H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
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Pastoral Letter (2015-2016)

Pastoral Letter: THE HOLY YEAR OF MERCY
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H.L. Bishop Camillo's
Pastoral Letter: In the Vineyard of the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia - A Decade After

Pastoral Letter: In the Vineyard of the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia: A Decade After
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Quotes of the Saints

The heady fumes of the praise of this world, which soon disperse and are dissipated, mean nothing at all to me.

-St. Daniel Comboni
10th February 2016
Ash Wednesday: Day of Fast and Abstinence
Lent begins... Please note the Mass timings in the Parishes:
Bahrain   Kuwait   Qatar

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Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

Bishop's Office, Dec 25, 2015
H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin's Christmas & New Year Message

Dear Brothers and Sisters, first and foremost, let me wish you all a Holy Christmas and a Happy New Year, in the Lord. These wishes are routinely repeated every year... Continue

Bishop's Office, Dec 2015
Kuwait Clergy Transfer

Fr. (Dr.) John Padipurackal left Kuwait for his new appointment. Our sincere gratitude to Father John. We wish him God's abundant blessings in his ministry.

Bishop's Office, Dec 2015
Bahrain Cathedral Update from H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin MCCJ

Dear brothers and sisters, Peace be with you. Surely you are asking yourselves at what point is the project of the Cathedral in Bahrain. I am happy to inform you ...  [Continue]

Site Update, Dec 5, 2015
Kuwait: Marriage Preparation Course Schedule

The MPC Schedule for the year 2016 is available here.

Bishop's Office, Dec 2015
Kuwait: Clergy Appointment

Fr. Peter P. Mathew , OFM Cap. has been appointed Parish Priest of St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al Shuyoukh. Click [here] for Fr. Peter's biography.

Bishop's Office, Nov 2015
Kuwait Clergy Transfer

Fr. Andrew Francis OFM Cap. left Kuwait for his new appointment. Fr. Paul Valiyaveetil M., OFM Cap. has been transferred from the Abbasiya Parish to the Cathedral. Our sincere gratitude to both the Fathers and we wish them God's abundant blessings in their ministry.

Bishop's Office, Sept 2015
Kuwait Clergy Appointment

Fr. Derrick Misquitta, SDB re-joined the Vicariate in September. Father is attached to the Salmiya Parish for his priestly ministry. Fr. Derrick's Biography

Bishop's Office, Sept 2015
Kuwait Clergy Transfer

Fr. Jose Nirappil, OFM Cap. transferred from Kuwait to his new appointment. Our sincere thanks to Fr. Jose for his ministry and we wish him God's blessings for the future.


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February is dedicated to
1. The Holy Family

Holy Family of Nazareth, Pray for usThe Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph is the model of virtue for all Christian families. The family of Nazareth teaches us what family life is about... a unit of prayer, a communion of love; its austere and simple beauty, and above all, its sacred and inviolable character...

2. The Holy Trinity.

Most Holy Trinity, Pray for us The mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Christian faith and Christian life ... Though the divine Persons are really three distinct Persons, everything in the Trinity is unity, union, and harmony in the highest and most beautiful sense of the word. It may not be easy for us to understand this mystery, God alone can make it known to us by revealing Himself as Father, Son and Holy Spirit...

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