6th Sunday of Easter - 1st May 2016
1. Month of May
The month of May is dedicated to Mother Mary. We shall be having Rosary at the Grotto every day at 5.00am, 6.15am and 6.15pm.
2. International Worker’s Day
Sunday, May 1st is International Worker’s Day and also Feast of St. Joseph the worker. Therefore, during the 7.00pm Mass we will pray especially for all workers including those who have lost their jobs.
3. First Holy Communion
Confession for the First Holy Communicants 1st Batch on Saturday 30th April and 2nd batch on Saturday, 7th May from 9 am to 11.30am. Parents are requested to collect the children only after 11.30 am.
Dates for First Holy Communion:
a) 1st batch -Thursday, 5th May
b) 2nd batch - Thursday, 12th May.
Please pray for all the communicants.
4. First Friday Holy hour
The First Friday Holy hour will be held on 6th May from 4.45pm to 5.25pm.
5. Baptism Preparation Course
Baptism Preparation Course will be held on Monday 9th May from 8.00pm to 9.00pm at St. Francis of Assisi chapel. May 8th is the last day for registration.
6. Marriage preparation course
Marriage Preparation Course in English will be held on Friday, May 13th from 7.30 am to 04.30pm. May 12th is the last day for registration.
7. Pentecost Sunday
Sunday, 15th May is Pentecost Sunday. In preparation for the Feast of Pentecost. Nine days special Novena to the Holy Spirit will start from Wednesday 4th May to 12th May at 7.45 pm. On Thursday, 12th May there will be a special Pentecost vigil service from 7.45 pm to 12 pm midnight. During this time, there will be Rosary, Praise and worship, and Holy Mass followed by Adoration. All are welcome for the spiritual banquet.
8. Nurses Gathering
Nurses Ministry of UAE will be conducting the Nurses’ gathering titled, “The day of Pentecost 2016” on Friday 13th May 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Al Ain from 10.30 am to 04.30 pm. All nurses are welcome for the same
9. Summer Camp- 2016
Summer camp-2016 will start from 11th to 22nd July 2016
10. Summer Camp Logo and Slogan Competition
The Summer Camp Organizing Team invites children of age group 5-19 to present their creative art work for this year's summer camp LOGO and Slogan based on the theme 'Year of Mercy'. We do not encourage computerized Logo. The selected LOGO will be used as this year’s summer camp logo and the winner will be rewarded. Last date of submission of the logo art work at the parish office is on or before 14th May.