Announcements for Holy Week and Easter SAunday

April 17, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS – 17th April 2014

(Holy Thursday)

1.Today, soon after this service there will be adoration at the altar of repose. We encourage everyone to kindly, stay back and spend time with our Eucharistic Lord.

2.Tomorrow , Good Friday is  a day of fast and abstinence. The Service will begin here at 3:30 PM. Other Communities service in Manama please refer to the parish notice board for more details. The collection made tomorrow will be allotted for the Holy land.

3.For those without transport to Isa Town, arrangements have been made for buses. The buses will leave the Art and Craft Center.

      On Good Friday at 2:00pm, 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm.

       On Holy Saturday at 6:00pm, 6:30pm and 7.00 pm. 

Those who have space available in their cars are  kindly requested to  pass by the  art and craft center and  give  a lift,  to those  attending services at Isa Town.

4.Soon after this service buses are arranged for those going back to Manama.

5. Water bottle will be on sale near the gate, on all 3 days.

6. Please park your cars  properly around the  sacred heart school , to avoid traffic jams and blocking others. 

 

Fr. Uldarico Camus

Parish Priest

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS – 18th April 2014

(Good Friday)

1. Tomorrow, the Easter Vigil service will begin here at 7:30 PM. For those  without transport to Isa Town, arrangements have been made. The buses will leave the Art and Craft Center at 6:00pm, 6:30 pm. & 7.00pm.

2. Those who have space available in their cars are requested to kindly pass by the art and craft center and give a lift to those attending the  service at Isa town.Soon after this service buses are arranged for those going back to Manama.

3. A lot of white flowers are required to decorate the altars. Generous donors may bring them to the church sacristy by tomorrow morning.

4. Drinking Water is being sold near the gate today and tomorrow.

5. Please  park your cars  properly around the  sacred heart school , to avoid traffic jams and blocking others.

6. All are kindly requested to disperse silently and quickly, reflecting of the passion of Christ as you go home tonight.

 

Fr. Uldarico Camus

       Parish Priest

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS – 19th   April 2014

(Easter Vigil)

 

1. After this service Holy water will be distributed for those who require it. Kindly queue up in an orderly manner.

2.Tomorrow, Easter Sunday, the English Masses in Sacred Heart Church Manama  will be celebrated at 7:00 am, 8:30am  and 10:00 am, 5:30pm and 7:00pm. For other language masses, please refer to the Parish Notice board or the  Parish web site.

3. This is a reminder to all to personally drop  the Lenten Alms Envelope  in the boxes  labeled “Lenten Alms”, placed at the entrance of the SHC and the Mother Church.

4.  Feast of the divine mercy will be celebrated on Sunday 27th April at the 7 pm mass.

5.  First Holy Communion for the parish catechism children will be held on Friday 25th April and Sacred Heart school Children will receive First Holy communion on Friday 9th May at the 10.15 am mass.

6.  The sacrament of confirmation will be administered by our Bishop  on  2nd May at the 10.15 mass in the sacred heart church.

7.  Drinking Water is being sold today near the gate.

8.  Carnival 2014 , a Fund raiser   in aid  of  the  construction of the new  cathedral at Awali is being organized by the Sacred heart Parish  on 1st  and 2nd  May at Indian school grounds, Isa town from 4pm  to 10pm with lots of games stalls, food stalls and variety entertainment Programs. Tickets are available at Jesus Youth help desk. For programme details please refer to the parish notice board or  the parish web site.

9.  The Konkani Community is organizing a "Konkani Cultural Extravaganza", in aid of the New Cathedral at Awali, on Thursday, 22nd May, at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 7.30pm onwards. The entry passes are available with the Konkani Community members and in the Church compound.  Kindly patronize.

 

 

Fr. Uldarico Camus

       Parish Priest

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS – 20th   April 2014

(Easter Sunday)

1.This is a reminder to all to personally drop  the Lenten Alms Envelope  in the boxes  labeled “Lenten Alms”, placed at the entrance of the SHC and the Mother Church.

2. First Holy Communion for the parish catechism children will be held on Friday 25th April and Sacred Heart school children  will receive First Holy communion on Friday 9th May at the 10.15 am mass.

