The Catholic Church in Kuwait: General and Parish Notices

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General Notices

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4. Schedule of MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES in Kuwait: for the Year 2015.

4. Schedule of FIRST HOLY COMMUNION & CONFIIRMATION in Kuwait: for the Year 2015.

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

Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 April

1. All those who are desiring, can attend the Marriage Enrichment Retreat which will be held tomorrow, Saturday, 18th April from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. in the Holy Family Hall. Kindly register, without any delay, at the Parish Office.

2. The Pre-baptism Seminar for the parents and godparents will be on Monday 20th April from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. in the Holy Family Hall. Please register at the Parish Office.

3. On 24th April, Friday, the 8:00 and 9:15 am Masses will be in the Holy Family Hall. In the Cathedral, the First Holy Communion Mass will be at 8:00 am. There will be no Catechism Classes on that Friday.

4. 26th April, Good Shepherd Sunday, will be the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

5. The “Compassionate Care” Doctors will be conducting a free medical service on Sunday April 26th from 4:00 to 7:30 pm. in the Class Rooms of our Holy Family Cathedral Parish. All those who are interested, can see the Notice Board for more details.

6. All the First Friday Collections will be for the Bahrain Cathedral.

7. Do not delay to collect your April Issue of the Charisarabia Magazine from the Parish Office.

8. All those Parishioners who have not yet fulfilled their Easter Duty by going for their Easter Confession, are kindly requested to do so during this Eastertide.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 17 April

1. There will be a baptism seminar on April 21, Tuesday from 6:30 PM in the catechism block. Kindly bring the marriage contract of the parents & the birth certificate of the child. Attendance is compulsory for both parents and godparents.

2. 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 April 25, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

3. The book “ EXPLORING OUR CATHOLIC FAITH” & “ The LIVES OF THE SAINTS are still available in the office. Parishioners are encouraged to have a copy.

4. The April edition of Charisarabia Magazine is available for distribution. Please contact the team members for the copy and more details in the parish office.

5. Families are encouraged to continue their 1 KD per month donation for the Bahrain Cathedral and parishioners are 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, 17 April

1. Altar Servers will meet tomorrow (18th April) from 9.30 – 11.30 am in the courtyard.

2. Admissions for Catechism Class 1 are now open. Parents can collect the forms from the Resource Centre and submit forms along with supporting documents on any Friday at the IEAS Fee Counter between 10 and 11am only. Kindly submit the form by 24 April.

3. Fr. Godfrey D’souza, the Salesian provincial of Mumbai province will be with us on 21 & 22 April. All are invited for the concelebrated Holy Mass with the provincial on Tuesday, 21 April at 6.30 pm and thereafter, for a talk on the topic “EDUCATORS AS MODELS” for duration of 45 minutes.

4. The Legion of Mary will have their annual consecration program ACIES on Thursday, 23 April beginning at 5.30 pm with the Rosary. All auxiliary and active members are invited.

5. Holy Mass in Hindi Language will be celebrated on Saturday, 25 April at 4.30 pm.

6. The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Friday, 1 May at 8.15 am. The 10 am mass is canceled on this day.

7. 2015 Salesian Vocation tour is organized for boys of class VIII to XII from 19 – 29 June. Last date for registration is 30 April. For more details kindly contact the parish priest.

8. The Theresian Parish Fete in aid of the Bahrain Cathedral will be held on Friday, 16 October. We need your talents and skills to help organize this event. Those interested in volunteering may contact the Parish Office.

9. All those who need a NOC for marriage are requested to register their names at the parish office, at least 6 months prior to the marriage.

10. Easter House blessings will end on 31 May. During these days, the parish office will close at 6.30 pm.

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, 17 April

1. The First Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation for the children studying IV Std and VIII Std respectively in Latin Rite will be given on 24th of April at Integrated Indian School by our Nuncio at 9.15 a.m. We will not have 9.30 a.m. English Mass, here in this Hall. Faithful are requested to attend the English Mass which will be celebrated by our Nuncio. The parents of these children are requested to come to Integrated Indian School on 20th April, Monday at 8.00 p.m. to have a rehearsal.

2. The Sacrament of Confirmation for the Syro Malabar children in 7th, 8th and 9th Standard will be on 24th of April, 2015 at Integrated Indian School at 4.30 p.m. The parents of these children are requested to come to Integrated Indian School on 21st April, Tuesday at 8.00 p.m. to have a rehearsal. Latin Malayalam Mass and 6.30 p.m. Syro Malabar Malayalam Mass will be celebrated as usual in this Hall.

3. Confession for all the students both Latin Syro Malabar and their parents will be heard on 22nd Wednesday from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. in St. Daniel Comboni Hall.

4. The monthly Malayalam Night Vigil will be in the Cathedral on Tuesday, 21st April from 7.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.

5. We will be celebrating our May Fete on 8th of May from 2.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. in Indian Central School. Our Parishioners are requested to contribute even a smaller portion of varieties of food like biriyani, fried rice, pickle for food stall; or Adyaphalam (first fruits) fruits and vegetables or useful materials for auction; or pious articles like rosaries, Statues, medals for Divine Stall.

6. For the welfare of our Parish, our Parishioners are reminded to take a book of raffles from your building co-ordinators in connection with our Parish May Fete on 8th May.

7. There will be a meeting for Malayalee Parish Council members, Sub Committee members, building co-ordinators and Volunteers on 18th Saturday at 7.30 p.m. in St. Daniel Comboni Hall.

8. Our Beloved Saints, Joyous Celebration (Vicariate Hymnal) and Exploring Our Catholic Faith books are available in our Resource Centre. Our Parishioners are encouraged to have a copy of these.

9. The election of leaders for Malayalam Charismatic prayer group in our Parish will be conducted on 23rd of this month, Thursday at 7.30 p.m. in Our Lady of Arabia hall.

10. Europe Pilgrimage is organized from July 3rd to July 15th. For further details contact Fr. Noel.

11. The April issue of Marubhumiyile Sabdam is ready at Parish Office. Those who subscribed for the same, kindly collect the same from the volunteers.


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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