Updated: 13 OCTOBER 2016
World Mission Sunday:
The parish is celebrating the World Mission Sunday this weekend. All collections made on these days after masses and from the boxes kept at the entrances will be sent to Rome for the Propagation of the Faith. The boxes kept at the church entrances will remain until 26th October. Please contribute generously towards evangelization.
Sri Lankan Annual Retreat: All Sri Lankans are invited to attend the Sri Lankan retreat from Tuesday, 25th – Thursday, 27th October from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm and on Friday 28th October from 9.30 am – 6.00 pm in the Mini Hall. The preacher is Fr. Jeewantha Peiris from Kudagama Divine Mercy Retreat Center.
The Young Adults Ministry is happy to welcome all the youth for the “YOUTH MASS” on Monday, 24th October at 8 pm in the chapel.
Marriage Encounter Dubai is organizing a live-in weekend for couples married 3 years or more from Thursday 27th October – Saturday 29th October, to help couples to communicate on a heart to heart level, and build intimate, strong marriages by making good marriages great. For details and registration forms, please contact the ME team couples listed on the banners.
St. Mary’s Prison Ministry invites you to visit and patronize the stall in the church compound on 28th and 29th October. The items are made by the brothers and sister in Al Awir Prison.
TUFF Retreat: The fourth Vicariate-wide Teens United For Faith Retreat will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church Ras Al Khaimah on 4th and 5th November. The retreat will be an opportunity for teens from Grades 9 to 12 to strengthen their faith. Bishop Paul Hinder will respond to questions on morality and faith and will celebrate the Liturgy with them. Registration fee is Dhs 100 and the registration form could please be collected from and submitted to the Catechism Office by 1st November.
The Parish Golden Jubilee Steering Committee is inviting parishioners who are ‘Social Media Specialists’ to volunteer their services towards the planned events, by sending your details to email: firstname.lastname@example.org or register in the Parish Office before 28 October.
As a parish golden jubilee gift to parishioners, the church is pleased to offer a Catholic multi-media faith formation portal called “Formed”, available free for all parishioners. Please visit the church website homepage for details and register yourself.
Cemetery Cleaning: In preparation for the Holy Mass and cemetery blessing at the Al Jaddaf Cemetery on All Souls Day, we invite parishioners who are willing to volunteer in cleaning and tidying up the Cemetery on Friday 28th October from 8.00 am to 11.00am, to register at the parish office.