1ST NOVEMBER, 2015 ALL SAINTS’ DAY [ SOLEMNITY ]


 1.  ALL SOULS  -  MONDAY,  2ND NOVEMBER
Masses are as follows:
     St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  6.15 a.m. in Mandarin,  7.15 a.m. in English
                                        and 6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia
       Carmelite’s Chapel   :  6.15 a.m. in English ( not 6.45 a.m. as mentioned earlier )
       Church of Mater Dei, Lutong  :  6.30 a.m. in English and 7.00 p.m. in Iban
· Please be informed that there will be blessing at all cemeteries (Old and New Riam Cemeteries and Lambir) at 8.30 a.m. and NO HOLY MASS will be celebrated there.

2 . FLOWERS ON SALE
Flowers will be on sale until 2nd November at the St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Carmelite’s Chapel compound.  Please support generously.  

3.  PRE-CONFIRMATION COURSE FOR TEENAGERS
The Pre-Confirmation course for teenagers born in the 2001 or earlier and who wish to be confirmed next year (2016) will begin with the Compulsory Introduction Day
         on the 8th November (Sunday) at the St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, Brighton Road,
         from 1.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
* Please bring along a pen and notebook.  After that the course will be held every Sunday at the St. Joseph's Cathedral from 2.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

4.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE  IN ENGLISH 
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral         Date :  8th-9th November       Time :  7.30 p.m.
Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 10th November at 5.30 p.m.  Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend the course.  Please bring along a photocopy of birth certificate and Family Register Book

5.  CATHOLIC  PRE-SCHOOL  EDUCATION  2016
Recently Bishop Richard Ng formed a Board of Management comprising educators and professionals, to upgrade our Catholic kindergartens in the Miri Diocese, with the aim of revamping our schools physically and curriculum-wise, so as to nurture wholesome individuals rooted in our Christian faith. 
Our kindergartens include St. Joseph's in Miri town, Sri Cahaya in Senadin and
St. Anthony's in Bintulu.  The English language will play a major role in daily communication; this is further enhanced with e-phonics and computer lessons. 
Registration for 2016, for 4 to 6-year-old children, born in 2010, 2011, & 2012 at all 3 kindergartens, will commence from 26/10/2015 to 20/11/2015, during office hours.  
Contact persons:  Winnie Swee, St. Joseph’s Kindergarten Miri ( 085-428437 },  Helen Huang,
Sri Cahaya Kindergarten, Miri (085-491604) and Angelina Chan, St. Anthony’s Kindergarten, Bintulu ( 086-337693 ).

6.  BIBLE STUDY IN LUTONG  -  A Bible study, “Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible” will be conducted over the weekend of 27th – 29th November.  For the details on timing and venue, please refer to Church Notice board.