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General Notices

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Holy Family Cathedral Parish, Kuwait City

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 30 September

1. All are invited for the FETE in the Church Compound.

2. The Meeting of the Parents of Year 1 Children will be on Friday, 30th September at 10:35 a.m. in the Holy Family Hall. The Parents are obliged to attend these Meetings.

3. On 4th October, Tuesday, there will be a Concelebration at 6:30 pm on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

4. A Praise, Worship and Youth Meet will be held on Thursday, October 6th, at the Salmiya Parish from 6:30 pm onwards. Kindly register in the Parish Office.

5. The Mass of the Children will commence on October 7th, Friday, at 10:35 am in the Holy Family Hall. The Children should be on time.

6. On the Day of Our Lady of the Rosary, 7th October, the First Friday, the English Holy Hour will begin at 4:45 pm in this Holy Family Cathedral.

7. The Holy Relic of St. Mother Teresa is available in the Church Compound.

8. Please take your free copy of Bishop Camillo's new Pastoral Letter from the Church Compound.

9. Please collect your Charisarabia from the Church Office.

10. A Free Medical Camp will be conducted on 16th October, Sunday, from 4:00 to 7:30 pm. More details are on the Notice Board.

11. The Prebaptism Seminar for the Parents and Godparents will be on Monday, 17th October from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the Holy Family Hall. Please register at the Parish Office.

12. 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.

13. 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.

Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

Announcements for the week beginning: Friday, 30 September

1. Couples for Christ (CFC) is having Garage Sales today, Friday from 7 AM to 5 PM at the Ahmadi Church. Proceeds of this activity will be for the poor and Bahrain Cathedral. All parishioners are invited.

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

3. On the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Salmiya Parish Youth, a Praise and worship cum Youth Meet will be conducted on the 6th October at St. Therese Of Child Jesus Church from 6:30 pm onwards. All Youth are encouraged to register and join in this celebration.

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, 30 September

1. We wish our Filipino brothers and sisters a Happy Feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz.

2. Tomorrow, we celebrate the solemnity of St. Therese of the Child Jesus - the patroness of our parish. A Happy Feast of Our Patroness to All Parishioners. May St. Therese Continue to Guide Us and Intercede For Us.

3. On Saturday, 1 October Children's Oratory will commence at 9:30 am with adoration, followed by games. Parents are kindly requested to collect their children by 11.30 am.

4. Tuesday, 4 October is the memorial of St. Francis Assisi. We remember and pray for our Holy Father, Pope Francis on his feast day. Let us also pray for all the Capuchin Priests in our Vicariate.

5. Orientation for parents of children receiving the Sacrament of First Holy Communion will be held on Tuesday, 4 October at 7.30 pm. Parent’s attendance is mandatory.

6. On the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Salmiya Parish Youth, a Praise and worship cum Youth Meet will be conducted on Thursday, 6 October at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church from 6:30 pm onwards. All Youth are encouraged to register and join in this celebration.

7. The Month of October is the Month of the Holy Rosary and on Friday, 7th October, we will join the children of the world in celebrating the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary with a Special Holy Hour Rosary at 6:00 pm led by our Girls Group. All the children are invited.

8. The Parish Fete’s Raffle Committee members will be available in the courtyard from 7 to 8 p.m on all Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays to sell and collect raffle books. We look forward to your generous contributions.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. The Pastoral Letter of our Bishop ”The Virgin Mary Our Mother” is available after every Mass. Please collect your copy.

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, 16 September

1. Let us wish and pray for Fr. Johny who celebrated his birthday on 14th of this month.

2. Konkani Community of our Parish will celebrate the Monthi Fest: the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary combined with Harvest festival today at 4.30 p.m. with procession, and solemn Mass at 5.00 p.m. will be celebrated by the visiting capuchin priest Fr. Fredrick Braggs at Integrated Indian School. We invite all the Konkani People to join together and support this celebration.

3. Two days retreat will be conducted for Konkani community in Konkani by the same visiting priest on 19th and 20th September 2016 from 6.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. at the Third Basement.

4. The silver jubilee celebrations of the Charismatic Prayer group in Kuwait begins on 30th September, Friday, at 7 p.m. in Holy Family Cathedral Church.

5. Newly registered faithful for the extraordinary ministers of the Holy Eucharist are invited on 23rd of September at 11.00 a.m. for a special training at Our Lady of Arabia Hall (1st Basement).

6. Feast of St. Mathew, the Apostle and Evangelist is on 21st of September, Wednesday.


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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