28TH JANUARY, 2018 FOURTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR B

1. PRAYER  SERVICE FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 
Venue :  SIB Church, Canada Hill
Date    :  Sunday, 28th January       Time :  7.30 p.m.
All are encouraged to join and pray for greater unity among Christians.

2. THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD CUM CANDLE BLESSING
           Date  :  Friday, 2nd February
     Please bring along candles to be blessed at all the morning masses on that day.

3.  NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING ( NFP)  COURSE 
           IN BAHASA MALAYSIA 
           Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-purpose Hall
           Date    :  Saturday, 3rd February         Time :  8.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

    IN IBAN
           Venue :  St. Anthony’s Chapel, Pujut Corner
           Date    :  Saturday, 17th February      Time :  9.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

           Please come to St. Joseph’s Parish Office for the registration.

4.  PRE-MARRIAGE COURSE IN BAHASA MALAYSIA
          Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-purpose Hall
          Date    :  Saturday, 10th February      Time :  8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
          Please come to St. Joseph’s Parish Office for the registration.

5.  KENYAH-KAYAN MASS
         Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong    
         Date    :  Sunday, 4th February      Time :  11.00 a.m.
         All are welcome.

6.  INFANT BAPTISM COURSE IN MANDARIN
    Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral        
          Date    :  4th – 5th February         Time :  7.30 p.m.
        Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 6th February 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

7.  MASS  FOR  THE SICK
        Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral        
        Date    :  Saturday, 10th February      Time : 8.00 a.m.
        Please register the sick at St. Joseph’s Parish Office for allocated seating.  There will be anointing of oil for the sick after the Mass.  Closing date for registration is on Wenesday, 7th February.
        All are invited to join and support with prayers.

8.  ASH WEDNESDAY
Ash Wednesday this year falls on 14th February. It is a day of fasting and abstinence. Masses with imposition of Ashes. Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

St. Joseph’s Cathedral :  Sunset Mass (13th February) : 7.30 p.m. in English  
:  6.30 a.m. in Mandarin
:  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia


Carmelite’s Chapel :  6.15 a.m. in English


Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  Sunset Mass (13th February) : 7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia
                                                                           :  6.30 a.m. in English
:  7.30 p.m. in Iban

Holy Spirit Chapel, Permyjaya :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

          Holy Hour is cancelled on that day.


9.  STATIONS OF THE CROSS
     Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday during the season of Lent beginning on
 Friday,16th February. The schedule for the Stations of the Cross is as follows:

  St. Joseph’s Cathedral : 12.15 p.m. in Mandarin – is cancelled (due to 1st Day Chinese New Year)
        : 5.45 p.m. in English
        : 7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

Church of Mater Dei, Lutong : 5.30 p.m. in English
        : 7.30 p.m. in Iban

St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan : 6.00 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

10.   CHINESE NEW YEAR MASS   
            Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Mandarin
                         :  Carmelite’s Chapel in English
            Date    :  Friday, 16th February           Time : 8.00 a.m.

11.  BISHOP AND PRIESTS’ CHINESE NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE
           After the Chinese New Year Mass, all parishioners are welcome to our Bishop and Priests’ Chinese New Year Open House at the St. Joseph’s Parish Multi-Purpose Hall from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Parishioners who wish to donate oranges, cakes, cookies and others, kindly contact the parish office.