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General Notices

2019 - AVONA

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4. Schedule of ENGLISH MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait for 2019



7. Learn more about our HOSPITAL MINISTRY in Kuwait

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 12 July

1. 16th July, Tuesday, will be the Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

2. The Prebaptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be on Monday, 15th July, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Holy Family Hall. The Registration is at the Parish Office.

3. The English Night Vigil will be in the Church on Thursday, 18th July at 10:00 pm. The Vigil Confessions will start at 9:30 pm.

4. The New English Catechism Teachers and Young Facilitators are required for the English Catechism Classes. Your name can be given at the Parish Office.

5. Those desiring to join the Sunday 8:00 pm English Mass Choir can inform the Parish Office.

6. The Latest Charisarabia Religious Magazine can be collected from the Parish Office.

7. The Gulf Unity Conference will be held in Kuwait on the 8th, 9th and 10th November. All are reminded to pray and help.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 12 July

1. The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on July 15, 2019, Monday after the 6:00 PM Mass. Parishioners are invited.

2. Please note that the Evening 6:00 pm. Holy Mass on Monday, July 15, 2019 and the Holy Masses of Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (both Morning 6:15 a.m. and evening 6:00 p.m.) shall be celebrated at the Catechism Block.

3. Our Lady of Arabia Youth (OLAY) is planning to celebrate Grandparents Day on Friday 26th July 2019 on the Feast of St Joaquim and St Anne. All Grandparents with their Grandchildren at invited for the Holy Mass at 5 p.m on Friday 26th July, followed by small get together in St Claire's Hall Catechism Block.

4. 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 July 27, 2019, Saturday @ 6 PM Mass.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 12 July

1. We welcome Fr. Dominic Sequeira to our parish.

2. We invoke the blessing of God on Fr. McEnroe who will leave for India on Thursday, 18 July. We thank him for conducting the vocation camp and offering pastoral help to the parish.

3. Fr. Dominic Sequeira will be installed, as the parish priest of our parish, on Friday, 19 July at the 6.30 pm Holy Mass.

4. The Theresian Summer Club is conducted in our church on Saturdays, from 9:15 am to 12:30 pm, for children aged 4 – 18 years. Generous contribution towards the Summer Club in cash or kind will be highly appreciated.

5. The 11.30 am mass is cancelled for the months of June, July and August.

6. The Liturgical Ministry Commission will be conducting a ‘Lectors Training Course’ for those desiring to be Lectors for Holy Masses in our parish, as well as for those who missed the sessions of the course held in 2017. This Course consists of 2 Training Sessions to be held on Thursday, 29 August 2019 and 5 September 2019 from 7.15 pm to 8.45 pm. Parishioners, 19 years and above, are eligible to register. Kindly register your names in the file kept on the table near the Mass Intentions Box in the courtyard. PLEASE NOTE THAT PARTICIPANTS NEED TO ATTEND BOTH THE SESSIONS TO QUALIFY AS LECTORS. The last date for Registration is 25 August 2019.

7. Girls, who have received the Holy Communion and would like to join the Ministry for girls, are requested to collect the forms kept next to the mass intention box, fill the form and drop them in the box named “Ministry for Girls” kept next to the Mass intention box.

8. In line with CHARIS, the new initiative of Pope Francis to usher in a new Pentecost for the Church and the world and to create deeper unity, the bishops of both Arabian Vicariates have decided to organize the ‘Gulf Unity Conference’ in Kuwait from Nov 8 - 10, 2019. Anointed Preachers will animate Adults, Youth and Teenagers separately. All the faithful are encouraged to attend and be enriched spiritually in order to build the Church. Kindly help with your prayers, time and talent and needed support.

Please check the notice-board and the Parish App for additional details of all announcements.


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 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, 12 July

1. The Gulf Unity Conference will be held in Kuwait on 8th, 9th and 10th November. All are requested to support with prayers and required help.

2. KMCA is conducting summer camp for students of 6th to 12th standard from August 9th to 12th. For further details contact KMCA office bearers/notice board.

3. Fr. Binoy is being transferred after the dedicated service of 3 and half years. The parish will give a Farewell on July 12th after the English holy Mass at 9.30 a.m.

4. EPIC parish youth will conduct a Summer camp 2019 for kids between the age of 5 to 17 years. Starting from 12th July onwards. Every Friday 9 AM to 12 PM. Interested can register at the parish office at the earliest. All youth interested to volunteer can contact the EPIC members or Fr Noel.

5. July 13th is 2nd Saturday of the month. As usual nurses ministry will have their holy hour at 8.30 a.m. in 2nd basement.

6. July 16th is the memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

7. There will be a parish council meeting on 16th July , Tuesday at 7.30 p.m.

8. Please pray for the speedy completion of Bahrain cathedral and do help materially to build it.


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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