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General Notices

2017 - AVONA

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4. Learn more about our HOSPITAL MINISTRY in Kuwait.

5. Schedule of ENGLISH MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait for 2017



8. Click here for HOMILIES FOR SUNDAYS AND SOLEMNITIES (English and French).

Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 November

1. The Night Vigil will start at 10:00 pm on the Third Thursday, 16th November. The Vigil Confessions will begin at 9:30 pm.

2. As the former Bishop Francis Micallef is in the hospital, kindly say a prayer for him.

3. The Prebaptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be on the Third Monday, 20th November from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the Holy Family Hall. The Registration has to be done in the Parish Office.

4. 21st November is the Memorial of the Presentation of the BVM.

5. November 22nd is the Memorial of St Cecilia, the Patroness of the Choir Members.

6. Next week, the 34th Sunday, is the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year which is celebrated as the Solemnity of Christ the King

7. All the Active and Auxiliary Members of the Legion of Mary as well as All Devotees of Mother Mary are reminded that the Yearly Mass for the World Dead Legionaries will be on Wednesday 22nd November at 6:30 pm.

8. The Rosa Mystica 1000 Hail Marys will commence at 2:45 pm in the St. Padre Pio Hall on November 24th, the Fourth Friday.

9. The Family Conference of Couples for Christ and the Kids for Christ of the age group 4-12 years will be on Saturday, 25th November from 7:30 am to 3:30pm at our Parish Premises. Please register with the CFC Members.

10. The Feast of St. Francis Xavier will be on Sunday, December 3rd. The Konkani Novena and the Konkani Solemn High Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 2nd of December at 5:45 pm at the Grotto. Please do come.

11. In a special way we thank the Parish Council Members, Various Communities of the parish, Catechists, Youth of the Parish, the Church Staff and all the families who helped to make the Cathedral Parish Fete a successful event. May God bless you all.

12. The Relic of St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta can be obtained from the Resource Centre.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 November

1. On the occasion of the Feast of Our Lady of Arabia, PARISH FETE 2018 will be held on 12th January 2018. All parishioners are cordially invited to take active part in the FETE 2018 and make it a grand success. Raffle books are on sale for the raffle draw to be held on the day of the FETE celebration. The cost of each coupon will be KD 1/- and each Raffle book will contain 10 coupons. All parishioners are encouraged to buy at least one raffle book per family. There will be a Souvenir released to mark the annual celebration of the Parish Fete. All parishioners are encouraged to contribute towards the publication of the souvenir. Also, parishioners are invited to contribute generously for the FETE by sponsoring the gifts for raffle draw and any unused gift articles. For more details regarding the souvenir and sponsoring of gifts for the FETE please see the notice board or contact the Organizing Committee.

2. The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on November 20, Monday after the 6:00 PM mass. Parishioners are invited.

3. There will be baptism seminar on November 21, Tuesday from 6:30 PM in the catechism block. Please bring marriage certificate of the parents & birth certificate of the child. Attendance is compulsory for both parents and godparents.

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 November 25, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

5. CFC- Kids for Christ Ministry is inviting all families especially with children ages 4 to 21 yrs. old to a Family Conference on November 25, 2017. Saturday at the Holy Family Cathedral from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. For more details please see the notice board.

6. We are inviting parishioners to serve as LECTORS. Those interested kindly get the application form in the parish office.

7. Families are encouraged to continue their 1 KD per month donation for the Cathedral and parishioners are also encouraged to be generous even in small amount for this project.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 November

1. Oratory children are invited for an Advent Calendar activity program to be held on Saturday, 18 November, from 9:30 to 11:30am. Kindly bring scissors, TAC IT Gum and Glue. Parents are encouraged to send their children to participate in the preparation for the coming of Christ.

2. Altar servers will meet on Saturday, 18 November, from 9:30 -11:30am in the courtyard.

3. Holy Mass will be celebrated in Hindi on Saturday, 18 November at 4:15 pm.

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

5. Fr. Johnson will be on vacation from 20 November to 6 December.

6. SPY is organizing the Domestic Helpers Day on 24 November for 120 domestic helpers. Sponsors in cash or kind for the items listed on the notice board are most welcome. Contact details are also listed for the same.

7. The CFC Kids for Christ is organizing a one day Family Conference on 25 November for children aged between 4 to 12, themed - We Stand For Jesus. For more details kindly see the notice board.

8. Mass intentions can be booked through the self-completed envelope kept in the courtyard. Please include KD 2/- per intention and deposit in the drop box at least 5 days in advance.

9. Parish calendars, priced at 250 fils, are on sale.

10. 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.


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, 10 November

1. Holy Family Cathedral is having Family Fiesta 2017 on Nov. 10th. All are cordially invited.

2. The Malayalam marriage preparation course will be held on 2nd, 8th,and 9th of December, 2017 from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. at Ahamadi church premises. The application forms are available at parish office. Those interested may fill up the form and submit at the earliest.

3. Divine Fest will be celebrated in Ahmadi parish church from 14 to 17th November. All are invited for the fest.

4. Rev. Fr. Albert is being transferred to Qatar. He has served our parish for many years. The parish community is giving him a farewell on 17th Friday after the English Mass at 9.30 a.m. All are requested to be present for the farewell.

5. There will be “Nurses convention” on 18th November from 8.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. in city church by Rev. Fr. Abraham Kadiyakudiyil and bro Sabu Aruthottiyil. There will be transportation facility from church premises.

6. The Latin Malayalam community will celebrate the feast of Christ the King on 24th Nov. Friday under the leadership of Vettukadu community.

7. The Konkini community will celebrate the feast of St. Francis Xavier on 2nd December, Saturday.

8. Today our Bishop has sent an email with glad news that he got all the necessary permission to build the Bahrain Cathedral. The laying of the first stone will be on MAR 3, 2018, a Saturday. The construction will start on 20 March 2018. It is our duty to help build the cathedral. It is for us and our children. Bishop requests and encourages all of you to start contributing one KD per month per working Catholics for the building of the Bahrain Cathedral.

9. On 17th November, Friday, the English Holy Mass at 7.15 will be in First basement.


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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