ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR 23RD DECEMBER 2022

on Thursday December 22, 2022 by admin

  1. Tomorrow Saturday, 24th December, the solemn Christmas Night Service will begin at 7.30 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds, Isa Town with carol singing. The Solemn Mass will commence at 8.00 pm.
  2. On Sunday, 25th December, the Christmas Masses in English will be held at 7.00 am, 8.30 am, 10.00 am, 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm at the Sacred Heart Church. For masses in other languages and for the New Year Mass Schedule, please refer to the Parish Notice Board or Church website. 
  3. We required lots of flowers at Isa Town and Manama to decorate the Altar. Those interested in supporting by way of cash or donating flowers for Isa Town may approach and give their names to the Parish Office. Flowers for Manama may be handed over to the Sacristy by tomorrow, 24th December before 12 noon.
  4. We have made arrangements for buses to take parishioners for the night service from Manama to Sacred Heart School, Isa Town and back again to Manama. The buses will leave from the Arts and Craft Center, Al Zubara Avenue at 5.30 pm, 6.00 pm and 6.30 pm.
  5. Those going for the Christmas service at IsaTown and have place in their vehicles are requested to pass by the Arts and Crafts Center to give a lift to parishioners going for the services. Vehicles may also be parked at the Indian School grounds, Isa Town. Parishioners, when you come for the services at Isa Town and Manama, please park properly to avoid hindering the flow of traffic.
  6. On Sunday, 25th December, a free Christmas Day programme “Home Away from Home,” for our parish domestic workers, will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. There will be entertainment, games and distribution of Christmas gifts. Parishioners, please support by offering cakes, snacks, gifts, telephone cards or cash. Food items may be delivered on the day itself to Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium and gifts may be handed over to the Parish Office. May God bless you for your generosity.
  7. The Feast of St. Sebastian will be celebrated by the Malayalam Catholic Community on Thursday, 29th December at 6.00 pm and Friday, 30th December at 10.00 am at the Sacred Heart School grounds in Isa Town.  All are invited to participate.
  8. Parish Calendars for 2023 are now available at the Parish Office and Religious Gift Corner.