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General Notices

2018 - AVONA

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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 the YEAR 2018:
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4. Learn more about our HOSPITAL MINISTRY in Kuwait

5. Schedule of ENGLISH MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait for 2018



7. Click here for HOMILIES FOR SUNDAYS AND SOLEMNITIES (English and French).

Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 25 May

1. During Ramadan, the Sunday Morning Masses will be at 6:00 and 7:00. The Weekday Morning Masses will be at 6:30 and 7:00. After the 7:00 am Mass, there will be the Morning Prayer in the Church and the Rosary in the Holy Family Hall.

2. This weekend will be the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

3. The Rosa Mystica 1000 Hail Marys will be on the Fourth Friday, May 25th at 2:45 pm in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

4. Next Week will be the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.

5. After the 6:30 pm Mass on Wednesday, May 30th, there will be the Community Procession and the Rosary in the different languages.

6. 31st May, Thursday, will be the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. After the 6:30 pm Mass, at the Grotto, the Choir of St. Joachim and St. Anne, will lead the Rosary and sing the Litany in Latin. All are invited for these Two Remembrances in honour of Mother Mary.

7. Let your Church be at all times nice and neat. Never throw any empty bottles and tissues in the Church.

8. On the Occasion of this First Friday, 1st June, the English Holy Hour will begin at 4:45 pm in this Holy Family Cathedral.

9. Those desiring to join the August 15th to 21st Holy Land Pilgrimage, are kindly requested to quickly contact the Parish Office.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 25 May

1. Couples celebrating their wedding anniversary in this month are requested to register their names in the parish office. Renewal of marriage vows will be on May 26, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

2. Registration for New Catechism students will begin on 1st June 2018 and every Friday thereafter for the entire month of June 2018 in the Catechism Block from 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Requirements: a) The child must be six (6) years old or in Year I in the school, b) Copy of Baptism Certificate, c) 1 Passport size photo, d) Registration fee: KD10

3. The Youth Ministry of Our Lady of Arabia is inviting all the youth of the parish especially those are already members of the ministry in a gathering on the 2nd of June at 10:30 AM in the catechism block. For further inquiry kindly contact Fr. Roswin Pires or inquire in the parish office.

4. The Salmiya Parish Youth cordially invites all youth in Kuwait aged 17 and above for “YOUTH THRILL 2018” on the 7th of June at 7:00PM in IEAS (DON BOSCO), Salmiya. This will be an overnight gathering. For further details see the notice board.

5. Families are encouraged to continue their 1 KD per month donation for the Cathedral and parishioners are also encouraged to be generous even in small amount for this project.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 25 May

1. We celebrate the Feast of Mary Help of Christians on Thursday, 24 May.

2. The Filipino community celebrates the Santa Cruzan Feast on Friday, 25 May during the Tagalog mass at 1 pm. We wish the Filipino community a happy Feast of Santa Cruzan.

3. Admission of Catechism Class 1 will close on Friday, 25 May. Parents can download the admission form from the Parish Website:, fill and submit it along with a photocopy of the Baptism Certificate on any Fridays at the IEAS Fee Counter between 8:15 and 9:30 am.

4. The last date for catechism class is 25 May. Catechism classes will resume on 7 September.

5. Parishioners are invited for the Bible Mega Quiz held for the catechism students on Friday 25 May from 8 am to 1 pm at IEAS New Basement.

6. The Saturday oratory program will be held on Saturday, 26 May from 9:30 till 11:30 am. Children are requested to bring coloring material.

7. Praise and Worship will be organized in Hindi on Saturday, 26 May at 3.30 pm followed by the Holy Mass at 4 pm.

8. The newly registered altar servers will meet on Saturday, 26 May from 8 to 9.30 am.

9. To promote Marian Devotion in our Parish, the Legion of Mary has organized a pilgrimage of the Statue of our Lady during the month of May. We encourage you to take the statue on a pilgrimage to your building and recite the rosary together as a united, community family. Please register your names in the book placed near the mass intention box.

10. The Legion of Mary will conduct a special Rosary on Thursday, 31 May at 5.45 pm to celebrate the Feast of the Visitation of Our Blessed Virgin Mary.

11. Salmiya Parish Youth cordially invites, all youth in Kuwait, aged 17 and above, for 'Youth Thrill', on Thursday, 7 June at 7 pm at IEAS, Salmiya. This will be an overnight youth centered, fun filled and interactive enrichment program. For further details and registrations, please contact the numbers available on the flyer posted on the notice board.

12. The 11.30 am mass is cancelled during the months of June, July and August.

13. The 2018 Theresian Summer Club will be held from 22 June to 27 July at IEAS from 9 am to 12.30 pm on Fridays. Children between 4 – 18 years of age are invited. For further details please check the notice board.

14. During the month of June, July and August the oratory program will not be held.

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


1. The Parish Office timings are as follows: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and 5:30 pm - 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. Our new parish app is now available for Android and Apple devices. It is updated with parish events, announcements and Catholic material. Visit for links to download it for free.

4. 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.

5. On Fridays from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon the Hospital Visitation members are available to visit the sick at the hospitals & homes to pray with them and comfort them. Holy Communion will be given to the sick upon request.

St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 25 May

1. May 20th Sunday is Trinity Sunday. We celebrate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

2. St. Paul’s prayer group is celebrating the conclusion do May Devotion on 31st May 2018 after 6.45Pm Holy Mass. There will be adoration, praise and worship after the holy mass at 6.45 p.m.

3. There will be a parish council meeting on 29th May, Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. All members are requested to attend the meeting

4. Jesus Youth is organizing a blood donation campaign on 25th of May from 8pm to 12 midnight in the SMCA hall, ABBASIA.

5. It is reason for joy that two young men, bro.Nikhil Jose S/o Mr.Jose and mrs.Kunjamma, and bro.Tom Joseph, s/o Mr. Joseph and Mrs.Soosi from our parish, have joined capuchin seminaries. Please do pray for them.

6. Our beloved bishop has sent a message that the ground- breaking ceremony for building the cathedral is on 9th June ,2018. Bishop asked all of us to put your offering one K D per month for the cathedral construction in the boxes kept for Bahrain Cathedral at the entrance of the church. It is our sacred duty to help building cathedral.

7. "Salmiya Parish Youth cordially invites all youth in Kuwait aged 17 and above for 'Youth Thrill 2018', on 7th June 2018 at 7 p.m at IEAS (Don Bosco's), Salmiya. This will be an overnight youth centered, fun filled, interactive enrichment program. For further details and registrations, please contact the numbers available on the flyer posted on the notice board."

8. 31st may is the feast of the visitation of the Blessed virgin Mary


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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