Parish Announcements – 17th, 18th and 19th January 2020

on Thursday January 16, 2020 by Cris

Sunday, 19th January is the Ordination Day of Fr. Amar. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 5.30 pm on that day. Let us participate and pray for his intentions. 

The Annual Priests’ Meeting of the Northern Vicariate will be held in Bahrain from Monday, 20th January to Thursday, 23rd January. Kindly keep them in your prayers.  

On Monday, 20th January the evening English Mass in the Sacred Heart Church has been rescheduled to 7.00 pm. Our Bishop, along with all the priests from the four countries of the Vicariate who will be attending the Meeting, will be celebrating this Mass. We invite you for this Mass and to pray for our priests serving in the Vicariate of Northern Arabia. 

Friday, 24th January is the Feast of Santo Niño which will be celebrated by the Filipino Community at the 12 noon mass in the Sacred Heart Church. The main celebrant is our Apostolic Nuncio, His Grace Archbishop Francisco M. Padilla. Please bring your Santo Niño statues for blessing during this service. We invite all the Filipino members of our Parish to attend this Mass.   The Nine-Day Novena in English has commenced and is being held every evening at 8.00 pm in the Mother Church. On the Feast Day, the assembly time for the entrance procession before the Mass will be at 11.30 am near the outdoor stage. All the devotees of the Infant Jesus are welcome to participate. 

The Wedding Anniversary Mass for January celebrants will be held on Saturday, 25th January at the 6.30 pm mass. Celebrants, please register your names at the Parish Office by 23rd January. 

The Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian Unity will be held on Saturday, 25th January at 7.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. All parishioners are urged to participate in this service. 

Parishioners, mark this date in your calendar! The annual parish event Family Day 2020 with the theme “Together we are one Family” will be held at the church ground on Friday, 7th February from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm. There will be 3 competitions this year for the Family Day. 

  1. Saints & Biblical Characters (For Kids)
  2. Talent Hunt- 12 years and above
  3. Cooking Competition- 16 years and above

 The Forms for the competitions can be collected from the Parish Office, Jesus Youth Help Desk or the Parish Gift Corner. Kindly return the Forms before 23rd January. More details are available on the Jesus Youth Facebook page. 


Fr. Xavier Marian D’souza, OFM Cap.  

Parish Priest 

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