Home Away From Home

December 21, 2014

Home away from home

ANNOUNCEMENTS for 19th, 20th and 21st December 2014

December 18, 2014

  1. On Wednesday, 24th December the Christmas celebrations will begin at 7.45 pm at the Sacred Heart School ground, Isa town with a Christmas Nativity play followed by carol singing. The vigil mass will begin at 8.30 pm.
     
  2. For those without transport to Isa Town, arrangements have been made for the buses. Kindly assemble at the Bus stop near the Art and Craft Centre. The Buses will leave from Al Zubara Avenue at 6.45 pm., 7.00 pm and 7.15 pm. Those who have space available in their cars, are kindly requested to pass by the steel gate of the church, to give people lifts, on their way to Isa Town for the services.
     
  3. The Bishop’s Book ‘Exploring our Catholic Faith’ will be released on Wednesday, 24th December after the Christmas Night Vigil Mass at the Sacred Heart School ground, Isa Town. This Book will be on sale for a price of  BD 4/- per copy. Kindly note that the proceeds of this Book will go towards the Cathedral Project.
     
  4. On Christmas day “Home away from Home”. A free programme for our parish domestic workers, will be held in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. There will be Holy Mass followed by entertainment and Christmas gifts distribution. Parishioners’ support by offering cakes, snacks, gifts, telephone cards or cash is welcome. Food items may be delivered on Christmas day at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium and the gift articles can be handed over to the parish office.
     
  5. The feast of St. Sebastian will be celebrated on Friday, 26th December at 9.00 am in the Sacred Heart School ground, Isa Town, by the Malayalam Catholic community.  All are invited to attend.
     
  6. Our Parish will be holding a Christmas/New year Dinner Dance on Thursday, 1st January 2015 at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 8.00 pm onwards. Invitation cards are available with all Community/Group Coordinators.


    ANNOUNCEMENT ON FRIDAY ONLY
     
  7. Our Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Freddy D’Souza will be celebrating his Ordination day on Saturday, 20th December. Please pray for his intentions.


    Fr. Freddy D’ Souza, OFM Cap.
    Parish Priest

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