13TH DECEMBER, 2015 - THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT – YEAR C

1.  ADVENT CONFESSIONS
All Confessions will end on Tuesday, 22rd December.   Confessions in the morning are available after Morning Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.   Please refer to the Church Notice Board for the Confession’s schedules. 

VENUES
DATES  &  TIMES
St. Joseph’s Cathedral
 [ Every Morning after Holy Mass ]
11th, 12th  & 14th December  ( Friday, Saturday & Monday )
5:00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
 [ Every Morning after Holy Mass ]
15th, 16th & 17th December ( Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday )
5:00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan
18th - 19th December  ( Friday - Saturday )
5:00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Permyjaya
21st  - 22nd  December  ( Monday & Tuesday )
5:00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Note :   Confessions in the morning are available after Morning Mass :                
                St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.


2.  JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY 
13th December, 2015 ( tomorrow / today ) will mark the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  The 5.30 p.m. Evening Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral tomorrow / today will be changed to 7.00 p.m.   This is an Opening Mass to mark the Jubilee Year of Mercy and also with the Opening of Holy Door by His Lordship Bishop Richard Ng.  In conjunction with this Jubilee Year, there will be pilgrimage to St. Dominic and Rosary Church, Taman Tunku.

3.  CHRISTMAS  CONCERT  2015
     Venue :  Dewan Suarah Miri     Date  :  15th December  (Tuesday)     Time :  6.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.
     Theme :  “A Savior Is Born For Us.  He Is CHRIST the Lord”  [ Luke 2:11 ]  
 Free admission.   All are welcome.  
· Please invite friends and relatives to join and share and love of Jesus Christ.   

4.  ADVENT  RECOLLECTION
Advent is a spiritual journey that Christians take, through the truths of Scripture that point to the birth of Messiah.  Come prepare ourselves joining the Advent Recollection with Fr. Peter Hwang.  All are welcome.
    Venue :  St. Joseph’s Kindergarten at Piasau Garden.
    Date  :  18th December   Time :  7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.    19th December    Time :  9.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

5.   ALTAR  SERVERS  MEETING
All Altar Servers are required to attend this Compulsory meeting on 19th December at 2.00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Miri.    Absentees MUST provide letters from their parents.   

6.  CHRISTMAS  MASSES  SCHEDULES -  Please refer to the Church Notice Board.

7.  CHARISMATIC  MASS – 1ST JANUARY,  2016
You are invited to celebrate Mass to commemorate the 37th Anniversary of our Charismatic Renewal : -  Venue  :  St. Dominic and the Rosary Church, Taman Tunku
                     Date   :  Friday, 1st January, 2016       Time :  10.00 a.m.
It will be followed by God’s Choice lunch.  Let us come together as a community to implore God’s blessings upon our various prayer groups for the New Year and the intercession of our Blessed Mother for peace in the world.

8.  LITURGICAL  WALL  CALENDAR  2016

The Liturgical Wall Calendar 2016 in Bahasa Malaysia, English and Iban are now available at all Churches’ Bookshops.  The price is RM8.00 per copy. 



   CHRISTMAS  V IGIL  MASSES
                 THURSDAY, 24TH DECEMBER  2015

Venue
Time
Language
St. Joseph’s Cathedral
7.30 p.m.
Mandarin
10.00 p.m.
English
Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
7.30 p.m.
English
10.00 p.m.
Iban
Carmelite’s Chapel, Brighton Road
10.00 p.m.
English
St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan
10.00 p.m.
Bahasa Malaysia
 Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya
7.30 p.m.
Bahasa Malaysia


CHRISTMAS  DAY  MASSES
FRIDAY, 25TH DECEMBER 2015


Venue
Time
Language


St. Joseph’s Cathedral
7.00 a.m.
Mandarin
9.15 a.m.
Bahasa Malaysia
11.30 a.m.
English
5.30 p.m.
English
Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
8.00 a.m.
English
3.00 p.m.
Iban
Carmelite’s Chapel, Brighton Road
7.00 a.m.
English
St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan
5.00 p.m.
Bahasa Malaysia
 Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya
11.00 a-.m.
Bahasa Malaysia
Kuala Baram
10.30 a.m.
Bahasa Malaysia