Church Announcements


ANNOUNCEMENTS for 6th, 7th and 8th March 2015

March 05, 2015

The Parish Lenten Missions will be held as follows: Mission in Tamil:  From Monday, 9th March to Friday, 13th March at 7.00pm in the Mother Church conducted by Rev. Fr. Timothy Mission in English: From Monday, 16th to Thursday, 19th March after the evening masses in the Sacred Heart Church, conducted by Rev. Fr. George Olivera Mission in Sinhala will be held on Friday, 13th March and Friday, 20th March conducted by Rev. Fr. Gamini Silva. Mission in Malayalam: From Monday, 23rd March to Wednesday, 25th March from 7.00 pm onwards in the Sacred Heart Church conducted b

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 27th, 28th February and 1st March 2015

February 26, 2015

Women’s World Day of prayer will be held at St. Christopher’s Cathedral on Friday, 6th March at 3.00 pm followed by fellowship. All are welcome.   Next Friday being the First Friday of the month, the Stations of the Cross will be held at 3.15 pm and the Holy hour will be at 3.45 pm followed by mass at 5.00 pm.   All parishioners are requested to take one Lenten Alms Envelope per Family towards the Campaign against Hunger and Thirst and return it with your contributions before Palm Sunday.   Those who wish to serve our Parish as Eucharistic Ministers ar

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 20th, 21st and 22nd February 2015

February 19, 2015

The Stations of the Cross will be conducted in the Sacred Heart Church on Wednesdays at 6.15 pm and on Fridays at 4.15 pm. On other days of the week, it will be conducted in the Church compound by various parish groups and communities. For Schedule, please refer to the parish notice board. Kindly   maintain silence while others are praying in the church compound. During Lent, all Wednesdays to be observed as days of Abstinence.   All parishioners are requested to take one Lenten Alms Envelope per Family towards the Campaign against Hunger and Thirst and return it wit

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 13th, 14th and 15th February 2015

February 12, 2015

Couples who celebrate their Wedding Anniversary in the months of January and February are requested to attend the 7.00 pm mass on Monday, 16th February in the Mother Church. Celebrants to register their names in the parish office.   To prepare Ash for Ash Wednesday, please bring the Last year’s palms and put it in the Box kept at the Sacred Heart Church and the Mother church.   Ash Wednesday, a day of fast and abstinence, is on 18th February. Ashes will be blessed during the morning masses and distributed at every mass during the day. The timing of the English masses

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 6th, 7th and 8th February 2015

February 05, 2015

Due to the Family Day, the Parish Holy Hour has been postponed to Friday, 13th February at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.   Thanksgiving mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, 10th February, at 7.00 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 2015. We encourage all our Parishioners to participate in this service.   On Wednesday, 11th February is the World Day of Sick. The 7.00 pm mass will be celebrated with special blessings for all the sick.   The Next Baptism Preparation course w

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 30th, 31st January and 1st February 2015

January 29, 2015

The Family Day 2015 with the theme ‘The Family… a Cradle for Consecrated Life’ will be held in the Church compound on Friday, 6th February from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm with Games, Food Stalls and variety of entertainment. There will be Cultural Programs by different Parish Communities and various Contests like ‘Mommy and me’ for Mothers with child up to 3 years, ‘Fancy Dress’ for age group 3-6 years, ‘You Got Talent’ for age groups 6-11 years and 11-16 years. Interested participants are requested to fill the Forms and submit them latest

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 23rd, 24th and 25th January 2015

January 22, 2015

The Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian unity will be held on Saturday, 24th January at 7.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. We have invited all the recognized Christian churches of Bahrain for this Ecumenical Prayer Service. All parishioners are urged to participate in it, as a sign of unity and as one Parish Family. That day the regular Konkani Obligation Mass at 6.30 pm will be held at St. Padre Pio Hall. Please note that on this day, there should be no other parish activities from 7.30 pm onwards. Thank you for your co-operation.   The priests’ annual meeting will be h

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 16th, 17th and 18th January 2015

January 15, 2015

Rev. Fr. Amar will be celebrating his Ordination day on Monday, 19th January. Please pray for his intentions.   A meeting will be held on Friday, 23rd January, in St. Padre Pio Hall at 10.15 am, for parents of Catechism children who will be receiving their First Holy Communion this year.   The Feast of Santo Nino will be celebrated on Friday, 23rd January by the Filipino Community 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 members of our Parish to attend this mass. That

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 9th, 10th and 11th January 2015

January 08, 2015

The Bible study class in English will be held every Tuesday at 7.00 pm commencing from 13th January. The Bible study class in Tagalog (Filipino language) will be held every 4th Saturday in the St. Claire Audio Video room.   To mark the occasion of canonization of Blessed Joseph Vaz by Pope Francis on Wednesday, 14th January, there will be a special concelebrated mass on Thursday, 15th January 2015 at 7.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church organized by Konkani Community and Sri-Lankan Community. All are requested to attend.   The Next Baptism Preparation course will b

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th January 2015

December 31, 2014

The Deepening of the Catholic Faith Session will be held on Saturday, 10th January at 7.30 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. All Parishioners are invited to attend        Session. The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 16th January 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. The Feast of Our Lady of Arabia, Patroness of our Vicariate, will be celebrated on Friday, 16th, Saturday, 1

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