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By Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ, Dean of Theology of JDV, Pune, and Exec. Secty. of CCBI's Commission for Theology"

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Neo Catechumenal Way
G-702, Laburnum Park, Magarpatta, Pune 411 013
Tel: 9822888071
EMail: philipjoanmarcel@rediffmail.com
The Neo Catechumenal Way started in Pune, in the year 1981, in St. Ignatius Church, Khadki and soon spread to other parishes. Presently there are Communities in 6 parishes, St. Ignatius Church (2) St. Patrick’s Cathedral (3), Mother Teresa Church (2), Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, City Church and St. Sebastian Church (1 each).
A special St. Blaize Mission was established in Poona to evangelize the lapsed and non-Christians.

Mission: The Neo Catechumenal way works to renew and strengthen ones faith to live a strong Christian life and inject vigor in small communities so that they have a personal experience of God’s love and Christian fellowship. The Communities make visible to the parishes the signs of the missionary Church and strive to open a way for evangelization of those who have almost abandoned Christian life. The members put themselves at the service of the renewal of the Church.

Meetings: The communities meet twice a week in their respective parishes,
Wednesday – “Celebration of the Word”
Saturday evening – “Celebration of the Eucharist”
Once a month they gather – on Sunday – to spend a day together in prayer and fellowship.
Co-ordinator: Mr. Philip Marcelline


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Birthdays
July
Fr. Vincent Pereira
Fr. George D'Souza
Fr. Melwyn D'Souza
15 Fr. Johns Varghese
15 Fr. Godvyn Saldanha
15 Fr. Gerald Saldhana
16 Fr. Joe Abraham
16 Fr. L. P. Irudhayaraj
20 Fr. Dennis Joseph
21 Fr. James Luke
27 Fr. Anand Gaikwad
  
Sad Demise
With deep regret and sorrow we announce the sad demise of Rev. Valerian D’Souza (the Emeritus Bishop of Poona) who left for Heavenly Abode on Tuesday 25/02/2020 at 11.20 pm.



Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord and let the perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul rest in peace.