Announcements for 28th, 29th, & 30th October 2022

on Thursday October 27, 2022 by admin

  1. The Feast of All Saints will be celebrated on Tuesday, 1st November. In the morning, the Masses in English will be at 6.20 am, and in the evening at 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm. For masses in other languages, please refer to the Parish Notice Board.
  2. All Souls Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, 2nd November. In the morning, the Mass in English will be at 6.20 am, and in the evening it will be at 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm. For masses in other languages, please refer to the Parish Notice Board.
  3. On All Souls Day, the Salmabad Cemetery will be blessed at 1.30 pm and the old Manama Cemetery at 3.00 pm. We gain a plenary indulgence for the dead under the usual conditions: visiting the Church and with devotion praying the Our Father, the Creed and praying for the intentions of the Holy Father. Anyone who visits the Cemetery from 1st to 8th November, and prays for the souls in Purgatory will also gain a plenary indulgence.
  4. From Thursday, 3rd November to Sunday, 6th November the church compound will remain closed in preparation for the visit of the Holy Father. Access to the Auditorium will be from Al Zubara Avenue. The Parish Office and Blessed Sacrament will remain closed during these days. Prayer and private visits to the church will not be permitted.
  5. On Thursday, 3rd November there will only be 2 masses, one in the morning at 6.20 am and in the evening at 6.30 pm.
  6. Due to the Papal Mass on Saturday, 5th November, all the masses in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church will be cancelled.
  7. On Sunday, 6th November the Holy Father will visit the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Only those who have received invitation cards will be permitted to enter the premises. This visit is limited to only a few representatives of the community.
  8. Due to the Papal visit to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday, 6th November, the regular morning masses will be cancelled and the gates will only open after 3.30 pm. In the evening, all the Masses will resume as usual.
  9. Those who have given their names as Volunteers for the Papal Mass are requested to go to the website www.sacredheartchurchbahrain.org to see if they have been selected by the local authorities. Further instructions to all volunteers will be issued in due course.
  10. Please check the church website for details on Transportation to the Stadium for the Holy Mass.

P. T. O

  1. On Friday, 4th November, Masses in English will be at 7 am, 8.45am and 10.30 am and there will be no English Mass in the evening. For the language masses kindly refer to the notice board. All Masses on this day will be in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  2. All parishioners are kindly requested to patronize the Merchandise Counter and avail of the various souvenirs which are available for distribution.
  3. Individuals, families, communities, Ministries of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and those with connections to Organizations are encouraged to participate in the Souvenir which is being released for this specific purpose and will be distributed worldwide. Please come forward and submit your photographs, messages and best wishes to His Majesty The King and the Royal Family, the Holy Father and the people of Bahrain for this incredible once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. All transactions at the Souvenir Help Desk and Merchandise Counter are only by cash and BenefitPay.
  4. Please follow the website www.bahrainpapalvisit.org for updates on the proper procedures to follow prior to the Holy Mass and at the event itself.
  5. All parishioners are requested to avail of the souvenirs at the Merchandise Counter at the very earliest as the premises will be closed next week and all masses will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL MASSES ON FRIDAY

  1. The Wedding Anniversary Mass for October celebrants will be held on Saturday, 29th October at the 6.30 pm Mass in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. During the mass, celebrants must occupy the pews reserved. Today is the last date to sign up.