ANNOUNCEMENTS - 3rd, 4th and 5th July 2015

July 02, 2015

  1. The Next Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Wednesday, 8th July at 6.30pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your bible with you, children are not allowed.
     
  2. All parishioners are invited to participate and support the upcoming “Community Day Out” organized by the Filipino Community on Friday, 10th July at the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park Resort from 2.00 pm in the afternoon until 1.00 am. The cost of the entry ticket is BD. 5/- per person. Part of the proceeds will go towards the Construction of Our Lady of Arabia Cathedral.  Transportation will be arranged from the parking area of Andalus Garden, Manama at 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm. Tickets are available at the counter table in the Church compound or at the Parish Office.
     
  3. Dear Parishioners, you are all cordially invited to our “Gala Summer Dinner Dance” on Thursday, 16th July, at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium during the Eid Al Fitr Holidays. Come and experience a joyful and relaxing time and win exciting Prizes from 8.00 pm onwards till Midnight. All proceeds in aid of the 3rd ISAO Conference to be held in Bahrain in September. Invitation Cards are available with all Parish Communities and Groups at a cost of BD. 5/- per adult and BD 3/- per child. We look forward to your usual support.
     
  4. The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 17th July in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm. Registration will take place on the same day, prior to the commencement of the Course. The course fee is BD. 3/- per person, inclusive of lunch.
     
  5. “STARS MEET” - Summer Camp 2015 will be conducted by our Parish from 6th July to 31st July for children of age groups 7 to 16 years. Registration Forms are available in the parish office and in the Religious Gift Corner. We request volunteers from all Communities and resource persons to assist and support the Summer Camp. Those interested are requested to kindly give their names to Fr. Saji.
     
  6. Please note that all those who would like to join the Lectors Ministry to proclaim the Word of God during the masses are kindly requested to register their names at the Parish Office, latest by 31st July. Those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation will only be eligible to enroll.
     
  7. Dear Parishioners, we look forward to your generous support in accommodating the delegates attending the ISAO Conference for 3 nights from 22nd to 24th September in your homes. Those who are willing to help, kindly fill in the FOSTER HOME Forms which are kept at the ISAO Help Desk Counter and the parish office and return them accordingly.
     
  8. The ISAO Conference Registration Forms are available at the ISAO Help Desk Counter in the Church compound. Kindly collect the Forms and submit the completed Forms to the Help Desk Counter and collect your receipt.

    P.T.O.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY

     
  9. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held today at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
     
  10. Dear parishioners, Rev. Fr. Francisco will be shortly returning to his Diocese. A con-celebrated Solemn mass will be held today at 5.00 pm to thank God for his dedicated services in our parish. After the mass, there will be a Felicitation Programme organized by our parish Communities to honour Fr. Francisco.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 7.00 AM AND 9.00 AM MASSES ONLY
     
  11. The Konkani Community will be celebrating the Feast of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the month of September. There will be launching of the lucky dip raffle tickets on Friday, 3rd July after the 9.00 am mass to commemorate this occasion. All parishioners are invited to participate by purchasing your raffle tickets. A part of the proceeds raised, will go towards the Construction of our New Cathedral at Awali.

 

Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 26th, 27th and 28th June 2015

June 25, 2015

  1. In preparation for the feast of St. Thomas, the 9 day Novena is being held in Malayalam from Wednesday, 24th June to Thursday, 2nd July. The Feast of St. Thomas will be celebrated by the Malayalam Community in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday, 3rd July at 7.00 pm. The Cultural programme will take place on Thursday, 9th July at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  2. Rev. Fr. Maroon will be celebrating his Ordination Day on Monday, 29th June. Please pray for his intentions.
     
  3. The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul will be celebrated on Monday, 29th June. Parishioners, please note that this Solemnity is very important for our church. On this day, a Special Collection called “Peter Pence” will be made and the same will be sent to the Holy Father for charitable works. Kindly collect your envelope and drop the same in the box placed near the main door of the Sacred Heart Church, Collection bag or hand over to the parish office with your generous contributions.
     
  4. There will be a Retreat in Malayalam from Monday, 29th June to Thursday, 2nd July in the Sacred Heart Church at 7.00 pm conducted by Rev. Fr. Soji Olickal.
     
  5. The Bahrain Federation of Expatriate Association is organizing a Ramadan Ghabga (evening feast) at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on Wednesday, 1st July commencing from 9.30 pm. His Excellency Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa will be with us for opening the Ramadan Ghabga. All parishioners are invited to attend.
     
  6. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 3rd July at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
     
  7. Dear parishioners, Rev. Fr. Francisco will be shortly returning to his Diocese. A con-celebrated Solemn mass will be held on Friday, 3rd July at 5.00 pm to thank God for his dedicated services in our parish. After the mass, there will be a Felicitation Programme organized by our parish Communities to honour Fr. Francisco.  
     
  8. All parishioners are invited to participate and support the upcoming “Community Day Out” organized by the Filipino Community on Friday, 10th July at the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park Resort from 2 o'clock in the afternoon until 1.00 am. The cost of the entry ticket is BD. 5/- per person. The proceeds will be in aid of the Construction of Our Lady of Arabia Cathedral. The transportation will be arranged from the parking area of Andulous Garden, Manama at 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm. Tickets are available at the counter table in the Church compound or at the Parish Office.
     
  9. The Brick by Brick project has already commenced in our Parish in aid of the Cathedral.  Parishioners, we need your support towards this project. Kindly contact your Community Coordinators to buy a brick and build your Church.
     
  10. “STARS MEET” - Summer Camp 2015 will be conducted by our Parish from 6th July to 31st July for children of age groups 7 to 16 years. Registration Forms are available in the parish office and in the Religious Gift Corner. We request volunteers from all Communities and resource persons to assist and support the Summer Camp. Those interested are requested to kindly give their names to Fr. Saji.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY ONLY
     
  11. The Kids for Kingdom Retreat for children of 7 to 17 years of age will be held for four days from Monday, 29th June to Thursday, 2nd July. Registration Forms are available at the Jesus Youth Help Desk and the Parish Office. The registration fee is BD 10/- per child and the last date for registration is today, 26th June.

 

Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

 

 

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