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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 28 February

1.  In view of the prevailing situation with respect to the coronavirus and in compliance with the regulatory requirements, there will be no Catechism Classes today, 28th February and 5th & 6th March. No halls and rooms will be available to any group from today onwards.

2.  6th March will be the first Friday of the month. The English Holy Hour will start at 4:20 pm. The Stations of the Cross will begin at 5:45 pm. The Mass will commence at 6:15 pm.

3.  The English Marriage Preparation Course will be on Fridays, 13th and 20th March from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. in the St. Padre Pio Hall. Register at the Resource Centre.

4.  The Prebaptism Seminar for the parents and godparents will be on Monday 16th March  from 7:00 pm. to 9:00 pm. in the Holy Family Hall. Register at the Parish Office.

5.  All those desiring to join the Hospital Visiting Ministry, can attend their meeting, after the Friday 8:00 am Mass, in the Bishop's sitting room.

6.  The Lenten Boxes for the poor and the needy are placed in the Church. All the Wednesdays of Lent are days of abstinence from eating of meat.

7.  Please take a copy of the latest Charisarabia Magazine from the Parish Office.


Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 28 February

No announcements

St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 28 February

1.  During the Holy Season of Lent, we will have the Way of the Cross daily before the Mass, except on Saturdays.

2.  Abstinence is prescribed as a general rule for every Friday in Lent, applicable to the age of 14 onwards. But for particular circumstances in our Vicariate, abstinence is to be observed on the Wednesday of Lent. Out of devotion, abstinence may be observed every Wednesday during the year.

3.  The Lenten contribution box for the poor is kept in the Church near the tabernacle.

4.  We thank the Ushers, EMCD members, Altar servers and their coordinators, Music Ministry, Liturgy Group, George and all those who assisted for the Ash Wednesday masses.

5.  The February issue of Charis Arabia can be collected from the Parish Office.

6.  The Lenten retreat in English will be conducted on 9, 10 & 11 March from 6 to 9 pm by Fr. Veerus Concessao, Cap.

7.  Kindly register your names in the parish office by 5 March for the prebaptismal seminar to be held on Monday, 9 March.  Expectant parents may attend.

8.  Parents, kindly note that the Confirmation practice of Saturday, 21 March stands cancelled. Instead the practice will be held on Saturday, 14 March from 2-4 pm in the church.

9.  The Easter House Blessings will begin on Wednesday, 22 April. Easter house blessing form is available on the parish app. Kindly coordinate with all the families in your building, fill in the forms that is available on the parish app and submit it online only. Registrations will not be accepted after Monday, 30 March.


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, 21 February


1.  St. Paul's Prayer group is organizing a day of fasting and prayer on February 25th, Tuesday from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm in 3rd Basement.

2.  English marriage preparation course will be held on Fridays, March 13 & 20 from 1 pm to 7 pm in Holy Family Cathedral. Registration forms are available in the parish office

3.  Those interested for Holy Land Pilgrimage in the month of July 09th to 15th can contact Fr. Noel personally.  

4.  The monthly youth gathering conducted by the parish youth - EPIC is on Friday 21st, February after 7.15 pm English Mass. All the youth of our parish are cordially invited.

5.  English devotional CD "God is Love" is available for sale. The cost is 1.000 KWD only.

6.  Faith and Light community is having a Spiritual Retreat for persons with special needs and their families from 25 to 28 February in Doha, Kuwait. For further details please see the notice board.

7.  All ward leaders/asst. Ward leaders are requested to collect the raffle coupons from secretary’s office in the first basement from 6.30 pm on 25th February.

8.  Nurse’s ministry is having rosary every Tuesday from 6.30 am to 4.00 pm.  All are welcome to join the rosary and pray for our parish

9. (For Malayalam mass) there will be collection for St. Joseph’s Feast after the holy Mass. Volunteers will be at the door. Please do offer generously for the love of St. Joseph. Those who want to become “prasudenthi” please register your names with a donation of 10 KD at the parish desk.

   ASH MONDAY MASS SCHEDULE 24 February 2020

  05.45 am   Syro-Malabar             DC Hall -2nd B
  09.00 am   Syro-Malabar             DC Hall -2nd B
  04.00 pm   Syro-Malabar             MT Hall -3rd B
  05.00 pm   Syro-Malabar             DC Hall -2nd B
  06.00 pm   Syro-Malabar             MT Hall -3rd B
  07.00 pm   Syro-Malabar             DC Hall -2nd B

 06.00 am   English                     OLA Hall-1st B
 06.30 am   Latin Malayalam       MT Hall -3rd B
 09.00 am   English                     OLA Hall-1st B
 04.00 am   Tamil                        OLA Hall-1st B
 05.45 pm   Latin Malayalam       MT Hall -3rd B
 06.00 pm   English                     OLA Hall-1st B
 07.30 pm   Latin Malayalam       MT Hall -3rd B
 07.30 pm   Konkini                     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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