31ST DECEMBER, 2017 THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH - YEAR B

1. SOLEMNITY OF MARY, HOLY MOTHER OF GOD, 1ST JANUARY 2018
     Masses for the above solemnity are as follows:
          St. Joseph’s Cathedral      :   7.00 a.m. in Mandarin
                                                                :   9.00 a.m in Bahasa Malaysia

          Carmelite Chapel, Brighton    :   8.00 a.m in English

          Church of Mater Dei, Lutong  :   9.00 a.m in Iban

2.  YEAR  END  FAMILY  THANKSGIVING  GATHERING  2017
          Venue :  CMD Madonna Hall, Lutong
          Date    :  Sunday, 31st December            Time :  6.30 p.m. to 12.00 midnight
    Activities :   BBQ, Games, performances, blessed draw and photobooth.
    Please bring a dish to share and cutlery. Drinks are provided.

3.  SILENT  RETREAT  IN  MANDARIN 
          Please take note today is the last day for registration.  Please register at the Parish Office.
   
4.  OPENING  SCHOOL  YEAR  MASS
            Date    :  5th January 2018, Friday  
Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral Time :  7.30 p.m.
          Open to all secondary school students to pray for God’s blessing on their studies for the year 2018.
          Parents are encouraged to attend this mass with their children.

5.  INFANT  BAPTISM  COURSE IN  ENGLISH
          Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral
          Date    :  7th – 8th January, 2018         Time :  7.30 p.m.
          Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 9th January at 5.30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Cathedral.
   Parents and God parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend the course.

6.  ST. JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL PARISH SUNDAY SCHOOLS
           All Sunday Schools will begin with registration on 7th January, 2018 at the respective Sunday Schools. Please bring along the necessary documents ( i.e. copy of family register, IC or birth certificate of the child).  Refer to the Notice Board for more details.

   For CMD Sunday School at Piasau ONLY – general cleaning of the school will be on Saturday, 6th January, 2018 from 9.00 a.m. till 12.30 p.m.  Parents please come and help.

  Chinese Sunday School 2018
          Registration :  7th January, 2018       Time :  9.00 a.m.
          Venue :  St. Joseph’s Primary School
          Parents are required to attend a separate session on the same day from 9.15 a.m. till 10.00 a.m. at the Multipurpose Hall.  This is to brief and inform parents on the 2018 Sunday School syllabus and programme.

7. M.i.D.Y.A
MiDYA is a formation program for school leavers that trains and prepares youth to be apostles of Christ and faithful evangelist. The program will be held as follows:

Theme : “Marilah dan ikutlah Aku” (Come and Follow Me)
Venue : Church of Mater Dei, Lutong
Date   : 8th January – 12th February, 2018
Please obtain the registration forms from the parish office or contact Fr. Sylvester Ngau (013-8457271) for further details.