8TH NOVEMBER, 2015 THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

1.  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 :
         Today, 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.

2.  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

3.  PRAISE  AND  FELLOWSHIP  NIGHT  
    - ORGANIZED  BY  THE PIASAU ENGLISH PRAYER GROUP
     Venue :  Piasau Sunday School Hall        Date:  Friday, 20th November      Time :  7.00 p.m.
All are invited and it will be a God's Choice dinner.  Bring your families and friends along and some food to share as a community, to praise and thank our Almighty God for His blessings.

4.  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. 
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.  APPRECIATION
The Flower Arrangement group would like to thank all parishioners for your generous support at their recent sales.  The proceeds will go to the Priests’ Retirement fund and the Seminarians Welfare fund.  Thank you and God bless you abundantly.

7.  INSTALLATION  FOR EXTRA-ORDINARY MINISTER
OF HOLY COMMUNION

Brothers and sisters who had attended the Extra-Ordinary Minister of Holy Communion course on 14th - 15th September, and had submitted the forms, please be informed that the installation will be held on Sunday, 15th November, at the various Masses, except Chinese Mass.

The new Extra-Ordinary Minister of Holy Communion are to wear :

         Men – white long sleeved shirt, black trousers, and dark colour tie
         Women – white long sleeved blouse and black skirts