29TH APRIL, 2018 FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - YEAR B



From The Bishop's Desk
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia has written a Pastoral Letter to the People of God on 24 April, 2018.
MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT FOR THE COMMON GOOD OF OUR NATION
“All citizens should be mindful of the right and also the duty to use their vote freely
to further the common good.”Gaudium et spes – Church in the Modern World, n.75).

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1.  PRE-MARRIAGE  COURSES  IN  BAHASA  MALAYSIA 

      Natural Family Planning Course :
      Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-purpose Hall   Date :  Saturday, 5th May  Time :  8.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

      Pre-Marriage Course :

      Venue :  St. Joseph’s Multi-purpose Hall     Date  :  Saturday, 12th May  Time :  8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
      Please register at St. Joseph’s Parish Office.

2.  KENYAH-KAYAN MASS 
     Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong         Date :  Sunday, 6th May        Time :  11.00 a.m.
     All are welcome.
   
3.  INFANT BAPTISM COURSE IN ENGLISH
Venue  :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral        Date :  13th – 14th May       Time :  7.30 p.m.
    Infants will be baptized on Tuesday, 15th May 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.
    Please take note of the change of date.

    4.  SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION  OF THE LORD 
         Schedule for masses are as follows :
       
Sunset Mass, Wednesday, 9th May :
   
         St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri   :  7.30 p.m. in English

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

   St. Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia
       
         Thursday, 10th May :

         Carmelite’s Chapel  :  6.15 a.m. English

         St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri   :  7.00 a.m. in Mandarin
                                                              :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia


         Church of Mater Dei, Lutong :  6.30 a.m.  in English
                  :  7.30 p.m.  in Iban
   
         St .Anthony of Padua’s Chapel, Tudan :  7.30 p.m  in Bahasa Malaysia

5.  ROSARY PROCESSION 
      A candlelight procession praying the Holy Rosary will be held every Saturday in the month of May.
      Venue :  Church of Mater Dei, Lutong      Time : 7.00 p.m.      All are welcome.

6.  3R RECYCLE
      Venue :  Under the Angsana tree, In front of Fathers’ House, St. Joseph’s Cathedral
      Date    :  Saturday, 5th May             Time :  2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.
      Old newspaper, paper boxes, CD, cans and plastic etc.

7.  ST.JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL 2ND PARISH COUNCIL ELECTION
    Please return the nomination forms distributed last week today after mass to the service desk or to the wardens. 20 shortlisted candidates will be chosen and from there we will vote for the top 12 candidates to form the new parish council. The election will be done on the 20th May, 2018.  Your support and participation in this election is greatly appreciated.