SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL (SSVP) - SERVING THE NEEDY
The Society of St Vincent De Paul takes care of the social needs of the Parish
by adopting deserving families and helping them with rations, medical and
educational aid. They also undertake other special charitable works towards
the poor and the downtrodden.
President: Mr Ronnie Mascarenhas
Vice President: Mr Raphael Prasanna
Secretary: Mrs Reeny Joe
Treasurer: Mr Davis
LITURGY COMMITTEE – ACTIVE PARTICIPATION
“Liturgy is the summit towards which the activity of the Church is directed. It
is the fount from which all her power flows” (SC 10).
The Liturgy Committee consists of representatives from the different
ministries like lectors, commentators, choir and altar servers; along with the
religious members of the parish. The purpose of the Liturgy Committee is to
prepare for the liturgical celebrations and to coordinate different ministries
for the active participation of the people.
Secretary: Sr Anula op
ST MICHAEL’S ASSOCIATION – PROTECTOR
St Michael’s Association caters to the spiritual and social needs of the
residents of Michaelpalya. Its activities include celebrating the annual Feast
of St Michael, monthly prayer meetings and assisting with the parish
President: Mr P.J.Paul
Vice President: Mr Michael Raj
General Secretary: Mr A.Kumar
Joint Secretary: Mr P.J. Alexander
Youth Secretary: Mr P.T. Kausal Raj
FAITH FORMATION TEAM – KEEPING THE FAITH
The Faith formation team is in charge of the weekly catechism classes, as
well as the First Holy Communion and Confirmation preparation classes.
Catechism classes are conducted from nursery to 12th Std.
Catechism Co-ordinator: Mr Jobi Thomas
RESURRECTION SCC GROUPS – CHURCH IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
The SCC is the mini church. SCC groups aim to grow in personal spiritual
experience through the sharing of the Word of God, as well as developing
neighbourly relationships with the poor, the needy and the marginalised. It is
connected to the Parish Church.
Co-ordinator: Sr Annie Maliekel op
Assistant Co-ordinator: Mrs Anitha D’Souza
RESURRECTION PARISH YOUTH GROUP (RPYG) – REJUVENATING THE
RPYG is Youth for the Youth. It aims for the youth to grow more deeply in
their personal as well as spiritual life, and build community spirit through
volunteer work for parish programmes.
Secretary: John Francis
LEGION OF MARY – WALK WITH OUR MOTHER
The objective of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness
of its members, developed by prayer and active co-operation in Church work,
led by the intercession of Mother Mary. The members participate in the life
of the parish through visitation of the sick, both in their homes and in
hospitals; house visits and uniting separated families.
There are 2 Legion of Mary units:
Mother of Divine Mercy
Blessed Mother of Mirror of Justice
INDIRANAGAR KONKANI KUTAM – CELEBRATING TRADITION
It is an extended family of Konkani Catholics from Indiranagar and its
immediate surroundings. The purpose is to meet the religious and cultural
needs of the Konkani families living in the area.
President: Mr Silvian Noronha
Secretary: Mr Richard Misquith
Treasurer: Mr Joe D’Souza
ST JOSEPH’S WELFARE ASSOCIATION – WELFARE IN THE COMMUNITY
The purpose of the Association is to develop, sustain, organise and nurture
the spiritual, social, cultural, welfare needs of the Malayalam speaking
Catholics of Resurrection Church.
Treasurer: Terrance Francis
ALTAR SERVERS – ASSISTING AT THE ALTAR
“Our true worth does not consist in what human beings think of us. What we
really are, consists in what God knows us to be.” (St John Berchmans, patron
saint of Altar Servers). Altar servers are integral part of the Church. They
assist the priest in the celebration of the Liturgy.
Altar Server’s Leader: Allan Britto
SAHAYA MAHILA SANGHA – IMPARTING VOCATIONAL SKILLS
This group belongs to the Bangalore Multipurpose Social Service Society
(BMSSS). It is a self-help group facilitating economic, self-sufficiency and
capacity building among its members. BMSSS coordinators provide training
in various skills and trades for sustainable income generation.