3. The sacrament of confirmation will be administered by our Bishop  on 2nd May  at the 10.15 am  mass in the sacred heart church.

4. The Feast of the divine mercy will be celebrated on Sunday 27th April at the 7 pm mass.

5.  Please park your cars properly , to avoid causing traffic jams and blocking  others.

6.  The Konkani Community is organizing  a "Konkani Cultural Extravaganza", in aid of the New Cathedral at Awali, on Thursday, 22nd May at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 7.30pm onwards.  The entry passes are available with the Konkani Community members and in the Church compound.  Kindly patronize.

7.  Carnival 2014 , a Fund raiser   in aid  of  the  construction of  the new  cathedral at Awali is being organized by the Sacred heart Parish   on 1st  and 2nd  May at Indian school grounds, Isa town from 4pm  to 10pm with lots of games stalls, food stalls and variety entertainment Programs. Tickets are available at Jesus Youth help desk. For program details please refer to the parish notice board  the parish web site.

 

 

     Fr. Uldarico Camus

      Parish Priest

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 11th, 12th and 13th April 2014

April 10, 2014

  1. Today palm Sunday services have begun. Palms will be distributed after every mass inside and outside the Sacred Heart Church. Kindly co-operate with the Hospitality Ministry members  and  with  reverence  receive the palms...
  2. The Holy Thursday service, on 17th April, will be held at 6.30 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds Isa Town. It will commence with the commemoration of the Last Supper, washing of the Feet, Holy Communion followed by Holy Hour Adoration at the Altar of Repose. On this day there will be no services in Manama except in Arabic at 6.00 pm and Malayalam at 7.30 pm. For further details please refer to the parish notice board.
  3. Good Friday is  a day of Fast and abstinence. The service on 18th April will be held at 3.30 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds Isa Town. It will commence with the way of the cross followed by commemoration of the passion & death of our Lord, General intercessions, Veneration of the cross and Holy Communion.
  4. On Saturday, 19th April, the Easter vigil service will commence at 7.30 pm at the Sacred Heart School grounds, Isa Town.
  5. The Holy week and Easter services schedule, is displayed on the parish notice board and the church web site.
  6. Lenten Alms Envelopes with your contribution should be put in the boxes labeled “Lenten Alms” placed at the entrance of the Main Church and the Mother Church.
  7. For those without transport to Isa Town, arrangements have been made for buses, Please assemble at the Bus stop near the Art and Craft Center, Al Zubara Avenue. Those who have space available in their cars, are requested to kindly pass by the steel gate of the church, to give people lifts, on their way to Isa Town for the services.
    • On Holy Thursday the Buses will leave at 5:00pm, 5:30pm. and 6.00pm.
    • On Good Friday The Buses will leave at 2:00pm, 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm.
    • On Holy Saturday The Buses will leave at 6:00pm, 6:30pm and 7.00 pm.
  8. We will require a lot of white flowers to decorate the Altar of Repose on Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday. Donors may bring them on the previous day to the Sacristy.
  9. Please make your confession well in advance. There will be no confessions on Good Friday and Holy Saturday.
  10. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the holy week a biblical movie will be screened at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium after the evening mass until 8.30 pm.
  11. Parishioners are requested to park their cars properly while coming for the services at Isa Town and Manama in order to avoid blocking  traffic.
  12. Kindly patronize the Brick by Brick project by contributing BD.20/- per brick to support the Cathedral project. Volunteers will be present near the Brick by Brick banner after every  mass to receive your contribution.


P.T.O.

 

FRIDAY MORNING MASSES ONLY

Today the Way of the Cross will begin at 4.15 pm. in the church compound followed by mass at 5.30pm. at Sacred Heart Church.

 

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY

The Deepening of  Catholic  Faith  Session will be held tomorrow, 12th April at 7.30 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium conducted by Rev. Fr. Wilson.

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

The carnival 2014 entry tickets has been launched. The entry tickets for the two days mega event are available at parish office, Jesus Youth help desk and with all community leaders. For programme details please refer to the parish notice board or  log on to parish web site.

 

Fr. Uldarico Camus, OFM. Cap.
Parish Priest.

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