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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 15TH, 16TH AND 17TH SEPTEMBER 2017

September 14, 2017

  1. The Deepening of the Catholic Faith Session with the Theme-“Holy Eucharist –Value of the Holy Mass,”will be held on Tuesday, 19th September at 7.00 pm in   Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. All parishioners are invited to attend this session.
  2. Our parish will be organizing “Dinner for a Nobel Cause” event on Thursday, 19th October 2017 at the Gulf Convention Center, Gulf Hotel. We would greatly appreciate your support and assistance in sourcing supporters / gifts / donations for this event. The proceeds raised from this event will go towards the needy families of the various communities in the parish and to assist families of those deceased. Kindly purchase your entry passes from community coordinators or from the Help desk placed in the church compound. For any assistance you may contact Fr. Gasper or the persons whose names are displayed on the banner in the church compound. We would like to have your whole hearted support towards this event.

    Entry passes for this event will be launched today 15th September after the 9.00 am mass on the outdoor stage.
  3. Catechism Classes for Parish Children from Standards 1-3 will commence on Friday, 22nd September at 9 am.
  4. A Konkani movie “Noshibacho Khell” will be shown on Thursday, 21st September at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium at 8.00 pm. Gate passes are available with the Konkani Community members and volunteers. The net proceeds will go towards the needy of our parish.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY ONLY
  5. The Lectors Ministry is accepting new members. Those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation may register their names at the parish office. The deadline to submit names is 16th September. 
  6. The Catechism Teachers’ Training Course will begin on Friday, 22nd September from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in the St. Claire Audio Video room. Those interested in teaching Catechism to our parish children are requested to register their names in the Parish Office. The last date to register is 15th September.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY 9.00 am and 10.30 am MASS ONLY
  7. Catechism children from STD 4-12 who have not yet registered are informed to do their registration at the kindergarten   and then go to their respective classes. Children from STD 1-2 can also register at the kindergarten from 8am-11.30 am.

    P. T. O.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY 7.00 AM MASS ONLY
  8. Catechism Classes for Parish Children from Standards 4-12 will commence today. Today all the children from Standards 4-12 will have mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church. Standards 4 and 5 will have catechism from 8.00 am to 8.50 am before mass.  Standards 6-12 will have catechism from 10.15am to 11.30 am after mass. 

    Due to the Children’s mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church, the 9.00 am English Obligation Mass will be held today at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  9. Catechism children from STD 4-12 who have not yet registered are informed to do the registration at the kindergarten   and then go to their respective classes. Children from STD 1-2 can also register at the kindergarten from 8am-11.30 am

    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.
    PARISH PRIEST

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 8th, 9thand 10th SEPTEMBER 2017

September 07, 2017

  1. Catechism Classes for Parish Children from Standards 4-12 will commence on Friday, 15th September and Standards 1-3 will commence on Friday, 22nd September. On 15th September all the children from Standards 4-12 will have mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church. Standards 4 and 5 will have catechism from 8.00 am to 8.50 am before mass.  Standards 6-12 will have catechism from 10.15am to 11.30 am after mass.

    Due to the Children’s mass at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart Church, the 9.00 am    English obligation mass will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  2. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Valankanni on Thursday, 14th September at 6.30 pm in the sacred heart church.The 9-day Novena in preparation for this Feast has already begun. For schedule you may refer to the banner put up in the church compound.

    On 14th September the 6.00 pm English mass will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium
  3. The next Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Wednesday, 13th September at 6.30 pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your Bible with you and children are not allowed.
  4. The Wedding Anniversary mass for August and September celebrants will be held on Monday, 11th September at 7.00 pm in the Mother Church.All those celebrated and will be celebrating their wedding anniversaries during these months are invited to attend this mass.
  5. The next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 15th September in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those who would like to attend this course please register your name at the Parish Office and submit the Baptism certificate along with your application form before 13th September. The course fee is BD. 5/- per person, inclusive of lunch.
  6. The Lectors Ministry will be accepting new members. Those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation may register their names at the parish office. The deadline to submit your name is 16th September. 
  7. The Catechism Teachers Training Course will begin on Friday, 22nd September from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in the St. Claire Audio Video room. Those interested in teaching Catechism to our parish children are requested to register their names in the parish office. The last day for registration is 15th September.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING 9.00 AM MASS ONLY
     
  8. The 10.30 am English obligation mass today will be held at our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

    P.T.O.

    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY MORNING 7.00 AM MASS ONLY
     
  9. The Konkani community will celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Monti Fest, today at 9.00 am with the blessings of the new corn and floral offerings by the children at the outdoor stage followed by the Feast Mass in Konkani at the Sacred Heart Church. This will be followed by a short cultural programme and lunch at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  10. Due to this mass, the 9.00 am and 10.30 am English obligation masses today, will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. The Filipino mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Church at 12 noon as usual.
  11. Registration and sale of books for all Catechism Classes will be held today from 8.00 am to 12 noon in the Kindergarten.

    Parents are informed to bring a copy of their child’s CPR and Baptism Certificate for submission at the time of registration. Students of Standard 8 need to bring a copy of their Communion Certificate at the time of registration. 


    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.
    PARISH PRIEST

Event Highlights

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