ANNOUNCEMENTS – 8th, 9th and 10th March 2019

on Thursday March 7, 2019 by Cris

Our Parish Priest, Fr Xavier Dsouza celebrates his birthday on Tuesday, 12th March. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 6.00 pm on that day. Let us participate in the Mass and pray for his intentions.

We are pleased to inform you that this year, 2019, our parish will be celebrating 80 years of its existence in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Details of the celebrations will be announced in due course.

The Parish Way of the Cross will be held every Wednesdays at 6.15 pm and every Fridays at 4.15 pm. For weekly schedules of Way of the Cross, please refer to the Parish Notice Board.

On Wednesday, 13th March at 6.30 pm, there will be Pre-Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Please bring your copy of the bible with you. Children are not allowed.

The Parish Lenten Mission in English will be preached by Rev. Fr. Jose Kannampally from the Divine Retreat Centre, Potta and will be held from Monday, 8th April to Thursday, 11th April.

Lenten Alms Envelopes with your contributions can be put in the boxes labeled “Lenten Alms,” which is kept at the entrance of the Sacred Heart Church.

The Christeen Retreat will be held from 29th June to 2nd July and will be led by Fr. Jose and team, from Logos Retreat Center, Bangalore. This retreat is compulsory for all the Catechism Children from Standards 5-12. We request all parents to plan their annual vacation accordingly and fully utilize this unique opportunity for children to attend this retreat.

Adults who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation are requested to attend a Course on Friday, 22nd March from 7.30 am to 4.00 pm in the St. Claire Audio Video Room. Those interested are requested to bring their Baptism Certificate and Holy Communion Certificate along with them. The course fee is BD. 7/- per person, inclusive of breakfast and lunch. You may register your names at the Parish Office before 20th March.

CFC –  Singles for Christ cordially invite all single men and women to the 82nd Christian Life Program from 15th March to 17 May, every Friday from 1pm to 5pm, at St. Francis Rooms 14-16. The Christian Life Program is an integrated course intended to lead the participants into a renewed understanding of God’s call to them as Christians. Application forms are available from the CFC – Singles for Christ members or at the Parish Office.

Fr. Xavier D’souza, OFM Cap.

Parish Priest

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