Spiritual Works of Mercy

  • Instruct the ignorant
  • Counsel the doubtful
  • Admonish the sinners
  • Comfort the sorrowful
  • Bear wrongs patiently
  • Forgive all injuries
  • Pray for the living and the dead

Corporal Works of Mercy

  • Feed the hungry
  • Give drink to the thirsty
  • Clothe the naked
  • Visit the imprisoned
  • Shelter the homeless
  • Visit the sick
  • Bury the dead

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 24th, 25th and 26th June 2016

June 23, 2016

  1. The Feast of St. Thomas will be celebrated by the Malayalam Community in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday, 1st July at 7.00 pm. The cultural programme will be on Thursday, 7th July at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  2. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 1st July at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
     
  3. The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul will be celebrated on Wednesday, 29th June. 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 contribute generously.
     
  4. The Kids for Kingdom Retreat for children of 7 to 20 years of age will be held for four days from 4th to 7th July.  Registration Forms are available at the Jesus Youth Help Desk, Religious Gift Corner, Fr. Saji’s office and the Parish Office. The registration fee is BD 10/- per child. We will require some volunteers to assist in this retreat. Those interested are requested to kindly submit their names to Fr. Saji.
     
  5. CFC Singles for Christ cordially invite all single men and women to the 73rd Christian Life Programme from 8th July to 26th August, from 1pm to 5pm every Friday at the St. Francis of Assisi Block.
     
  6. “STARS MEET” - Summer Camp 2016 will be conducted by our Parish from 8th to 29th 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 as well as resourceful individuals to assist and support the Summer Camp. Those interested are requested to kindly give their names to Fr. Saji.
     
  7. A Youth Orientation programme will be held on Monday, 27th July in the Padre Pio Social Hall from 7pm to 9pm for youth between 15 to 21 years of age. Prior registration is not required.
     
  8. All those interested in joining a pilgrimage to Europe from 10th to 26th October, consisting of 15 nights and 16 days including countries such as Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, France and the Shrine of Mother Mary at Lourdes and Fatima, are requested to kindly register at the Parish Office before 31st July.  For further details, please contact Fr. Peter.


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  9. We require dedicate individuals to volunteer their services towards operating the computer and overhead LCD projectors for weekday and obligation masses. Interested parishioners are requested to submit their names and contact details to the Parish Office by 3rd July. The volunteers will be contacted for the training session.
     
  10. Dear parishioners, we would like to inform you that a new system has been installed and the complete church premises is now under CCTV surveillance.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY ONLY
     
  11. Our Bishop Camillo will be celebrating his birthday today. Let us pray for his intentions.


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

ANNOUNCEMENTS for 17th, 18th and 19th June 2016

June 16, 2016

  1. Friday, 17th June is the last day of Catechism for the parish children. The regular 9.00 am obligation mass for parents will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.  The mass for children from Std. 4 to Std. 12 will be held in the Sacred Heart Church at 9:00 am followed by Catechism until 11:30 am.
     
  2.  The conclusion of  the 30 days Eucharistic Adoration “Come, Let’s Pray,” will be held on Saturday, 18th June after the 6.30 pm Mass. The ceremony will start with an Eucharistic Procession from the Adoration Chapel to the Sacred Heart Church and will conclude with one hour adoration. All are welcome.
     
  3. Under the royal patronage of His Majesty, King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, “This Is Bahrain” in association with Sacred Heart Church is organizing a Ramadan Ghabga & Prayer of Peace on Wednesday, 22nd June commencing from 8:30pm onwards at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.  All parishioners are invited to attend.  
     
  4. In preparation for the feast of St. Thomas, the Novena in Malayalam will begin from Wednesday, 22nd to Thursday, 30th June. The Feast of St. Thomas will be celebrated by the Malayalam Community in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday, 1st July at 7.00 pm. The cultural programme will be on Thursday, 7th July at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
     
  5. Our Bishop Camillo will be celebrating his birthday on Friday, 24th June. Let us pray for his intentions.
     
  6. On Friday, 24th June we celebrate the Feast of St. John the Baptist.
     
  7. All parishioners are invited to participate and support the upcoming “Community Day Out” organized on Friday, 24th June at the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park Resort from 12 noon to 1:00 am.  The cost of the entry ticket is BD6 per person and part of the proceeds will go towards the construction of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia. Tickets are available with Rev. Fr. Peter. 
     
  8. All those who would like to join the Lectors Ministry to proclaim the Word of God during the mass are requested to register their names at the Parish Office.  Only those who have received the Sacrament of Confirmation will be eligible to enroll.
     
  9. The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul will be celebrated on Wednesday, 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.
     
  10. The Kids for Kingdom Retreat for children of 7 to 20 years of age will be held for four days from 4th to 7th July.  Registration Forms are available at the Jesus Youth Help Desk, Religious Gift Corner, Fr. Saji’s office and the Parish Office. The registration fee is BD 10/- per child. We will require some volunteers to assist in this retreat. Those interested are requested to kindly submit their names to Fr. Saji.
     
  11. “STARS MEET” - Summer Camp 2016 will be conducted by our Parish from 8th to 29th 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 as well as resourceful individuals to assist and support the Summer Camp. Those interested are requested to kindly give their names to Fr. Saji.
     
  12. We take this opportunity to thank all those who attended and contributed towards the success of the screening of the movie “Risen” which was held on Thursday, 9th June. Rest assured that the proceeds will go towards the expenses incurred for the youth attending the World Youth Day in Poland.  May God bless you all.


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

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