Our Mother of Sorrows Parish
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Foundation Date: 1910
The Parish has a partnership with a church in Trani in the south of Italy.
There are currently registered around 108 families in the parish most of them are young. The parish has a school in Aboud that starts from the Kindergarten up to the high school (12th grade).
The Parish has been active in the town of Aboud and tries to provide services for the community. So far a Scouts group has been established that consists of 320 members. A youth group is also active for the young parishioners. Not to mention the Health Clinic that provides medical services for the entire town. The Parish shares their burial ground with other Parishes in town. The services the Parish is providing for the town are opened for all Christians even if they belong to other Parishes.
The parishioners of the town help the Parish priest along with two Rosary Sisters. The Parish also receives help by Italian volunteers in summer camps.
Usually about 200 parishioners join the Sunday Mass, and on the daily Mass come around 40 to participate. They have 8 cases of homebound members, which the Pastor goes to their houses on First Fridays for Communion.