19TH NOVEMBER, 2017 THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR A

1.  EVENING MASS ON 19TH NOVEMBER
The evening mass will be celebrated by Bishop Emeritus Anthony Lee to mark the 40TH anniversary of his episcospal ordination.  It will start at 5pm.

2.  CHRISTIAN  FAITH  AWARENESS  SEMINAR  IN  BAHASA MALAYSIA    
Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
     Date    :  25th November 2017            Time  :   8.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.
    This seminar is organised by Borneo Care and the Diocese of Miri to create awareness on the issue 
of Islamization in Sarawak.   All are highly encouraged to join.   Please register after mass.

3.  CATARACT  FINDER  COMMUNITY  PROJECT
This is organized by the Miri General Hospital to identify poor people who need cateract surgery to
restore their vision.  The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is helping to conduct eye screening for cataracts.  Please check the notice board or bulletin for the schedule.

4.  REGISTRATION  FOR  CATHOLIC  KINDERGARTENS  FOR 2018
 St. Joseph Kindergarten and Tadika Sri Cahaya are now open for registration for 2018 for all children born in 2012, 2013 and 2014.  In 2018, if there is sufficient interest, we will also open new afternoon classes for 5 & 6 year olds.  For further information please check the notice board or bulletin.

5.  SILENT  RETREAT  IN  CARMELITE  SPIRITUALITY  WITH  FR. GREGORY HON      Venue :  East Wood Valley Golf & Country Club
      Date    :   Friday, 8th December to Sunday, 10th December
      This is a strictly stay-in retreat in English.
      Closing date is the 26th November.  You may register at the Parish Office or Carmelite Bookshop.

6.  CHRISTMAS  CAROLLING 
Christmas carolling forms are available at the entrance of the church. Do fill one and drop it in the box if you wish to have Christmas carolling at your home.  You may also contact the person stated in the form. Closing date is 4th December.

7.  HLS Exhibition     
Human Life Service is holding an exhibition at the Church of Mater Dei on 3rd December.
     There will be sales and other attractions throughout the day.  All are invited.

8.   CHRISTMAS PARADE
 Venue    : Miri City Fan
Date     : Saturday, 9th December
Time    : 5.00 p.m.
The allocated seating for our Church is next to the water fountain area. Candles with holders are available at the Church’s bookshop. Our Church will run hawker stalls to sell food and drinks at the carpark near the swimming pool and all proceeds will go to Wisma St. Joseph. Please come and support the Christmas Parade to show our Christian presence and unity.

9 .   CHRISTMAS  PARADE  T-SHIRT
 Christmas Parade Tshirts can be collected after mass. Please produce your receipt for collection.

10.  LITURGICAL  WALL  CALENDARS  AND ORDO  2018     
The Liturgical Wall Calendars and Ordo 2018 are now available at all Church’s Bookshop.  Price for the Calendar is RM8.00 and the Ordo is RM5.00.