Holy mass schedule for Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018

The Church of the Virgin Mary´s Immaculate Conception

24. December 2017 (Sunday), 4th Sunday of Advent & Christmas Eve
9:30 / 11:00 / 13:00 Holy masses of the 4th Sunday of Advent
21.00 Holy mass in Russian
24:00 Midnight Mass In English

25. December 2017 (Monday), Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord
11:00 Holy Mass in English
13:00 Holy Mass in Russian
19:00 Holy Mass in Russian & English

31. December 2017 (Sunday), Feast of the Holy Family
  9:30 Holy Mass in Russian
11:00 Holy Mass in English
13:00 Holy Mass in Russian

1. January 2018 (Monday), Solemnity – Mary, Mother of God
11:00 Holy Mass in English
13:00 Holy Mass in Russian
19:00 Holy Mass in Russian & English

5. January 2018 (Friday), The Eve of the Epiphany of the Lord
19:00 Holy Mass in Russian (The Chapel of Christ the Redeemer in Genjlik)
19:00 Holy Mass in English (The Church of the Virgin Mary´s Immaculate Conception)

6. January 2018 (Saturday), The Epiphany of the Lord
14:00 Rosary & Holy Mass in Russian
18:00 Holy Mass in English

Elevation to the dignity of bishop of the apostolic prefect of Azerbaijan

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.

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Advent 2017, preparation, guest

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.