ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR – 24TH DECEMBER

on Saturday December 24, 2022 by admin

  1. Soon after the final blessing, the Veneration of the Infant Jesus will be held at the same location where Holy Communion was administered. Please maintain an orderly queue and venerate the Baby Jesus with reverence.
  2. The Schedule of Masses on Christmas Day, 25th December is displayed on the screens. The English masses will be held at 7.00 am, 8.30 am, 10.00 am, 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm.
  3. Flowers to decorate the Altar in Manama for the New Year services may be brought to the Sacristy on Saturday, 31st December before 12 noon.                                                                                      
  4. Tomorrow 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 tomorrow at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium and gifts may be handed over to the Parish Office. May God bless you for your generosity.
  5. The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph will be celebrated on Friday 30th December.
  6. 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.
  7. To mark the memory of the Holy Father’s visit, a limited and customised edition plaque is released which is only 100 in numbers. You may book your plaque in the parish office at the earliest. The plaque amount is BD 25 with the commemorative gold coin.
  8. Parish Calendars for 2023 are now available at the back as you leave the school grounds, and in Manama at the Parish Office and Religious Gift Corner.
  9. After this service, buses will take parishioners back to Manama. Those who have place in their vehicles may provide a lift to those returning home.