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General Notices


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2. Schedule of ENGLISH - MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait for 2022



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Bahrain Cathedral Updates

Holy Family Co-Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning:  Friday, December 3

1. 3rd December, Saturday, is the Day of St. Francis Xavier. There will be the Festive Konkani Mass at 5:45 pm at the Grotto and Courtyard.

2. On the occasion of the Immaculate Conception Solemnity, 8th December, Thursday, the English Masses will be at 6:15 am, 7:00 am, and 6:30 pm in the Church. The Tagalog Mass at 7:30 pm will be in the Church. The Sinhala Mass at 7:30 pm will be in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

3. There will be a Christmas Choral Festival on 9th December, Friday at 7:00 pm in the Church Premises. Everyone is invited.

4. The Advent Box for the Poor is already placed.

5. The Parish will organize a dinner buffet on the following days in January 2023 as part of our initiative of *Charity in Action* banking on your generosity. The dinner will be limited to 400 individuals strictly by invitation on each day. Total 800. We shall be giving each participant a suitable gift. We humbly seek your support to make this drive a success. Volunteers will be in the campus after each mass to receive your donations. Kindly insist on receiving a receipt.

.... Jan 5th Thursday – for laborers in camps irrespective of their religious affiliation.

.... Jan 6th Friday – for domestic workers of our Parish

6. Fr. Johnson will be celebrating his Birthday on Sunday, December 4th. Fr. Monching will be celebrating his priestly ordination on December 11th. Kindly pray for them.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, December 3

1. On December 8, 2022 (Thursday) the Solemnity of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. There will English masses at 6AM in the church and 6PM in the catechism block. December 7 at 6PM will be the Vigil mass of Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. All parishioner are invited

2. The Simbang Gabi for Filipino community will start on December 15, 2022 @ 9:30PM at Ahmadi Church.

3. There will be baptism seminar on December 27, Tuesday from 6:30 PM in the catechism block. Please bring marriage contract of the parents & birth certificate of the child. Attendance is compulsory for both parents and godparents. Kindly register your name in the parish office.

4. As for our previous Papal visit souvenir we decided to extend the date till 8th December. Those interested to avail: for Family (full page 100kd and half page 50kd). All proceeds will be given to Vatican.

5. Our Lady of Arabia will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee next year December 8, 2023. We are opening the Diamond Jubilee year of our Parish with a solemn High Mass on Sunday December 11, 2022 at 6:30PM. Prior to the Mass, we will pray the rosary in the catechism clock at 6PM. All parishioners are invited.

6. CHRISTMAS KINDNESS: POSA (Poor of Saint Anthony) is inviting parishioners to celebrate this year’s Christmas with kindness. Your Christmas lover offerings can be presented as new Sweaters or Jackets wrapped and place it in the POSA box at office. The sweater jackets collected will be distributed to needy in various labor camps.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, December 3

1. Today is the 2nd Sunday of Advent. May the Peace of Christ be with all our families.

2. On Saturday December 3rd is the feast of St. Francis Xavier. There will be the feast Mass in Konkani on Saturday December 3 at 4:30pm. We wish all our parishioners a Happy Feast of St. Francis Xavier.

3. We celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady on Thursday, 8th of December.

4. The children of Maranatha are having a Christmas Bazaar this weekend. Proceeds for this venture will support Maranatha activities during the year.

5. The Salmiya Parish Youth (S. P. Y.) is organizing an evening of entertainment for domestic helpers and drivers on Friday, 16th December 2022 from 4pm onwards at IEAS. The last date for registration is 4th December 2022. For more details, please refer to the notice board.

6. The Salmiya Parish Youth (SPY) and Salesian Cooperators invite parishioners to celebrate the joy of Christmas with 'Tinsel & Twinkle' A Star Competition, A Christmas Tree competition and A Crib Competition. The last date to submit your name for participation is on 20th December 2022. More details are posted on the Church notice board.

7. The Ushers’ Ministry is organizing an online Christmas Bible Quiz from 11th December to 25thDecember, 2022. The link will be open on the Parish website on 11th December 2022. For more details, please check the parish notice board.

8. The Music Ministry presents Christmas Carols on December 12th from 7.15 pm to 9 pm in the Church. Do come along with your family and friends.

9. For this month only, THE PRE-BAPTISMAL SEMINAR will be conducted for Parents and Godparents on Tuesday, December 13TH from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in Room No. 14. Kindly register your name in the Parish Office. The Seminar can also be attended BEFORE the birth of your child.

10. All those desiring to get married in 2023 are requested to register at the parish office one year prior to their marriage. Registrations are necessary even for an NOC.

11. The Parish Calendar is available for distribution. The price of the Calendar is 350 fils, but it will be made available for 250 fils for our parishioners.

For more details on the announcements, kindly check the Parish App and the Church Notice Board.

St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, November 25

1. The Advent season begins on Sunday. Advent is a season of waiting, penance and preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas.

2. The owner of St. Daniel Comboni Hall asked us to close down for a few days to repair and update the fire safety system. So St. Daniel Comboni Hall is closed. However, Our Lady of Arabia Hall and St. Mother Theresa Hall will function as usual. The holy masses will be adjusted into two halls. The Holy Mass schedule is on the Notice Board. You can also download it here.

3. Charis Kuwait is organizing a four-day Konkani Charismatic retreat in Holy Family Co-Cathedral from Nov 28th to Dec 01st 2022 from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm. This retreat is animated by Brother Prakash - Divine Mercy Konkani Charismatic Prayer Group Bandra, Mumbai. All Konkani Speaking people in Kuwait are invited to the retreat.

4. Please do pray for the smooth running of our basements.

5. Konkani Community will celebrate the feast of St. Francis Xavier on Saturday, Dec 03 at 7.00 pm in our Lady of Arabia Hall (First Basement).

6. The Tamil community is celebrating the feast of our Lady of Perpetual Succour on Dec.2, Friday at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Arabia Hall



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