Today at the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Virgin Mary on December 8, 2017, on midday The Press Office of the Holy See released this information:
The Pope has elevated the Rev. Vladimír Fekete, S.D.B., apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan, to the dignity of bishop, assigning him the titular see of Municipa.
To the newly appointed bishop of the Catholic Church, Don Vladimir Fekete, for his service we wish and desire of solid health, God’s help and protection.
According to the canon law of the Catholic Church, the bishop’s ordination should be held within three months after the publication of the appointment. The time and place of the ordination as well as the other circumstances surrounding this important event in the life of the Apostolic Prefecture will inform you in time.
Next Sunday, December 10th, an Italian missioner in Kazakistan, father Pier Luigi, will be in Baku.
In agreement with the community of Salesian priests of our Parish, we invited him to teach an Advent retreat in preparation of Christmas.
The retreat will begin at 09:15, Sunday, December 10th, at the Don Bosco hall of the parish. Translation in English will be provided.
The retreat will finish in time for the 11am mass.
Thanks to our priest of the parish, during the retreat volunteers and nouns will take care of the children, to give the possibility to parents to attend the retreat.
All of us are invited to join the retreat.
Also, after the 11am Mass father Pier Luigi will be available to meet friends at the Church’s tea room and have a brief dialogue on the theme of Advent.
Heaven is Fullness of Communion with God
1. When the form of this world has passed away, those who have welcomed God into their lives and have sincerely opened themselves to his love, at least at the moment of death, will enjoy that fullness of communion with God which is the goal of human life.
As the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches, “this perfect life with the Most Holy Trinity this communion of life and love with the Trinity, with the Virgin Mary, the angels and all the blessed is called “heaven’. Heaven is the ultimate end and fulfilment of the deepest human longings, the state of supreme, definitive happiness” (n.1024). Continue reading
The Embassy of Lithuania is inviting all the Catholic parish community to the screening of a film about the mystery of baptism – „The Gates of the Lamb”, by Audrius Stonys (subtitled in English). After the screening, a discussion with the film director will take place.
The screening starts on 16 October 2017 at 8:30 pm in the cinema hall in the Flame Towers.
This event is a part of two festivals – Baku documentary film festival „DokuBaku” and European film festival on the subject of tolerance „Imagine”.
The entrance is free, all are welcome!
“By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.”
• Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
• The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.
• Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
• Your true character Is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do ‘Nothing’ for you
What happened in Fatima in 1917?
100th Year Anniversary May 13, 2017
In 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared a total of six times to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.
13 April Holy Thursday: Holy Mass at 7 pm
14 April Good Friday: The Stations of the Cross at 6.00 pm &
The Holy Liturgy at 7 pm
15 April Easter Vigil: Holy Mass at 8 pm
16 April Easter Sunday: Holy Mass at11 am