26TH MARCH, 2017 FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT – YEAR A

1.   LENTEN CONFESSIONS
     Will start on Monday, 27th March. Confessions are available after daily Mass at Carmelite Chapel, St. Jospeh’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei. Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

Venue                                        Date                        Time
Holy Spirit’s Chapel, Permyjaya :         27th and 28th March 7.00 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Chapel, Tudan :              29th and 30th March 7.00 p.m.
Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :              3rd and 4th April          7.00 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :                6th to 7th April           7.00 p.m.
:                                                            8th April                    8.00 p.m.

2. 24 HOURS FOR THE LORD
Venue       :  Carmelite Chapel, Brighton Road
Date & Time   :  Starts on Friday, 31st March at 12.00 noon with opening Mass
          Ends on Saturday, 1st April at 12.00 noon with closing Mass
All are encouraged to come and spend time with the Lord in prayers and adoration. Please refer to the Church notice board for the 24-Hour program.

3.   COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS
      The Combined Requiem Mass for March is on Friday, 31st March 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, 28th March.
             
4. PRE-MARRIAGE COURSE IN ENGLISH
Venue  :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
Date     :  1st & 2nd April 2017
Please register at the St. Joseph’s parish office.

5. CHRISM MASS
Venue   :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Date      :  Wednesday, 5th April     Time : 7.30 p.m.
All are encouraged to come and pray for the holiness of our bishop and priests. There will be fellowship and refreshment after mass with all our priests from the various parishes in the Miri diocese.
Morning mass at the Cathedral is cancelled on that day.

6. SPECIAL SEMINAR ON HUMAN SEXUALITY
The Human Life Service (HLS) is organising a seminar on Human Sexuality, Truth and Grace.
Venue   :  Pavilion, Park City Everly Hotel, Miri
Date      :  20th and 21st April 2017
Registration starts today after Mass. Completed forms and fees are expected by the 2nd April. Please refer to the Church notice board for further details.

7. EASTER CARNIVAL 2017
Venue  :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
Date     :   Saturday, 22 April 2017
Time     :  7.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.

Ticket priced at RM20 are available after mass.  Free entrance for children below 12.
The proceeds will go to Wisma St. Joseph. All family members are invited to come and share the joy of Easter.

8. PALM SUNDAY (PASSION SUNDAY)
Holy week will begin with Palm Sunday, 9th April. Kindly bring along your own palm leaves for the blessing.

9.   3R- RECYCLE

Venue  :  Under the tree, In front of Fathers’ House
Date     :   Satuday, 1st April        
Time     :  2.00 –  4.00 p.m.

We accept old batteries, newspapers, plastic bottles, cans and containers.