Charity – Helping Shams

Charity – Helping Shams

Dear parishioners, dear site visitors. One organization asked us to help joining the charity of helping one small girl with cancer. They are collecting donations for her operation. Pleas have a look at the information and try to help: with a prayer for her, her parents, all ill children; or maybe you could help also finantially. More info following. https://www.gofundme.com/save-shams-from-cancer-please

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Holy Week Schedule – EASTER 2018

Holy Week Schedule – EASTER 2018

(The Virgin Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church, Baku) Holy Wednesday: Holy Chrism Mass at 7 pm The Chrism Mass is celebrated by Bishop, who blesses the oils for the sick (used in Anointing of the Sick), for catechumens (used in Baptism) and chrism (used in Baptism, but especially in Confirmation and Holy Orders, as well as […]

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Announcements for the Fourth Sunday    in Ordinary Time – 2017 Wednesday, January 31 Saint John Bosco, priest – Feast The founder of the Salesians of Don Bosco Holy mass will be at 7pm in English and Russian Friday, February 2 First Friday Presentation of the Lord – Feast Holy mass will be at 7pm in […]

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

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

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 […]

What is?  HEAVEN, HELL AND PURGATORY

What is? HEAVEN, HELL AND PURGATORY

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). Read more about What is? HEAVEN, HELL AND PURGATORY

“The Gates of the Lamb” movie invitation

“The Gates of the Lamb” movie invitation

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 […]

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

“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.” Quotes: • Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having […]