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General Notices

2018 - AVONA

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 16 November


There will be no Night Vigil at the Holy Family Cathedral tonight (Nov 15, 2018) due to the rains. (Fr. Peter, Parish Priest)

1. The Prebaptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be on the Third Monday, 19th November, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, in the Holy Family Hall. Please register at the Parish Office.

2. St. Cecilia is the Patroness of Musicians and the Parish is Organizing a Thanksgiving Mass on 20th November, Tuesday at 6:30 pm. to honor all choir members followed by a fellowship for the choir members at Holy Family Hall.

3. All the Legionaries of Mary and the Charismatics are reminded that their Yearly Mass for the World Dead Legionaries and Charismatics will be on the Day of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wednesday 21st November at 6:30 pm.

4. Kindly say a Prayer as All the Priests will be going to Bahrain for their Spiritual Retreat from 26th November to 29th November. The Masses and the Morning Prayer will remain at the usual Timings. The Morning Rosary will be recited in the Holy Family Hall and the Evening Rosary in this Cathedral.

5. Kindly collect your November Charisarabia from the Parish Office.

6. Next Week will be the 'Solemnity of Christ the King'.

7. Fr. Peter Savaria, a Visiting Counsellor, will give Special Talks from 26th November to 29th November, from Monday to Thursday, after the 6:30 p.m. Mass. These Teachings will be in the Holy Family Hall. He is available for Counselling only in the Mornings.

8. The Parish is going to host a Christmas Dinner with a Christmas Gift for the Bachelors and Singles who are staying in Labor Camps. On 14th December, Friday, they will be invited here for the Christmas dinner and hand over the Christmas gift to them. We request your help and your contribution can be give to the counters at the Church Courtyard and get the receipt for it.

9. The Rosa Mystica 1000 Hail Marys will be conducted on the 4th Friday, 23rd November at 2:45 pm in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

10. Pope Francis is inviting People to join the Life in the Holy Spirit Seminars. Those desiring to attend the First Seminar, it will be held in the Good Shepherd Hall on Friday, November 16th, from 7:15 pm till 8:30 pm. The Second Seminar will be on November 17th. The Third Seminar on November 19th. PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THIS POSTER FOR DETAILS.

11. The New Pastoral Letter of Bishop Camillo is on the Holy Mass. All are kindly requested to take this Free Copy from the Two Behind Stands.

12. The new Schedule of Masses for the Holy Family Cathedral is available HERE.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 16 November

1. The PARISH YOUTH MINISTRY is inviting all the youth for a meeting on November 16, 2018 in the catechism block at 6:00 PM.

2. The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on November 19, Monday after the 6:00 PM mass. Parishioners are invited.

3. The Family Apostolate of our vicariate is inviting couples and married singles to attend a FAMILY ENRICHMENT PROGRAM on November 19 to 22, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30PM. There will also be a family counseling on November 18 to 23 and children program, aged 10 to 17 yrs. old on November 17, Saturday from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. All these programs will be held in the catechism block. Registration form for children program is available in the parish office. For more details see the notice board.

4. There will be baptism seminar on November 20, 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.

5. The CFC Ė Kids for Christ ministry is inviting children, aged 4 to 12 yrs., old along with their parents for a family conference on November 22, Thursday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Holy Family Cathedral. For more details see the notice board.

6. Due to unstable weather conditions in Kuwait, the OLAY Parish youth meeting has been postponed to next Friday November 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

7. 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 24, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

8. There will be NO masses from the evening of Nov. 26 (Monday) until Nov. 29 (Thursday) due to the Priestís retreat in Bahrain.

9. The Neocatechumenal Way is inviting all parishioner to attend evangelization every Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 PM at St. Clare Hall, catechism block.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 16 November

1. Altar servers will meet on Saturday, 17 November from 9.30 to 11.30 am in the courtyard.

2. The Saturday children's oratory program will be held on Saturday, 17 November from 9:30 am till 11:30 am. Children are requested to carry with them coloring material.

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

4. The Don Bosco Salesian Cooperators are organizing 'Crossroads' - a motivational program for Catholic children from class 9th to 12th on Thursday, 22 November at IEAS New Basement from 7.30 am to 3 pm. The program includes guidance to choose the right career, self awareness and formation sessions to make them confident to face the challenges, as they leave Kuwait for further studies. Kindly register on Fridays after the 10 am Mass, Saturdays and Sundays from 7.15 to 7.45 pm in the Church courtyard.

5. CFC Kid For Christ are inviting all the kids ages from 4-12 years old along with their parents for our special day program on Thursday, 22nd November from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm at Holy Family Cathedral. For registration and further details please refer to the notice board.

6. SPY is organizing the Domestic Helpers Day on Friday, 23 November. We request all Catholic maids and domestic drivers of our Parish, and those who know such individuals, to register and drop their civil ID copy in the box kept near to the Mass intentions box. We kindly request for sponsors and cash donations for the same by contacting the numbers displayed on the notice board.

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

8. Mass intentions for the year 2019 can be booked through the self-completed envelope kept in the courtyard. Please include KD 2/- per intention and deposit in the drop box.

9. All are invited for the Mega Musical Concert, led by Gospel band Masterplan to be held on 8 February 2019 at Ardiya, near to Al Jaber stadium. For further information kindly refer to the parish notice board.

10. All those desiring to marry in 2019 are requested to register at the parish office by the end of November.

11. 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, 16 November

1. All the Priests will be going to Bahrain for their Annual Retreat from 26th November to 29th November. There will not Holy Mass from 26th evening till 29th evening. You are encouraged to come and pray the Rosary during Holy Mass timings. Please do pray for the Priests of the vicariate.

2. On every 4th Saturday of the month, beginning from 24th November there will be Holy Mass for the members and their parents of Faith and Light community in the third basement.

3. St Paulís prayer group is having practice for Christmas Carols on 17th Saturday after Syro Malabar Mass in 2nd basement.

4. The feast of Christ the King is on 25th November. The Vettukadu community celebrates it on 23rd Friday.

5. There will be Malayalam marriage preparation course on 1st , 7th and 8th December 2018 from 2 p.m to 8 p. m. In Ahamadi parish. Application forms are available in the parish office.

6. The EPIC Parish youth will have their meeting on next Friday, 23rd Nov after the 7.15 pm Mass. During this meeting Fr. Peter, a visiting priest will address the gathering on the topic: "How to deal with addictions". All the youth of our parish are requested to be present.

7. Nov 22 is the feast day St. Cecilia. She is the Patroness of all the musicians. So on that day let us wish and pray for all the Choir members of our Parish. We thank for their selfless service to the parish.

8. On Nov 17th and Next Saturday Nov 24th we have the Altar servers meeting at 9.00 am. Nov 26, Monday is the feast day of St. John Berchmans, the patron saint of Altar Servers.

9. Please note that the Latin Malayalam Holy Mass on Wednesday evening is shifted from 1st basement to 3rd 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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