20TH  MAY, 2012
SEVENTH  SUNDAY OF EASTER    



1.  NOVENA  TO  THE  HOLY  SPIRIT
The 9-Nights Novena to the Holy Spirit has begun from 18th -26th May at 7.30 p.m. as follows: 
            St. Joseph’s Cathedral  :  in English
           St. Francis of Assisi’s Chapel  :  in Mandarin (7.00 p.m.)
           Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  in Iban
           St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  in Bahasa Malaysia
           Permyjaya’s Chapel :  in Bahasa Malaysia
           St. Dominic’s Chapel, Taman Tunku  :  in Bahasa Malaysia
 All parishioners are urged to attend this Novena.   
·        Note :  Please be reminded – Holy Hour on Wednesday (23rd May) and Novena to the Mother of Perpetual Help on Saturday, 26th May are CANCELLED.    

2.  NATURAL  FAMILY PLANNING  (NFP) COURSE IN  ENGLISH   
     Venue :  St. Joseph Parish Conference Room     Date :  Saturday, 26th May    Time :  9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
Please register with the Parish Office (421455) before the course starts.

3.  GLOBAL  DAY  OF  PRAYER  2012
This combined service is organized by the Association of Churches of Sarawak.
     Venue :  SIB Canada Hill          Date :  Sunday, 27th May       Time :  7.00 p.m.
Let us all come and pray together as one body of Christ. 

4.  ST. JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL 40TH ANNIVERSARY
A special Mass for St. Joseph’s Cathedral 40th Anniversary will be held at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri on Monday, 28th May at 6.00 p.m.  There will be a God’s Choice Dinner after Mass.  All are invited to come and celebrate this special occasion.  

5.  GAWAI  DAYAK  MASS
     Venue :   St. Joseph’s Cathedral        Date :   Friday, 1st June       Time : 11.00 a.m.
All are welcomed.

 6.  LIFE  IN  THE  HOLY  SPIRIT  SEMINAR  FOR  CHILDREN IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA
A Life in the Spirit Seminar for children aged 11 – 13 years old (Primary 5, 6, and Form 1 students) will be held during the School holidays as follows :
   Venue :  St. Francis of Assisi’s Chapel – Seminary      Date :  26th – 31st May   
   Registration Fee :  RM20.00     Date of Registration :  Saturday, 26th May      Time :  2.00 - 5.30 p.m.     
Parents, kindly encourage your children to experience the power of the Holy Spirit.   For further details, please contact Jeanne Marie Druce at 019-8199388 or Sylvianna Ting at Parish Office (421455). 

7.   LIFE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT  SEMINAR IN  MELANAU
     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong           Date  :  31st May – 2nd June  
     Date of Registration :  Thursday, 31st May     Time  :  4.00 p.m.
All Melanau parishioners are to attend the seminar.  For further details, please contact Catechist Sylvester Tek at Parish Office (421455).

8. CAR-WASH  FUNDRAISING 
The Yakin Motor Workshop is having a car wash to raise funds for Taman Tunku Church.  Please help support this fundraising by sending your cars there for washing.  For further details, please refer to the Church Notice Board. 

9. BIBLE  STUDIES
As part of our CaFE (Catholic Faith Enrichment) program, we will be running 2 Bible studies, starting in June.

     (i)  A Quick Journey through the Bible.
          This study gives a brief overview of the entire Salvation
          History.  It will be conducted over the weekend of 22nd
          to 24th June. 

     (ii)  24-Week Bible TimeLine study.
           This study gives a deeper insight into the Salvation
           History and the Catholic faith.  It will be conducted over
           24 weeks on Monday evenings (7.30—9.30 p.m.),
           commencing on 11th June. 
Please refer to the Church Notice Board for details.