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

With a resolute step I turned my back on the world, with the purpose of assuring the salvation of my soul by consecrating myself to a state of life very similar to that of Christ and the Apostles.

-St. Daniel Comboni
THE CANONIZATION OF TWO POPES
( Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II )
ON DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY (APR 27, 2014)
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[ Divine Mercy Novena ]

Daily Liturgical Calendar Lectionary


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EASTER HOMILIES

Easter 'Urbi et Orbi' Message of Pope Francis - full text and video
Pope's Easter (Sunday) Message - A Plea for Peace
Easter Vigil Homily of Pope Francis - full text and video

Homily of the Apostolic Nuncio,
His Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič


Today we complete the great Paschal mystery with the celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. This is the greatest feast in the entire year and the most important for us as followers of Christ, for it gives our entire lives new meaning and purpose. Looking back at that first Easter morning ...... [Continue]


Homily in French
by Père Francis


Le Christ est ressuscité ! Ce cri de joie résonne depuis 2000 ans comme un cri d’espérance, un cri de victoire, un chant d’amour. Il est ressuscité celui qui avait été rejeté, torturé, crucifié. Il est ressuscité celui que les bâtisseurs avaient refusé. Il est ressuscité, ce Jésus de Nazareth. Il est ressuscité! ...... [Continue]




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.

Site Update, Feb 15, 2014
Kuwait: Visitation Ministry

To learn more about how you can collaborate with our Hopsital & Prison Visitiation Ministry, please click here.

Site Update, Feb 4, 2014
(NEW) Novena to Our Lady of Arabia

The revised version of the Perpetual Novena can be downloaded here.


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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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