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2014
 Dec 2, 2014 Apostolic Nunciature"Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice" awarded to Mr. Lawrence D'Souza and Mr. Valerian D'sa
 Nov 25, 2014 Bishop's OfficeNew Website Launched: Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia, Bahrain
 Oct 6, 2014 Bishop's OfficeCELRA: Statement of the Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions
 Sept 14, 2014 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: Holy Family Cathedral Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 12, 2014 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: St. Daniel Comboni Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 9, 2014 Vicariate NewsQATAR: Our Lady of the Rosary Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 5, 2014 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: Our Lady of Arabia Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 5, 2014 Vicariate NewsBAHRAIN: Sacred Heart Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 10, 2014 Apostolic NunciatureAppointment of Msgr. Andriy Maksymovych, new Deputy and Secretary of the Nunciature
 Sept 10, 2014 Apostolic NunciatureFarewell to Msgr. Ionut Strejac, Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature (July 2011-July 2014)
 Sept 2, 2014 Bishop's OfficeKUWAIT: Rev. Fr. Xavier D'Souza, OFM Cap has joined the Vicariate
 Sept 2, 2014 Bishop's OfficeKUWAIT: Rev. Fr. Gaspar Fernandes, OFM Cap. has been transferred to Bahrain
 Aug 17, 2014 Bishop's OfficeKUWAIT: Rev. Fr. Adel Nasr has been transferred
 May 31, 2014 Vicariate NewsBAHRAIN: Blessing of the Foundation Stone of the New Cathedral
 May 12, 2014 Vicariate NewsH.L. Bishop Francis Micallef celebrates 60 Years of Priesthood
 Apr 9, 2014 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: "Dinner For A Cause (May 22, 2014) - Come & Join the Banquet!"
 Mar 8, 2014 Site UpdateKUWAIT: Download Form for Reservation of Classrooms & Halls
 Mar 8, 2014 Site UpdateKUWAIT: Download Choir Form for Weddings & Other Occasions
 Mar 8, 2014 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: Handel's "Messiah" to be staged in Kuwait
 Mar 5, 2014 Vicariate NewsEWTN: H.L. Bishop Camillo joins Fr. Mitch Pacwa on EWTN to talk about the Vicariate
 Mar 5, 2014 Vicariate NewsEWTN: H.L. Bishop Camillo celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass in Birmingham
 Feb 15, 2014 Site UpdateKUWAIT: Learn more about our Hospital & Prison Visitation Ministry
 Feb 4, 2014 Site UpdateDownload: Revised version of the Perpetual Novena to Our Lady of Arabia
 Jan 29, 2014 Bishop's OfficeUpdate on the "Cathedral Project" in Bahrain, from H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin
 Jan 1, 2014

 Apostolic Nunciature

His Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič's New Year (2014) Message to the Faithful

