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General Notices

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 29 April

1. Tons of Thanks to Bishop Camillo for his Pastoral Visitation to our Holy Family Cathedral Parish which was from 22nd to 27th April.

2. May is the month of Our Lady. Here the Rosary is recited in the Morning and Evening. Please try to say the Rosary each day.

3. On the Day of St Dominic Savio, May 6th, the First Friday, the Parish Holy Hour will begin at 4:45 p.m. in this Holy Family Cathedral.

4. Next Week will be the Solemnity of the Ascension of our Lord.

5. The Prebaptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be on Monday 16th May, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Holy Family Hall. Kindly contact the Parish Office.

6. The Pentecost Night Vigil will be in the Ahmadi Church on Thursday 12th May from 10:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Fr. Joy will be also giving Talks in English from May 2nd to 4th from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m. in this Holy Family Cathedral.

7. All the Working Members are kindly reminded to make their Monthly Contribution of at least, One Dinar for the Bahrain Cathedral.

8. A Blood Donation Campaign will be held at the Salmiya Parish on Thursday, 5 May, from 7.30 am to 1:00 pm in the Church Courtyard.

9. Those who have not yet made their Easter Confession are kindly reminded to do this as we are all in this Special Holy Year of Mercy.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 29 April

1. Couples celebrating their wedding anniversary in this month are requested to register their names in the parish office. The renewal of marriage vows will be on April 30 at the 6:00 PM mass.

2. Bishop’s Pastoral visit to our Parish is scheduled from Thursday, April 28, 2016 to Sunday May 1, 2016. There will be an interactive dialogue with the Bishop scheduled on Friday April 29, 2016 from 7.45 am to 8.15 am. All parishioners are encouraged to attend.

3. The Pentecost Night Vigil will be on Thursday 12th May from 10:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Fr. Joy will be also giving talks in English from May 2nd to 4th from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m. in this Holy Family Cathedral.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 29 April

1. For tomorrow’s oratory program (30th April), children are requested to bring pencils, crayons and colour pencils.

2. On Tuesday, 3 May we celebrate the feast of Saints Phillip and James, the Apostles.

3. Blood Donation campaign is organized on Thursday, 5 May from 7.30 am to 1 pm in the church courtyard. Kindly register your names at the parish office.

4. The pre-baptism seminar will be held on Monday, 9 May. Couples, expecting a child, can attend the seminar. Kindly register your names by Thursday, 5 May 2016.

5. A Pentecostal Night Vigil will be held at Our Lady of Arabia Parish on Thursday, 12 May from 10.30 pm to 6 am, preached by Fr. Joy Menachery, Capuchin. He will give talks from 2 - 4 May at 7.00 pm to 8.45 pm at the Holy Family Cathedral to prepare us for the feast of Pentecost.

6. The Salmiya Parish Youth (SPY) is organizing a sports day called 'SPORTS MANIA’ on Friday,13 May 2016 from 2:30 pm onwards for those between 16 to 61 years of age. Kindly register with SPY members in the courtyard. Last date to register is 7 May.

7. GLC is conducting ‘Life in Spirit’ Seminar from 2 May to 30 May from 7:00pm onwards. All are invited to come and experience the Love and Mercy of God.

8. Those who wish to take the statue of Our Lady to their homes during the month of May, are requested to write their names in a file kept near the Mass intention box.

9. Our parish needs more catechism teachers. Those who desire to teach catechism are requested to meet the parish priest at the earliest.

10. On Friday mornings, the Hospital Visitation members are available to visit the sick and the homebound. They give Holy Communion to them in the hospital and at home.

11. Mass intentions can be booked through a self-completed envelope outside the parish office. Please include KD 2 per intention and deposit in the drop box. Kindly book your masses at least 5 days in advance.

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


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, 29 April

1. The Parish will celebrate the Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of Fr. Albert OCD on 6 May Friday. Thanksgiving Mass will be held at 5:00 pm at the Integrated Indian School. His Excellency Bishop Camillo and other Priests will be present for the Thanksgiving Mass and for the Celebration. All parishioners are requested to be present for the Thanksgiving Mass to thank the Lord and honor Fr. Albert as he celebrates the Silver Jubilee of his Priestly Ordination .

2. The Nurse’s ministry of our parish unit is organizing a special session with holy hour adoration under the guidance of Bro. Josemon on 7th May Saturday at 8.30.

3. The parish will celebrate the feast of St. George on 8th May. The festal Mass will be on Sunday at 6.45 pm with Syro-malabar Mass followed by the procession.

4. KNST is organizing Pentecost Night Vigil Service at Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi on Thursday, 12th May from 10.30 pm to 6.00 am (Friday). The main preacher is Rev. Fr. Joy Menachery OFM Cap. In preparation for Pentecost there will be talks in English by Fr. Joy in Holy Family Cathedral from May 2nd to May 4th from 7.00 to 8.45 pm.

5. On 14th May from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm Nurse’s ministry of Kuwait is having a Pentecost service at Holy Family Cathedral Church which will be animated by Rev. Fr. Joy Menachery.

6. The parish is having a Special prayer Service and adoration on 14 May, Saturday at 7.30 pm for the couples who are desiring to have children.

7. The parish is inviting the children who want to join for the Altar Servers’ s Sodality. Those who have received First Holy Communion are eligible for the Altar Server’s sodality and the application forms are available at the parish.

8. The parish is celebrating May Fete on 27th May Friday. The Ward leaders will visit your houses with the May-Fete coupons and your whole hearted co-operation is requested. Those families that don’t have the door stickers of the parish can collect it from the ward leaders or from the parish. May-Fete is also a time of family fellowship and gathering. Please pray for the success of May-Fete 2016.


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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