Palm Sunday to Easter celebrations 2020 under the
pandemic conditions (Covid-19) >>
Neue Maßnahmen Coronaprävention – Mitteilung vom 13.
Measures of Corona Prevention, March 13, 2020)
Due to the current
health risk conditions (Covid-19) and in view of
the direction given by the Archdiocese of
Vienna, kindly follow the guidelines:
participants in liturgical celebrations are
limited to 100 and therefore there will not
be catechism classes both in Maria Lourdes
and Saikogasse churches till Easter.
are below 15 years of age are requested not
to come for the Sunday Holy Mass on 15th,
22nd and 29th March.
Those who come
for the Mass on Saturday may not come on
Sunday for the next three Sundays.
Niketthan Youth Festival competitions
(28.03, 13.04 and 02.05) will be postponed.
New dates will be announced later.
of our Asst. Chaplain on 15th Mar.
15th March we celebrate the Birthday of our Asst.
Chaplain Rev. P. Wilson Mecheril in Maria Lourdes
Thanksgiving Mass at 11:30 hrs. followed by
of Syro Malabar Community we extend our
Birthday wishes to our beloved Asst. Chaplain
personal greetings can be send via email:
Annual Parish Retreat 2020
Retreat will be held on 17th,
18th, and 19th April 2020 at Parish Hall, Akkonplatz
Oeverseestraße 2C, 1150 Vienna
Kairali Nikethan invites registrations for the Youth
Kairali Nikethan School Vienna invites registrations from
those who are interested to participate in Youth Festival
Competition 2020 which will be held in three phases as per
the following schedule
Kairali Nikethan Christmas Party
Solemn Liturgy at Maria Lourdes Church, Meidling, 15:00 hrs.
P. Wilson Mecheril MCBS
Forum organizes a charity event on 8. December 2019
at Maria Lourdes Parish Hall, 12:30 PM
Due to the
renovation of the heating system in Meidling
Church, the Carol Singing Program to be held on
8th December 2019 has been cancelled. The new
system will be functioning only by the third
week of December and no heating will be
available in the church on the 8th Dec.
Concluding Feast of Rosary Week and Thanksgiving
Mass for the couples
Recollection on 19th Oct. at Saikogasse
SMC organises a
half day recollection program on Saturday 19th October
2019 by Rev. Fr. Jijo Kandamkulathy,
Director of the Claretian Publications
Topic: Family Renewal
Venue: Pfarre Auferstehung Christi, Saikogasse 8, 1220
Time: 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
All Malayalee Christians are welcome.
Visit of Rev. Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil on 6th Oct. at
extra ordinary Mission month, we are fortunate to
have Rev. Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil among us on
6th October 2019 at Pfarre Auferstehung Christi,
Saikogasse. He will be celebrating a Holy
Mass at 17:00 hrs followed by an interactive
talk for about 30 minutes.
Uzhunnalil SDB is an Indian Catholic priest who is a
Salesian of Don Bosco and a member of Missionaries
of Charity. He was kidnapped in March 2016 and held
by terrorists in Yemen, before being released in
September 2017 with the intervention of Oman and the
Catholic Church. As an exemplary living
missionary, the whole world admires him and wait for
his motivating words. And as a Christian he is
a living witness to the love of God
Funeral on 2nd Oct. at 10:30 AM at St. Antony's
Forane Church Paingottor
funeral Ceremony of Mrs. Priya Nedumkallel who died
in Vienna last Sunday will take place on Wednesday
2nd October 2019 at 10:30 AM (IST) in St. Antony's
Forane Church Paingottor, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam (Dt)
followed by Holy Mass in the church.
will be kept at Nedumkallel House for public
tributes and prayers on 1st October.
The body of Mrs.
Priya Nedumkallel can be viewed and pay our last tributes on
Thursday 26th Sept. at Halle 1, Wiener Zentralfriedhof,
Simmeringer Hauptstrasse 234, Entrance: Tor 2, 1110
Vienna between 15:00 - 16:00 hrs.
