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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 8th, 9th AND 10th DECEMBER 2017

December 07, 2017

  1. Please be informed that, Christmas and New Year Mass schedule in displayed on the notice boards.
  2. December 17th Sunday, is the Ordination day of Fr. Charbel Fayad. A thanksgiving mass will be offered at 7.00 pm on that day. Let us participate and pray for his intentions
  3. December 13th Wednesday at 6.30 pm, there will be Pre Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your copy of the bible with you. Children are not allowed.
  4. December 16th Saturday in commemoration of the Bahrain National Day, the Filipino Catholic Community of the Sacred Heart Church has organized a Holy Walk at Arad Park, Muharraq.  The reporting time is 7am and the walk will begin at 7.30am. All are invited to participate in this worthwhile cause.
  5. In preparation for Christmas, a Dawn Mass will be celebrated in Tagalog, every morning at 4.30 am commencing from Saturday 16th December to Sunday, 24th December. 
  6. The Advent Parish Mission in preparation for Christmas in English will be held from 18th to 20th December along with the evening masses. On 18th and 19th December it will be held at 6 pm mass and on 20th December it will be held at the 7 pm mass.
  7. As we are in the season of advent all are invited to make your confession while the priest are available in the confessionals.
  8. On Monday 25th December 2017, a free Christmas Day programme “Home away from Home,” for our parish domestic workers, will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. There will be Holy Mass followed by entertainment and distribution of Christmas gifts. Dear Parishioners we invite you all please support by offering cakes, snacks, gifts, telephone cards or cash.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY
  9. On completion of their respective tenure of services in Middle East, Frs. Freddy and Gaspar will be returning back to their respective Provinces. Hence, there will be a con-celebrated Thanksgiving Farewell Mass for Fr. Freddy followed by Felicitation Programme at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium today at 5.00 pm and Farewell for Fr. Gaspar will be on Friday, 22nd December. All are invited and encouraged to attend as a mark of gratitude.
  10. The Arabic Community will be hosting its 12th annual Christmas Bazaar in the church compound today from 7.00 am until 2.00 pm. Proceeds of this Bazar will go towards the less fortunate. For further information please refer the notice boards.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING 7.00AM MASS ONLY
  11. Today the catechism children from classes 4 to 12 will have mass at 9.00 am in  the Sacred Heart Church as part of the Christmas celebrations.

    Hence, the regular 9.00 am English obligation mass will be held today at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

    FR. XAVIER D’SOUZA, OFM CAP.
    PARISH PRIEST

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 1st, 2nd AND 3rd DECEMBER 2017

November 30, 2017

  1. December 8th Friday, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
  2. The Feast of St. Francis Xavier will be celebrated by the Konkani Community on Monday, 4th December at 7.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. For Novena timings, please refer to the banner in the church compound.
    Due to this Solemn Celebration, the regular 6.00 pm English Mass scheduled on that day will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  3. December 7th Thursday, is the birthday of Fr. Amar A thanksgiving mass will be offered at 6.00 pm on that day.  Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
  4. On completion of their respective tenure of services in Middle East, Frs. Freddy and Gaspar will be returning back to their respective Provinces. Hence, there will be a con-celebrated Thanksgiving Farewell Mass for Fr. Freddy followed by Felicitation Programme at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on Friday, 8th December at 5.00 pm and Farewell for Fr. Gaspar on Friday, 22nd December. All are invited and encouraged to attend as a mark of gratitude.
  5. On 8th December, the catechism children from STDs 4 to 12 will have mass at 9.00 am at the Sacred Heart Church as part of the Christmas celebrations. The regular 9.00 am English obligation mass on that day will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  6. The Youth of the Parish will be organizing a musical stage production entitled A Christmas Dream: Finding Our Way Home, on the 7th December at 7.45 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The proceeds raised from this event will go towards the less fortunate.  We require your support and sponsorship for this event. For further information, contact Fr Gaspar or the team at the Christmas Dream Counter or the Parish Office.  Only a few tickets are remaining.  Kindly hurry and buy them at the earliest.
  7. The true meaning of Christmas is love.  We remember the birth of Jesus by giving each other gifts, worshipping Him and being especially kind to the poor and the less fortunate. Today, let us spread our love and joy to the poor, and make their Christmas a happy and memorable one. You can place your orders for Christmas fruit cake with us. This will be a great help to the needy. For further information please contact Fr. Gaspar or the team at the Christmas Dream counter.                                                                         
  8. December 13th Wednesday at 6.30 pm, there will be Pre Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your bible with you. Children are not allowed.
  9. February 9th 2018, we will be having the Annual Parish event, THE FAMILY DAY 2018 with the theme, “IN GIVING WE RECEIVE” at the Church grounds.
  10. The Arabic Community will be hosting its 12th annual Christmas Bazaar in the church compound on Friday, 8th December 2017, from 7.00 am until 2.00 pm. Proceeds will go towards the less fortunate. For further information please refer to the notice boards.

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

    FR. XAVIER D’SOUZA, OFM CAP.
    PARISH PRIEST

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