26TH FEBRUARY, 2017 EIGHTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME – YEAR A

1.    ASH WEDNESDAY

    Ash Wednesday this year falls on 01 March. It is a day of fasting and abstinence. Masses with imposition of Ashes. Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

 St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  6.15 a.m. in Mandarin
:  7.30 a.m. in English
:  5.30 p.m. in English

 Carmelite’s Chapel :  6.15 a.m. in English

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

 Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

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

      Holy Hour is cancelled on that day.

2.   STATIONS OF THE CROSS

 Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday during the season of Lent beginning on
      Friday, 03 March. The schedule for the Stations of the Cross is as follows:

 St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  12.15 p.m. in Mandarin
:  5.45 p.m. in English
:  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  5.30 p.m. in English
:  7.30 p.m. in Iban

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

3.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE  IN  IBAN 

     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
      Date   :  12th – 13th March       Time :  7.30 p.m.
      Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 14th March at 5.30 p.m. at Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.  
      Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend the course.
      Please register at the Parish Office.

4.  LENTEN  RETREAT 2017
      The Cathedral Parish is organising a Lenten retreat in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin
      on the weekend of 25-26 March in three different locations in Miri. This retreat is open to all
      who desire a deeper relationship with the Lord. Please do not miss this important opportunity
      to strengthen and grow in our spiritual life. You can find more information and register at the
      entrances of the church.



19th FEBRUARY, 2017 SEVENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME – YEAR A

1.  PRE-MARRIAGE COURSE IN MANDARIN 
   
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Conference Room
     Date    :  25th & 26th February  ( Saturday & Sunday )     Time :  1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
   
     Please register at the Parish Office.

2.  COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS

      The Combined Requiem Mass for February is on Friday, 24th February at 7.00 a.m. at the
      Cathedral.  Those who wish to offer Requiem Mass for their deceased loved ones are
      requested to register at the Parish  Office.
Closing date for registration is on Tuesday, 21st February.

3. MASS AND ADORATION FOR THE DAY OF PRAYER FOR MALAYSIA
Venue : St. Joseph’s Cathedral
 Church of Mater Dei
 Carmelite Chapel
Date : Friday, 24 February 2017
Time : 7.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference is holding a Day of Prayer for Malaysia in all the parishes in Malaysia. We have Holy Mass, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and prayers. All are encouraged to come and pray for peace, justice, religious and racial harmony in our country.

Please note that the Holy Hour for this coming week is cancelled at the respective churches.

Announce at CMD : Daily mass on Wednesday, 22 February will be at 6.30 a.m. at Church of Mater Dei.

4. ASH WEDNESDAY

Ash Wednesday this year falls on 01 March. It is a day of fasting and abstinence. Masses with imposition of Ashes. Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

St. Joseph’s Cathedral : 6.15 a.m. in Mandarin
: 7.30 a.m. in English
: 5.30 p.m. in English

Carmelite’s Chapel : 6.15 a.m. in English

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

Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya : 7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

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

Holy Hour is cancelled on that day.


5. STATIONS OF THE CROSS

    Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday during the season of Lent beginning on
Friday, 03 March. The schedule for the Stations of the Cross is as follows:

St. Joseph’s Cathedral : 12.15 p.m. in Mandarin
: 5.45 p.m. in English
: 7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong : 5.30 p.m. in English
: 7.30 p.m. in Iban

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan : 6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

  6.  3R- RECYCLE

        Venue  :  Under the tree, In front of Fathers’ House
        Date     :   Satuday, 25th February      
        Time     :   2.00 –  4.00 p.m.

        We accept old batteries, newspapers, plastic bottles, and containers.