Nikethan School has started classes in KHG
Ebendorferstrasse 8. Class time: 14. 00 to
17.00hrs every Saturday of the school year.
Kairali Nikethan School will be run under the
leadership of the SMC Priests(Chaplain/Assistant
Chaplain). Its organization will be coordinated
by Mr. Ebby Kurian, who will form a Core-team to
organize the training and other events of the
Kairali Nikethan School. This arrangement is for
this school year, till 30th June 2020.
Catechism started in both centres of the Syro
Malabar Community – Maria Lourdes and
Auferstehung Christi Saikogasse 8, for 1st
standard till 12th standard of catechetical
formation. Catholic Faith Experience and its
training is the goal of the Syro Malabar
Catechism, so the students must take part in the
Syro Malabar Qurbana and attend their Catechism
Class for getting attendance. The Coordinating
and Maria Lourdes Unit convener of SMC Catechism
is Mr. Boban Kalapurackal and the Saikogasse
Unit Convener is Mrs. Daisy Alany.
The Chaplain of the
Kerala Latin Community is
Rev. Fr. Mathias Oliverkunju
Tel No.: 0043 676
55 999 31
The families of the
Kerala Latin Community in Vienna may contact Fr.
Mathias for their liturgical, pastoral and
SMC celebrated a Holy Mass in Marian Grotto at Maria Gugging on
18th August 2019 by the Chaplain Rev. P. Dr. Thomas Thandappilly followed by Litany, Marian Procession and
Agape. The event was organized by SMC with the support
of local coordinator Mr. Jojo Aikkara at Maria Gugging
organized a charity event for Vienna "Obdachlos"
at our parish church at Meidling on 8th Aug.
MCC releases Parish Bulletin on the last Sunday of every
The first bulletin was released yesterday (28.05.2006)
providing informations about ICC programmes and events for
the month of June. Apart from our website we take
effort to reach each and every member of our community to
get informed our programmes and activites.
SMC Special Bulletin
A historical perspective
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE
Malabar Community Vienna offers
Marriage Preparation Course for three days
in the last weeks of February and November
every year. Besides, this Course can be done
also in July and August on personal request
of at least two candidates who live outside
Austria. That must be arranged personally
with the Chaplain of the Indian Catholic
Community, P. Dr. Thomas Thandappilly CST,
Tel. Nr. 0043 1 817 42 06 or Mobile 0043
6991 19 66 771. The course is approved by
the Syro Malabar Church and thereby
acceptable for Catholic Sacramental
Marriages in other Rites. Course Fee is Euro
50,- Accommodation must be arranged
personally with any trustworthy Malayalee
Catholic Family in Vienna or in Hotels.
Syro Malabar German Mass in 2019
MARIA LOURDES, MEIDLING at 11:30
MCC YOUTH FORUM
the occasion of the Prayer Year, all
Registered Families of the ICC are welcome
to arrange a Priestly Prayer of Blessing of
Those who wish to do so, may kindly
contact the ICC Chaplain, who will be
available from Monday to Friday, between 9
AM and 6 PM. Contact Number: 01 817 42 06.
Or Mobile 06991 19 66 771
IMPORTANT EVENTS IN YEAR 2020
Fri 17. - Sun 19. April 2020
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Sunday 24th May 2020
Sunday 31st May 2020
Thursday 11th June 2020
COMMUNITY DAY - FEAST OF SAINTS
Sunday 21st June 2020
Sunday 13tn December 2020
will be accepted without time
limit for those who haven't registered with ICC before 31st. Jan. 2006. Kindly
note, members who
need any ecclesial document from our Parish
must be registered minimum 30 days prior to
the time of applying. This
is strictly applicable to each and every
members of our Parish and no exceptions are
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children between the age group of 9 and 14
may join for the altar service. The
parents are requested to enter the
children's name in the list which will be
given in the beginning of the year.