicitation Day Programme organized by the Diocesan Society of Education.

Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of  Moira.

12th Morn:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of  Nachinola.

Aftern:

Presides at the Eucharistic Celebration and awards Diplomas to the Participants of the Training of Trainers Programme organized by the Diocesan Family Service Centre at Anjuna Parish Church.

13th Morn:

At a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Committee.

       Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Calangute.

14th Morn:

From 10:30 to 13 hrs:   Available to meet priests in his office.

Aftern:

Meets the Governing Council of the Archdiocesan Board of  Education.

15th Morn:

Meets the Governing Council of Caritas Goa.

      Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Council of Tolecantto.

16th Morn:

Meets the Team of the Ordinaries of the Archdiocese.

Aftern:

Meets the Governing body of the Diocesan Society of Education.

17th to 19th:

In Bangalore, to take part in the meeting of the Catholic Council of India.

21st Morn:

Takes part in the meeting of the Heads of the Homes for the Aged, convened by Caritas – Goa.

Aftern:

Inaugurates  the  Permanent  Exhibition, “Pilgrimage of Faith” organized and installed by the Diocesan Catechetical Centre at the old Archiepiscopal Palace at Old Goa.

22nd Morn:

Presides over a meeting of the College of Diocesan Consultors.

23rd Morn:

Takes part in the Monthly Meeting of Priests at Margao.

24th Aftern:

Blesses and inaugurates the new Auditorium of Rosa Mystica Convent School at Aldona.

25th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Anjuna.

26th Morn:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Tivim.

Aftern:

Blesses and inaugurates the CCR Catholic Charismatic Renewal Goa Television Channel at the Instituto de N. Sra. De Piedade, Panjim.

27th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of S. Jose de Areal.

28th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Aldona.

29th Eve:

Meets and addresses the Deacons-cum-Pastoralites at the Pastoral Institute St. Pius X, Old Goa.

30th Morn:

Inter-religious Meet, Old Goa

Aftern:

Eucharistic Celebration for the Priests and Religious working in the Archdiocese at Old Goa.

October 2017

 

16th Morn:

Presides over a meeting of the Diocesan Council of Priests.

17th  Aftern:

Presides at a meeting of the Council of Diocesan Bodies of the Archdiocese.

18th Morn:

From 11 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.

        Eve:

Presides at the Holy Eucharist to celebrate ‘Founder’s Day’ of the Precious Blood Missionaries, at Gaspar Bhavan, Carambolim.

19th  Morn:

Presides at a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Committee.

       Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation to candidates from the parishes of Pomburpa and Olaulim, at the Parish Church of Pomburpa.

20th Morn:

Meets the Council of Deans of the Archdiocese.

      Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the participants of the Youth Pilgrimage from the Western Region, at St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre.

21st Morn:

Presides at a Eucharistic Celebration with the Priestly Ordination of Deacons John Fernandes and Merwin D’Souza, of the Society of Jesus, at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa.

22nd Morn:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Saligao.

From 22nd eve to 27th eve:

Takes part in the National Retreat for Bishops and Priests, organized by the National Team of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, at the St. Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa.

28th Morn:

Presides over a meeting of the College of Diocesan Consultors.

       Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Sanguem.

29th Morn:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Nagoa de Bardez.

      Aftern:

Presides at the Holy Eucharist and cultural programme on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of Asha Sadan, of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, at Baina Parish Church.

30th Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Assonora.

31st Morn:

Presides at the General Body Meeting of the Diocesan Society of Education.

      Aftern:

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Batim.

April 2017

1st (aftern):

Leaves for Trichur, to preside over the “Palayur Pilgrimage” on the 2nd April.

3rd (aftern):

Returns from Trichur.

4th (morn):

Presides at the Closing of the Pastoral Enrichment Programme at the Pastoral Institute St. Pius X, Old Goa.

5th (morn):

Meets the Team of the Ordinaries of the Archdiocese.

6th (morn):

Presides at the Anticipated Chrism Mass at the See Cathedral, Old Goa.

9th (morn):

Presides at the Palm Sunday Liturgy at the Archbishop’s House, Panjim.

11th (morn):

From 10.30 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.

13th (aftern):

Presides at the Maundy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, at the See Cathedral, Old Goa.

14th (aftern):

Presides at the Good Friday Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, at the See Cathedral, Old Goa.

15th (night):

Presides at the Easter Vigil and Mass, at the See Cathedral, Old Goa.

18th (aftern):

Meets the Governing Council of the Archdiocesan Board of Education.

19th (morn):

Presides at a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Committee.

       (aftern):

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Galgibaga.

20th (aftern):

Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Morgim.

