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General Notices

1. Are you new to Kuwait?
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3. Download in (.xls format) the DAILY MASS READINGS for: OCTOBER 2016

4. Schedule of MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait: for the Year 2016

5. Schedule of FIRST HOLY COMMUNION / CONFIRMATION DATES: for the Year 2016.

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

Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 21 October

1. The Salmiya Parish Fete will be on Friday, 21st October, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at IEAS.

2. Heartiest Congratulations to our Nuncio on the Occasion of his Ruby Ordination Jubilee.

3. As 23rd October is World Mission Sunday and so all the Collections of All the Masses will be for the Missions.

4. Lots of thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and the other Helpers for their Sunday Free Medical Camp.

5. All are invited for the Holy Rosary and the Litany Singing, at the Grotto, on Thursday 27th October, after the 6:30 p.m. Mass, which will be conducted by Christ the King Prayer Group.

6. On the Day of Saints Simon and Jude, the Fourth Friday, 28th October at 2:45 p.m., the Rosa Mystica 1000 Hail Marys will begin in the St. Padre Pio Hall .

7. The English Marriage Preparation Course will be held on Fridays, 11th and 18th November in St. Padre Pio Hall from 1:00 to 7:00 pm. Kindly register at the Resource Centre.

8. The Nurses Convention will be on 19th November, in this Holy Family Cathedral from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The forms are available in the Church Compound.

9. Our Parish Fete will be on Friday, November 11th.

10. Without any delay, please collect your October Charisarabia from the Parish Office.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 21 October

1. The Salmiya Parish is having Parish Fete celebration on October 21, 2016 (Friday). All parishioners are invited to participate.

2. 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 October 29 at the 6:00 PM mass.

3. For the Mass Intentions on November 2 (All Soul’s Day) kindly get the envelope in the parish office.

4. Our Parish Pastoral Helper Group is calling for volunteers. We strongly appeal to all Parishioners to join with our few existing volunteers, your immense support is highly appreciated. Those interested kindly get the registration form in the Parish office.

5. There will be ENGLISH MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE on November 11 & 18, Fridays from 1:00 Pm to 7:00 PM at the Holy Family Cathedral. Registration forms are available in the parish office. For further details see the notice board.

6. Kuwait Nurses Ministry is Organizing Nurses National Convention -'GREATEST CALL - 2016', a gathering of all the Catholic Nurses in Kuwait on November 19th Saturday 2016 from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm at Holy Family Cathedral Church. We request all the nurses to participate in the program and register their names. Registration fee 2 K.D. Forms are available at parish office.

7. 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.

8. The Bishop’s Pastoral letter 2016-2017 with the theme “ The Virgin Mary Our Mother” is available now in the parish office, please get your copy.

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Parish, Salmiya

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 21 October

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1. Marian fest will be conducted at Abayssiya in Malayalam from 20 - 22 October from 4 to 9 pm.

2. Children are requested to bring coloring material for the oratory program to be conducted tomorrow, Saturday, 22 October.

3. All are invited for a Praise, Worship & Adoration in Hindi on Saturday, 22 October at 4.15 pm.

4. On Tuesday, 25 October Fr. Franco celebrates his birthday. All are invited for the concelebrated Holy Mass at 6.30 pm in the church.

5. Thursday, 27 October we celebrate the feast of Saints Simon and Jude, the Apostles.

6. The Family cell will be screening a movie on Saint Mother Teresa entitled, " THE LEGACY " on Thursday, 27 October in the courtyard after the 6.30 pm Holy Mass.

7. Mass intentions for all souls day can be written on slips of paper and deposited in a drop-box near the adoration chapel along with KD 2. Mass timings are displayed on the Notice board.

8. Mass timings for All Saints and All Souls Day is displayed on the notice board.

9. We express deep gratitude and heartfelt thanks to all the donors and sponsors, who donated either in cash or in kind, for the Theresian Family Day. You contribution will go a long way in the construction of the Bahrain Cathedral, for which the funds are being collected.

10. We also express sincere thanks and appreciation to all the organizers, volunteers, those who procured sponsorships and to those who helped in any manner, to make the Theresian Family Day a grand success.

11. We thank all the parishioners for your fervent prayers invoking the blessings and guidance of God Almighty upon all the aspects of the Theresian Family Day.

12. Marriage Preparation Course in English will be held on Fridays, 11 & 18 November from 1 – 7 pm at the Holy Family Cathedral. Kindly collect the form from the parish office

13. The Don Bosco Salesian Cooperators are organizing 'A fun-filled Youth Day' titled "I am Precious" for boys and girls aged 12-19 years on Friday, 18 November 2016 at a chalet in Khabd for a registration fee of 2 KD. Seats are limited and will be on first-cum basis. The registration form and fee will be collected on Monday, 3 October and Tuesday, 4 October between 7 pm to 8:30 pm in the church courtyard.

14. Kuwait Nurses Ministry is Organizing Nurses National Convention - 'Greatest Call -2016', on Saturday, 19 November 2016 from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm at Holy Family Cathedral Church. Fr. Joy Menacherry OFM Cap will lead the sessions and the Holy Mass will be celebrated by our Nuncio.

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, 14 October

1. Today (14th Oct.) Friday, the Parish is celebrating the Feast of St. Daniel Comboni, the Patron of our Parish. The Pontifical Mass is at 9.30 am by H.E. Bishop Camillo at the 3rd Basement. During the celebration the newly appointed extra-ordinary ministers for Holy Communion will be inducted and the newly elected Parish Council members will take the Oath of Fidelity during the holy Mass. There will not be catechism classes today for English-Latin and Syro-Malabar rite Children.

2. 18th October, Tuesday, is the Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist.

3. The Malayalam Community of our Parish is celebrating the Mariolsavam (Marian Retreat) on Oct. 20, 21 and 22 (Thursday to Saturday) from 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm at Integrated School. Fr. Benny Puthen-nadayil will lead the celebration. We request benevolent sponsors to meet the expenses of Mariolsavam. Please approach the donation desk and the volunteers will give the receipt for your contribution.

4. The Salmiya Parish is having ‘Theresian Family Day’ on 21st October at IEAS Basement from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm . Details are on the Church Notice Board.

5. 23rd October is the Mission Sunday. Please pray for the missionaries and Missions. The collection on Mission Sunday is for the Propaganda Fide for the Missions. Your generous contributions are requested for the missions.

6. The Marriage Preparation in English is scheduled for 11th and 18th November at Holy Family Cathedral from 1.00 pm to 7.00 pm. Registration forms are available at the Parish.

7. Kuwait Nurses Ministry is having their National Convention, ‘Greatest Call 2016’ on 19 November, Saturday from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm at the Holy Family Cathedral. The registration is open to all the Nurses and the registration can be done at the registration desk .


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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