3RD DECEMBER, 2017 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT - YEAR B

1.  CHRISTMAS  CAROLLING 
Christmas carolling forms are available at the entrance of the church. Closing date is 4th December.

2.    FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE  CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
       The Mass time in Carmelite Chapel on 8th December for the Solemnity of Immaculate Conception is at 7.00 a.m instead on 6.15 a.m. The Mass for the Solemnity in St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong remains at 7.00 a.m. and 6.30 a.m. respectively.  

3.   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. Please be there early to avoid traffic congestion.  Our Church will run hawker stalls to sell food and drinks at the car park near the swimming pool.  Please come and support the Christmas Parade to show our Christian presence and unity.

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

5.  NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING  COURSE  IN  IBAN
      Venue :  St. Anthony’s Chapel, Pujut Corner  
      Date   :  Saturday, 9th December     Time: 9.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.
     Please come to the Parish Office for the registration.

6.  3R RECYLE
      Venue :  Under the tree, in front of St. Joseph’s Cathedral Fathers House ( Road Side)
      Date   :   Saturday, 9th December       Time :  2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
      Old newspapers, used car batteries, plastic bottles, cans and iron materials only.

7.  INFANT BAPTISM COURSE IN IBAN
     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong          
     Date    :   10th – 11th December        Time :  7.30 p.m.
     Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 12th December at 5.30 p.m. at Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.  Parents and God-parents who wish to have their children baptized are to attend the course.

8.  ADVENT  CONFESSIONS
     Will start on 11th December, Confessions are available after morning Mass at Carmelite’s Chapel,
     St. Jospeh’s Cathedral and Church of Mater Dei, Lutong.   Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

      Venue                                                                          Date                                          Time
Church of Mater Dei, Lutong                                   :  11th and 12th December             7.30 p.m.
Holy Spirit’s Chapel, Permyjaya                              :  13th and 14th December             7.30 p.m.
Holy Rosary Chapel, Piasau Utara                          :  15th December                            7.30 p.m
St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri                                     :  18th to 20th December               7.30 p.m.
St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan                    :  21st and 22nd December            7.30 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Parish, at the priest’s office                  :  18th to 23rd December   9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
                                                                                                                           & 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

      Note : There will be no Holy Hour from 11th till 20th December.

9.  CHRISTMAS CONCERT
      Venue :   Coco Cabana, Miri
      Date    :  Saturday, 16 December        Time :   07.30  – 10.00 p.m.
      All parishioners and public are invited to celebrate the joy in anticipation of the coming of Jesus.
      Admission is free.