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

Do you realize that Jesus is there in the tabernacle expressly for you for you alone? He burns with the desire to come into your heart… don’t listen to the demon, laugh at him, and go without fear to receive the Jesus of peace and love…

-St. Thérèse de Lisieux
(SEPT 2014) MONTHI FEST CELEBRATIONS IN AVONA

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait
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Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

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.

Vicariate News, May 31, 2014
Blessing of the foundation stone of the new Cathedral

The Rite of Blessing of the foundation stone of the new Cathedral was held on May 31, 2014, during the Eucharistic Celebration at the Church of Our Lady of the Visitation in Awali, Bahrain. Learn more ...

Vicariate News, May 9, 2014
H.L. Bishop Francis Micallef Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Felicitations to H.L. Bishop Francis Micallef (Former Apostolic Vicar of Kuwait) on the Occasion of his 60th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood! Click here to read the messages


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September is dedicated to
1. The Holy Cross

The Son of Man must be lifted upWhoever believes in Him, whoever sees in the Cross and in the Crucified One, the Redeemer of the world, whoever looks with faith on the redemptive death of Jesus on the Cross, finds in Him the power of eternal life!

2. Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of SorrowsThe title "Our Lady of Sorrows" focuses on Mary's intense suffering during the passion and death of Christ. "The Seven Dolors," refers to the seven swords that pierced the Heart of Mary.

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