The Catholic Church in Kuwait: General and Parish Notices

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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: JULY 2015

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, 3 July

1. On the Day of St. Thomas the Apostle, 3rd July, the First Friday, the English Parish Holy Hour will start at 4:45 pm in the Holy Family Cathedral.

2. Only during Ramadan, the Sunday Morning Mass will be at 7:00. The Weekday Morning Masses will be at 7:00 and 7:30. The Morning Prayer and the Rosary will be after the 7:30 am Mass. All the other Timings will remain the same, including Friday.

3. The Maria Rosa Mystica Devotion will begin at 2:45 pm. on Friday 10th July, in the St. Padre Pio Hall.

4. The Prebaptism Seminar for the parents and godparents will be on Monday, 20th July from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. in the Holy Family Hall. Kindly register only at the Parish Office.

5. The Marriage Preparation Course will be conducted on Fridays, the 10th and 17th July from 1:00 to 7:00 pm. at the Holy Family Cathedral Premises. Please register only at the Resource Centre. The last date for Registration is July 5th.

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

7. Please, without delay, get your July Issue of the Charisarabia Magazine from the Church Office.

8. The Third Asia Oceania Charismatic Convention will be held in Bahrain from September 23rd to 25th during the Eid Holidays. Those interested can see the notice board for more details.

9. Kindly keep your Cathedral and the Entire Complex clean and tidy.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 3 July

1. The Parish Intercessory Prayer Ministry will conduct praise and worship on July 20, Monday after the 6:00 PM mass. Parishioners are invited.

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

3. 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 July 25, Saturday @ 6 PM mass.

4. 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, 3 July

1. On Friday, 3 July, the sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred on the Syro Malabar children.

2. The Parish Fete Raffle booklets are now ready for distribution. We look forward to your continued support as our volunteers approach you.

3. Our parish needs catechism teachers for standard 5 and above. Those desiring to teach catechism are requested to meet the parish priest.

4. Parents, your generous contributions for the summer club will be highly appreciated. A collection box is kept near the adoration chapel for the same.

5. Pre-baptism seminar will be held on Monday, 6 July from 7 to 9:00 pm in Room No. 14. Expectant parents are encouraged to attend the seminar. Kindly register your names at the parish office by Sunday, 5 July.

6. Parishioners are requested to refrain from assembling in groups outside the church after the mass.

7. A pilgrimage is arranged to the Holy sites in Europe. Fr. Ben will accompany the group. For more details, contact Fr. Ben or the parish office.

8. A pilgrimage to the Holy Land is arranged for 20 – 26 September. The last date to register for the same is 12 July.

9. Marriage preparation course will be held in the Holy Family Cathedral on 10 & 17 July. Kindly collect the registration forms from the parish office.

10. Thanks to all the donors for the construction of the Bahrain Cathedral. We are reminded of our monthly contribution of KD 1 for the same.

11. The Sunday 6.45 am Mass and the Friday 11.30 am Mass are cancelled for the summer months of June, July and August.

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, 3 July

1. The Solemnity of St. Thomas, the Apostle of India (Dukhrana of Mar Thoma Sleeha: Martyrdom of St. Thomas, the Apostle) will be solemnized this evening (Friday, 3rd July) at St. Daniel Comboni Hall (2nd Basement). Transmission will be arranged at Our Lady of Arabia Hall. The celebration will begin at 4.30 p.m. with Rosary; the Holy Mass will be at 5.00 p.m. The main celebrant will be His Excellency Jacob Manathodathu, Bishop of Palakkadu.

The Morning Syro Malabar Mass at 6.00 and additional Syro Malabar Mass at 10.30 a.m. will be celebrated at St. Daniel Comboni Hall and both Masses will be transmitted to Our Lady of Arabia Hall.

We shall not have 4.45 p.m. Latin Malayalam Mass and 5.00 p.m. Tamil Mass in our basements this evening.

2. Feast of St. Maria Goretti, the patroness of youth and one of the youngest canonized saints is celebrated on 6th of July, Monday.

3. The Holy Hour in English will be conducted on first Tuesday of the month, 07th of July, from 7.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. in this Hall.

4. The Marriage Preparation Course in English will be held at the Holy Family Cathedral premises on Fridays 10th and 17th July from 1.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Kindly collect the Registration Form from Parish Office and submit the same after fill-in at the Resource Centre at Cathedral on or before 5th July.

5. July Edition of Marubhumiyile Sabdam Magazine is ready to be collected.

6. Our basements will remain closed daily from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. till we make further announcement.


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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