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Christmas and New Year worship services in UAE churches

Holy Masses and worship services around the UAE for Christmas and New Year's

  • Compiled by Linda George, Deputy Web Editor and Alex Abraham, World Editor
  • Published: 11:00 December 23, 2010

Christmas Mass
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  • An Iraqi Christian girl attends a Christmas Mass at Chaldean Catholic church in Amman on December 22, 2010.
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ST MARY'S CHURCH, DUBAI

24 th December, 2010

No morning Masses

Confessions: 8am to 12 noon

English: 3:30pm for old and sick, 7 pm

Carol singing: 11:30am

Midnight: High Mass

French: 5 pm, 9pm

Christmas Day (25th December)

English Mass: 5:30 am, 7am, 8:30am, 10 am, 2:30pm  4pm, 5:30pm, 7pm

Arabic Mass: 11:30 am, 9pm

New Year’s Eve

English Mass: 6am, 7:15am, 9am, 10:15am, 3:30pm, 4:45pm

Adoration: 7pm

Thanksgiving Mass: 8pm

NO MIDNIGHT MASS

New Year’s Day

English Mass: 5:30am, 7am, 8:30am, 10am, 2:30pm, 4pm 5:30pm, 7:30pm

Arabic Mass: 11:30am, 9pm


ST FRANCIS CHURCH, JEBEL ALI

English Mass: 06:15am, 09:30am

Korean Mass: 4pm in Parish Hall 
 
 
December 24, Friday

Carol singing: 5:30pm
 
Family Mass: 6pm
 
Christmas Vigil English Mass: 8pm
  
Syro Malankara Mass: 8pm in St. Clare Hall
 
Carol Singing: 10pm
 
Christmas High Mass: 11pm
  
Malayalam Mass: 1pm 
 
December 25

English Mass: 06:15pm
 
Saturday English Mass: 08:00pm
 
English Mass: 9am
 
Singhalese Mass: 10am

German Mass: 10:30am
 
English Mass: 11am
 
Spanish Mass : 11:30am in the parish hall
 
Italian Mass: 12:30
 
Tamil Mass: 3 pm
 
French Mass: 4:30pm
 
Korean Mass: 5pm in the parish hall
  
Arabic Mass: 6pm
 
Polish Mass: 6:30pm in Hall Nº 5
 
English Mass: 7pm
 
Tagalog Mass: 8pm
 
December 26, Sunday
Feast of the Holy Family 

Mass Times as usual 
  
December 28

Blessing of children after 10am Mass 
 
December 31, Friday

Weekday Mass: 06:15 am 09:30am

Malayalam Mass:6:30pm
 
Thanksgiving Mass: 8pm
 
Holy Hour of Adoration: 10pm
 
New Year's Eve High Mass: 11pm 
 
January 1, Saturday

English Mass: 7am, 8am, 10am, 12 noon
 
French Mass: 16:30
 
English Mass: 5:30pm, 7pm
 
Arabic Mass: 6 pm
 
Syro Malankara Mass: 7 pm at St. Clare Hall

Malayalam Mass: 8 pm
 

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, DUBAI


December 24 – 9.30am, 11.00pm

December 25 – 8am, 9.30am


MAR THOMA CHURCH, JEBEL ALI


December 24 – 10am (English)

December 24 – 7pm (Malayalam)
 

ST JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL - ABU DHABI


CONFESSIONS throughout the week. Daily 6:15am – 7:15am & 6:30pm – 8pm.

Dec. 17th, 18th & 19th Fourth Sunday of Advent – Masses as usual

Dec. 24th, Friday CHRISTMAS EVE: Masses in the morning – 6.20am, 7.45am and 9.00am

24 Dec, Christmas Vigil

08:00pm PENITENTIAL RITE with GENERAL ABSOLUTION

08:15pm CHRISTMAS MASS (Outdoor)

11:00pm CAROL SINGING

11:45pm PENITENTIAL RITE with GENERAL ABSOLUTION

12:00 MIDNIGHT CHRISTMAS HIGH MASS

25 Dec, Christmas Day  

07:00 a.m. English (Church) 04:00 p.m. English (Outdoor)

08:00 a.m. English (Outdoor) 05:00 p.m. English (Outdoor)

09:00 a.m. French (Church) 05:00 p.m. Tamil (Joseph’s Hall)

09:15 a.m. English (Outdoor) 05:15 p.m. Urdu (Church)

10:00 a.m. English (Joseph’s Hall) 05:30 p.m. Spanish (Assisi Hall)