        (eve):

Attends a musical programme, ‘An Evening with Mary,’ organized by the World Apostolate of Fatima (Goa Unit) at Taleigao Church grounds.

AUGUST 2016

1st (morn): Takes part in the ceremony of the Dedication of the Minor Basilica of St. Lawrence at Attur – Karkala, of the Diocese of Udupi.

2nd(aftern): Meets the outgoing and the present members of the Executive Committee of the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

3rd (morn): Meets the Team of the Ordinaries of the Archdiocese.

4th(eve): Presides at the Eucharistic Celebration of the Panjim Deanery Pastors’ Day, at the Panjim Parish Church.

5th (eve): Visits the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol

6th (morn): Celebrates the Holy Eucharist at the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol.

7th (morn): Celebrates the Holy Eucharist in the Parish Church of Badem.

8th (morn): Presides at a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Committee.

9th (morn): From 10.30 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.           

     (aftern): Meets the Governing Council of the Archdiocesan Board of Education.

10th (morn): Presides over a meeting of the College of Diocesan Consultors.

March 2016

From 1st to 9th:     In Bangalore, to take part in the Plenary Assembly of the CBCI and the General                                         Body of the CCBI.

10th:                    Takes part in the Monthly Meeting of Priests at Old Goa.

11th(aftern):         Celebrates Mass and addresses the Priest Retreatants at Pilar.

13th (morn):         Presides at the Holy Eucharist and the Diploma Day celebrations of  the                                                      Catechists at the Pastoral Institute St. Pius X, Old Goa.

(aftern):               Presides at the Holy Eucharist and the Diploma Day celebrations of the Liturgical                                          Animators at the Pastoral Institute St. Pius X, Old Goa.

15th (morn):         From 10.30 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.

February 2016

3rd Returns from Daman.
4th (morn) Presides over a meeting of the College of Diocesan Consultors.
(aftern) Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church
of Mapusa.
5th (morn) Meets the Members of the Staff of the three diocesan institutions for priestly                                                 formation,
at the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol.
6th (aftern) Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish                                               Church of Fatorda.
7th Presides at the celebrations of  the Diocesan Catechetical Day, at the Parish                                                   Church of Querim.
8th (aftern) Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish                                               Church of Siolim.

January 2016

2nd (morn): Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Priestly Ordination of Jesuit Deacons Solon                    Fernandes, Jimmy Mendes, Denzil Rodrigues and Jovito D’Souza, at the Basilica of                       Bom Jesus, Old Goa.

(aftern)       : Celebrates Mass and blesses the Cemetery of the Parish of Nagoa de Salcete.

3rd (morn) : Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Parish Church of Mardol.

5th (morn)  : From 10.30 to 13 hrs: Available to meet priests in his office.    

8th (aftern) : Meets the Governing Council of the Archdiocesan Board of Education.

9th (aftern) : Celebrates the Holy Eucharist with the Sacrament of Confirmation in             the Parish Church of Bogmalo.

10th (morn) : Presides at a meeting of the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

(aftern)      : Presides at the Holy Eucharist and the Diploma Day celebration of the Liturgical Animators of Chinchinim Deanery at Assolna Parish Church.

11th (morn) : Presides over a meeting of the Diocesan Council of Priests.

November 2015

1st (morn):  Presides at a Eucharistic Celebration with the Sacrament of Confirmation at the                                          Parish Church of Ribandar.

3rd          :  Presides over a meeting of the Diocesan Council of Priests.

4th (morn):  Presides at a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Committee.

5th (morn):  Celebrates the Holy Eucharist and inaugurates a BOSCOM (Bosco Communications                                      India) Meet at Don Bosco’s, Panjim.

October 2015

 From 2nd to 27th : In Rome, to attend the  XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

28th (morn)       :Presides at a Eucharistic Celebration with the Priestly Ordination of Deacon Stephen                                    Rebello, at Canacona Parish Church.

      (aftern)      :Meets the Governing Council of the Archdiocesan Board of Education.

29th                      :Presides at the General Body Meeting of the Diocesan Society of Education.

30th(morn)       :Presides at a Eucharistic Celebration with the Priestly Ordination of Deacons Peter                                       Brito and John Fernandes, at Morjim Parish Church.

Golden Verse

Nehemiasachem Pustok 9:17

Tanchê khatir Tunvem kel’lim ojapanchim kortutvam visrun tujeô adnia pallunk tim kobul zalim nant. Hott dhôrun ravlim ani porot Ejiptant gulamponnak vochpachem kelem. Punn tum bhogxita toslo, krupall, doiall Dev dekhun tunvem tankam sôddun dilim nant.
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