31ST JANUARY, 2016 FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – C

1.  ADULTS  CONFIRMATION  COURSE  IN BAHASA  MALAYSIA  2016
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-Purpose Hall       Date :  Monday, 1st February    Time :  7.30 p.m.  
Those 18 years and above are encouraged to join the course.  For further details, please call Parish Office.

2.   CLOSING  OF  YEAR  OF CENSECRATED  LIFE  MASS 
     Venue :  Carmelite’s Chapel, Brighton Road       Date :  Tuesday, 2nd February     Time: 5.30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to join in thanking God for this fruitful Year of the Consecrated Life.

3.  “THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD” CUM  CANDLE  BLESSING – TUESDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY
At St. Joseph’s Cathedral the Holy Mass will be at 7.00 a.m. and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong at 6.30 a.m.  Please bring along candles for blessing.

4.  NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING  AND  PRE-MARRIAGE  COURSE IN  BAHASA MALAYSIA
     -  SATURDAY:  6TH  & 14TH  FEBRUARY
This course is for those who intend to get married or married couples who wish to convalidate their marriage.  Please refer to the notice board for further details.

5.  KENYAH-KAYAN  MASS
     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong        Date :  Sunday, 7th February     Time :  11.00 a.m.
All are welcome.

6.  NEW  SUNDAY SCHOOL AT  ST. ANTHONY’S CHAPEL,  PUJUT CORNER
Registration will be on Sunday 7th and 14th February at 8:00 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Chapel, Pujut Corner.  

7INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE  IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA  
Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral     Date :  7th – 8th February       Time  :  7.30 p.m.
It will be held nightly until Monday, and infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 9th February at 5.30 p.m.  Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend all the sessions of the course.

8.  BISHOP AND PRIESTS’ CHINESE NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE
The Chinese New Year Mass in Mandarin will be held at 8.00 a.m. on 8th February at St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Carmelite’s Chapel.
After Mass, all parishioners are welcome to our Bishop and Priests’ Chinese New Year Open House at the St. Joseph’s Multi-Purpose Hall from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.  Parishioners who wish to donate oranges, cakes, cookies and others kindly contact the Parish Office.

9.  ASH WEDNESDAY
Ash Wednesday this year falls on 3rd day of Chinese New Year, 10th February. It is a day of fasting and abstinence.   Masses with imposition of Ashes on Ash Wednesday are as follows:
    St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  6.15 a.m. in Mandarin,  7.30 a.m. in English and 5.30 p.m. in English
    Carmelite’s Chapel     :   6.15 a.m. in English
    Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  6.30 a.m. in English and 7.30 p.m. in Iban
    Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia
    St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

There will be NO HOLY HOUR on that day.