Church Announcements


ANNOUNCEMENTS for 18th, 19th and 20th July 2014

July 07, 2014

 The 3rd Gulf Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference is scheduled to be held at Ruwi, Oman from 5th to 7th October. The theme of the Conference is: “My Peace I Give Unto You.” (John 14:27)  Those interested may collect the registration forms from the Parish Office and submit the same to either the Parish Office.  The last date for submission is 25th July and the passport validity should be a minimum of six months prior to the travel date.  All parishioners are requested to attend. Dear parishioners, we, once again ask your support towards the Brick by Bric

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 11th, 12th and 13th July 2014

July 07, 2014

 The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 18th July at the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30am to 4.30pm. Registration will take place on the same day, prior to the commencement of the course. The course fee is BD3 per person, inclusive of lunch. There will be a Blood Donation Camp held on Friday, 18th July from 9am to 1pm at the Padre Pio Social Hall. Please donate blood and save the lives of those who are in immediate need.     The 3rd Gulf Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference is scheduled to be held at Ruwi, Oman from 5th to 7th October.

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Silver Jubilee of the Praesidium Queen of Peace

July 07, 2014

ON JUNE 30, 2014, THE LEGION OF MARY - MOTHER PRAESIDIUM - CELEBRATED ITS 25 YEARS IN THE SERVICE OF THE LORD, THROUGH AND WITH MOTHER MARY. OUR BEST VERY WISHES AND FELICITATIONS TO OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN THE PRAESIDIUM, MARY IMMACULATE, QUEEN OF PEACE! OUR LADY, QUEEN OF PEACE.  PRAY FOR US! AVE MARIA!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 4th, 5th and 6th July 2014

July 07, 2014

 The Next Baptism Preparation course will he held on Wednesday, 9th July at 6.30pm in the St. Clare Audio/Video Room. Please bring your bible with you. Children are not allowed. The Next Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Friday, 18th July at the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30am to 4.30pm. Registration will take place on the same day, prior to the commencement of the course. The course fee is BD3 per person, inclusive of lunch. A Seminar Workshop on Psycho-Spiritual processing of emotional trauma conducted by Dr. Leo Deux Fils Dela Cruz has already begun on Friday and wi

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Announcements For 27th, 28th and 29th June 2014

June 06, 2014

We welcome Rev. Fr. Thathews from India. He will be with us for a month in the absence of Rev. Fr. Andrews. We wish him a fruitful Ministry in our Parish. Our Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Ding, will be celebrating his birthday on Friday, 4th July. Please pray for his intentions. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 4th July at 4:15pm in the Sacred Heart Church. The Novena in preparation for the Feast of St. Thomas has already begun and is followed with a daily Mass at 7pm which will continue until 2nd July. The Feast of St. Thomas will be celebrated

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Announcements for 20th, 21st, and 22nd June 2014

June 06, 2014

Our Bishop Camillo will be celebrating his birthday on Tuesday 24th June. Kindly pray for his intentions. Rev. Fr. Maroon will be celebrating his Ordination Day on Friday, 29th June. Please pray for his intentions. The Parish Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be celebrated on Friday, 27th June at the 9am mass. Those who wish to bring offerings may join the Offertory procession at the beginning of the Feast Mass. The Novena in preparation for the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus has already commenced from 18th June, 15 minutes before the evening mass. On the day

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 13th, 14th and 15th June 2014

June 06, 2014

The Feast of Corpus Christi, “Body and Blood of Jesus” will be celebrated on Friday 20th, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June. On Friday, 20th June there will be a silent adoration from 10am to 5pm. Soon after the 9am mass the Blessed Sacrament will be taken in procession from the Sacred Heart Church to the Mother Church which will conclude with Benediction at 5:15pm in the Mother Church.  For the Adoration Schedule, please refer to the Parish Notice Board. On this day the Blessed Sacrament Chapel will remain closed from 10am to 5pm. The Parish Feast of the Sacred Heart of

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Pope Francis Encourages Married Couples

June 06, 2014

The Holy Father pointed to fidelity, perseverance and fruitfulness as the three characteristics of authentic Christian love. VATICAN CITY -- In his June 2 homily, Pope Francis addressed married couples at the Vatican, pointing to fidelity, perseverance and fruitfulness as the three characteristics of authentic Christian love. Using the fidelity of Christ to sinners as the ultimate example, Pope Francis commented: "It is a faithful love. It is a persevering love. He never tires of loving his Church." The Holy Father encouraged married couples to mirror the Lord, saying that C

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ANNOUNCEMENTS for 6th, 7th and 8th June 2014

June 06, 2014

Rev. Fr. Francisco Moras will be celebrating his birthday on 8th June and Rev. Fr. Saji Thomas will be celebrating his birthday on 13th June. Let us all pray for their intentions. A Pentecost Night Vigil Service will be held, organized by The Malayalam Community on Thursday 12th June from 8pm to 1.30am in the Sacred Heart Church. All are welcome. The Tamil Community will be conducting their Pentecost Night Vigil Service on Thursday, 12th June from 9pm to 1am in the Mother Church. Our Capuchin Priests will be away in Dubai to attend a meeting of the Capuchin Chapter of the custody of A

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Retreat for Children (open for 7 to 17 years of age)

June 06, 2014

As part of the celebration of jubilee year of our parish,  a retreat is being organized for children and teens.  You will know that this is the first time an event is being organized exclusively for children and teenagers.  As parents, we are well aware of the way children live in today’s society.  Children spend a major share of their time everyday, outside their homes. The world today has everything to offer them, enticing them to its malice and filth. The ‘touchscreen’ technology has invaded the minds of children so much that everything is within the

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