ANNOUNCEMENTS for 12th, 13th and 14th September 2014

September 11, 2014

  1. We welcome Rev. Fr. Gaspar Fernandes, who has been appointed as the new Asst. Parish Priest and the Spiritual Director of the Konkani Community. We wish him a fruitful Ministry.
     
  2. The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 19th September in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30am to 4.30pm. 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.
     
  3. Catechism classes for the year 2014-2015 will commence on Friday, 19th September. On that day, Children of Stds. I and II will have registration and catechism class in St. Padre Pio Hall from 9.00 am to 10.15 am. Registration for all other catechism children from Stds. III to V will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium after the 9.00 am children’s mass until 11.15 am and registration for Stds. VI to XII will be in their class itself. The Schedule will be displayed on the parish notice board. Parents, kindly note that catechism classes and youth mass are compulsory for all children from Std. I to Std. XII.

    Please note that on Friday, 19th September, the regular 9.00 am English mass will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. We regret the inconvenience caused.
     
  4. The Catechism teachers training course will begin on Friday, 26th September from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon in the St. Clare 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 19th September 2014.
     
  5. Couples who celebrate their Wedding Anniversary in the month of September, are requested to attend the 7.00 pm mass on Monday, 15th September (3rd Monday of the month) in the Mother Church. Celebrants to register their names in the parish office.
     
  6. Choir practice will begin on Wednesday, 17th September at 7.00 pm at the St. Anthony block (Room No. 6) in preparation for the thanksgiving mass on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee closing Ceremony. All choir members are requested to attend.
     
  7. In keeping with the Jubilee Celebrations of the Sacred Heart Church, the Cultural and Sports Committee is organizing a Talent Contest for the parishioners of all age groups. For more details, please refer to the notice board or the website. Registration can be done at the parish office before Tuesday, 16th September.
     
  8. The Jesus Youth invites you all to be a part of the Praise Fest named    ‘Magnificat’ which will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on  Thursday, 18th September, from 7:00 pm onwards. Kindly participate in this  Grace-filled evening along with your family and friends.

    P.T.O.

     
  9. The Couples for Christ invites parishioners to attend their 57th Christian Life Program beginning on Friday, 19th September, at 1.00 pm at the St. Padre Pio Hall.  Program flyers are available in the parish office or with any CFC member. For more details, please refer to the parish notice board.
     
  10. As part of our Parish Diamond Jubilee Celebration, a Souvenir Booklet will be released at the Jubilee Closing Ceremony on Friday, 21st  November 2014. In this regard, we would like to encourage everyone to be a part of this historical “Jubilee Souvenir Booklet” and at the same time, help fund the maintenance and upkeep of our church including its Charity works for a minimum amount of BD.10/-. Please see Posters for details or approach Parish Group Members assigned to solicit advertisements, who are stationed near the Brick by Brick Poster after each and every mass.


    ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY
     
  11. The Deepening of the Catholic Faith Session will be held on Saturday, 13th September at 7.30 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     

Fr. Uldarico Camus, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

ANNOUNCEMENTS for 5th, 6th and 7th August 2014

September 04, 2014

  1. The Next Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Wednesday, 10th September at 6.30pm in the St. Clare Audio/Video Room. Please bring your bible with you. Children are not allowed.
     
  2. The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 19th September in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30am to 4.30pm. 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.
     
  3. Catechism classes for the year 2014-2015 will commence on Friday, 19th September. Registration for Stds. I and II will be held on Friday, 5th September and Friday, 12th September from 8.30 am to 10.30 am in St. Padre Pio Hall. Registration for Stds. III to XII will be held on Friday, 19th September in the class itself.
     
  4. Couples who celebrate their Wedding Anniversary in the month of September, are requested to attend the 7.00 pm mass on Monday, 15th September (3rd Monday of the month) in the Mother Church. Celebrants to register their names in the parish office.
     
  5. The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast Mass of Our Lady of Velankanni on Thursday, 11th September at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. The Novena and Mass have already begun from Tuesday, 2nd September. On Thursday, 11th September due to the Velankanni feast mass being held in the Sacred Heart Church, the regular 6.00pm English mass will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  6. As part of our Parish Diamond Jubilee celebration, a Souvenir Booklet will be released at the Diamond Jubilee closing ceremony on Friday, 21st November 2014. In this regard, we would like to encourage everyone to be a part of this historical “Jubilee Souvenir Booklet” and at the same time help to fund the upkeep and maintenance of our church and its charity works. Please refer to the Parish notice board and Jubilee posters, and contact the parish groups and community coordinators for more information. Thank you for your support.
     
  7. The El Shaddai Bahrain Chapter will be conducting the Catholic Life in the Spirit Seminar (CLSS) from Friday, 5th September to Friday, 24th October  (every Friday) from 1:30pm to 5:00 pm in the St. Lawrence Hall.
     
  8. In keeping with the Jubilee Celebrations of the Sacred Heart Church, the Cultural and Sports Committee is organizing a Talent Contest for the parishioners of all age groups. For more details, please refer to the notice board or the website. Registration can be done at the parish office before Tuesday, 16th September.


    P.T.O.
     
  9. The Jesus Youth invites you all to be a part of the Praise Fest named    ‘Magnificat’ which will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium on  Thursday, 18th September, from 7:00 pm onwards. Kindly participate in this  Grace-filled evening along with your family and friends.
     
  10. LIGHTHOUSE 2014 - a three days Adult Youth Retreat will be conducted for all the Youth of our Parish (AGE: 18 years and above), during the Eid holidays from Saturday, 4th October to Monday, 6th October . The Main speakers for this Growth Retreat will be coming from India. All the youth are invited to attend this grace-filled Growth Retreat initiated by Jesus Youth. Forms will be available at the Jesus Youth Helpdesk. There will be a registration fee of BD. 2/-.


    ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY
     
  11. The First Friday Holy Hour will be held today at 4.15 pm. in the Sacred Heart Church.


    ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY 7.30AM MASS ONLY
     
  12. The Konkani Community will be celebrating today the Feast of the Nativity of Our Blessed Mother at 10.00 am with blessing of the new corn followed by Feast Mass in Konkani in the Sacred Heart Church. Due to the Konkani Feast Mass, the regular 9.00 am and 10.15 am English masses will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.


    ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY
     
  13. As per the Directives received from our Bishop Camillo, a second collection   will be made on Sunday, 7th September at all masses in aid of the suffering Christians in Iraq. Please contribute generously.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CANTORS ONLY (SUNDAY ONLY)
     
  14. As per the Directives from our Bishop Camillo, today there will be a second collection in aid of the suffering Christians in Iraq. Please contribute generously.


Fr. Uldarico Camus, OFM Cap.
Parish Priest

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Talent Search

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