A Heartfelt Thanks to Fr Ding Camus...

October 31, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS for 31st Oct., 1st and 2nd November 2014

October 30, 2014

  1. Today there will be a second collection to present to Fr. Ding a purse as a token of our love.
  2. Rev. Fr. Uldarico Ding Camus and Rev. Fr. Andrews Santiagu will be returning to their home Provinces. A con-celebrated thanksgiving mass will be held on Friday, 14th November at 5.30 pm, to thank God for all that they have done in our parish. After the mass, there will be a Felicitation Programme at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium, organized by our Parish Communities to honour Fr. Ding and Fr. Andrews.
  3. From 1st November onwards, the Friday regular 7.30 am obligation mass will take place at 7.00 am and the 10.15 am obligation mass will be at 10.30 am. The morning Rosary will commence at 6.30 am.
  4. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 7th November at 4.15 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
  5. The Annual Priests retreat will be held in Bahrain from Monday, 3rd November to Thursday, 6th November. Kindly keep our priests in your prayers.
  6. As part of the Formation program for the year, a Jubilee Thanksgiving Musical Retreat will be held on Thursday, 6th November at 7.00pm on the theme "Let Us Celebrate Our Faith with Praise and Worship" - this Multi-Language Musical Retreat will be a celebration of our Parish Unity amidst Diversity, and includes Exhortations by our priests on our identity as ‘The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church’. See posters for more details.
  7. To close the Diamond Jubilee Year and to usher in the Advent season, a 3-nights Pastoral Retreat will be held from Monday, 10th November to Wednesday, 12th November after the evening masses. With the theme "We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe", this series of teachings will bring all of us on a Faith journey through the past, present and future of our Church. Fr. Peter Eugenio will be conducting this retreat both as a Jubilee and an Advent mission for all of us.
  8. Next week there will be a second collection to present to Fr. Andrews a purse as a token of our love.

  9. Today our Bishop Camillo will be installing Fr. Freddy D’Souza as our new parish priest at the 5.30 pm con-celebrated high mass.

  10. All Souls Day is on Sunday, 2nd November. There will be no change in the   Mass schedule. However, the Tamil mass will take place at 6.30 pm at St. Padre Pio Hall. A special collection will be made during the mass for the maintenance of the Cemeteries. On All Souls Day, the Salmabad Cemetery will be blessed at 3.00 pm and the old Manama Cemetery at 4.00 pm.


    Special Announcement

    A Souvenir Booklet, to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church (75 years) will be released at the Closing Ceremony on Friday, 21st November.

    All Parishioners are requested to participate by giving Articles with photographs of the past years along with your contributions. Kindly also solicit Advertisements to be printed in this "Historical Jubilee Booklet".

    For Advertisement rates and any other information, please refer to the Parish Notice Board OR contact Parish group members stationed at the Kinder Garten Block and in the Church Compound after each Mass.

    We thank you for your continued support and  generosity.

    Fr. Uldarico Camus, OFM Cap.
    Parish Priest

Event Highlights


Jubilee Year Celebrations

Come and join to celebrate our faith! Click the logo to the left or here for more information.

Talent Search

Come and join our Talent Search (Solo or Group) on 22 and 25 September 2014 @ OLAA. Download the registration form here. Deadline of submission of entries is on 16 September 2014.

Lectors Roster

Altar Servers Roster


Our April 2014 Family Bulletin is now available. Click here to download.

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