ANNOUNCEMENTS – 27th, 28th AND 29th OCTOBER 2017

  1. The First Friday Parish Holy Hour will be held on 3rd November at 3.45 pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
  2. The month of the Holy Rosary comes to a close on Tuesday, 31st October. On that day there will be a con-celebrated Mass at 6.00 pm followed by a Living Rosary Prayer in the Church compound. All parishioners are invited to attend.
  3. The Feast of All Saints will be celebrated on Wednesday, 1st November. The English mass will be at 5.30 am, 6.15 am. 5.30 pm and 7.00pm, all masses in the Sacred Heart Church. French mass 6.30 pm, mother church, Malayalam mass at 8.00pm Sacred Heart Church.
  4. All Souls Day is on Thursday, 2nd November. The English mass will be at 5.30 am 6.15 am, 7.00 am, 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm. All Masses will be held in the Sacred Heart Church.

    Pilipino mass at 7.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Church
    Konkani mass at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium
    Tamil mass at 7.30 pm in the Mother church
    Arabic mass at 8.30 pm in the Mother church

    On All Souls Day, the Salmabad Cemetery will be blessed at 3.00 pm and the old     Manama Cemetery at 4.00 pm. A special collection will be made during all masses on this day for the maintenance of the cemeteries.

  5. We gain a plenary indulgence for the dead under the usual condition; that is by visiting the Church and with devotion, reciting the Our Father, the Creed and praying for the intentions of the Holy Father. Anyone who visits the cemetery from 1st to 8th November and prays for the souls in purgatory will also gain a plenary indulgence.
  6. Catechism Fun Day 2017 will be held on 17th November at the church grounds from 8.00am to 2.00 pm with games, food stalls and a variety of entertainment programmes. Various competitions will be held for children to bring out their talents on 9th and 10th November. The last date to submit the registration forms is 27th October. We are looking for supporters who are willing to support the catechism fun day. Those willing may  contact the Parish Priest or the persons whose names are displaced on the banner in the church compound
  7. We would like to thank each and every one for supporting the Dinner for a Noble Cause held on 19th October at Gulf Hotel. It was a great success and the participation was encouraging. We hope you will support the upcoming events which will be also for the poor and the needy families in Bahrain.
  8. Our Parish calendars for 2018 are now available in the Church compound. Please patronize.

    Fr. Freddy D’Souza, OFM Cap.