Church Announcements


ANNOUNCEMENTS - 23rd, 24th and 25th March 2018

March 03, 2018

  1. The Holy Thursday Service on 29th March will be held at 7.00 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds, Isa Town. The Adoration at the Altar of repose will be held soon after the service at the school grounds itself.
  2. Good Friday is a day of Fast and Abstinence. The service on 30th March will be held at 5.00 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds, Isa Town. It will commence with the Way of the Cross. After the service, the first of the Nine-Day Chaplet to the Divine Mercy will be prayed. For details of the Novena on other days, please refer to the notice board.
  3. On Saturday, 31st March, the Easter Vigil Service will commence at 7.00 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds, Isa Town.
  4. You may refer to the Church Notice Board or Parish Website for the Holy Week services.
  5. Priest will be available for confessions on Monday 26th March, Tuesday 27th March at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium and on Wednesday 28th March at the Sacred Heart Church from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
  6. Parishioners are advised to park their cars properly while coming for the services at Isa town and Manama in order to avoid blocking of traffic.
  7. For those without transport to Isa Town, arrangements have been made for buses. Please assemble at the Bus stop near the Art and Craft Centre, Al Zubara Avenue.

    On Holy Thursday, Buses will leave at 6.00 pm, 6.15 pm and 6.30 pm.
    On Good Friday, Buses will leave at 4.00 pm, 4.15 pm and 4.30 pm.
    On Holy Saturday, Buses will leave at 6.00 pm, 6.15 pm and 6.30 pm.

    Those who have space available in their cars are requested to kindly pass by the    steel gate of the church, to give people a lift on their way to Isa Town for the services.
  8. We will require a lot of white flowers to decorate the Altar of Repose on Holy Thursday and for the Easter Vigil service. Donors may bring them on the previous day to the Sacristy.

    P.T.O.
  9. There will be a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 19th to 27th May. The sites include Petra in Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Those interested in joining this pilgrimage are requested to collect the form from the Parish Office and submit it before 30th March. For further details, please contact Fr. Xavier or Fr. Darrel.


    ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIDAY ONLY
     
  10. There will be Malayalam retreat commencing from Saturday 24th March at 7.45 pm Sunday 25th March, Monday 26th March and Tuesday 27th March at 7.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.

    Due to the Malayalam retreat in the Sacred Heart church, on Sunday the 7.00 pm English obligation mass and the regular 6.00 pm English masses on Monday and Tuesday will take place at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.


    ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY
     
  11. Today the Way of the Cross will be held in the Church compound at 4.00 pm.


    FR. XAVIER M. D’SOUZA, OFM Cap.
    Parish Priest

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