2013
 Dec 25, 2013 Bishop's OfficeHis Lordship Bishop Camillo's Christmas (2013) Message
 Dec 25, 2013 Vicariate NewsKuwait: Sale of the Liturgical Diary Pack begins
 Dec 1, 2013 Site UpdateAVONA.org has launched a New Section for Homilies!
 Nov 20, 2013 Bishop's OfficeYear of the Church will be observed in our Vicariate from Dec 1, 2013 to Nov 23, 2014
 Nov 18, 2013 Site UpdateKuwait: Marriage Preparation Course Schedule for the year 2014 is available here.
 Nov 16, 2013 Bishop's OfficeNew Web-site of Northern Arabia Catholic Faith Services (NACFS) Launched
 Nov 15, 2013 Apostolic NunciatureInauguration of New Office and Residence in the State of Kuwait
 Nov 11, 2013 Bishop's OfficeKUWAIT: Rev. Fr. Prakash Kanjirathingal, OFM Cap joined the Jleeb Al Shuyoukh Parish
 Nov 11, 2013 Site UpdateKUWAIT: Sites & Blogs of Parish Communities have been listed on the homepage
 Nov 11, 2013 Site UpdateBAHRAIN: Sacred Heart Parish Web-site gets a Facelift
 Sept 8, 2013 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: Holy Family Cathedral Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 8, 2013 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: Our Lady of Arabia Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 8, 2013 Vicariate NewsKUWAIT: St. Daniel Comboni Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 8, 2013 Vicariate NewsBAHRAIN: Sacred Heart Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 8, 2013 Vicariate NewsQATAR: Our Lady of the Rosary Parish - Monthi Fest Celebrations
 Sept 2, 2013 Bishop's OfficeLord, Increase Our Faith : Release of H.L. Bishop Camillo's Pastoral Letter(2013-2014)
 Aug 31, 2013 Site UpdateKuwait: Faith Convention from October 14-16 2013 (Eid Holidays)
 Aug 30, 2013 Site UpdateKuwait: Catechism Class Registration Forms for Download
 July 27, 2013 Bishop's OfficeOn The Mission Trail: A travelogue of H.L. Bishop Camillo's trip to the US
 May 15, 2013 Bishop's OfficeTHE BISHOP'S APPEAL: Let Us Arise and Build God's House
 Apr 29, 2013 Apostolic NunciatureKuwait: New Contact Details of the Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy)
 Apr 04, 2013 Bishop's OfficeKuwait: Rev. Fr. Ivan Anthony Perera joined the Holy Family Cathedral Parish
 Apr 03, 2013 Bishop's OfficeKuwait: Rev. Fr. (Dr.) John Padipurackal - new Parish Priest of Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Parish.
 Apr 03, 2013 Bishop's OfficeKuwait: Fr. Mathai M. OFM Cap. left Kuwait for good
 Mar 19, 2013 Apostolic NunciatureApostolic Nuncio's Homily :: Mass to commemorate the Inauguration of Pope Francis
 Mar 19, 2013 Site UpdateHoly Week Schedules - 2013: for parishes in Kuwait
 Feb 21, 2013 Site UpdateLenten Retreat Schedule - 2013: for parishes in Kuwait
 Feb 14, 2013 Site UpdateValentine's Day Special: Looking at Marriage in Lent
 Feb 13, 2013 Site UpdateH.L. Bishop Camillo's Lenten Appeal - 2013
 Feb 11, 2013 Site UpdateHoly Father Benedict XVI's message for Lent 2013
 Feb 11, 2013 Site UpdateHoly Father Benedict XVI announces his resignation
 Jan 22, 2013 Site UpdateKuwait: First Holy Communion & Confirmation Schedules for 2013 are available here
 Jan 21, 2013 Vicariate NewsThe Solemnity of Our Lady of Arabia was celebrated on 18, 19 & 20 Jan. in our Vicariate
 Jan 1, 2013 Apostolic NunciatureHis Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič's New Year (2013) Message to the Faithful


2012
 Dec 25, 2012 Bishop's OfficeHis Lordship Bishop Camillo's Christmas (2012) Message
 Dec 5, 2012 Site UpdateKuwait: Marriage Preparation Course Schedule for the year 2013 is available here.
 Nov 11, 2012 Bishop's OfficeFr. Gaspar Fernandes OFM Cap. appointed as Procurator of the Vicariate
 Oct 19, 2012 Bishop's OfficeFr. Ramon (Monching), OFM Cap. appointed as Parish Priest of the Cathedral Parish
 Oct 19, 2012 Bishop's OfficeFr. Gaspar Fernandes, OFM Cap. transferred as Asst. Priest to Ahmadi Parish
 Oct 19, 2012 Bishop's OfficeFr. Andrew Francis, OFM Cap. transferred as Asst. Priest to the Cathedral Parish
 Oct 19, 2012 Bishop's OfficeFr. Noel Almeida, OFM Cap. transferred as Asst. Priest to Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Parish
 Oct 19, 2012 Bishop's OfficeFr. Youssef Fakhry left Kuwait for good
 Sept 10, 2012 Site UpdateAVONA Live Streaming Radio with Fr. Ben is back in action!!
 Sept 9, 2012 Site UpdateClergy Appointment in Kuwait --- Fr. Antony Lopez, OFM Cap. (Chancellor & Eccl. Judge)
 Sept 9, 2012 Site UpdateFr. Albert Saveriraj, OCD, appointed as Auditor and Notary for marriage cases
 Sept 9, 2012 Site UpdateFr. Jose Nirappil, OFM Cap., appointed as Defender of the Bond for marriage cases
 Sept 9, 2012 Site UpdateMetropolitan Tribunal for marriage cases of our Vicariate has been established in Kuwait
 Sept 9, 2012 Site UpdateThe Chancery (Adminstrative Office) of our Vicariate has updated information
 Sept 9, 2012 Site UpdateDrop down menus have been added to our web-site for easier navigation (see above)
 Sept 2, 2012 Bishop's Office"I Believe" (Credo) : Release of H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin's Pastoral Letter (2012-2013)
 Aug 23, 2012 Site UpdateClergy Appointment in Kuwait --- Fr. Raymond Mtanios Eid
 Aug 14, 2012 Site UpdateClergy Appointment in Kuwait --- Fr. Ramon C. Atanacio, OFM Cap.
 Aug 9, 2012 Bishop's OfficeNew Headquarters for the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia
 Aug 9, 2012 Site UpdateNew Contact Details for the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia
 July 31, 2012 Bishop's OfficeKUWAIT: 5th Unity Congress: An Invitation from H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
 July 24, 2012 Vicariate NewsApostolic Nuncio His Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič celebrates 25 Years of Priesthood
 July 17, 2012 Apostolic NunciatureRev. Fr. Ionut Paul, Secretary of the Nunciature, named Monsignor on July 1
 July 16, 2012 Vicariate NewsFather Ben Barrameda receives a warm welcome in Salmiya Parish
 May 23, 2012 Apostolic NunciatureH.G. Archbishop Petar Rajič's personal page has been updated with his Coat of Arms
 May 15-23, 2012 Site UpdateNovena to Mary Help of Christians
 May 18-26, 2012 Site Update9-Days Novena to the Holy Spirit in Preparation for Pentecost
 Apr 23, 2012 Apostolic NunciatureHomily of the Nuncio: Mass of the 7th Anniversary of the Election of Pope Benedict XVI
 Mar 7, 2012 Bishop's OfficeCommuniqué regarding the Stained–Glass Windows of O.L. of the Rosary Church, Qatar
 Feb 8, 2012 Site UpdateFather Adel Nasr of the Holy Family Cathedral has updated his Curriculum Vitae
 Feb 1, 2012 Vicariate NewsMONTH DEDICATED TO THE FAMILY: Your Marriage Matters......
 Feb 1, 2012 Vicariate NewsMASS N SPANISH: Every Saturday at 11:00 am. Cathedral Premises (Virgin Mary Hall)
 Jan 19, 2012 Vicariate NewsNIGHT VIGIL PRAYER REQUEST SECTION: launched on avona.org
 Jan 9, 2012 Vicariate NewsCLERGY CONVENTION: Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia (Jan 9-12)
 Jan 8, 2012 Vicariate NewsIntroducing AVONA LIVE STREAMING (RADIO) with Father Ben Barrameda!
 Jan 7, 2012 Vicariate NewsNOVENA TO OUR LADY OF ARABIA: Shorter Version for Download
 Jan 4, 2012 Vicariate NewsNOVENA TO OUR LADY OF ARABIA: Traditional Version for Download
 Jan 1, 2012 Apostolic NunciatureHis Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič's New Year (2012) Message to the Faithful

