Friday, 14th June is the last day of Catechism for parish children. The children from Standards 6 to 12 will have an Obligation Mass at 9.15 am at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium followed by Catechism Day celebration in the Auditorium until 11.45 am. Parents, please collect your children after 11.45 am. The regular 10.30 am obligation mass will be held as usual at the Sacred Heart Church.
The Solemnity of Corpus Christi, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ will be celebrated on Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June. On Friday 21st June, the Blessed Sacrament will be kept for Adoration at the Mother Church from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm. The Adoration will conclude with the blessing at 4.35 pm. For the Adoration schedule, please refer to the Parish Notice Board. On that day, the Adoration Chapel will be closed from 12.30 pm to 4.35 pm
The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Patron of our Parish will be celebrated on Friday, 28th June at the 8.45 am mass. The Novena in preparation for the Feast will commence from Wednesday 19th June, 15 minutes before the evening mass. For the Novena schedule, please refer to the Parish Notice Board. Parish communities will be organizing a Food Festival on the Feast Day at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium from 7.30 am to 2 pm. All are welcome.
The Christeen Retreat led by Fr. Jose and team, from Logos Retreat Center, Bangalore, will be held in the Sacred Heart Church from 29th June to 2nd July. This Retreat is compulsory for all Catechism Children from Standards 1-12. Registration Fee is BD. 11 per child, inclusive of breakfast & lunch on all 4 days. Registration Forms are available at the Parish Office, Religious Gift Corner and Jesus Youth Help Desk.
Parishioners are informed not to bring and keep old statues, prayer sheets, and advertisement pamphlets in the church or the church compound. Any prayer sheet or any other advertisement for circulation inside the church compound needs to have the permission of the Parish Priest before circulation and the official seal of the church. Otherwise it will be discarded.
The Sacred Heart Church is organizing a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, a spiritual leading by Rev. Fr. Amar from 3rd July to 13th July. 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 14th June. For further details, please contact the Parish Office.
Fr. Xavier M. D’souza, OFM Cap.