ANNOUNCEMENTS – 1st, 2nd and 3rd February 2019

on Thursday January 31, 2019 by Cris

The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on Friday, 1st February at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.

Please note that due to the Papal visit in the UAE all our priests will be away on 4th, 5th and 6th February. During these days, there will be no Holy Mass but Lay Service will be held at 6.25 am and 6pm. Holy Mass will resume on the evening of Wednesday, 6th February.

There will be a Marriage Preparation Course on Friday, 15th February in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those interested in attending are requested to register their names at the Parish Office and submit their Baptism Certificate along with the Application Form before 13th February. The course fee is BD. 7/- per person, inclusive of lunch and the Certificate. Please note that the next Marriage Preparation Course will be in the month of May.

Family Day 2019 with the theme Join hands, Join hearts will be held on Friday, 22nd February at the church ground from 8am to 8pm. Parishioners, we need you to support this Family Day. For any assistance, please contact the individuals whose names are mentioned on the leaflets which are being distributed after masses or any of the priests.

There will be a Prince and Princess Competition for children under up to 9 years of age. There will also be a Talent Competition. Those interested please get the entry forms from the Parish Office or your community leaders. Entries will close on 17th February. All entries must be handed over to the Parish Office on or before the closing date.  Late entries will not be accepted.

From 16th March to 26th March, there will be a pilgrimage to the Holy Land organized by the Sacred Heart Church, a spiritual leading by Rev. Fr. Xavier D’souza. The countries included in this pilgrimage are Jordan, Palestine, Israel and Egypt. Those interested in joining are requested to collect the form from the Parish Office and submit it before 10th February. Those who have already taken the Form, kindly return it along with the passport details. For further details, please contact the Parish Office.

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered by our Nuncio, His Grace Archbishop Francisco M. Padilla on Friday, 3rd May in the Sacred Heart Church.

First Holy Communion for the Sacred Heart School children will be held on Friday, 10th May and the Parish Catechism Children will receive their First Holy Communion on Friday, 17th May in the Sacred Heart Church.

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



Fr. Xavier D’souza, OFM Cap.

Parish Priest

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