Saturday, January 31, 2015

1ST FEBRUARY, 2015 - FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME



1.         “THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD” CUM  CANDLE  BLESSING
        – MONDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY
The feast day of the Presentation of the Lord is also a day dedicated to Consecrated Life, and this year, 2015, Our Holy Father has inaugurated it as the Year of the Consecrated Life.  Holy Mass at Carmelite Chapel will be at 5.30 p.m. and there will be no morning Mass on that day.   All are encouraged to come to support our Carmelite and Franciscan Sisters.  After the Mass there will be a God’s Choice Dinner and please bring your own plates and spoons. 
At St. Joseph’s Cathedral the Holy Mass will be at 7.00 a.m. and at Church of Mater Dei, Lutong at 6.30 a.m.  Please bring along candles for blessing.

2.      NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING (NFP) AND PRE-MARRIAGE
     COURSE IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA
These courses is for those who will be getting married or married couples, who wish to convalidate their marriage.  Please come to the Parish Office (421455) for registration.
The schedules are as follows:
NFP Course at St. Joseph’s Multi Hall on Saturday, 7th February  from 8.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.       
Pre-Marriage Course at St. Joseph’s Multi Hall on Saturday, 14th February from  8.00 a.m.—5.00 p.m

3.      PRAYER  MEETING  IN ENGLISH AT PIASAU GARDEN   
The next Prayer Meeting will be on Friday, 6th February. 
Please refer to the Church Notice Board for the dates for the rest of the year.

4.  YOUNG ADULTS  GATHERING  NIGHT
     Venue :  St. Joseph's Multipurpose Hall     
      Date  :  Saturday, 7th February      Time :  7:30pm - 9:30pm
This event is open to all young adults.  Let us come and give praise to the God.

5.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE IN BAHASA  MALAYSIA  
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral       Date :  8th – 9th February      Time :  7.30 p.m.
Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 10th February at 5.30 p.m.  Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend all the sessions of the course.

6.  SOLEMN  PROFESSION
We are glad to announce that the Carmelite Sisters, Sr. Mary Sheila of the Infant Jesus and Sr. Shirley Therese of the Child Jesus will make their Solemn Profession at Carmelite’s Chapel on Saturday, 14th February at 7.00 a.m.  All are welcome to witness this occasion.  After the Mass all are invited to have breakfast at the compound. 

7.   ASH WEDNESDAY
Ash Wednesday this year falls on Chinese New Year’s Eve, 18th February 2015.  Masses with imposition of Ashes on Ash Wednesday are as follows: 

    St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  7.00 a.m. in Mandarin  and  9.00 a.m. in English
    Carmelite’s Chapel     :  6.15 a.m. in English
    Church of Mater Dei, Lutong  :  6.30 a.m. in English  and  7.00 p.m. in Iban

Fasting can take place on Ash Wednesday itself or another day to be decided by the individual.   There will be NO HOLY HOUR on that day. 

Saturday, January 24, 2015

25TH JANUARY, 2015 - THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME



1.        NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING  COURSE

This course is for those who intend to get married or married couples who wish to convalidate their marriage.  Please come to the Parish Office (421455) for registration.  The schedules are as follows:

      In English :  Venue :  Conference Room, St. Joseph’s Parish
                          Date  :  Saturday, 31st January       Time :  8.00 a.m. –  12.30 p.m..


      In Bahasa Malaysia :  Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi Hall
                                           Date  :  Saturday, 7th February       Time :  8.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

2.        KENYAH-KAYAN MASS
       Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong     
       Date   :  Sunday, 1st February       Time :  11.00 a.m.
All are welcome. 

3.  NEW SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
A new Sunday School class for FORM 1 to FORM 4 will be opened for registration.   The classes will be conducted in English.  The Form 1 to Form 4 class will commence on the following :   Venue :   St. Joseph's Primary School
                              Date  :   Sunday, 1st February   
                              Time  :  2.00pm - 3.30pm 
 
4.  “THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD”  CUM  CANDLE  BLESSING

The feast day of the Presentation of the Lord is also a day dedicated to Consecrated Life, and this year, 2015, Our Holy Father has inaugurated it as the Year of the Consecrated Life, so we in our Diocese would like to celebrate this occasion with a Holy Mass which will be presided by Our Bishop, Rt. Rev. Richard Ng.

The venue, date and time are as follows:
       Venue : Carmelite Chapel      Date :  Monday, 2nd February      Time :  5.30 p.m.  

All are encouraged to come to support our Carmelite and Franciscan Sisters.  After the Mass there will be a God’s Choice Dinner.  Please take not that there will be no morning Mass at the Carmelite Chapel on that day.  
At St. Joseph’s Cathedral the Holy Mass will be at 7.00 a.m. and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong at 6.30 a.m.  Please bring along candles for blessing.


  
5.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE  IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA  
      Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral       Date :  8th – 9th February     Time  :  7.30 p.m.
It will be held nightly until Monday, and infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 10th February at 5.30 p.m.  Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend all the sessions of the course.