2011
 Dec 25, 2011 Bishop's OfficeHis Lordship Bishop Camillo's Christmas (2011) Message
 Dec 24, 2011 Vicariate NewsInauguration of the Prayer Book: OREMUS
 Dec 20, 2011 Vicariate NewsFr. Alfredo sworn in as the Parish Priest of Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi
 Dec 19, 2011 Vicariate NewsMarriage Preparation Course Schedule for KUWAIT is now available here
 Dec 19, 2011 Vicariate NewsFirst Holy Communion /Confirmation Schedule for KUWAIT is available here
 Nov 27, 2011 Vicariate NewsThe New English Translation of the Mass can be downloaded here
 Nov 23, 2011 Vicariate NewsINVITATION TO YOUTH: Every 1st Saturday - Youth Mass, St. Thérèse Church at 6:00 PM
 Nov 12, 2011 Vicariate NewsPlease visit the KCCRS web-site for videos and photos of the 2nd GCCR Conference
 Oct 30, 2011 Vicariate NewsKuwait Tamil Catholic Community launches web-site
 Oct 29, 2011 Bishop's OfficeKUWAIT: 4th Unity Congress: An Invitation from H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
 Oct 21, 2011 Bishop's OfficeAVONA - KUWAIT: Parish Registration Commences ...
 Sept 12, 2011 Apostolic NunciatureAppointment of Rev. Fr. Ionuţ Paul Strejac as Secretary of the Nunciature in Kuwait
 Sept 2, 2011 Bishop's Office"Faith and Works" : Release of H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin's Pastoral Letter (2011-2012)
 Sept 2, 2011 Upcoming EventInformation about the Holy Family Cathedral "Golden Jubilee Special :: Dine & Dance"
 Aug 16, 2011 Upcoming EventInformation about the 2nd Gulf Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference
 Aug 4, 2011 Vicariate NewsWYD Pilgrims (Kuwait) Share the Good News in a Specatular Festival of Light and Sound
 July 16, 2011 Vicariate NewsPriestly Ordination of Deacon Nigel Sequeira, a Former Parishioner of Kuwait
 June 6, 2011 Site UpdateClergy Appointments in Kuwait --- Frs. Noel Almeida, Jose Nirappil and Francis Kharjia
 May 31, 2011 Bishop's OfficeA New Beginning!
 March 2011 Bishop's OfficeReorganisation of the two Vicariates of the Arabian Peninsula
    



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