18TH MARCH, 2018 FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT - YEAR B

1.  LENTEN CONFESSIONS
        Lenten confessions will be at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on 19th – 20th  & 22nd March  at 7.30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                        
   2.  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. 

  3.  LENTEN OBSERVANCE FOR CHILDREN
       Venue :  St.Francis’ Centre, Brighton Road
       Date    :  Thursday, 22nd March          Time :  7.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
       Age : 9 to 12 years old.     Registration will be done on the day itself and the fee is RM10.

4.  COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS
     The Combined Requiem Mass for March is on Friday, 23rd March at 7.00 a.m. at the Cathedral. 
     Those who wish to offer Requiem Mass for their deceased loved ones are requested to register at the Parish Office.  Closing date for registration is on Tuesday, 20th March.

 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
  Do drop in anytime during the 24 hours to pray and spend time with the Lord. Please park your cars within the gate compound for security reasons.

6.  PALM SUNDAY  (PASSION SUNDAY)
     Holy Week will begin with Palm Sunday, 25th March.  Kindly bring along your own palm leaves for the blessing.

7.  POLICE DAY PRAYER SERVICE 2018
      Venue :  Piasau Baptist Church, Lot 821, Jalan Taman Piasau Edar, Piasau Garden
     Date    :  Monday, 26 March         Time :  9.30 a.m. – 10.45 a.m
     This prayer service is organized by the Association of Churches in Sarawak. All are welcome especially our bothers and sisters who are in the police force.

8.  3 R-RECYLE
     Venue :  Under the Angsana tree, in front of the Fathers House, St. Joseph’s Cathedral
     Date    :  Saturday, 31st March          Time :  2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
     Cans, old newspapers, CD, plastic bottles and used car batteries are welcome.

9.  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.

10.  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!

11.  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: RM50.00   
       Please register early as seats are limited.

12.  PARISH OFFICE OPEN ON SUNDAY
       The parish office is open on Sundays from 8.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m. Do take this opportunity to drop by if you have any enquiries or to register for the many on going activites.