H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
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Pastoral Letter (2014-2015)

Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH - II
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Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH
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Quotes of the Saints

Look on high and see that man is not made for this world. At this sweet thought.. all trace of anxiety fades away and my spirit is filled with inexpressible happiness.

-St. Daniel Comboni
2 SEPT 2014: PRAYERFUL WISHES
& HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS TO

His Lordship Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
on the 9th Anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination
Ad Multos Annos, Beloved Bishop!


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Pastoral Letter (2014-2015) - YEAR OF THE CHURCH - II

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Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

Bishop's Office, Sep 2, 2014
Clergy Appointment (Kuwait)

We welcome Fr. Xavier Marian D'Souza, OFM Cap. to our Vicariate. He has been assigned to Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi.
Fr. Xavier's Biography

Bishop's Office, Sep 2, 2014
Clergy Transfer (Kuwait)

Fr. Gaspar Fernandes, OFM Cap. has been transferred to Bahrain. We thank Fr. Gaspar for his years of service to the Church in Kuwait and wish him God's abundant blessings in his new appointment.

Bishop's Office, Aug 17, 2014
Clergy Transfer (Kuwait)

Fr. Adel Nasr has been transferred. We thank Fr. Adel Nasr for his years of service to the Vicariate and wish him God's abundant blessings in his new endeavours.

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. 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.


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September is dedicated to
1. The Holy Cross

The Son of Man must be lifted upWhoever believes in Him, whoever sees in the Cross and in the Crucified One, the Redeemer of the world, whoever looks with faith on the redemptive death of Jesus on the Cross, finds in Him the power of eternal life!

2. Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of SorrowsThe title "Our Lady of Sorrows" focuses on Mary's intense suffering during the passion and death of Christ. "The Seven Dolors," refers to the seven swords that pierced the Heart of Mary.

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"O Most Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Arabia and our Patroness! To you we offer up our prayers for the needs of the Church here and throughout the world. Help us to remain one with your Son Jesus and united amongst ourselves, so that we may be true witnesses for Christ in our daily lives and that the Lord's blessings of peace and harmony be within our families and communities always. Trusting in your maternal intercession, we beseech you to hear our humble prayers and grant us the graces we seek... so that we may give glory to God forever. Amen. Our Lady of Arabia, pray for us!"

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