Church Announcements


ANNOUNCEMENTS - 5th, 6th and 7th February 2016

February 04, 2016

 Thanksgiving mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 6th February, at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church to thank the Lord for His abundant blessings on us and for the grand success of the Family Day 2016. We encourage all our Parishioners to participate in this service.   Couples who celebrate their Wedding Anniversary in the months of January and February are requested to attend the 7.00 pm mass on Monday, 8th February in the Mother Church.   In order to prepare the ash for Ash Wednesday, we request you to bring your last year’s palms and put it in the box kept

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 29th, 30th and 31st January 2016

January 28, 2016

Couples who celebrate their Wedding Anniversary in the months of January and February are requested to attend the 7.00 pm mass on Monday, 8th February in the Mother Church.   In order to prepare the ash for Ash Wednesday, we request you to bring your last year’s palms and put it in the box kept at the entrance of the Sacred Heart Church and the Mother Church.   Ash Wednesday, a day of fast and abstinence, is on 10th February. Ashes will be blessed during the morning masses and distributed at every mass during the day. The timing of the masses on Ash Wednesday are as

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 22nd, 23rd and 24th January 2016

January 21, 2016

The Priests’ Annual Meeting will be held in Bahrain from Monday, 25th to Thursday, 28th January. Kindly keep them in your prayers. There will be a Lenten Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 12th to 19th March 2016.  Those interested are requested to collect the Forms from the Parish Office or contact Fr. Gaspar.  Last date to sign up is 30th January. Kindly register as soon as possible as limited seats are available. Family Day 2016 with the theme ‘Unity in Diversity for Christ,’ with Games, Food Stalls and a variety of entertainment, will be held

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 15th, 16th and 17th January 2016

January 14, 2016

Rev. Fr. Amar will celebrate his Ordination Day on Tuesday, 19th January. Please pray for his intentions. There will be a Mission in English from Monday, 18th to Thursday, 21st January conducted by Rev. Fr. James Thamburaj in the Sacred Heart Church after the evening masses. All are invited to make use of this opportunity. The Feast of Santo Niño will be celebrated by the Filipino Community on Friday, 22nd January at the 11.30 am mass, in the Sacred Heart Church. Please bring your Santo Nino statues for blessing during the service. We invite all the Filipino member

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 8th, 9th and 10th January 2016

January 07, 2016

The Next Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Wednesday, 13th January at 6.30 pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your Bible with you and children are not allowed.   Rev. Fr. James Thamburaj S. J. from India will be conducting a mission in Tamil from Wednesday, 13th January to Friday, 15th January at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. He will also conduct a Mission in English from Monday, 18th January to Thursday, 21st January after the evening masses in the Sacred Heart Church. All are invited to make use of this opportunity.   All those interested in jo

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 1st, 2nd and 3rd January 2016

January 01, 2016

The Christmas and New Year Dinner Dance will be held on Thursday, 7th January at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 7.30 pm to 12.00 midnight. The price is BD 5/- per person inclusive of dinner. Tickets are available with all Community Co-ordinators.   The Feast of Our Lady of Arabia, Patroness of our Vicariate, will be celebrated on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th January.   The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 22nd January in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30am to 5.00pm. Registration will take place on the same day, prior to the com

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 26th and 27th December 2015

December 26, 2015

On Thursday 31st December, the last day of the year 2015, there will be a Thanksgiving Holy Hour at 7.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church followed by a solemn Mass. All Parishioners are requested to participate in these services.   The Feast of St. Sebastian will be celebrated on Friday, 1st January at 10.00 am at the Sacred Heart School grounds in Isa Town by the Malayalam Catholic Community.  All are invited to attend.   Flowers to decorate the Altar at Manama for the New Year services may be brought to the Sacristy on Thursday, 31st December by 12 noon.   Wor

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 18th, 19th and 20th December 2015

December 17, 2015

On Thursday, 24th December the Christmas celebration will begin at 7.45 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds in Isa Town with a Christmas play followed by carol singing. The vigil mass will begin at 8.30 pm.   For those without transportation to Isa Town, arrangements have been made for buses. Kindly assemble at the Bus stop near the Art and Craft Centre. Buses will leave from Al Zubara Avenue at 6.45 pm., 7.00 pm and 7.15 pm. Those who have space available in their cars are kindly requested to pass by the steel gate of the church, to give people a lift on their way to Isa Town fo

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 11th, 12th and 13th December 2015

December 10, 2015

Today there will be a second collection for the flood victims in Chennai, India.   Couples who celebrate their Wedding Anniversary in the months of November and December are requested to attend the 7.00 pm mass on Monday, 14th December in the Mother Church.   In preparation for Christmas, a dawn mass will be celebrated in Tagalog, the language of the Philippines, every morning at 4.30am commencing from Wednesday, 16th December to Thursday, 24th December.   All those who have placed an order for the fruit cakes, kindly note that the cakes will be available for coll

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - 4th, 5th and 6th December 2015

December 03, 2015

Rev. Fr. Amar will celebrate his birthday on Monday, 7th December. Please pray for his intentions. The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated on Tuesday, 8th December at 6.15 am in the Mother Church and at 6.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. On the same day we will inaugurate the Year of Mercy as declared by Pope Francis. Let us pray that we may all be merciful. The Next Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Wednesday, 9th December at 6.30 pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your bible with you. Children a

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