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

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 19th, 20th and 21st June 2015

June 18, 2015

  1. Our Bishop Camillo will be celebrating his birthday on Wednesday, 24th June. Kindly pray for his intentions.
     
  2. In preparation for the feast of St. Thomas, the novena in Malayalam will begin 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 be on Thursday, 9th July at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  3. Rev. Fr. Maroon will be celebrating his Ordination Day on Monday, 29th June. Please pray for his intentions.
     
  4. 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. Please contribute generously.
     
  5. 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 Jesus Youth Help Desk and the Parish Office. The registration fee is BD 10/- per child and the last date for registration is 26th June. 
     
  6. 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.
     
  7.   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.
     
  8.   “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 7.30 AM MASS ONLY
     
  9. Today, 19th June is the last day of Catechism for the parish children. The regular 9.00 am obligation mass for parents will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The mass for children at 9.00 am will be held in the Sacred Heart Church. The Catechism Classes for Stds. 1 and 2 will be from 9.00 am to 10.00 am.

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

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