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General Notices


2018 - AVONA
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1. Are you new to Kuwait?
    Please read the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS about the Catholic Church in Kuwait.

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4. Learn more about our HOSPITAL MINISTRY in Kuwait

5. Schedule of ENGLISH MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait for 2018

6. Schedule of MALAYALAM MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait for 2018:

6. CHOIR REQUIREMENT FORM - PRIVATE/SPECIAL MASS AT HOLY FAMILY CATHEDRAL

7. Click here for HOMILIES FOR SUNDAYS AND SOLEMNITIES (English and French).



Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 21  September
                  

1. The registrations for the English Catechism Classes will begin on Friday, 31st August, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, in the Good Shepherd Hall, on the first floor. More details can be found on the notice boards. The Registration form can be downloaded here: http://www.avona.org/kuwait/download/REG_HFC_2018.pdf

2.  The Rosa Mystica 1000 Hail Marys will commence on the fourth Friday, 28th September at 2.45 pm in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

3.  Kindly collect the September Charisarabia from the Parish Office. 

4.  29th September will be the day of the Archangels, Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael.

5.  All the young people who want to attend the 26th and 27th October Youth Conference at Ras Al-Khaima  UAE, are reminded, without delay, to check the Notice Board for further details.

6.  For the upkeep of our Holy Family Cathedral, please do get your Lucky Dip Coupons from the Church Office and the courtyard Counters.

7.  As October is the month of the Most Holy Rosary, all are invited to try to pray the Rosary each day.  Here in the morning, the Rosary will be recited after the 7:00 am Mass in the Holy Family Hall. In the evening, the Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm by the various Parish Groups.

8.  As the Filipino and English Catechism classes have already started, the registrations are still continuing on Fridays, during class timings only.  On Friday, September 21st at 10:35 am, the children's Mass will commence in the Holy Family Hall.
                  
              


Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 21 September
                        

1.  Altar Server Ministry would like to invite children who are interested and have received their First Holy Communion to serve the Lord at the Altar.  Parents are requested to encourage your boy(s) to take active participation in the life of the church. Forms are available in the Parish Office.

2.  ACYC (Catholic Youth convention in Arabia) is inviting youth & young couples aged between 18 - 40 years to participate in one of the biggest Catholic Youth Conventions in RAS-AL-KA.E on 26th &27th October’ 2018. Accommodation and Food expenses are included in the registration fee. For more details, please refer to the parish notice board.

3.  Couples celebrating their wedding anniversary in this month are requested to register their names in the Parish office. Renewal of marriage vows will be on September 29, Saturday @ 6 pm Mass.


St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 21 September
                                                      

1.  The Salmiya Parish is organizing a web based Bible Quiz for parishioners from ages 16 and above from October 12 - December 14. Registration begins on Friday, 21 September. Further details are posted on the notice board and Church courtyard. Kindly share this information with your family and friends.

2.  Altar servers, who desire to continue as altar servers, are required to fill their registration form latest by Monday, 24 September.

3.  The 1st orientation session for confirmation class students along with their parents will be held on Tuesday, 25 September in our church from 7.15 to 8.30 pm. Attendance is mandatory.

4.  The Novena to St. Therese of the Child Jesus begins on Wednesday, 26 September. The festive liturgy of St. Therese will be celebrated on Friday, 5 October for all the masses.

5.  Induction of the girls in the girl’s ministry will be held during the Holy Mass on Thursday, 27 September at 6.30 pm followed by a fellowship. Girls, who already belong to the ministry, will renew their commitment.

6.  The feast of St. Lawrence Ruiz will be celebrated on Friday, 28 September during the Tagalog Mass.

7.  Catholic Youth Convention in Arabia, is inviting youth and young couples aged 18-40 years, to participate in the Catholic Youth Conference to be conducted in U.A.E on 26 & 27 October 2018. Accommodation and Food expenses are covered in the Registration Fee. For more details please refer to the parish notice board.

