ADVENT CONFESSIONS. Please refer to the Church notices for the schedule at the various churches

21st MAY, 2017 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER – YEAR A

1.    TEACHER’S DAY PRAYER SERVICE
        Venue   :  St. Columba’s Church
        Date :  21st May 2017, Sunday
        Time :  7.30 p.m.
        We invite all parishioners, especially teachers to attend the prayer service which is
        organised by the Association of Churches, Sarawak.

2.    FUND RAISING THRIFT SHOP SALE   ( announce at Sunset only )
       The Society of St.Vincent De Paul is organising a fundraising thrift shop sale for charity projects
       and activities tomorrow at St.Joseph’s Cathedral from 7.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m
       Please support generously.

    The Society of St.Vincent De Paul is organizing a fund raising thrift shop sale today at                          
       St. Joseph’s Cathedral  for charity projects and activities. Please support generously.

3.    SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD, 25TH MAY 2017
       Schedule for masses are as follows :
   
       Carmelite Chapel :   6.15 a.m.  in English
   
       St.Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :   6.15 a.m   in Mandarin
   7.30 a.m   in English
   6.00 p.m   in English

       Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :   6.15 a.m   in English
   7.30 a.m   in Bahasa Malaysia
       6.00 p.m   in Iban

       St.Anthony’s Chapel, Tudan :   6.00 p.m   in Bahasa Malaysia
 
   4.    COMBINED REQUIEM MASS
       The Combined Requiem Mass for May is on Friday, 26th May 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, 23rd May.

5.    HEALTH AWARENESS TALK 
Dr.Uma Devi, a retired Medical officer from Miri General Hospital will give a talk on food   related to the immune system specifically targeting on heart disease and cancer especially among the younger generation.
       Venue  :   Maranatha Hall, Merdeka Mall
       Date     :   Friday, 26th May
       Time     :   7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
       The talk is free and open to all. It will be conducted in English.

    6.    3 R  RECYCLE
        Venue  :  Under the tree, in front of the Father’s House
        Date     :  Saturday, 27th May, 2017
        Time     :  2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

  7.   INFANT BAPTISM COURSE IN  ENGLISH
          Venue  :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral    
          Date     :  4th – 5th June        Time :  7.30 p.m.
          Infants will be baptised on Tuesday, 6th June at 5.30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Cathedral.
          Parents and God-parents who wish to have their children baptised are to attend the course.
       Please register at the Parish office.

8.    CHINESE MASS IN TAMAN TUNKU
Starting 11th June 2017, there will be a Chinese Mass every Sunday at 7.00 a.m. at the chapel oF the St.Dominic and the Rosary Church, Taman Tunku.  All are welcome.
                                       
9.    ACS BLOOD DONATION DRIVE
       The Associaton of Churches Sarawak Miri Branch is organising a blood donation drive during
       the fasting month of Ramadan and appeals for blood donors to support the project.
       Date     :   17th June 2017
       Venue  :   3rd Floor, Boulevard Shopping Mall
       Time     :   9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.    
       We will pre-register potential donors at the entrances of the Church after mass.  
       Closing date for pre registration is 12th June 2017.

10.  TAMAN  TUNKU  HOUSES 
        The Church has 9 units of single storey terrace houses for rent at Taman Jelita Taman Tunku.
        Please call the Bishop's office for further information.

11.   THANK YOU
The Flower Arrangement Group from St. Joseph’s Cathedral thanks all parishioners for your   generous support in the recent sales which raised RM 14,045.00 for the Wisma St.Joseph’s building fund.  May God bless you abundantly.