Friday, 10th January is the birthday of Fr. Darel. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 5.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
Sunday, 12th January is the birthday of Fr. Nicolson. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 5.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
The Feast of Our Lady of Arabia, Patroness of our Vicariate, will be celebrated on Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th January. The Nine-Day Novena will commence from Wednesday, 9th January during the evening masses. Due to this Novena there will not be the St. Anthony’s Novena on Tuesday, 14th January and there will only be one Novena on Wednesday, 15th January after the 5.30 pm Mass.
Sunday, 19th January is the Ordination Day of Fr. Amar. A Thanksgiving Mass will be offered at 5.30 pm on that day. Let us participate and pray for his intentions.
Friday, 24th January is the Feast of Santo Niño which will be celebrated by the Filipino Community at the 12 noon mass in the Sacred Heart Church. The main celebrant is our Apostolic Nuncio, His Grace Archbishop Francisco M. Padilla. Please bring your Santo Niño statues for blessing during this service. We invite all the Filipino members of our Parish to attend this mass.
The Nine-Day Novena in English will commence from Wednesday, 15th January every evening at 8.00 pm. The venue will be outside the A.V. Room. On the Feast Day, the assembly time for the entrance procession before the mass will be at 11.30 am near the outdoor stage. All the devotees of the Infant Jesus are welcome to participate.
There will be a Marriage Preparation Course on Friday, 17th January in the St. Dominic Savio Hall from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm. Those who wish to attend this course must register their names at the Parish Office and submit their Baptism Certificate along with the Application Form before 15th January. The course fee is BD. 7/- per person, inclusive of lunch and the Certificate.
As we are progressing with the construction of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia, we remind you of your monthly contribution of BD2 from each working member of the family towards this endeavour which can be put in the boxes labelled ‘Cathedral Project’ kept at the entrance of the Sacred Heart Church. May Almighty God bless you and your family for your generosity.
The Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian Unity will be held on Saturday, 25th January at 7.30 pm in the Sacred Heart Church. All parishioners are urged to participate in this service.
Parishioners, please mark this date in your calendar! The annual parish event Family Day 2020 with the theme “Together we are one Family” will be held at the church ground on Friday, 7th February from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.
Fr. Xavier Marian D’souza, OFM Cap.