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MAR THOMA SLEEHA

SYRO MALABAR CATHEDRAL


5000 St. Charles Rd., Bellwood IL 60104 Tel: (708) 544-7250 Fax: (708) 544-5890
www.smchicago.org, news2smc@gmail.com

Mass Schedule
SUNDAY

08:00
09:30
11:00
05:30

AM
AM
AM
PM

HOLY
HOLY
HOLY
HOLY

MASS
MASS
MASS
MASS

MALAYALAM
ENGLISH
MALAYALAM
MALAYALAM

WEEKDAYS & SATURDAY


08:30 AM HOLY MASS - MALAYALAM

FRIDAY
7:00 PM : HOLY MASS
ON FIRST FRIDAYS
7:00 PM : HOLY MASS
8:00 PM : ADORATION and NIGHT VIGIL
MONFRI :
FRIDAY
:
SATURDAY :

CONFESSION
9:30 AM10:30 AM
BEFORE & AFTER 7:00 PM MAS
9:30 AM-10:30 AM

A n n o u n c e m e n t s
1. There will be way of the cross on every Friday along with the 7:00 PM mass. Separate session for adults and kids.
2. Wednesday, March 11th - Combined Parish council meeting @ 7:00 PM (Conference Room). We request all the
parish council members from the last council and new council to attend the meeting.
3. The annual Pothuyogam will be held on Sunday, March 15th after 8:00 AM mass.
4. Safe environment training program for CCD, Malayalam School and Cultural Academy teachers will be held in our
Cathedral on March 14th from 9.30 AM to 12.00.
5. Lenten Retreat - 2015 will be held on March 27, 28, 29 (Friday thru Sunday). The Preacher is Rev. Fr. Mathew Elavumkal VC, Director of Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor. We encourage all of you to attend this retreat. More
details inside.
6. It is time for the renewal of the ads in the bulletin, Please contact the trustee office for the renewal of the same or
for inserting new ads. Please send your bulletin news to news2smc@gmail.com
7. Syro Malabar Youth Festival will be on Saturday, May 9th.
8. St. Josephs feast will be celebrated on Sunday, March 22nd.
9. Retreat for 7th and 8th grade students is going on at Cabrini center. The retreat is ending today.
10. Please pay attention while parking your cars. The Bellwood police will be issuing tickets for unauthorized vehicles
in the disabled parking spots.
Vicar: Rev. Fr. Augustine Palackaparambil
1-714-800-3648
Asst. Vicar: Rev. Fr. Roy Moolechalil
1-630-880-8520

03/08/2015
Trustees:

Season of LentNombu

Collection for 03/019212.00


Antony Francis
Manish Joseph
Shabu Mathew
Paul Pulikkan

1-847-219-4987
1-847-387-7384
1-630-649-4103
1-708-743-6505

Prayer Meetings March


Ward: St. Simon(Naperville)
Host: Jayaraj and Bindhu Alappat
Addr: 1359 Haversham Dr, Aurora IL 60502
Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2015 @ 6:30 P.M.
Phone: 630-499-5580(H), 630-849-9186 (M)
Ward: St. Philip (Far West)
Host: Sajan & Deepa Madathiparampil
Addr: 1145 Oxford Ln, Wheaton, IL 60187
Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2015
Phone: 630-499-5580(H), 630-849-9186 (M)
Ward: St. Bartholomew (Morton Grove & Niles)
Host: Thersiamma & James Kallittethil
Addr: 8841 Mango Ave, Morton Grove, IL60053
Date: Saturday, March 21st, 2015 @ 7:00 PM
Phone: 847-852-0439
Ward: St. Paul (Schaumburg)
Host: Raju & Mercy Antony Kollamparambil
Addr: 780 Tuttle Ct, Roselle, IL 60172
Date: Saturday, March 21st, 2015
Phone: 630-848-0408
Ward: St. Thomas Ward(North West)
Host: Talice Dominic and Seena Talice
Addr: 36581 N. Yew Tree Drive, Lake Villa,60046
Date: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 @ 6:00pm
Phone: 630-915-7338(M), 847-403-1177(H)

Lenten Retreat schedule

March 27th - Friday

08:30 - AM Holy Qurbana


09:30 AM to 06:30 PM - Retreat
07:00 PM - Holy Qurbana, Way of the Cross

March 28th - Saturday

08:30 AM - Holy Qurbana


09:30 to 05:00 PM - Retreat (Separate session for

Adults & Children)

March 29th - Palm Sunday

08:00 AM - Holy Qurbana


10:00 AM - Palm Sunday Liturgy followed by Holy

Qurbana
12:00 Noon - Thamukku Nercha
01:30 PM to 05:00 PM - Retreat
05:30 PM - Holy Qurbana

Church PicnicAug 1st


This years church picnic will be held on Saturday,
August 1st, 2015 at Bussee wood forests preserve
Marriage preparation Course
March 6, 7 & 8, 2015 - CHICAGO
Contact:
Mr. Tom Moolayail, 630-779-0140
Fr Paul Chalissery, 919-749 7175

Please do not plan for prayer meetings on Fridays during Lent


Protecting Gods Children training
St. Thomas Syro- Malabar Catholic Diocese Chicago is implementing the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young
People to provide "Safe Environment" training to all diocesan
clergy/ employees/ volunteers/ parents and children.
The following session will be held in our parish on Saturday
March 14th from 0930 am to 12 noon in Alphonsa Hall.
This is a requirement for all Malayalam, CCD, and Cultural
Academy teachers;
Please visit www.virtus.org and register. For questions please
Lenten Retreat @ Malankara Church
The Lenten retreat at Malankara church will be held at St.
Marys church @ Evanston from March 20th22nd .The
retreat is lead by Queen Mary Ministry.

Alter Servers and Lectors

Sunday March 15, 2015

8:00 am Holy Qurbana- Malayalam


Jose Kadavil, Santi Thomas
9:30 am Holy Qurbana- English
Brian Kuncheria, Ronnie Thottaplackal
Lestin Kandakudy, Goodwin Francis
Toney Joseph, Jonah Parayil
Vysagh Maliekkal, Jefrin Joseph
Joseph Thobias Antony, Jackson Vadakumchery
11:00 am Holy Qurbana- Malayalam
Cheriachan Kizhakkebhagam
Jomi Jacob
John Thayilpeedika
5:30 pm Holy Qurbana- Malayalam
Davi Peter, Jeswin Davi
Scripture Readings: Genesis 16:6-16
Romans 12:1-11