25TH MARCH, 2012
FIFTH  SUNDAY  OF  LENT -  YEAR  B

1.       LENTEN CONFESSIONS
Confession in the Parish will end on Saturday, 31st March.  Please refer to the Church Notice Board for the schedules.

2.      THE SOLEMNITY OF ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD – MONDAY, 26TH MARCH    
Holy Mass is as usual at all Churches as follows:
     St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  7.00 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  8.00 p.m. in Iban
     Ave Maria’s Chapel, Lambir  :  5.30 p.m. in Iban
All parishioners are to attend the Mass.  

3.          PALM  SUNDAY  (PASSION  SUNDAY)
Holy Week will begin with Palm Sunday, 1st April.  Please bring along your own palm leaves for the blessings.   The schedules for Holy Week will be announced next week.

4.       EASTER  CAMP  2012
The Miri Young Catholic Students (MYCS) will be organising an Easter Camp for all students aged from 13 to 17 years old.  The details are as follows:
          Venue  :  St. Francis of Assisi’s Seminary,
Brighton Road
         Date :  5th April to 8th April
Fees     :  RM 25 for Miri participants and RM 20 for participants from outside Miri
Registration Time  :  4.30 pm on 5th April (Holy Thursday)
This is a stay-in camp.  All teenagers are encouraged to register with your school’s MYCS representatives as soon as possible.  Parents please strongly encourage your children to join this Camp. 

5.  PRE-MARRIAGE COURSE  IN  ENGLISH 
     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong       Date :  14th -15th April 
This course is for those who will be getting married or married couples.  Please register with the Parish Office before the course starts.

6.      ENGLISH  RCIA ( RITES OF CHRISTIAN  INITIATION  FOR ADULT )
The 2012-2013 Session for the English RCIA will commence on 19 April 2012 at the Piasa Kindergarten Hall @ 7.30 p.m. Registration Forms are available at the back of the Church.  Bring the completed form with you when you come to join the class. 

7.      RITES OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR YOUTHS  ( RCIY )
     Venue  :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral     Date :  Saturday, 21st April      Time    :  5.00 – 6.30 p.m.
This course is open to youth aged 13 – 19 years old, who want to get baptized, or are preparing for First Holy Communion, or have not been to Sunday School, or you just want to understand our awesome Catholic faith better.  For further details, please contact : Shirley Chen (019-8855032) or Elizabeth (012-8839938).


LENTEN  CONFESSION  2012


Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
Start :  Thursday, 15th March         End :  Saturday, 31st March
Time :   After Morning Mass

Confession also held as scheduled below: 

Venue
Date
Day
Time
Church of Mater Dei, Lutong

15th – 16th March

Thursday - Friday

5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Cathedral
22nd – 24th  March
Thursday - Saturday
5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
St. Dominic’s Chapel,
Taman Tunku

26th – 27th March

Monday – Tuesday
5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Bakam’s Chapel
28th March
Wednesday
5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Permyjaya’s Chapel
29th – 30th March
Thursday - Friday
5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan
31st March
Saturday
5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.