Announcements – 26th, 27th and 28th October 2018

on Thursday October 25, 2018 by Cris

On Friday 26th October, the Sri Lankan Catholic Community is organizing a Food Festival in the Church compound from 7:45 am to 1.00 pm. We look forward to your participation. The proceeds will go towards the Cathedral project and the needy of the Parish.

The Wedding Anniversary Mass for October celebrants will be held on Saturday, 27th October at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. We invite all Wedding Anniversary celebrants to attend this mass.

The month of the Holy Rosary comes to a close on Wednesday, 31st October. On that day, there will be a con-celebrated Mass at 7.00 pm followed by a Living Rosary Prayer in the Church compound. All parishioners are invited to attend.

The Feast of All Saints will be celebrated on Thursday, 1st November. In the morning, the Mass in English at 6.15 am and the Mass in the evening at 6.00 pm will be held in the Sacred Heart Church. The Mass in Malayalam will be at 6.00 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on Friday, 2nd November at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.

All Souls Day will be celebrated on Friday, 2nd November. Masses will be as per the usual Friday Mass schedule. There will be a Mass in Konkani at 7.30 pm at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium. On All Souls Day, the Salmabad Cemetery will be blessed at 1.30 pm and the old Manama Cemetery at 2.30 pm. A special collection will be made during all Masses for the maintenance of the cemeteries.

Catechism Fun Day 2018 will be held on Friday, 9th November with games and food stalls in the church compound. Various competitions will be held for the catechism children on Friday, 16th November. For further details, please refer to the banner in the church compound. We count on your support towards this event in our parish.

Kindly return the Mission Sunday envelopes with your generous contributions by dropping them in the boxes marked Mission Sunday, which are kept at the entrance of the Mother Church and the Sacred Heart Church.

On 17th November at the Sacred Heart Church, there will be a one-day programme in English called ‘THE GREATEST CALL’ for all the nurses of our parish. We invite ALL NURSES of different communities to participate in this event. Registrations can be done in the Church compound after all the Obligation Masses.  The registration fee will be BD 2/- per person. For details, please refer to the banner in the church compound. You may contact your Community Spiritual Directors for further details.

The October edition of ‘Charis Arabia’ is available in the Religious Gift Shop.



Fr. Xavier Marian D’souza, OFM Cap.

Parish Priest

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