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General Notices

2019 - AVONA

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 May

1. The Night Vigil will be on 16th May, Thursday, at 10:00 pm. The Vigil Confessions will begin at 9:30 pm.

2. On 17th May, Friday, the 8:00 am and 9:15 am Masses will be in the Holy Family Hall. In the Church, the First Holy Communion Mass will be at 8:00 am. That Day there will not be any English Catechism Classes.

3. The Farewell Thanksgiving Mass of Deacon Sylvester D'Souza will be on Saturday, 25th May at 6:30 pm. The Bishop will preside at this Mass. The Deacon and the Priests will also join. Deacon Sylvester D'Souza will leave Kuwait, after 57 years of Loyal Service, on 4th June, Tuesday. All are invited for this Special Mass. As usual, there will be the Saturday 5:15 pm Mass.

4. May is the Month of Our Lady. Kindly try to recite the Rosary each day. Here the Rosary will be prayed in the Morning and Evening.

5. On the 30th of May, Thursday, at the Grotto, there will be the Rosary and Singing of the Litany.

6. Kindly collect the copy of the Charisarabia Magazine from the Parish Office.

7. Jesus Youth has organized a National Level Program for the Teens. This Program is titled "CHRISTYLE" and is open to all the Teens of all the Four Parishes. It will be at the Carmel School on Wednesday, 5th June from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 May

1. The English Catechesis Confirmation Day will be on 17th of May 2019 at 8:30 AM and First Holy Communion will be on 24th of May 2019 at 8:30 AM.

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

3. There will be baptism seminar on May 21, 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.

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 May 25, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

5. Jesus Youth is inviting TEENS for a program titled CHRISTYLE on 5th June in Carmel School, Khaitan from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

6. Our parish is organizing a summer camp for the children aged 4 to 12 years old which will held every Fridays starting on 7th June to 5th July from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM in the catechism block. Registration forms are available in the parish office. Registration fee is 1KD and last day submission of forms is on 5th June. We appeal to parishioners for sponsorship/contribution to augment the very small amount of registration fee. Kindly give your contributions in the parish office.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 May

1. We thank the Lord for 110 children who are receiving First Holy Communion on Friday, 17 May and we pray for them and their families. The First Communion Holy mass will be at 8.00 am; hence the Mass at 10 am Mass is cancelled.

2. SPY is commemorating our devotion to Mary with 'Marian Knight 2019' on Friday, 17 May at 6 p.m in the IEAS new basement. This evening of fun filled trivia, activities and brain teasers is based on our Blessed Mother.

3. The Saturday children's oratory program will be held on Saturday, 18 May from 9:30 am till 11:45am. Children are requested to carry with them coloring material and parents are requested to encourage their children to attend the oratory programme.

4. Altar servers will meet on Saturday, 18 May from 9:30 - 11:30 am in the courtyard. Attendance is compulsory. Those unable to attend for genuine reason are requested to inform the main coordinator. We are grateful to all the generous donors who sponsored in cash and in kind for the altar servers picnic.

5. The 6.30 pm Holy Mass will be celebrated in the courtyard from Monday, 20 May to Thursday, 23 May.

6. 117 youngsters will be conferred with the Sacrament of Confirmation on Friday, 24 May during the 8 am Holy Mass. Kindly note that the 10 am Holy Mass is cancelled.

7. There will be Praise & Worship in Hindi on Saturday, 25 May at 3.30 pm, followed by Holy Mass in Hindi at 4.00 pm.

8. Jesus Youth English Music Ministry invites all parishioners especially the Youth for "Cross Connection", a Musical Evening with songs, dance, praise and worship on Thursday, 30 May in the Holy Family Hall, Cathedral from 7.15 to 9.30 pm.

9. Admission for Catechism Class 1 will close on Friday, 31st 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 Friday at the IEAS Fee Counter between 8:15 and 9:30 am.

10. Jesus Youth is organizing a spiritual banquet - ‘CHRISTYLE’ for teens on Wednesday, 5 June from 8 am to 6 pm at Carmel school. For Transport and registration details have a look at the notice board.

11. This year we have 352 buildings and 1129 families to be blessed. Since the number is very high the blessings will continue till the month of July. Emails are being dispatched to all the coordinators with regards to the date of the blessings. If a coordinator does not receive intimation by Tuesday, 21 May kindly mail the parish office.

12. The 11.30 am mass is cancelled for the months of June, July and August.

13. Our parish priest has been transferred to Don Bosco, Lonavla near Mumbai and Fr. Dominic Sequeira has been appointed as the parish priest of our parish. Upon the arrival of Fr. Dominic to our parish, Fr. Blany will leave to take the new assignment.

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, 17 May

1. The raffle coupon draw will be conducted on 31st May, 2019, Friday after the English holy mass in the first basement. Raffle coupons are available at the parish desk.

2. The monthly youth gathering conducted by EPIC is on Friday 17th May after the 7:15pm mass. All the youth of our parish are cordially invited.

3. Jesus youth is organizing a program called “CHRISTYLE” for teenagers aged 12 to 18 in Carmel school on 5th June. For registration and other details please contact Jesus youth.

4. Month of May is dedicated for special devotion to Blessed Virgin Mary. Please do seek the intercession of Mary our Mother for our families and Church.


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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