9TH APRIL, 2017 PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION – YEAR A

1. STATIONS OF THE CROSS ON GOOD FRIDAY, 14TH APRIL

Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :  9.00 a.m. in Mandarin
:  10.00 a.m. in English
:  11.00 a.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  8.00 a.m. in English
                                        :  10.00 a.m. in Iban

St. Anthony of Padua’s  Chapel, Tudan :  9.00 a.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

2. HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

Holy Thursday, 13th April

St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :  6.00 p.m. in Mandarin
:  8.30 p.m. in English and Bahasa Malaysia, and is followed by    adoration till 11.00 p.m.

Carmelite Chapel, Brighton :  7.30 p.m. in English and is followed by adoration till 11.00 p.m.

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  6.00 p.m in Iban
:  8.30 p.m. in English and Bahasa Malaysia, and is followed by adoration till 11.00 p.m.

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  8.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia, and is followed by
                                                                           adoration till 11.00 p.m.

Holy Spirit’s Chapel, Permyjaya              :  6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Good Friday, 14th April

St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  2.00 p.m. in Mandarin
:  5.00 p.m. in English and Bahasa Malaysia

Carmelite Chapel, Brighton :  3.00 p.m. in English

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  2.00 p.m in Iban
:  5.00 p.m. in English and Bahasa Malaysia

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  5.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Holy Spirit’s Chapel, Permyjaya              :  3.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Easter Vigil, 15th April

St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  7.30 p.m. in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin

Carmelite Chapel, Brighton :  7.30 p.m. in English

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  6.00 p.m in English and Bahasa Malaysia
                                        :  9.00 p.m. in Iban

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :   8.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Holy Spirit’s Chapel, Permyjaya              :   6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia



3. CANCELLATIONS
The following services will be cancelled :
1. Holy Hour on Wednesday, 12th April will be cancelled at St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei.
2. Novena is cancelled at the Cathedral on Saturday, 15th April.
3. From Holy Thursday onwards during Triduum, there will be NO MORNING MASS at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Carmelite’s Chapel and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.

4. PARKING AT THE CATHEDRAL AND FATHER’S HOUSE
Please be advised that STRICTLY NO PARKING inside the St. Joseph’s Cathedral compound and the Father’s House on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil. Kindly cooperate with the wardens and Rela to enhance a smooth flow of the traffic.

5. MCC/UTC CARPARK
Please note that the MCC/UTC carpark will be closed at 10.00 p.m. on Holy Thursday and Easter Vigil. We suggest you park at the vicinity of the old Resident’s office.

6. CONFIRMATION CLASS FOR ADULTS
All adults who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation this year are to attend all the courses.
IN BAHASA MALAYSIA
Venue  :  St. Joseph’s Multi Purpose Hall
Date     :  Every Monday, starting 10th April to 22nd May
Time     :  7.30 p.m.

IN MANDARIN
        Venue  :  St. Joseph’s Parish Conference Room
        Date     :  Every Monday, starting 17th April to 12th June
Time     :  7.30 p.m

Please register at the St. Joseph’s parish office.

7. NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING COURSE  IN  ENGLISH

      Venue   :   St. Joseph’s Parish Conference Room
      Date      :   Saturday, 15th April            Time  :   8.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

      Please register at the Parish Office.

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

Tickets 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.

9. EARLY CHILDHOOD  EDUCATION
The Board of Management for Catholic Kindergartens invites interested SPM graduates to apply to study for a Diploma in Early Childhood Education with HELP University in Miri.  Minimum entry requirement is 3 credits.  For this inaugural programme, the Church has instituted a scholarship scheme for those who will serve with the Catholic kindergartens.
HELP University has commenced running the course in Miri.  Enrolment for the 2017 course is still open for only a few more weeks.  For contacts, please refer to church notice board and bulletin. Kindly call as soon as possible for further information and for registration.