Marian Youth Conference. Sacred Heart Church, Kingdom of Bahrain
"Open only for Sacred Heart Church Parishioners"
The year 2017, the church celebrates the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to the three shepherd children on Fatima: Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco, recognized by the Holy See in 1935.
Bishop Camillo Ballin in his pastoral letter 2016-17, 'Virgin Mary Our Mother' exhorts all the Catholics in the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia to reflect on the role of Virgin Mary in the Church and in our life through our Marian devotions. On 13th May, all the parishes in our Vicariate was consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
In this context, Jesus Youth in the Sacred Heart Church is initiating a Marian Youth Conference titled "MARHABA- DO NOT BE AFRAID" (LK. 1:30).
The conference will be held on 1, 2, 3 September 2017 (8.30 am - 05.00 pm) at Our Lady of Arabia Auditorium at the Sacred Heart Church. This 3 day Conference will be based on the life of Mother Mary, so that the participants get an opportunity to reflect the role of Mother Mary in their life and reach to Jesus through her. Around 700 teens, youths and young couples from our parish are expected to be part of this conference. The program is organized in various streams, choice based seminars in order to enrich the youth from different communities, languages, culture and age groups. The conference will be the best platform for the youth of our parish to come together, exchange their testimonies on how to live their faith loudly and enjoy a greater catholic fellowship in a youthful way. On 31st August from 7.30 pm onwards, there will be a live Gospel Concert performed by "Acts of the Apostles" (Jesus Youth Music outreach from India who performed in WYD 2016, Poland; A group of youngsters who can attract the youth and win their hearts for Christ. Mother Mary, Pray for us!