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Site Update, Nov 16, 2017
Urgent Prayers Requested for H.L. Bishop Francis Micallef, OCD

H.L. Bishop Francis (Emeritus of Kuwait) was hospitalized on Nov. 13 for lung infection and other health complications. The faithful are requested to please pray for Bishop Francis' recovery. See also: UPDATES FROM MALTA

Bishop's Office, Nov 16, 2017
Kuwait: Clergy Appointment

Rev. Fr. Roswin Pires - Assistant Parish Priest at Our Lady of Arabia Parish. [Biography]

Vicariate News, Nov 10, 2017
Bahrain Cathedral Update

With great Joy, H.L. Bishop Camillo has informed us that the building permit of the Cathedral in Bahrain has finally been approved. The laying of the first stone will be on March 3, 2018 and the construction work will start on 20 March. Bishop Camillo has expressed his gratitude to all the faithful for your prayers and contribution towards the Cathedral. Your further support and prayers are needed for the completion of the Cathedral project.

Vicariate News, Sept 12, 2017
'Monthi Fest' Celebrations in AVONA

Photo Reports from AVONA:
BAHRAIN: Sacred Heart Parish
KUWAIT: Holy Family Cathedral Parish
KUWAIT: Our Lady of Arabia Parish
KUWAIT: St. Thérèse Parish, Salmiya
KUWAIT: St. Daniel Comboni Parish
QATAR: Our Lady of the Rosary Parish

Vicariate News, Sept 1, 2017
H.L. Bishop Camillo Celebrates the 12th Anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination on Sept 2

H.L. Bishop Camillo released his new Pastoral Letter, Baptism | Confirmation to mark the occasion of his 12th Anniversary. The Clergy, Religious and Faithful of Northern Arabia convey their hearty congratulations and prayerful wishes to Beloved Bishop Camillo on his Anniversary and wish him God's continued blessings of good health and happiness! Ad Multos Annos!

Site Update, Aug 16, 2017
Update from Malta

On August 15, His Lordship Bishop Francis celebrated the 70th Anniversary of his joining the Discalced Carmelite Order as a novice. He has sent some photographs of the Thankgiving Mass that he celebrated. Kindly click here for: UPDATES FROM MALTA

Bishop's Office, Aug 6, 2017
Parish Priest Appointment

Fr. Peter P.M., OFM Cap. has been appointed Parish Priest of Holy Family (Cathedral) Parish, Kuwait City on August 6, 2017. [Fr. Peter's Biography]

Site Update, Aug 6, 2017
Prayer Intention - Good Health and Recovery of H.L. Bishop Francis Micallef, OCD, Emeritus of Kuwait

Your prayers are requested for the full recovery and good health of H.L. Bishop Francis who underwent radiation therapy for his lungs in June.


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