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Catechism Ministry Update

The Catechism Ministry announces the Registration and Sale of Books for the Parish Children for 2018-2019 as follows:

  • Friday, 24th August and 31th August 2018 in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 8am to 12 noon
  • Friday, 7th September 2018 in the Classrooms of St. Anthony Block from 8am to 12 noon
  • On Friday, 14th September 2018 registration will be in the Kindergarten from 8am to 11:30am

Parents are kindly requested to submit the Report Card at the time of registration.

For Std 1 and new enrollments, please submit CPR and a copy of the Baptism Certificate

Catechism Classes for Std. 4 to 12 begin on 14th September 2018

  • Std 4 & 5 – Class from 7.30am to 8.40am followed by Youth Mass in Sacred Heart Church.
  • Std 6 to 12 – Mass at 8:45am followed by class till 11:20am (only on 14th September 2018)

Catechism Classes for Std. 1 to 3 begin on 21st September 2018

  • Std 1 & 2 - Liturgy of the Word (CLOTW) in Padre Pio Hall at 8:45am followed by Class until 11:15am
  • Std 3 - Children Mass at 8:45am in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium followed by Class till 11:15am
  • Std 6 to 12 will have classes at 8:45am followed by Youth Mass in Sacred Heart Church at 10:30am

Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 10th, 11th and 12th August 2018

August 10, 2018

On Wednesday, 15th August we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary which is a day of obligation in our Vicariate. On that day the masses in English will be held in the Sacred Heart Church at 5.30 am, 6.30 am, 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm. There will be a Tamil mass at 7.30 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium and the Arabic mass will be at 8.00 pm in the Mother Church.

Novena to our Lady of Perpetual Help will be held as per the usual timings.

His Lordship, Bishop Camillo has released his new Pastoral Letter which will be distributed after all obligation masses.  Please collect one copy per family, read and reflect on it.

Following the ground-breaking ceremony of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia, we request the assistance of all our parishioners towards the realization of this endeavour.  To help us reach our goals, collection boxes have been placed at the main gates of the church and each working individual of the family is requested to show their support by donating a minimum amount of BD2 each month.  Thank you for your usual co-operation.

In commemoration of the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Konkani Community will be organizing a 9-member Cricket Tournament for our parishioners on Friday, 17th August at the Indian Club commencing from 8am onwards.  For Registration Forms, please approach the Konkani Community Co-coordinators or the Parish Office.

There will be a Multi-media Training session in the Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, 11th August at 7.30pm for all parishioners interested in assisting with the display of the slides for obligation and daily masses.

Our Holy Father Pope Francis invites all the youth to participate in the next World Youth Day from 22nd January to 27th January at Panama.  The last date for registration is 26th August.  For further details, please contact our Parish Priest, Fr. Xavier.

Parishioners are once again informed that the church gate will close at 9.00 pm and you need to leave the Church compound before that time.   

The July edition of ‘Charis Arabia’ is available in the Religious Gift Shop


Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 3rd,4th and 5th August 2018

August 02, 2018

  1. On Monday, 6th August we celebrate the Feast of the transfiguration of our Lord.
  2. Fr. Wellington has been given a new assignment by the Bishop of his hometown dioceses. So he left Bahrain last Tuesday. We thank him for his Ministry in our Parish.
  3. On Wednesday, 8th August at 6.30 pm, there will be Pre-Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring a copy of the bible with you. We request you not to bring children.
  4. On Friday, 10th August there will be a Marriage Preparation Course in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those taking part are requested to register their names at the Parish Office and submit their Baptism Certificate along with the Application Form before 8th August. The course fee is BD. 7/- per person, inclusive of lunch and the Certificate.
  5. There will be an LCD Training session in the Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, 11th August at 7.30pm for all parishioners interested in operating the overhead projectors for obligation and daily masses.
  6. The Telugu prayer service has been initiated in our parish for our Telugu speaking parishioners and will be held every Monday at 7:30 pm in Room No. 1 on the 2nd Floor of the St. Anthony Community Center. We request all our Telugu speaking parishioners to join this prayer services so that we can establish a full-fledged Telugu community in our Parish. For further information, please contact our Parish Priest Fr. Xavier Dsouza or Bro. Martin Vaz on Mobile No. 33759990or refer to the parish notice board.
  7. The July edition of ‘Charis Arabia’ is available in the Religious Gift Shop.


    ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY
     
  8. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be today at 3.45 pm. in the Sacred Heart Church.


    Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.
    Parish Priest

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