11TH FEBRUARY, 2018 SIXTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR B

1. 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.

2.  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
                                                                                  (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

3.  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.

4.  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.

5.  DISPENSATION FROM ABSTINENCE FROM MEAT AND FASTING ON FRIDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY 2018
        The Catholic Bishops’ Conference Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei have dispensed all Catholics from fast and abstinence from meat on Friday, 16th February in view of the festive season of Chinese New Year.

6.  NATURAL  FAMILY  PLANNING ( NFP)  COURSE 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.

7.  CONFIRMATION CLASS FOR ADULTS IN BAHASA MALAYSIA
         All adults who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation this May are to attend all the courses.
         Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi Purpose Hall
         Date    :  Every Monday, starting 19th February  
         Time    :  7.30 p.m.
         Please register at the Joseph’s Parish Office before 18th February.

8..  ENGLISH  LENTEN  PRAYER  RETREAT  BY  FATHER GREGORY HON 
          Venue :  St. Francis’s Chapel, Brighton Road
          Date   :  3rd – 4th March 2018
          Contribution Fee :  RM25.00
          You can register at the St. Joseph’s Parish Office, Carmelite Bookshop and CMD Bookshop.

9.  SUCCESSFUL  MEN, POWERFUL  MANHOOD  CONFERENCE 
          All are cordially invited to attend the conference on the 6th March, 2018 at the St. Columba's
          Church hall. Organized by the Pro Life Ministry of the Association of Churches, the speaker is
          Dr. Melvin Wong, a psychologist from the U.S. Entrance fee is RM20 per person.
          For more information please visit the registration table after Mass today.