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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City


Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 15  November                      
            
1.  We welcome  Fr. Johnson to Holy Family Cathedral Parish, he will be officially welcomed during the Friday Masses (15th November ), Syro-Malabar Mass at 6.30 a.m., English Mass at 9.15 a.m.and for Latin Malayalam Mass at 4.45 p.m.      

2.  The English Night Vigil will commence at 10:00 p.m. on 21st November, Thursday, the Memorial of the Presentation of Our Lady,  The Vigil Confessions will start at 9:30 p.m.

3.  The Wedding Anniversary Mass will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, 21st November, for all those married in the month of November.  Register your names in the Pink Book.  The Reception will be in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

4.  The Sports Fest organized by Our Parish Youth will be from 15th to 29th November.  All are invited. More details are on the Notice Board. Next week will be the Solemnity of Christ the King, 25th to 28th November.

5.  The Parish is organizing three days seminar for parents from 25th to 28th November on the topic Family Life which will be animated by Fr. Sahayaraj, a Psychologist and a trained counselor. The seminar will begin after the 6.30 PM Mass. We request parents to make use of this opportunity. All are welcome.

6.  All the Vicariate priests will be going to Bahrain for their Spiritual Retreat from 25th to 28th November.  Kindly say a prayer for them.  In their absence, the visiting Priest will take care all the spiritual activities of the Parish.

7.  In aid of our Bahrain Cathedral, the Konkani Community of  the Holy Family Cathedral and Several Association of Kuwait will be organizing an EXTRA ORDINARY CULTURAL EVENING - comprised of Comedy Drama "AMI THASHEM NAIM",DANCES, JOKES,SONGS at the Holy Family Hall on THURSDAY, December 5th, at 7:00 p.m. The Lucky Dip and Entry- Dinner Coupons are available in the Church Compound, with Association and Committee Leaders.  We seek your valuable support for a good cause as the Construction of our Bahrain Cathedral is fast moving.

8.  The Holy Family Cathedral wants to thank all parishioners for the support and collaboration that you have given for the success of  Gulf Unity Conference. The conference was well organized with great participation but there is a shortage of funds to meet all the expenses of the conference , so we need your assistance. Lucky coupons are still available in the Church compound and also the statue of Our Lady of Arabia is available in the designated counters at the Church compound. The draw of the Lucky Coupon will be on 30th November.

9.  The Christmas Dinner and the Christmas Gift for the poor bachelors and singles from the Labor Camps will be on Friday 13th December 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Holy Family Hall. Kindly make your loving contribution at the counters in the Church compound.

10. You can now take the November issue of the Charisarabia Magazine from the Parish Office.





Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 15 November
                                                   

1.  The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on November 18, Monday after the 6:00 PM mass. Parishioners are invited.

2.  There will be baptism seminar on November 19, 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.

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 November 30, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

4.  In aid of our Cathedral in Bahrain, the Konkani community of the Holy Family Cathedral and several associations of Kuwait will be organizing an EXTRA ORDINARY CULTURAL EVENING at the Holy Family Hall on Dec. 5, 2019, Thursday. The Lucky Dip and Entry-Dinner coupons are available with the committee leaders and associations in the church premises. We seek your valuable support for this project.

5.  The sale of the LUCKY COUPONS of the Gulf Unity Conference is extended up to November 30, 2019.

6.  CFC - Kids for Christ Ministry is inviting children along with their parents especially aged 4 to 12 Years to attend a Family Conference (Theme: -Light of the World-) on 16th November 2019, Saturday, 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM at the Holy Family Cathedral in Kuwait City. Registration counter open every Friday morning at 7:45 AM to 1.00 PM on 25th October to 15th November, outside at the Church entrance. For more details, kindly see the notice board.



St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 15 November

1.  The Vicariate profusely thanks the Parishioners of Salmiya for their all-round support for the success of the Gulf Unity Conference. The Vicariate also reminds us that the sale of the Raffle Coupons have been extended till 30th November. Please contact the GUC desk in the courtyard for further details.

