16TH OCTOBER, 2016 TWENTY NINETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - YEAR C

1.  COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS
The combined Requiem Mass for October is on Friday, 21st October at 7.00 a.m. at the         Cathedral. Those who wish to offer Requiem Mass for their deceased loved ones are requested to register at the Parish Office.  Closing date for registration is on Tuesday, 18th October.

2.  MASS FOR CLOSING OF THE MONTH OF THE ROSARY
     Venue : St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Date : Thursday, 27th October
Time : Rosary at 7.30 p.m. and followed by Mass in English

3.  PILGRIMAGE FOR WORKING YOUTHS  & TERTIARY STUDENTS
     Venue :  St. Joseph's Cathedral and St. Dominic & the Rosary Church
     Date    :  Saturday, 22nd  October       Time :  8.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon
You may register at St. Joseph’s Parish Office.  Closing date for registration is on Monday, 17th October.  For further details, please refer to Church Notice Board.

4.  NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING  COURSE
      IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA
      Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-purpose Hall
      Date   :   Saturday, 22nd October    Time :   8.00 a.m.—1.00 p.m.            

     IN  ENGLISH
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Parish Conference Room
     Date   :  Saturday, 29th October        Time  :  8.00 a.m.—12.30 p.m.
     Please register at the Parish Office.

5.   PRE-MARRIAGE  COURSE  IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA
       Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-purpose Hall
       Date    :  Saturday, 29th October    Time :  8.00 a.m.—5.00 p.m.
       Please register at the Parish Office.

6. CHURCH OF MATER DEI SUNDAY SCHOOL PILGRIMAGE (Only announced in CMD)
CMD Sunday School at Piasau, is organising a Pilgrimage on Saturday, 29th October through the Holy Door at St. Joseph’s Cathedral to St. Dominic and the Rosary Church. Parents/Guardians are to register at the Sunday School Resource Room starting from 16th Oct 2016.

7. CARMELITE  SPIRITUALITY  ( STUDY CLASS IN ENGLISH )
Those who wish to learn and understand the Carmelite Spirituality in prayer life, please register at St. Joseph’s Parish office.  Closing date for registration is on 30th October 2016.

8.  WORLD  MISSION  SUNDAY 
Next Sunday, 23rd October, is World Mission Sunday.  Your prayers and donations will help support churches, hospitals, schools and vocations in more than 1200 dioceses in the developing countries. The second collection will be for the Mission.

 9.  SUNDAY  MASS  LITURGICAL  MINISTRIES 
     Parishioners are welcome to volunteer themselves to serve in the Sunday Mass Liturgical ministries:  Commentator, warden, lector, altar server, gift bearer, projectionist, choir and intercessor.  All training will be provided.  Counter will be set up next Sunday, 23rd October. Please come and find out more after Mass next week.

10. APPOINTMENT OF FIRST MALAYSIAN CARDINAL
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia is pleased to announce that His Holiness Pope Francis has named Most Reverend Anthony Soter Fernandez, Archbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur, as Cardinal. The announcement was made in Rome on 9 October.
Cardinal-elect Fernandez will be the first Malaysian Cardinal and it is a great joy that Pope Francis has given the Malaysian Church this recognition and honour. The Cardinal-elect Fernandez will be elevated to Cardinal on 19th Nov in Rome.