H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
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Bishop's Pastoral Letters
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Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH
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Pastoral Letter: LORD, INCREASE OUR FAITH
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Quotes of the Saints

With a resolute step I turned my back on the world, with the purpose of assuring the salvation of my soul by consecrating myself to a state of life very similar to that of Christ and the Apostles.

-St. Daniel Comboni
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Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

Vicariate News, May 31, 2014
Blessing of the foundation stone of the new Cathedral

The Rite of Blessing of the foundation stone of the new Cathedral was held on May 31, 2014, during the Eucharistic Celebration at the Church of Our Lady of the Visitation in Awali, Bahrain. The foundation stone taken from St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, is a gift offered by the Holy Father to our Vicariate as a sign of profound union with the Universal Church. The occasion marks the start of construction work of the Cathedral in Awali. Learn more ...

Vicariate News, May 9, 2014
H.L. Bishop Francis Micallef Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Felicitations to H.L. Bishop Francis Micallef (Former Apostolic Vicar of Kuwait) on the Occasion of his 60th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood! Click here to read the messages

Site Update, April 9, 2014
KUWAIT: "Dinner for a Cause"

The proceeds of this event will go towards the building fund of the new Cathedral in Bahrain. Limited Entry Passes! Click here to learn more

Site Update, March 8, 2014
KUWAIT: Download Form for Reservation of Classrooms & Halls

The newly updated form for the reservation of classrooms & halls is available for download here.

Site Update, March 8, 2014
KUWAIT: Download Choir Form for Weddings & Other Occasions

The newly updated choir form for weddings and other occasions is available for download here.

Vicariate News, March 8, 2014
KUWAIT: Handel's "Messiah" to be staged in Kuwait

"Messiah" - the Sacred Oratorio conducted by St. Thomas MTC Choir will be presented for a special cause i.e to raise funds for the Our Lady of Arabia Cathedral in Bahrain. Click here for more information.


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July is dedicated to
the Most Precious Blood of Jesus

Precious Blood, Ocean of Divine Mercy: flow out upon us!In honouring the Blood of Jesus, we honour the price of our redemption. The Blood of the risen, glorified, living Body of Christ in heaven is made present on our altars by the words of Consecration. How fortunate we are to have Divine Blood so near to us, to offer it to the heavenly Father for the sins of the whole world!
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