4TH MARCH, 2018 THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT - YEAR B

1.  SUCCESSFUL  MEN, POWERFUL  MANHOOD  CONFERENCE 
         Venue :  St.Columba’s Church Hall        Date :  6th March      Time : 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
         Entrance Fee :  RM20.00  
         The talks will be in English and Bahasa Malaysia.  For more information please visit the
         registration table after Mass today.

 2.  LENTEN TALKS IN MANDARIN
         Venue :  St. Francis Chapel         Date  : 6th – 7th March        Time :   7.00 p.m. – 9.00  p.m.
         Speaker  :  Fr. Martin Vincent Sta
         All are encouraged to attend.

3.  LENTEN CONFESSIONS
          Will start on Thursday, 8th March.  Please refer to the Church notice board for the schedule at the various churches.

                           Venue                                     Date                    Time
      Holy Spirit’s Chapel, Permyjaya    :     8th - 9th March           7.30 p.m.
      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.
           
4.   INFANT BAPTISM COURSE IN IBAN
         Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong         Date :  11th - 12th March      Time : 7.30 p.m.
         Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 13th March 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.

5.  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.

6.  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.

7.  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.

8.   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: 1.30pm--4.30pm
          Registration fee: RM 25
          Please register with the Parish office before 1st April and refer to the church notice board for further details.

9.   SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – DAILY MASS AT ST.JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL
         Due to installation works at the Cathedral, daily mass for St.Joseph’s Cathedral on the 13th till 16th March will be moved to the St. Francis Chapel, Brighton Road and it will start at 7.15 a.m.   Please take note.