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New Year 2019 Mass timings in the UAE

New Year is celebrated around the world with fireworks, food, and prayers. December 31 marks the eve of the New Year as many OFWs and expats all around the world begin sending out messages, wishes, and greetings to their families, friends, and relatives.

January 1 is important Holy Day of Obligation in the Catholic Church, celebrating the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God and the Day for World Peace.

Here are the schedules of the Masses within the UAE with various languages so you, your family and your friends can schedule to go to the mass celebrations together.

Bishop Paul Hinder O.F.M. Cap., Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Arabia, Priests, and Sisters wish everyone a Prosperous New Year 2019!

Abu Dhabi: St. Joseph’s Cathedral

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
06:30 AM – St. Joseph
07:00 PM – Holy Mass (Outdoor) – Mary Mother of God
10:00 PM – Holy Hour of Adoration (Outdoor)
11:00 PM – Mid-night Holy Mass (Outdoor) – Mary Mother of God

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day – Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God: (Day for World Peace)
06:30 AM – English (St. Joseph)
07:45 AM – English (St. Joseph)
09:00 AM – English (Outdoor)
10:15 AM – English (Outdoor)
10:30 AM – Arabic (St. Therese)
10:30 AM – Korean (Assisi Hall)
12:00 Noon – English (Outdoor)
03:00 PM – Malayalam (Outdoor)
04:30 PM – English (Outdoor)
05:00 PM – Urdu (St. Joseph)
05:30 PM – English (St. Therese)
05:45 PM – English (Outdoor)
06:00 PM – Konkani (St. Joseph)!
07:00 PM – English (Outdoor)
07:00 PM – Tamil (St. Therese)
07:15 PM – Arabic (St. Joseph)
07:30 PM – Sinhala (Assisi Hall)
08:15 PM – English (St. Therese)
08:30 PM – Tagalog (Outdoor)

Abu Dhabi (Musaffah): St. Paul’s Church

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
06:15 AM – English (Church)
06:00 PM – English (Church)
07:30 PM – English (Church)
07:30 PM – Malayalam (St. Francis Assisi Hall)
09:00 PM – English (Church)
10:30 PM – Holy Hour (Church)
11:30 PM – Thanksgiving Mass English (Church)

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day
06:15 AM – English (Church)
07:30 AM – English (Church)
09:00 AM – Malayalam Church
05:00 PM – Tamil (St. Francis Assisi Hall)
05:30 PM – English (Church)
06:00 PM – Sinhala (1st Floor)
06:30 PM – Konkani (St. Francis (Assisi Hall)
07:00 PM – Tagalog (Church)
08:30 PM – Syro-Malankara (St. Francis Assisi Hall)

Al Ain: St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
06:00 PM – English
08:15 PM – Adoration
09:00 PM – Thanksgiving Mass

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day
08:00 AM – English
12:00 Noon – Tagalog
01:00 PM – Urdu
03:30 PM – Malayalam
06:00 PM – English
07:30 PM – English

Dubai: St. Mary’s Church

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
06:00 AM – English
06:45 AM – English
12:00 Noon – English
05:00 PM – English
07:00 PM – Eucharistic Hour of Adoration in English
08:00 PM – Thanksgiving High Mass in English
Please Note: There will be no midnight mass.

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day
05:30 AM – English
07:00 AM – English
08:30 AM – English
10:00 AM – English
11:30 AM – Arabic
03:00 PM – English
04:30 PM – English
06:00 PM – English
07:30 PM – English
09:00 PM – Arabic

Dubai (Jebel Ali): St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
06:15 AM – English
09:00 AM – English
07:00 PM – Thanksgiving Mass English
08:15 PM – Malayalam

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day
06:15 AM – English (Church
09:00 AM – English (Church)
10:00 AM – Sinhalese (Church)
02:30 PM – Tamil (Church)
04:00 PM – French (Church)
05:00 PM – English (Church)
06:00 PM – Arabic (Church & Hall)
07:00 PM – English (Church & Hall)
08:00 PM – Malayalam (Church & Hall)

Ras Al Khaimah: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
07:30 PM – Sinhalese (Nakheel Church)
08:00 PM – Adoration (Malayalam)
09:00 PM – Malayalam
11:00 PM – Adoration (English)
12:00 AM – English (Main Service)

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day
07:30 AM – English (Jazeera)
09:00 AM – English (UAQ Old Church)
05:00 PM – Arabic
07:00 PM – English (Jazeera)
07:00 PM – English (Nakheel)
08:00 PM – Tamil (Nakheel)

Sharjah: St. Michael’s Church

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
05:30 PM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
07:00 PM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
08:15 PM – Malayalam (Church & Parish Hall)
10:15 PM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
11:30 PM – English Thanksgiving Holy Hour in the Church
11:55 PM – English (Church & Parish Hall)

Tuesday, January 01 – New Year Day
03:00 AM – Syro-Malabar (Church & Parish Hall)
05:45 AM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
07:00 AM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
08:15 AM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
09:30 AM – English (Church & Parish Hall)
09:30 AM – Marathi (St. Francis Assisi Chapel)
11:00 AM – Tamil (Parish Hall)
11:00 AM – Konkani (Church)
12:30 PM – Malankara (Parish Hall)
12:30 PM – Arabic (Church)
01:00 PM – Sri Lankan (St. Francis Assisi Chapel)
03:00 PM – Syro-Malabar (Church & Chapel & Other Halls)
05:30 PM – English (Church, Parish Hall & Other Halls)
07:00 PM – English (Church, Parish Hall & Other Halls)
08:00 PM – Tagalog (Parish Hall)
08:00 PM – Urdu (St. Vianney Chapel)
08:30 PM – Malayalam (Church & Other Halls)
08:30 PM – African (St. Francis Assisi Chapel)

(Compiled by Mary Rose Garra)

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