22ND OCTOBER, 2017 TWENTY NINTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR A



1.  WORLD  MISSION  SUNDAY
      Today is World Mission Sunday and the second collection is for the Mission.  Your generous
      donation is appreciated. 

2.  LAUDATO  SI’  WORKSHOP  BY  CLARE  WESTWOOD
     Venue :  Maranatha Hall, Merdeka Mall
     Date & Time :   Start : 27th October, Friday @ 3.00 p.m.
                           End   :  29th October, Sunday @ 5.00 p.m.
     Workshop Fee  :  RM20.00
Please register after Mass or at the Parish Office before 23rd October.

3.  COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS 
      The Combined Requiem Mass for October is on Friday, 27th October at 7.00 a.m. at the Cathedral. 
      Closing date for registration is on Tuesday, 24th October.

                    Combined Requiem Mass In November
      We will have Combined Requiem Mass on all the Fridays morning Mass in November at St. Joseph’s Cathedral.  Please register at the Parish Office.  

4.  PRE-MARRIAGE  COURSE IN  MANDARIN
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Parish Conference Room
     Date :  Saturday, 28th –  Sunday, 29th October      
     Please register at St. Joseph’s Parish office. 

5.  COMBINED  MASS  FOR  CLOSING  OF THE  MONTH  OF  ROSARY
      Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral        
      Date   :  Monday, 30th October         Time :  Rosary at 7.30 p.m. followed by Mass
      The main  celebrant for the Mass is Bishop Richard Ng. 
      All are welcome.  No Morning Mass at the St. Joseph’s Cathedral on that day.

6.  FLOWERS  SALES  FOR  ALL SAINTS  AND  ALL SOULS  DAY
Flowers will be on sale after each mass at the St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Carmelite’s Chapel and Church  of Mater Dei, Lutong from 28th October – 2nd November 2017.   All the proceeds will go to Wisma       St. Joseph.  We accept early booking.

7.  ALL  SAINTS  DAY  MASS   ( HOLYDAY  OF  OBLIGATION )
    Sunset Mass on Tuesday, 31st October
    St. Joseph’s CathedraL      :   5.30 p.m. in Mandarin
                    :   7.30 p.m. in English

      Church of Mater Dei    :   7.30 p.m. in Iban

      St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

    Mass on Wednesday, 1st  November
    Carmelite’s  Chapel        :   6.15 a.m. in English

    St. Joseph’s Cathedral    :   6.00 a.m. in Mandarin
                    :   7.30 a.m. in Bahasa Malaysia
                    :   7.30 p.m. in English

    Church of Mater Dei    :   6.30 a.m. in English
                                                       :   7.30 p.m. in Iban
   
     St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

8.  All  SOULS  DAY  MASS
Mass on Thursday, 2nd  November

Carmelite’s  Chapel        :   6.15 a.m. in English
St. Joseph’s Cathedral    :   6.00 a.m. in Mandarin
                :   7.30 a.m. in Bahasa Malaysia
                :   7.30 p.m. in English

Church of Mater Dei    :   6.30 a.m. in English
                :   7.30 p.m. in Iban

      St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

9. BLESSINGS  OF THE  THREE  CEMETERIES
    Date           :   Thursday, 2nd November      
     Time           :   9.00 a.m.
    Cemetery  :   Cemetery next to Field  Force Camp   
              Riam Cemetery               
                              Lambir Cemetery
       
10.  PRE-CONFIRMATION  COURSE  FOR  TEENAGERS
     Teenagers who are born in 2003 or earlier and who wish to be confirmed in 2018, need to attend a
     compulsory pre-confirmation course. The introduction day for the course will be held as follows:
     Venue  :   St. Joseph's Secondary School Hall, Brighton Road
     Date     :   5th November (Sunday)     
     Time     :   1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
     Separate briefing session for parents is from 2.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. on the same day
     at the same venue.   After the introduction day, the course will be conducted at the St. Joseph's
     Cathedral every Sunday from 2.00 p.m. to 3.45 p.m.   

11.  3R RECYLE
      Venue :  In front of St. Joseph’s Cathedral Fathers House ( Road Side)
      Date   :   Saturday, 28th October      Time :  2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
      Cans, old newspapers, CD, plastic bottles and used car batteries are welcome.   

12.  THANK YOU
      The St. Joseph’s Cathedral Chinese Group thanks all who have contributed to last week’s food sale.  Total collection was RM 10,458.70.   May God bless you abundantly.



15TH OCTOBER, 2017 TWENTY EIGHTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR A



1.  MEMORIAL  MASS  OF  ST. TERESA OF AVILA
     Venue :  Carmelite’s Chapel
     Date   :  Monday, 16th October      Time :  7.30 p.m.
      The main celebrant will be our Lordship Bishop Richard Ng.  All are welcome. 
      Morning Mass and Holy Hour is cancelled on that day.

2.  NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING  COURSES
            
       IN  ENGLISH
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Parish Conference Room
     Date    :  Saturday, 21st October      Time :  8.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
       
        IN MANDARIN
        Venue :  Old Father’s House
        Date    :  Sunday, 22nd October     Time :  9.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.
     Please register at St. Joseph’s Parish office.

3. WORLD  MISSION  SUNDAY
     Next Sunday, 22nd October, is World Mission Sunday.  Your prayers and donations will help
     support Churches, hospitals, schools and vocations in more than 1200 dioceses in the developing
     countries.  The second collection will be for the Mission.

4.  LAUDATO  SI’  WORKSHOP  BY  CLARE  WESTWOOD
     Venue :  Maranatha Hall, Merdeka Mall
     Date & Time :   Start : 27th October, Friday @ 3.00 p.m.
                                End  :  29th October, Sunday @ 5.00 p.m.
     Workshop Fee  :  RM20.00
Please register after Mass or at the Parish Office before 23rd October.  All are welcome to join this one of a kind interactive workshop.

5.  PRE-MARRIAGE  COURSE IN  MANDARIN
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Parish Conference Room
     Date    :  Saturday, 28th Sunday, 29th October       
     Please register at St. Joseph’s Parish office. 

6.  FUND  RAISING  FOODSALES  FOR  WISMA  ST. JOSEPH
     The St. Joseph’s Cathedral Chinese Group is organizing foodsales at St. Joseph’s Cathedral
     Compound.
     Date & Time :  Saturday, 14th October, from 3.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.                
                              Sunday, 15th October, from 7.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m
     All proceeds from foodsales will go to Wisma St. Joseph.  Please support generously.
                                   
7.  LAMBIR CEMETERY 3 & 4 GENERAL CLEANING
     Venue :  Cemetery 3 & 4 Lambir
     Date    :  Saturday, 21st October
     Time    :  8.00 a.m.       
We urgently need volunteers to help clean the 2 Lambir cemeteries.  Please bring your drinking water, gardening tools and personal protective equipment. For enquiries, contact Alton William 019-8853021.