H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia
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Please advise why did Jesus go to hell when he was a good ....Read More

Bishop's Pastoral Letters
H.L. Bishop Camillo's
Pastoral Letters (2013-2014)

Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH
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Pastoral Letter: LORD, INCREASE OUR FAITH
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On the Mission Trail with H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj

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Journal: Oasis


The Journal: OASIS seeks to facilitate understanding and dialogue and minimize conflicts between people of different ethnicities, cultures and religions...

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"Oasis" & how it can change YOU!




Quotes of the Saints

Rich and poor, healthy and sick, young and old, master and servant, shall always find admittance to my heart...

-St. Daniel Comboni

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULES
Bahrain | Kuwait | Qatar

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THE CANONIZATION OF TWO POPES
( Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II )
ON DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY (APR 27, 2014)
Details & Live Coverage by EWTN



Daily Liturgical Calendar Lectionary


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LENT 2014

HOMILIES FOR THE LENTEN SEASON
Homilies of the Apostolic Nuncio, His Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič

Homilies in Spanish
by Rev. Monsignor
Ionuţ Paul Strejac


Homilies in French
by Père Francis




Resources for Praying Lent this Year
Divine Mercy Novena (begins on Good Friday)
Stations of the Cross



Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

Site Update, April 9, 2014
KUWAIT: "Dinner for a Cause"

The proceeds of this event will go towards the building fund of the new Cathedral in Bahrain. Limited Entry Passes! Click here to learn more

Site Update, March 8, 2014
KUWAIT: Download Form for Reservation of Classrooms & Halls

The newly updated form for the reservation of classrooms & halls is available for download here.

Site Update, March 8, 2014
KUWAIT: Download Choir Form for Weddings & Other Occasions

The newly updated choir form for weddings and other occasions is available for download here.

Vicariate News, March 8, 2014
KUWAIT: Handel's "Messiah" to be staged in Kuwait

"Messiah" - the Sacred Oratorio conducted by St. Thomas MTC Choir will be presented for a special cause i.e to raise funds for the Our Lady of Arabia Cathedral in Bahrain. Click here for more information.

Vicariate News, March 5, 2014
On the Mission trail with H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj

The Bishop joins Fr. Mitch Pacwa on EWTN, to talk about the Vicariate and plans for the new Cathedral. Click here for the video.

Vicariate News, March 5, 2014
On the Mission trail with H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj

Bishop Camillo celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass in Birmingham.Click here for the video.


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April is dedicated to
1. The Holy Eucharist

April is dedicated to the Holy EucharistThe most fundamental question to ask about the Blessed Sacrament is, "Who is the Holy Eucharist?" And the correct answer is: The Holy Eucharist is Jesus Christ. There is more behind this answer than many Catholics realize..... [more on the Eucharist]

2. The Holy Spirit

The Holy SpiritThe Holy Spirit is one of the three Persons of the Holy Trinity. By the Holy Spirit, Christ lives in His Church, His Body - in us. The Holy Spirit is the Giver of "gifts" and "charisms" and every grace to build up the Church and to transform Christians into powerful channels of God's love and presence in the world. The Holy Spirit is also our Comforter, Consoler, Advocate, Paraclete and Companion par excellence ...

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