26TH FEBRUARY, 2017 EIGHTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME – YEAR A

1.    ASH WEDNESDAY

    Ash Wednesday this year falls on 01 March. It is a day of fasting and abstinence. Masses with imposition of Ashes. Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

 St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  6.15 a.m. in Mandarin
:  7.30 a.m. in English
:  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
:  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

      Holy Hour is cancelled on that day.

2.   STATIONS OF THE CROSS

 Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday during the season of Lent beginning on
      Friday, 03 March. The schedule for the Stations of the Cross is as follows:

 St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  12.15 p.m. in Mandarin
:  5.45 p.m. in English
:  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  5.30 p.m. in English
:  7.30 p.m. in Iban

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

3.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE  IN  IBAN 

     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
      Date   :  12th – 13th March       Time :  7.30 p.m.
      Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 14th March at 5.30 p.m. at Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.  
      Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend the course.
      Please register at the Parish Office.

4.  LENTEN  RETREAT 2017
      The Cathedral Parish is organising a Lenten retreat in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin
      on the weekend of 25-26 March in three different locations in Miri. This retreat is open to all
      who desire a deeper relationship with the Lord. Please do not miss this important opportunity
      to strengthen and grow in our spiritual life. You can find more information and register at the
      entrances of the church.