6TH MARCH, 2016 FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT : YEAR C

1.  LENTEN  CONFESSIONS
Lenten confessions will start on Tuesday, 8th March and end on Wednesday,23rd March.  Please refer to the Church notice board for dates and time at various Churches.

Venue
Dates
Time
Church of  Mater Dei, Lutong
 8th-9th March
 7.00 pm onwards
Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya
 10th-11th March
 7.00 pm onwards
St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan
 14th-15th March
 7.00 pm onwards
St. Joseph Cathedral, Miri
 21st-23th March
 7.00 pm onwards
Carmelite’s Chapel, Church of Mater Dei, Lutong and St. Joseph Cathedral.
 After Daily Mass

2. CHRISM MASS
Chrism Mass will be held on 16th March at 7.00 p.m. at the Cathedral where the holy oils are blessed and consecrated and our priests will renew their vows. 
Please come and pray for the holiness of our priests. There will be fellowship after the Chrism Mass. 

3.  CHILDREN SEMINAR IN BAHASA MALAYSIA
A Children Seminar will be held on 16th – 19th March at the St. Francis of Assisi’s Chapel, Brighton Road. For further details, please refer to the Church Notice Board.

4.  THE  SOLEMNITY OF ST. JOSEPH – SATURDAY, 19TH MARCH
Holy Mass for the Patron Saint of our Cathedral will be at 7.00 a.m. at the Cathedral.  All are encouraged to join the Mass and pray for our Parish. 

5.  CONFIRMATION  FOR  ADULTS  IN  ENGLISH
All adults who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation this year are to attend a 3 weekends pre-confirmation course starting on 19th March at 1.30 p.m. at the Maranatha Hall, Merdeka Mall.  Please register with the Parish general office before 14th March.   Please refer to the Church Bulletin for further details.

6.  COLLECTION  OF  FUNDS  FOR  WISMA  ST. JOSEPH
We encourage parishioners to help raise funds for Wisma St. Joseph.  All who wish to do so must get prior written permission from the Bishop or Parish Priest or the Fundraising Committee.  This is to ensure accountability and to prevent possible abuses.  Thank you for your support and cooperation.