H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
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Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH - II
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Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH
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Quotes of the Saints

The God-Man showed his wisdom in no better way than in making the Cross: this is the true comfort, support and strength of good people; this is what forms great souls, and makes them ready to carry through great things for God's glory and the salvation of souls.

-St. Daniel Comboni

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Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

Bishop's Office, Oct 6, 2014
Statement of the Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions (CELRA)

The annual meeting of The Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions was held from September 30 to October 4, 2014 at Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), with the participation of Bishops from the Arabian Peninsula, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Cyprus, Djibouti and Somalia. The Bishops studied and discussed three themes: Peace and Reconciliation, Migration, and Family. A communiqué was released at the end of the meeting. [Click here to learn more...]

Apostolic Nunciature, Sep 10, 2014
New Appointment

We welcome Msgr. Andriy Maksymovych, the new Deputy and Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Kuwait. Please click here for Msgr. Andriy's biography

Apostolic Nunciature, Sep 10, 2014
Farewell to to Msgr. Ionut Paul Strejac

We bid farewell to Msgr. Ionut Paul Strejac, Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature (from July 2011 to July 2014) and wish him the very best in his next appointment.

Bishop's Office, Sep 2, 2014
Clergy Appointment (Kuwait)

We welcome Fr. Xavier Marian D'Souza, OFM Cap. to our Vicariate. He has been assigned to Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi.
Fr. Xavier's Biography

Bishop's Office, Sep 2, 2014
Clergy Transfer (Kuwait)

Fr. Gaspar Fernandes, OFM Cap. has been transferred to Bahrain. We thank Fr. Gaspar for his years of service to the Church in Kuwait and wish him God's abundant blessings in his new appointment.

Bishop's Office, Aug 17, 2014
Clergy Transfer (Kuwait)

Fr. Adel Nasr has been transferred. We thank Fr. Adel Nasr for his years of service to the Vicariate and wish him God's abundant blessings in his new endeavours.


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November is dedicated to
1. The Memory of All Saints

Feast of All SaintsThe feast of All Saints honours all the Saints, known and unknown. They lived on earth lives like our own. They were baptized, marked with the sign of faith, they were faithful to Christ's teaching and they have gone before us to the heavenly home. The Church has now placed them before us as our true models and intercessors. The Gospel of the Beatitudes teaches us how we, too, can attain a similar state of perfection.

2. The Holy Souls in Purgatory

All Souls' Day Purgatory is an intermediate state after death in which those destined for heaven "undergo purification, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven". During this month, the Church exhorts the faithful to join her in prayer with the Saints in heaven and supply what is wanting to the souls in purgatory by means of the Mass, indulgences, alms and sacrifices.

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