Please be keep His Lordship Bishop Francis Alleyne, O.S.B. in your prayers as he prepares to celebrate the eleventh anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination on Friday 30th January, 2014. We ask God to continue to bless and guide him as he leads us here in Guyana.
Diocesan Updates and Events
The Pastoral Area Priest Team and the staff of the Pastoral Area Secretariat join in wishing all of our parishioners and their families a blessed Christmas and a joyous Holiday.
The Pastoral Area Secretariat as well as all Parish Offices will be closed from Tuesday December 23rd 2014 and will re-open on Monday 29th December. Offices will then be closed on Wednesday 31st December and will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015.
All parishioners of the Pastoral Area are advised that there will be an Advent Penance Service to be held on Monday December 22nd at 5:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Brickdam. Parishioners are encouraged to make of the opportunity to have their Confessions heard.
Christmas Novena is now available on You Tube. You can visit Catholic Media Guyana You Tube Channel and watch the 5 minute video for all nine days. Christmas Novena comes to you from the Catholic Media Initiatives. Do watch them online!!
The Calvary Lutheran Church has invited the youths of the Pastoral Area to their concert next Sunday December 7th at 3:00 p.m.at Calvary Lutheran Church at North and Alexander Street. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Diocesan Youth Office will be hosting the Annual Christmas Dinner for all youths on Saturday December 20th at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Presbytery. All youths of the Pastoral Area are invited.
During the upcoming Feast of the Immaculate Conception to be celebrated on Monday December 8th with a Solemn Mass, there will be the commencement of the Cathedral’s centenary observances.
The Festival of Carols will be held on Thursday December 18th and Friday December 19th at the Cathedral, Brickdam at 6:00 p.m. each day. Tickets cost $200 and will go sale shortly.
Come and visit the Christmas Village organized by the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Brickdam which will be opened in the Catholic Life Centre next Sunday December 7th after the 7:30 a.m. Mass. Christmas novelties for gifts and household items will be on sale.