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General Notices

2017 - AVONA

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 13 January

1. All parishioners are invited to attend the Life in the Spirit Seminars being conducted by the Holy Family Prayer Group at the Holy Family Hall starting on January 11, Wednesdays from 7.15 pm - 8.40 pm. The Life in the Spirit Seminar will also be conducted by the Young Adults in Christ Fellowship Prayer Group at the Good Shepherd Hall starting January 13, Fridays from 7:00 pm -8.30 pm. Parishioners can attend either on Wednesdays or Fridays

2. January 16th, Monday, will be the Pre-Baptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents at 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Good Shepherd Hall. Kindly register in the Parish Office.

3. The Konkani Mass will commence at 6:00 pm in the Holy Family Hall on Monday, 16th January, the Feast-day of St. Joseph Vaz.

4. The Night Vigil will begin at 10:00 pm on Thursday, January 19. The Confessions will start at 9:30 pm.

5. C YOU Q8, the Cathedral youth group, will be meeting tomorrow, 14th January at 7:30 pm in the Virgin Mary Hall. All youth are invited.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 13 January

1. The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on January 16, Monday after the 6:00 PM mass. Parishioners are invited.

2. There will be baptism seminar on January 17, 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 January 28, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 13 January

1. We wish our parishioners a happy feast of Our Lady of Arabia.

2. Holy Mass will be celebrated in Hindi on Saturday, 21 January at 4.15 pm

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

4. All parishioners are invited to a presentation on " Faith in times of distress" in the Parish Courtyard on Thursday, 26 January from 7.15 to 8.30 pm. Come and be blessed as you receive practical tips from renowned speakers.

5. The baptism on Friday, 27 January will be held in the church at 11 am instead of 11.30 am.

6. The First Holy Communion for the Syro-Malabar children will be on Friday, 5 May and for the Latin rite on Friday, 12 May 2017.

7. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred on Friday, 5 May 2017.

8. Admissions for Catechism Class 1 in Syro-Malabar and Latin rite are now open. Admission form is available online. Kindly download the form, fill and submit it along with a photocopy of the baptism certificate on any Friday at the IEAS Fee Counter between 8 and 9 am only. The last date for submission is 28 April.

9. Parish calendars priced at 250 fils and table calendars at 1 KD are on sale.

10. 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.

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


1. The Parish Office timings are as follows: 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 4:30 pm to 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. 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.

St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 13 January

1. On January 21st, Saturday from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm at St. Daniel Comboni Hall, there will be a special prayer service and adoration for the expectant mothers and the couples who are aspiring and praying for children.

2. Marriage Preparation Course in Malayalam from February 04,10 & 11 ,(2 pm to 8pm) 2017. Forms are available at the office and the registration closes on 22nd January.

3. On Saturday, 14th January from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, there will be special prayer service and adoration for the safe release of?Father Tom?Uzhunnalil, who was abducted nearly nine months ago from war-torn?Yemen. The Adoration and prayer service will be held at St. Daniel Comboni Hall .

4. The Faith and Light community of St. Daniel Comboni Parish is having their monthly prayer session and gathering on Friday 13th Jan. at St. Mother Teresa Hall at 11.30 am.

5. The Feast of Our Lady of Arabia , the Patroness of our Vicariate will be celebrated in the parish from 13th to 15th January (Friday to 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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