on Friday January 6, 2023 by admin

  1. This week, we observe the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.
  2. On Monday, 9th January, we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
  3. Tuesday, 10th January, is the birthday of Fr. Darel. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 6.30 pm. Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
  4. Thursday, 12th January, is the birthday of Fr. Nicolson. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 6.30 pm. Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
  5. The Feast of Our Lady of Arabia, Patroness of our Vicariate, will be celebrated on Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th January. The Nine-Day Novena is being prayed during the evening Masses.  Due to this Novena, the Novena in honour of St. Anthony will not be prayed on Tuesday, 10th January, and there will be only one Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Wednesday, 11th January after the 7pm Mass. For the Schedule of the Novena of Our Lady of Arabia, please refer to the Parish Notice Board. 
  6. The Filipino community celebrates the Feast of Santo Niňo on 20th January. The 9- day Novena will begin from 11th January at 7.30 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.
  7. The next Pre-Baptism Seminar will be on Wednesday, 11th January from 7.15 pm to 8.15 pm at the Audio Video Room.  For registration, parents and godparents are requested to visit the Parish Office. This seminar is only for parishioners and expectant mothers too may register. Please be on time and do not bring children.
  8. To mark the memory of the Holy Father’s visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, a customized and limited edition plaque has been released which is only 100 in number. You may book your plaque in the Parish Office at the earliest. The plaque is priced at BD 25, inclusive of the commemorative gold coin.
  9. There will be a Marriage Preparation Course on Friday, 27th January in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.45 am to 5.00 pm. Those taking part are requested to register their names at the Parish Office and submit their Baptism Certificate, recently issued for marriage purposes along with the date of Confirmation before 25th January. The Certificate is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. The course fee is BD. 8/- per person, inclusive of lunch and the Certificate.


  1. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held this afternoon at 3.45 pm.