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General Notices

2018 - AVONA

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 18 May

1. The Pentecost Night Vigil will be in the Ahmadi Church of Our Lady of Arabia on the Third Thursday, 17th May at 10:00pm. There will not be any Night Vigil in the Cathedral. All those who need Transport to go to Ahmadi, please register quickly at the Parish Office. The Meeting Point is at the back gate of the City Church. The Bus will leave exactly at 8:15 pm. Fr. Nilushan Fernando, OMI, a visiting priest from Sri Lanka will be directing this Pentecost Night Vigil.

2. This weekend is the Solemnity of Pentecost.

3. The Prebaptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be in the Holy Family Hall on the 3rd Monday, May 21st from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Please register at the Parish Office.

4. Even during Ramadan, the Sunday Morning Masses will be at 6:00 and 7:00. The Weekday Morning Masses will be at 6:30 and 7:00. After the 7:00 am Mass, there will be the Morning Prayer in the Church and the Rosary in the Holy Family Hall.

5. Next Week will be the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

6. The Rosa Mystica 1000 Hail Marys will be on the Fourth Friday, May 25th at 2:45 pm in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

7. The Community Procession and the Rosary in the different languages will be on Wednesday, May 30th after the 6:30 pm Mass.

8. The Choir of St. Joachim and St. Anne will conduct the Rosary and the Singing of the Latin Litany at the Grotto, after the 6:30 pm Mass on the 31st of May, Thursday. All are invited for these Two Celebrations of Mother Mary.

9. There will be a special Holy Land Pilgrimage with the Ahmadi Parishioners on on August 15th to 21st. Please visit the Parish Office for details. Reservations are on a first-come first-serve basis.

10. Keep always your Church clean and tidy by never throwing any tissues or empty bottles.

11. The Charisarabia Magazine of May can still be found at the Parish Office.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 18 May

1. The PENTECOST novena is said at the 6:00 PM Mass except Thursday at the 6:15 AM mass and Friday at the 8:15 AM mass. Parishioners are encouraged to participate in this novena.

5. There will be PENTECOST VIGIL on May 17, Thursday in our church from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Parishioners are invited.

6. English Catechesis Confirmation Day will be on 18th May, 2018 at 8:30 AM and First Holy Communion will be on 25th May, 2018 at 8:30 AM.

7. The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on May 21, Monday after the 6:00 PM mass. Parishioners are invited.

8. There will be baptism seminar on May 22, 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.

9. 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 May 26, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

10. Charisarabia magazine is now available in the parish office.

11. Registration for New Catechism students will begin on 1st June 2018 and every Friday thereafter for the entire month of June 2018 in the Catechism Block from 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Requirements: a) The child must be six (6) years old or in Year I in the school, b) Copy of Baptism Certificate, c) 1 Passport size photo, d) Registration fee: KD10


St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 18 May

1. Annual Pentecost Vigil will be held on Thursday, 17 May from 10.00 pm to 18 May at 6.15 am in Our Lady of Arabia Church, Ahmadi. Fr. Nilushan Fernando OMI, a well-known preacher from Sri Lanka will animate the Vigil and share the Word of God on the theme: "To Abide in the Spirit of Truth". For the transportation, contact Charismatic prayer group leaders.

2. Parishioners are invited for the Bible Mega Quiz held for the catechism students on Fridays, 18 & 25 May from 8 am to 1 pm at IEAS New Basement.

3. The Saturday oratory program will be held tomorrow, Saturday, 19 May, from 9:30 till 11:30 am. Children are requested to bring coloring material.

4. Altar Servers will meet tomorrow, Saturday, 19 May, from 9.30 to 11.30 am.

5. The last date to submit the registration forms for the new altar servers is 20 May. The new altar servers will meet on Saturday, 26 May from 8 to 9 am.

6. The God’s Love Community will be Conducting “The Life in the Spirit Seminar” till 31 May from 7.15 pm to 8.30 pm. All are invited.

7. We celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians on Thursday, 24 May.

8. To promote Marian Devotion in our Parish, the Legion of Mary has organized a pilgrimage of the Statue of our Lady during the month of May. We encourage you to take the statue on a pilgrimage to your building and recite the rosary together as a united, community family. Please register your names in the book placed near the mass intention box.

9. The Filipino community celebrates the Santa Cruzan Feast on Friday, 25 May during the Tagalog mass at 1 pm.

10. The last date for catechism class is 25 May. Catechism classes will resume on 7 September.

11. Admission of Catechism Class 1 will close on Friday, 25 May. Parents can download the admission form from the Parish Website:, fill and submit it along with a photocopy of the Baptism Certificate on any Fridays at the IEAS Fee Counter between 8:15 and 9:30 am.

12. Praise and Worship will be organized in Hindi on Saturday, 26 May at 3.30 pm followed by the Holy Mass at 4 pm.

13. Salmiya Parish Youth cordially invites, all youth in Kuwait, aged 17 and above, for 'Youth Thrill', on Thursday, 7 June at 7 pm at IEAS, Salmiya. This will be an overnight youth centered, fun filled and interactive enrichment program. For further details and registrations, please contact the numbers available on the flyer posted on the notice board.

14. The 11.30 am mass is cancelled during the months of June, July and August.

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, 11 May

1. The Feast of Ascension is on 13th of May. We will be celebrating it on 11th to 13th.

2. On 12th May, Saturday , the nursing ministry of Abbasiya is having holy hour after Syro Malabar holy mass in the second basement.

3, The KNST is celebrating the Annual Pentecost Vigil on 17th May 10.00 pm to 18th May 6.15 am in Our Lady of Arabia Church, Ahmadi. Rev. Fr. Nilushan Fernando OMI, a well-known preacher from Srilanka will animate this Vigil and share the Word of God on the theme: "To Abide in the Spirit of Truth". For the transportation please contact Charismatic prayer group leaders. In preparation for Pentecost we will have the novena to the Holy Spirit in every parish.

4. The Feast of Pentecost is on 20th May.

5. We are celebrating the Feast of Our Lady, Mother of the Church on Monday after the feast of Pentecost, that is on 21st May.

6. Last Friday was our Parish Fete. We thank the Lord for giving us good weather and that everything went well. I take this opportunity to thank all our fathers, parish council members, conveners, ward leaders, assistant ward leaders, subcommittee members, volunteers and all of you for cooperating and working together to make it a success.


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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