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General Notices



1. Are you new to Kuwait?
    Please read the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS about the Catholic Church in Kuwait.

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3. Download in (.xls format) the DAILY MASS READINGS for: MARCH 2014  |  APRIL 2014

4. Schedule of MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait : for the Year 2014.

5. Learn more about the "YEAR OF THE CHURCH" (Dec 1, 2013 - Nov 23, 2014) in our Vicariate.

6. Click here for HOMILIES for Sundays and Solemnities.



SACRAMENT DATES IN KUWAIT

Parishes

First Holy Communion

Confirmation

Holy Family Cathedral - Kuwait

2-May-14

30-May-14

St. Therese Of The Child Jesus -Salmiya

25-Apr-14

16-May-14

St, Daniel Combani- Abbasiya

9-May-14

9-May-14

Our Lady Of Arabia

16-May-14

23-May-14

Syro Malabar Community

17-May-14

 


Sacrament dates for the following communities

Spanish Community

17-Apr-14

Arab Community

23-May-14

Italian Community

03-May-14

International Community

10-May-14



Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 18 April

1. The Pre-baptism Seminar for the parents and godparents will be conducted on Easter Monday 21st April from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Holy Family Hall. Kindly register in the Parish Office.

2. The Doctors Forum will be conducting a free health check and medical advice camp at the Holy Family Cathedral Parish, on Divine Mercy Sunday, 27th April from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. For further information, kindly see the Notice Board.

3. “Family Dinner for a Cause” is to be hosted on Thursday, May 22nd, at Al Zumerida Palace, Al Bida Kuwait from 8:00 p.m. onwards. The Proceeds of this event will go towards financing the funds required for the Cathedral in Bahrain. We look forward to your prayers and support for this family event. Every person, family group or community can show their solidarity by sponsoring a full page or half page for an affordable price. Tickets will be on sale from 15th April onwards at the Parish Office. Please hurry and get your tickets as there are limited seats! For more details please see the notice board or website.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 18 April

1. Renewal of marriage vows for couples celebrating their wedding anniversary this month will be on April 26, Saturday at the 6:00 PM Mass. Kindly register your names in the parish office.

2. “Family Dinner for a Cause” is to be hosted on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Al Zumerida Palace, Al Bida Kuwait from 8:00 p.m. onwards. The proceeds of this event will go towards financing the funds required for the Cathedral in Bahrain. We look forward to your prayers and support for this family event. Every person, family, group or community can show their solidarity by sponsoring the whole page or half page for an affordable price. Tickets will be on sale from 15th April onwards at the parish office. Please hurry and get your tickets as there are limited seats! For more details please see the notice board or website.

3. The 6:00 PM mass on April 15, Tuesday is cancelled due to the Chrism Mass at the Holy Family Cathedral.

PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH: O Jesus, living cornerstone and Head of Your Church, which You have redeemed with Your Blood; preserve her Your Spouse from every evil; unite all her members in faith, hope and charity; let the daily celebration of the Eucharist and prayer never cease, but be forever presented to Your Heavenly Father to obtain for us grace and blessing, pardon and salvation. Amen.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Sunday, 20 April

1. Today, we celebrate Easter, the glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. During the Easter season, we recite the Regina Caeli in place of the Angelus.

2. The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Friday, 25th April at 8:30 am. For this reason, there will be no 10:00 am Mass on this day.

3. Our children will not have Catechism classes on Friday, 25th April.

4. A ‘Family Dinner’ is being organised on Thursday, 22nd May at Al-Zumerida Palace, from 8:00 pm onwards. All proceeds will go towards the Bahrain Cathedral. You may also sponsor a family picture in the souvenir.

5. The ‘ACIES’ Ceremony of the Legion of Mary, will be held on 1st May at 7:15 pm with Legion Prayers and Promise during the Holy Eucharist; followed by Fellowship. Active and Auxiliary members of the English & Malayalam communities are invited.

6. There is no charge for Easter Blessings of homes. However, those who wish to contribute, may drop an envelope, labeled ‘EASTER BLESSINGS’, in a box kept in the Church.

7. Parishioners interested in taking the statue of our Lady to their homes, during the month of May, should register their names at the Resource Center.

8. Children’s Saturday Program will resume from 26th April until 31st May.

9. The Altar Servers will meet on Saturday, 26th April from 9:30 to 11:30 am.

10. The Parish Team wishes each and everyone - the Peace of the Risen Lord.

11. Two Lectors Qualification Courses in 2014 will be conducted in our Parish on the following dates in Room #14. Parishioners who would like to serve as lectors can avail of this opportunity. Please note that it is mandatory that one attends both, the Spiritual Orientation & the Readings Skills Sessions to qualify as a Lector in the Church of St. Thérèse:

Friday, 9th May 2014 > Spiritual Orientation Session from 4:30 > 6:00 pm
Friday, 16th May 2014 > Reading Skills Sessions from 4:30 > 5:45 pm

Friday, 5th September 2014 > Reading Skills Session from 4:30 > 5:45 pm
Friday, 12th September 2014 > Spiritual Orientation Session from 4:30 > 6:00 pm.

Please check the notice-board for additional details of all announcements.

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING

1. The (REVISED) Parish Office timings are as follows:
8:30 am to 11:30 am and 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm or by appointment.
The office is closed on Fridays.

2. We request parents with infants to occupy only Room # 1 during the Mass.

3. Parishioners who bring their vehicles to Church are kindly requested to abide by Kuwait's traffic rules whilst parking so as to not inconvenience others.  "Do unto others, as you would have them do to you" should henceforth be our motto whilst parking.

St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 18 April

1. May Fete and Raffle draw for the welfare of our Parish will be conducted on May 2nd, 2014. Kindly collect a book of raffles containing 10 leaves for 10 KD, and place back the counter leaves in the box at the entrance of this hall.

2. If you have any unused books (children story books, novels, comics, text books) kindly donate it to our parish so that they can be sold during the May Fete at a cheaper price. The proceedings will be used for our parish welfare.

3. In connection with the souvenir that will be released during our May Fete, we encourage our parishioners to give advertisements with the family photo for quarter or half page. Kindly check the notice board for further details.

4. The Saturday Konkani Mass starts at 6.30 p.m. with the Rosary in the Our Lady of Arabia hall. The Saturday, Malayalam Mass in Latin Rite is at 6.00 p.m. in the second basement (St. Daniel Comboni Hall).

KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING

1. Kindly avoid gathering in groups and chatting outside the premises.

2. Please do not light any kind of candles anywhere in the hall or classes.

3. Please do not make use of the building parking place to park your car. This place is allotted ONLY for the people who live in the building. If you come for Mass by car, kindly park your car on the other side of the road and walk to the hall. Thank you for your co-operation.


 

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