Updated: 16 February 2017
Malayalee Community Annual Retreat will be held from Monday, 20th February to Thursday, 23rd February after the Mass at 7:00 pm. The retreat preacher Rev. Dr. Joseph Pamplany. All members of the Malayalee Community are requested to attend the retreat.
Couples for Christ will be holding a Christian Life Program starting from 24th February every Friday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at St. Mary’s School Muhaisnah.
Inviting all Parishioners to join Mercithon, A walk for Hope, on 24 February. The event is partnered with the Government of Dubai, tickets are priced at Dh.50 and proceeds go towards treatment of Cancer. Please buy tickets for your colleagues and family. Join the walk and make a difference. For more information please check: www.mercithon.com.
Parishioners and entrepreneurs, who would like to set up a market stall at Mercithon, promote their goods and services and help the cause ‘A Walk for Hope’, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Parishioners are requested to sign in their best wishes, support and love on the wall of hope dedicated to all cancer survivors. This will be presented as a token from our parish on the day of mercithon. The signature wall is outside the main hall.
Please note that as per circular given to the catechism children last week, there will be NO CATECHISM classes on 24th February but instead all children and their families are invited to participate in the MERCITHON at the Creek Park from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. On Saturday, 25th February also there will be NO CATECHISM.
Golden Jubilee Souvenir: In view of the Golden Jubilee of our parish, the parish wants to reach out to some of the needy of the parish like offering educational help to 50 children of our parish. Please buy the Jubilee Souvenirs of different kinds available in the church compound and at the book shop and help us help those in need.
Celebrate Life: On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of our parish, an Audio-Visual Theatre Presentation has been organized on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February, from 7:30 pm to 9.30 pm at the Football Ground. Dr. Gianna Emmanuela Molla, daughter of St. Gianna will deliver a personal testimony on her mother. All are requested to attend this programme.
Bible writing: On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee we are organizing Bible writing in March. It will be one Bible written in many languages and we need the assistance of around 750 persons with good handwriting, from various communities. This Bible represents the unity and diversity of our Parish and will be handed over to Pope Francis as our Golden Jubilee gift. Those interested can register online through church website.
Our vicariate will celebrate on 20th of March, the Centenary of the Presence of the Capuchins from Tuscany Province, who built up the vicariate to the present stature since 1917. The Solemn Thanksgiving Mass will be at 7:00 pm at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Abu Dhabi. Kindly take your copy of the prayer card after the mass and please pray for the Vicariate.
Rev. Fr. Lennie J.A. Connully OFM Cap.