10:00 a.m. German (Assisi Hall) 06:00 p.m. English (Outdoor)

10:30 a.m. Arabic (Church) 06:30 p.m. English (Joseph’s Hall)

10:30 a.m. Konkani (Outdoor) 07:00 p.m. Arabic (Church)

12:00 Noon Italian (Church) 07:15 p.m. English (Outdoor)

12:00 Noon Polish (Assisi Hall) 08:15 p.m. Malayalam (Church)

04:00 p.m. Sinhala (Church) 08:30 p.m. Filipino (Outdoor)

Dec. 26th, Sun LITURGY OF THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY

Dec. 28th, Tue FEAST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS – Blessing of children after 7.00 p.m. mass

Dec. 31st, Fri NEW YEAR’S EVE: Masses in the morning – 6.20 am, 7.45 am and 9.00 am

06:00 p.m. French Mass (Church)

07:00 p.m. Holy Hour of Adoration (Outdoor)

08:00 p.m. Holy Mass (Outdoor) – Mother of God

10:00 p.m. Holy Hour of Adoration (Outdoor)

11:00 p.m. – Midnight HOLY MASS (Outdoor) – Mother of God

Jan. 1st, Sat NEW YEAR’S DAY: MOTHERHOOD OF MARY: DAY FOR WORLD PEACE

MASSES: 07:00 a.m. English (Church)

08:00 a.m. English (Outdoor) 05:15 p.m. Urdu (Church)

09:15 a.m. English (Outdoor) 06:00 p.m. English (Outdoor)

10:30 a.m. Arabic (Church) 06:00 p.m. Tamil (Assisi Hall)

12:00 Noon English (Church) 07:00 p.m. Arabic (Church)

03:30 p.m. Malayalam (Outdoor) 07:15 p.m. English (Outdoor)

04:00 p.m. English (Church) 07:15p.m. Sinhala (Assisi Hall)

05:00 p.m. English (Outdoor) 08:30p.m. Filipino (Outdoor)

ON NEW YEAR’S DAY from 1:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m – OPEN HOUSE for parishioners who are alone.

ALL COLLECTIONS ON NEW YEAR ARE FOR THE LEPERS, ORPHANS & THE NEEDY.

Jan. 2nd FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (Mass timings as usual)
 

ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH, SHARJAH 


24 December, 2010

English Masses: 7am, 8am, 9:30am, 5:50pm, 7pm, 8:30pm, 10pm

12 NOON - TAGALOG (Church)

02.15 PM - SINGHALESE
 
03.00 PM - SYRO-MALABAR
 
03.45 PM -  TAMIL  (Church)

08.30PM -  MALAYALAM(Hall)

11.15 PM to 11.45 PM - CAROL SINGING
   
 11.55 PM VIGIL MASS - T.G. to Our Lady of Help Christians
 
NATIVITY OF OUR LORD - Saturday, 25 December, 2010
 
03.00 AM - SYRO-MALABAR
 
06.00 AM - ENGLISH Thanksgiving to Holy Family
 
07.15 AM ENGLISH

08.30 AM - ENGLISH

09.45 AM - ENGLISH

11.00 AM - TAMIL  (Church)

11.00 AM - KONKNANI  (Hall)

12.30 PM - ARABIC

03.00 PM - SYRO-MALABAR

03.00 PM - TAGALOG  (Hall)
  
05.00 PM - ENGLISH

06.00 PM - ENGLISH 
 
07.00 PM - ENGLISH

08.15 PM - ENGLISH  (Hall)

08.15 PM - URDU  (Chapel)
 
08.15 PM - MALAYALAM


CHRIST EMBASSY

December 31, 2010 - New Year's Eve

Midnight service at Holiday Inn Hotel (3rd floor), behind Emax, Sharjah from 11pm
 

ST MARY'S CHURCH, AL AIN

31st  December - Friday

NEW YEAR's LITURGY
 
9:30 am - ENGLISH MASS

10:30 am to  7:00  pm - HOLY HOUR OF ADORATION

11:30  am - ARABIC MASS
 
7:00  pm - THANKSGIVING MASS IN ENGLISH
 
11:00  pm - NEW  YEAR'S MASS IN ENGLISH
 

1st  January, Saturday

FEAST OF THE MOTHERHOOD  MARY
(Day  of  World  Peace)
 
9:30am - English Mass

7:00pm - English Mass
 
8:30pm - Malayalam Mass

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