2ND OCTOBER, 2016 TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - YEAR C

1. NIGHTLY  ROSARY  IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
Date  :  Monday to Friday except Wednesday Holy Hour, starting 3rd October
Time :  7.30 p.m.
Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Mandarin
                Church of Mater Dei in English
And on all the Saturdays in October, at 7.00 p.m. , the Sunday School children of Church of Mater Dei is leading the Rosary at the Grotto at Church of Mater Dei.  Please come and pray with our Sunday School children and bring along a candle.

2.  MIRI DIOCESE  40TH ANNIVERSARY  CELEBRATION
We will be celebrating our Diocese’s 40th Anniversary on 3rd October (Monday) with a Thanksgiving Mass at 8.30 a.m. at the Miri Indoor Stadium and this will be followed by a Family Day at the Miri Outdoor Stadium. Special edition T-shirts, priced at RM40, are on sale after Mass. We are all encouraged to wear this T-shirt to the Thanksgiving Mass and Family Day. All the 11 parishes from the diocese will be taking part in the family day’s food sales and inter-parish competitions. Do come and support.

3. EXAMINATION  MASS TO  PRAY  FOR  THOSE  SITING  FOR  PT3 , SPM AND STPM 
Venue : St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Date    :  8th October ( Saturday )    Time :  2.00 p.m.
All students who are sitting for the PT3, SPM and STPM examinations this year are strongly encouraged to attend this Mass.

4.  PRE-MARRIAGE  COURSE IN ENGLISH
     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong          Date :  8th – 9th October (Saturday – Sunday)
     Please register at the Parish Office.

5.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE  IN  ENGLISH
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral       Date :  9th – 10th October       Time :  7.30 p.m.
     Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 11th October at 5.30 p.m.
Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend the course.

6.  FAMILY  MERCY  CONFERENCE 
      Venue :  Imperial Hotel Ballroom Miri      Date  :  27th  to 29th  November
      Entry Contribution:  RM 80
      Speaker:  Rev. Fr. Gino Henriques
     Registration will be conducted after Mass.

7. REGISTRATION  FOR  2017  CATHOLIC  KINDERGARTEN  ADMISSION 
Registration for 2017 Admission to our Catholic Kindergartens in the Miri Parish is now open.   Our Catholic kindergartens are St. Joseph’s Kindergarten in Miri town and Tadika Sri Cahaya in Senadin.  Our syllabus emphasizes the development of an intellectually, emotionally and spiritually wholesome child.  The use of the English language is further enhanced with the introduction of lessons using interactive “ICT Program” in 2017.
We welcome all children born in 2011, 2012 and 2013.   For registration contacts, please refer to the Church bulletin and notice board.