8.  Mass Wedding for Filipinos will be celebrated on 14 December 2018 at 2 pm in the church.  Requirements and deadline are posted on the notice board.  For more details, contact Fr. Ben.

9.  During the Novena of St. Therese of Child Jesus, the Small Christian Communities are collecting non-perishable food items and toiletries for the poor of our parish. Collection Boxes will be kept in the courtyard from 26 September to 4 October. Coupons to receive the hampers will be distributed on 28, 29 & 30 September after each Mass. Kindly bring your civil ID to register your name.


KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING

1. The Parish Office timings are as follows: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm or by appointment. The office is closed on Fridays.

2. We request parents with infants to occupy only Room # 1 during the Mass.

3. Our new parish app is now available for Android and Apple devices. It is updated with parish events, announcements and Catholic material. Visit app.salmiyachurch.com for links to download it for free.

4. Parishioners who bring their vehicles to Church are kindly requested to abide by Kuwait's traffic rules whilst parking so as to not inconvenience others. "Do unto others, as you would have them do to you" should henceforth be our motto whilst parking.

5. On Fridays from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon the Hospital Visitation members are available to visit the sick at the hospitals & homes to pray with them and comfort them. Holy Communion will be given to the sick upon request.


St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 24 August

1. The registration of the English Faith Formation Classes will be from next Friday, 31st August from 8.30 am to 11.30 am in the Catechism office - St. Mother Teresa Hall (3rd basement). Registration forms are available in the parish office and with Mrs. Cynthia Lobo.

2. English Faith Formation Classes will begin from September 14 at 8. 00am. All the children from 1st Std to 10th Std should register the names with registration fees 10 Kd each.

3. We need more teachers to take faith formation classes in English. Those interested can meet Fr. Noel.

4. Konkani Community will celebrate the Monthi Festh - The Nativity of the BVM on Sept 14th in the Central School. Solemn Mass with Procession will begin at 3.30 pm followed by Cultural Program. Those who wish to sponsor for the feast can meet Fr. Noel or Konkani Committee members in charge.

5. Marriage preparation course in Malayalam will be on October 6, 12th and 13th will be held in Our Lady of Arabia church in Ahammadi. Registration forms are available. Please approach the priests concerned. Registration closes on 21stSeptember.

6. Parish Priest is going for holidays next week. Fr.Noel will be in charge of the parish till his return.

7. The Syro Malabar community celebrates the feast of St. Evuprasyamma on 31st August, Friday.

8. Please do not park the vehicle blocking others. When they call you please do remove the vehicle.

9. The nativity of the Feast of Our Blessed Virgin Mary is on 8th September. The Holy Mass schedule is as follows:


Holy Mass Schedule   -  September  8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

06. 00 A. M.

English

Fr Ravi

OLA HALL- 1st B

 

 

06.30 A. M.

Syro Malabar

Fr Prakash

DC HALL- 2nd B

Sept. 8

Saturday

 05.45 A. M.

Latin Malayalam

Fr.Paul

MT HALL-3rd B

 

 

09. 00 A.M

Syro Malabar

Fr Prakash

DC HALL- 2nd B

 

 

04. 15 A. M.

Syro Malabar

Fr Prakash

MT HALL-3rd B

 

 

06. 00 P. M

Latin Malayalam

Fr.Paul

DC HALL- 2nd B

 

 

06. 00 P. M

English

Fr Noel

OLA HALL- 1st B

 

 

06. 30 P. M.

Syro Malabar

Fr Prakash

MT HALL-3rd B

 

 

07. 30 .A.M

Konkini

Fr.Noel

OLA HALL- 1st B



KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING

1. Kindly avoid gathering in groups and chatting outside the premises.

2. Please do not light any kind of candles anywhere in the hall or classes.

3. Please do not make use of the building parking place to park your car. This place is allotted ONLY for the people who live in the building. If you come for Mass by car, kindly park your car on the other side of the road and walk to the hall. Thank you for your co- operation.


 

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