8TH JULY 2012
FOURTEENTH  SUNDAY  IN  ORDINARY  TIME  

1.       CATECHISTS  AND SEMINARIANS’  RETREAT  FROM  9TH -13TH JULY
The venues for their retreat are as follows:
      Senior Catechists with Fr. Sylvester Ding in St. Francis of Assisi’s Chapel, Seminary, Brighton Road.
      Junior Catechists with Bishop Anthony Lee in Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.
      Seminarians with Fr. Michael Sia in Mount Singai Bau, Kuching.

Please pray for them.  Due to the Retreat – there will be NO Holy Hour and Evening Mass on Wednesday, 11th July and from Monday to Friday there will be NO Badminton at Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.

2.      SOLEMNITY OF OUR LADY OF CARMEL - MONDAY, 16TH JULY
The Mass is as usual at 6.15 a.m.  There will be a series of talks on Prayer, Carmelite Spirituality and Scapular by Rev. Fr. Thomas Lim, a Carmelite Priest from Singapore as follows : 
     Venue :  Carmelite Chapel        Date :  16th – 18th July               Time :  7.15 p.m.
On 18th July will be the imposition of the Scapular.  

3.   NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING  (NFP) COURSE  IN  MANDARIN
      Venue  :  Old Father’s House       Date :  Sunday, 22nd July  from 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. 
For further information, please contact Catechist Josephine Sia (019-8154160).

4.  CHARISMATIC  MASS IN  MELANAU
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral        Date ::  Friday, 27th July            Time :  7.00 p.m.
All are welcomed to this Charismatic Mass, and thereafter followed by God’s Choice Fellowship Dinner. 

5.  CHRIST TEENS  FOODSALES  COUPONS
Chris Teens will be having a food sales on 5th August to raise funds for the coming Youth Rally in August.  Food will be sold at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Church of Mater Dei, Lutong, Carmelite Chapel, Taman Tunku and Permyjaya.  Coupons priced at RM 10.00 each are on sale at all Masses from today onwards.  Please support generously.

6.  YOUTH  RALLY  FOR  TEENAGERS
This year’s Youth Rally for teenagers aged 13-19 years old will be held as follows :   
      Venue :  Imperial Hotel, Miri         Date :  19th to 21st August
      Themes :  “Mysterious Awesome, Source and Summit of our Faith”
      Speakers :  Rev. Fr. John Gerth from USA and Fr. Andy Lee      
     Registration Fee :  RM50.00
Parents, please strongly encourage your children to go.  There will be a special healing service for all participants during the Rally.  Registration will be conducted at all Masses today.   

7.  MEN’S  CONFERENCE  2012
     Venue  :  Imperial Hotel, Miri      Date :  31st August -2nd September                     
    Registration :  RM80.00
The theme of the Conference is “For Me and My Family, We Will Serve the Lord”. The Main Speaker is Tim Staples, the Director of Apologetics and Evangelization from Catholic Answers USA.  Tim Staples is a convert to Catholicism after he had done years of studies trying to disproof the Catholic teaching.  The guest speakers are Bishop Anthony Lee, Fr. Andy Lee and Fr. John Chia.  For registration please contact:  Fredrick 012-8783137 or Peter 013-8331104.

8.  WOMEN’S  CONFERENCE
This year’s Women’s Conference will be held as follows: 
     Venue :  Imperial Hotel, Miri         Date :  15th to 17th September 
     Theme :  “Women of Grace”      
     Speakers :  Patti Mansfield & Fr. Richard MacAlear
     Registration Fee : RM80.00
Registration will be conducted after Mass at all Churches today.  Patti Mansfield was one of the original group of people in the Catholic Church who first experienced the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in 1967.  There will be a special Baptism in the Holy Spirit session as well as a healing service for women during the Conference.