Do we really believe in one holy Catholic Church?

Read below the account of catholic who was denied extremeunction because she was not a parishioner.

Shame , Shame  and more Shame on these type of priests who have divided the Church. The words in I Believe should be changed from ” One Holy Catholic Church” to many holy Catholic Churches.



His Eminence Archbishop Oswald Cardinal Gracias,
‘Archbishop’s House’,
21, Nathalal Parikh Marg.
Scindia Society, Police Colony,
Apollo Bundar, Colaba, Mumbai – 400001.

His Eminence,
I am a former parishioner of ‘Infant Jesus Church’, Dombivili-Thakurli. I have shifted to Dharavi in May 2015 and have been a parishioner of ‘St. Anthony’s Church’ since then.
We (my wife Shirley, my daughter Sweta and myself) have cancelled our names as parishioners of ‘Infant Jesus Church’, Dombivili-Thakurli in May 2015 and have even taken a letter from the Parish Priest and gave it to Fr Christopher Jeyakumar, Parish Priest of ‘St. Anthony’s Church’, Dharavi. We have even filled up a form with our photographs affixed on it in order to get our FAMILY CARD. One and a half years have passed, but Fr Christopher Jeyakumar has not given it to us. Whenever we ask him for our Family Card, he does not give us a polite answer. He favours only the Tamil-speaking Catholics of the parish. As for the Marathi and English-speaking Catholics, he’s very harsh to them. He’s also never available to parishioners. He closes the door of his room and sleeps the whole day. Archbishop, what do we do now to get our Family Card? Fr Joaquim, the former Assistant Parish Priest had even requested Fr Christopher Jeyakumar to give us our Family Card but he gave him no answer.
On August 8, 2016, one of my aunt residing at Vasai was admitted at Sion Hospital as she was in her last stage. In the evening at around 6.00 p.m., my wife had requested Fr Christopher Jeyakumar to give her the last sacrament, but he refused to do so and told my wife ‘I have no time’. Two hours later, my aunt expired without a priest hearing her confession and giving her the last sacraments.
Fr Amal Charles, Assistant Parish Priest who is also a Tamilian told my wife that since my aunt is not a parishioner of the Church, he cannot come.
Fr Prashant Padu, the Assistant Parish Priest who is a very good priest like Fr Joaquim, was not available as he had gone out for some meeting. Had he been there that evening, he definitely would have come.
I am sure there are many priests like Fr Christopher Jeyakumar who are spoiling the name of our Catholic Church. The entire Marathi-speaking Catholics (Kolis and East Indians) of Dharavi are against Fr Christopher Jeyakumar and want him to be transferred to some other parish.
Also, on weekdays, there are no Marathi or English masses, only Tamil masses for the Tamilians, one in the morning and the other in the evening.

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,
Jubel D’Cruz

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Bombay Laity Ezekiel’s Chapter 3 Task as Watchman 17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. 18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for[b] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood. 19 But if you do warn the wicked person and they do not turn from their wickedness or from their evil ways, they will die for their sin; but you will have saved yourself.
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7 Responses to Do we really believe in one holy Catholic Church?

  1. It is absolutely impossible for me to believe that a Catholic priest has done this. I am not implying that Jubel D’Cruz is saying liess. Not at all. I have similar experiences from bishops even. In this case the priest concened must be questioned by the diocesesan authorities to find out the veracity of and reasons for refusal of service. If found true he must be defroked because, he is not fit for priesthood. His presence will do more harm than good to the parish, diocese and to the entire church. james kottoor

  2. John Menezes says:

    When Paul VI signed The Dogmatic Constitution of the Church on 21/11/1964 he instituted a New Church and a New Religion and to meet the same he revised, among other things, all the sacramental rites to meet the tenets of this new church starting with the ordination rites from 6/4/1969. There is no longer a Sacrament of Extreme Unction which prepared the soul for the next world. Jubel D’Cruz is advised to search for a traditionalist validly ordained priest for the true sacraments and is recommended Rev. Fr. Gregory Noronha of the Society of St. Pius X who may be reached on telephone emergency. Fr. Gregory Noronha is very obliging.

  3. Neil Rangel says:

    CLARIFICATION: As a Catholic I wish to mention this. No priest should ever refuse the last Sacrament, or of Penance or Communion of Baptism over some technical residence issue like this – the purpose of urgency is to save a soul.The Novus Ordo and the new rites is not a new religion; it is illegitimate along with its rites which are illegitimate.Pontiffs starting from John XXIII onward fall under and are subject to the several anathemas reserved for those who seek to destroy or change the Traditional Sacraments and rites.Sad that these should have been promulgated at all as no valid reasons were given and that the Catholic Church should have been burdened with this calamity. countless souls have been lost or deserted the Church. But then we believe in the promises of Christ. . Until a future Pontiff formally declares them unworthy; the Novus Ordo is still valid. God would not abandon the faithful to invalid sacraments. Only a Pontiff has jurisdiction on issues of validity or invalidity of a sacrament. Sedevacantism is a heresey.
    I recollect many years back as a child in Santa Cruz West. The parish priest suddenly decided that they will stop visiting parishioners to bless the homes and the head of family was expected to do the same. Some families protested – we were one. The parish priest came(he died some years back) and blessed our house as though he was doing us a big favor and we only requested that he visit the elderly couple on the other floor of the building. He refused and left saying that he has come to our house only because we asked for it.

  4. Luiza Menezes says:

    Absolutely a shame..have any of you asked the priest why did he behave like that…may be he requires a healing retreat…a similar incident of one Sr Licia from Santacruz who I had called for something but she thought I am desperate for her counselling I was shocked to hear from her “you are not in my parish vicinity I cannot counsel you” As if Jesus Christ for the Lord of the vicinity. Pope had appointed her for something but apparently she is in kerala for her treatment. God forgive me for I had forgiven her with a forgiveness prayer but the above incident brought back the memories.

  5. Luiza Menezes says:

    correction sorry “As if Jesus Christ was the Lord only for the vicinity people”

  6. Jubel DCruz says:

    The matter has been sorted out and I have asked the priest forgiveness for writing against him. One should never talk or write bad things about our priests, bishops and nuns. They too are human beings who too like us fall into temptations.

    — Jubel D’Cruz
    Mumbai – India

  7. John Menezes says:

    If the “priest” or “bishop” is ordained after April 6. 1969 to Paul VI’s drastically revised ordination rites he is no priest or bishop. Seminary formation has also been drastically revised round the world to meet the tenets of Paul VI’s New Church and New Religion. Just cling to the Holy Rosary to the end.

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