11TH MARCH, 2018 FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT - YEAR B

1.  SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – DAILY MASS AT ST. JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL
           Due to installation works at the Cathedral, Daily Mass for St. Joseph’s Cathedral will be moved to the St. Francis Chapel, Brighton Road on the 12th till 15th March ( not 13th – 16th March previously announced last  week).  Please take note that Daily Mass will start at 7.15 a.m.   Holy Hour is cancelled.

2.  LENTEN CONFESSIONS
          Confessions will start this week from 12th March onwards.   All Holy Hour will be cancelled.  Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the  various churches.

     Venue                                   Date                           Time
      St. Anthony’s Chapel, Tudan   :  12th - 13th March               7.30 p.m.
    Church of Mater Dei, Lutong     :  14th - 15th March              7.30 p.m.
          Sts. Peter and Paul Chapel, Bakam   :  16th March          7.30 p.m.
    St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :  19th – 20th  & 22nd March     7.30 p.m.
           
3.  BIBLE COURSE FOR THE LAITY
          Bishop Richard will start a new cycle of the 3-year Bible Course for the Laity as follows:
          Venue :  St. Francis Chapel, Brighton Road
          Date    :  On Thursdays starting from 15th March      Time :  7.30 p.m. to 9.15 p.m.
      We will begin with the Gospel of Mark.  Please register with the Parish office before 11th March.

4.  CHRISM MASS 
          Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri         Date :  Wednesday, 21st March       Time :  7.30 p.m.
     All are encouraged to join the Mass and pray for our Bishop and priests.
     Holy Hour at the Cathedral is cancelled on that day.

5.  “24 HOURS FOR THE LORD”
     Venue :   Carmelite’s Chapel, Brighton Road
     Date & Time :  Starts on Friday, 23rd March at 12.00 noon with Opening Mass
                                 Ends on Saturday, 24th March at 12.00 noon with Closing Mass
     Please drop in anytime during the 24 hours to pray and spend time with the Lord.

6.  ADULTS' CONFIRMATION COURSE IN ENGLISH
          This course will be held over 3 Saturday afternoons in April and 1 weekend in May as follows:
           Venue :  St. Francis Chapel, Brighton Road          Date :  Starts on 7th April      Time :  1.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.  Registration fee:  RM25
          Please register with the Parish office before 1st April and refer to the church notice board for further details.

7.  2018 EASTER CARNIVAL

           Venue       :  Pustaka Negeri Sarawak, Miri             Date :  7th - 8th April
           Organizer :  St Joseph’s Cathedral Parish, Miri & Pustaka Negeri Sarawak, Miri
           Activities  :  Life Exhibition, Easter Flea Market, Blood Donation, Flower arrangement Demo,
                     Children Story Telling, Children Colouring Contest, Iban Story Telling Competition, Fun Corner, Children Movies and Music Concert.
          You may register for all the activities at the service desk after mass.  Admission is free.  All are welcome!

8.  ROOTED IN CHRIST YOUTH RALLY FOR TEENAGERS
          This Rally is opened to all teenagers aged between 13 to 19 years old.
  Venue: Imperial Hotel Ballroom    Date: 15th to 17th June      Registration Contribution: RM50     Registration starts today and please note that only 800 seats are allocated for Miri participants. Please register early.