Parish Announcements – 6th, 7th and 8th September 2019

on Thursday September 5, 2019 by Cris

On Friday, 6th September, the Konkani Community celebrates the Feast of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, Monti Fest, at 8.15 am. The Obligation Mass in English at 8.45 am will take place at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

The First Friday Holy Hour will be held on 6th September at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.

Registration for Catechism Classes will be held on Friday, 6th September from 8.00 am to 12 noon in the classrooms at St. Anthony Block above the Church Food Corner.

Our Parish will celebrate the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Monday, 9th September at the morning 6.25 am mass and in the evening at the 6.00 pm mass. Both the masses will be held in the Sacred Heart Church.

On Wednesday, 11th September at 6.30 pm, there will be a Pre-Baptism Seminar in the St. Claire Audio Video Room which is compulsory for Parents and Godparents to attend. Please bring your copy of the bible. Children are not allowed.

On Friday, 14th September we celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross at all masses on that day.

The Tamil Community will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Valankanni on Thursday, 12th September with a Solemn Mass at 6.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. The 9-Day Novena has already begun. For further details, please refer to the banner in the church compound. On 12th September the Evening Mass in English will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

Catechism Classes in English for the Year 2019-20 for Parish Children from Standards 4-12 will commence on 13th September, and for Standards 1-3 will commence on 27th September. Registration for Catechism Classes will be held on 13th September in the classrooms at St. Anthony Block, above the Church Food Corner from 8.00 am to 12 noon. Last day of registration is 27th September. For further details, please refer to the Parish Notice Board.

On 13th September the Catechism Children from Standards 4-12 will have mass at the Sacred Heart Church at 8.45 am followed by Catechism Classes until 11.30 am. For location of classes, please refer to the banner in the church compound. On 13th September the Obligation Mass in English at 8.45 am will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium.

This year we will commence Catechism Classes in Malayalam for Standards 1-3. Registration will take place along with the English Catechism as announced earlier. Catechism Classes in Malayalam for Standards 1 to 3 will be held on Thursdays from 6.45 to 7.45 pm.                                                                                                              

(CFC) Couples for Christ cordially invites all married couples to the 84th (CLP)  Christian Life Program from 13th September to 1st November, every Friday from 1:30 pm to 5:00pm, at St. Pio Social Hall. Application forms are available from (CFC) Couples for Christ members or at the Parish Office. For further details, please see the Notice Board.

Registration for the Gulf Unity Conference which will be held in Kuwait, has already begun. The Conference is hosted under the patronage of the Bishops of both the Vicariates of Arabia. The Registration Forms are available in the Parish Office and Gift Shop. Parishioners are encouraged to register their names by 15th September to avail the best hotel rates.

SACRED HEART CHURCH CROSSES 80 REMARKABLE YEARS OF ITS EXISTENCE IN THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN.  As we prepare ourselves for the 80th Jubilee celebrations of our parish with the theme “CELEBRATING OUR FAITH,” a soft launching of the Jubilee Celebration will be held on Saturday, 7th September immediately after the 6:30 pm mass at the outdoor stage. All parishioners are cordially invited for the soft launching of the Jubilee Celebrations.  For more details, please to the banner in the church compound.

 

Fr. Xavier Marian D’souza, OFM Cap.

Parish Priest

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