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General Notices

2018 - AVONA

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 12 January

1.  There will be a Requiem Mass for Bishop Franics Micallef on January 18, Thursday, at 6:30 pm to be presided over by Bishop Camillo with the priests of all four Kuwait Parishes. All parishioners are invited to attend this special Mass.

2.  The English Night Vigil will start at 10:00 pm on the third Thursday, 18th January. The Vigil Confessions will begin at 9:30 pm.

3.  January 16th, Tuesday, the Feast of St. Juze Vaz, there will be a Konkani Festive Mass at Novena at 6.00 pm in the Holy Family Hall.  All devotees of St. Juze Vaz are most welcome.

4.  The Pre-baptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be on 15th January, Monday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the Holy Family Hall.  Please register and submit requirements in the Parish Office only.

5.  The new registration for boys and girls who would like to serve as Altar Servers is still open to those who have received Holy Communion and are below the age of fourteen years. The registration forms are available at the Parish Office and the Catechism Office.  The last day of registration is on January 20, Saturday.

6.  Fr. Mathews has been elected as Vice-Provincial of the Carmelite order in India and will be leaving our Vicariate very soon. In profound appreciation of the time and service he has generously given, our Parish has organized a Thanksgiving Mass on January 27 at 6:00 pm to be presided over by Bishop Camillo with all the priests.  It will be followed by a farewell program in the Holy Family Hall.  All are invited to join.

7.  The Lucky Dip Coupons can be obtained from the Parish Office.  The proceeds of this project will go to the upkeep and maintenance of our Holy Family Cathedral.  Your support and donations will be highly appreciated.

8.  The January issue of the Charisarabia Magazine is available in the Parish Office

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 12 January

No announcements this week.      

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 12 January

1.  We wish our parishioners a Happy Feast of Our Lady of Arabia.

2.  Holy Mass in Konkani will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 16 at 7:30 pm in the Church in honor of St. Josef Vaz.

3.  We pray for greater unity among Christians, as we keep the Christian Unity week from 18 – 24 January.

4.  The Feast of St. Nino (Holy Child) will be celebrated on Friday, 26 January, at 12:00-4:00 pm in the Courtyard inclusive of Tagalog Mass at 1:00 pm in the Church.

5.  Holy Mass will be celebrated in Hindi on Saturday, 27 January at 4:15 pm.

6.  The First Holy Communion will be given on Friday, 27 April to the Syro-Malabar and the Latin rite children.

7.  The sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred on the candidates on Friday, 11 May 2018.

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, 5 January

1. On January 5th, 6th and 7th we celebrate the Solemnity of Epiphany of the Lord. For Syro Malabar community 6th Dec. is the Epiphany and it is a day of obligation. On 6th Saturday there will be Syro-malabar Holy Mass at 5.45a.m, 9.00 a.m and 5.30pm.

2. Manimala parish is celebrating the Epiphany of the Lord during the holy mass on 7th January, Sunday at 6.45 p.m.

3. 8th January, Monday is the feast of Baptism of the Lord.

4. On 19th January, Friday, the feast of St. Sebastian is celebrated by Kannanthura parishioners.

5. “Charis Arabia” is the English magazine of the charismatic prayer group. It is a good reading material for all of us. Those who want to have it may subscribe.

6. A holy Land pilgrimage is planned from 9th June to 18th for Malayalee community. Fr Mathew Kappil has agreed to be the guide. If anyone is interested please do give your name before 10th January. The first fifty will get a chance.

7. The feast of Our Lady of Arabia is celebrated from 12th to 14th January, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.


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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