2.  The Family Ministry invites all parishioners for talks by Fr. Sahayaraj, on “Family: Chosen in Love” from 18th to 21st November from 6:00 to 9:00 pm with the Holy mass at 6.30 pm. Father will be available for counseling in the morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and in the evening from 4:30 - 5:30 pm by appointment. For appointments and clarifications, kindly contact the number on the flyers.

3.  Next Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King.

4.  We wish to inform you that Fr. Savio Silveira sdb the Provincial of Mumbai Province will be doing the Provincial Visitation of our parish from 21 - 23 November. We extend to him a warm welcome.

5.  Altar Servers will have their monthly meeting on Saturday, 23rd November from 9:30 to 11:30 am in the courtyard. Attendance is mandatory.

6.  The Music Ministry cordially invites all parishioners to attend the Christmas carol program presented by all choirs of our parish which will be held on Thursday, 05 December from 7:30 - 9:30 pm. Please do stay till the end to bring in the Christmas spirit and also to encourage our choirs. The program will end with Santa’s visit.

7.  The Konkani Community of Holy Family Cathedral and Several Associations of Kuwait will be organizing an EXTRA ORDINARY CULTURAL EVENING - comprised of Comedy Drama "AMI THASHEM NAIM", DANCES, JOKES, SONGS, etc at Holy Family Hall, Kuwait, on THURSDAY, DEC. 5th, 2019, at 7.00 pm. The Lucky Dip and Entry-Dinner Coupons are available in the Church Premises, with Associations and Committee Leaders. We seek your valuable support for a good cause as the Construction of our Cathedral in Bahrain is in good speed.

8.  Parish calendars, priced 250 fils are on sale.

9.  Marriage banns will not be announced during the season of Advent.

                                    

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

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, 15 November
              

1.  Gulf Unity Conference is over. Thank you for the cooperation and support. Fr. Peter informed me that the date of the draw of raffle coupons are postponed to 30th Nov. So there are still chances of buying raffle coupons to support as GUC finance is in deficit. Please contact the prayer group members for raffle coupons

2.  There will be a family seminar “Being Chosen in Love” by family ministry, animated by Fr. Sahayaraj Ofm cap, on 29th and Dec. 1 from 7.15 p.m.  to 9 p.m. and on Dec.2nd and 3rd from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 1st it is in the 3rd basement and other days it is in the first basement

3.  Since Tamil community celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Succor on 29th Friday in 3rd basement the evening English holy Mass will be in 1st basement

4.  The Faith and Light community which animates differently abled people will have holy Mass and their activities on 4th Saturday of every month in the 3rd Basement at 10 a.m. It is really helpful to make the differently abled people grow.

5.  Malayalam Night Vigil is on 19th Nov. Tuesday, in the Holy Family Cathedral from 7.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. Transportation is available from the Church premises

6.  In aid of our Cathedral in Bahrain, The Konkani Community of Holy Family Cathedral and Several Associations of Kuwait will be organizing an EXTRA ORDINARY CULTURAL EVENING - comprised of Comedy Drama "AMI THASHEM NAIM", DANCES, JOKES, SONGS, etc... at Holy Family Hall, Kuwait, on THURSDAY, DEC. 5th, 2019, at 7.00 pm. The Lucky Dip and Entry-Dinner Coupons are available in the Church premises, with Associations and Committee Leaders. We seek your valuable support for a good cause as the Construction of our Cathedral in Bahrain is in good speed.

7.  There will be a parish council meeting on 19th November, Tuesday at 7.30 p.m., All parish councilors are requested to attend the meeting.

8.  As many Eucharist Ministers have left for good from Kuwait, our parish intends to replace them with new ones. Those interested may approach their respective priests in charge. The priests will do the selection.                      



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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