20TH AUGUST, 2017 TWENTIETH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR A

1.  CANCELLATION OF DAILY MASS AND HOLY HOUR
Please note that there will be no Mass and Holy Hour at the St.Joseph’s Cathedral and Church of    Mater Dei from 21st till 25th August as our priests have their annual retreat in Kuching. There will be morning mass on 26th August, Saturday at the St.Joseph’s Cathedral. Daily mass will be as usual in Carmelite.  Please pray for our priests.

2.  COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS
The Combined Requiem Mass for August is on Saturday, 26th August at 7.00 a.m. at the Cathedral.
Please register at the Parish Office.  Closing date for registration is on Tuesday, 22nd August.

3.  EXAMINATION  MASS  FOR  UPSR
Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral      
Date    :  Saturday, 26th August       Time :  2.00 p.m.
   
4.  2nd ANNUAL GENERAL  ASSEMBLY  OF  CATHOLIC  TEACHERS  IN THE DIOCESE OF MIRI
Venue  :  St.Joseph Secondary School’s Hall         Date :  Saturday, 26th August 2017
  Theme  :   Faith in Action Through Teaching
All teachers are welcome to join.

5.  ST.VINCENT DE PAUL FUND RAISING SALE
The Society of St.Vincent De Paul is organising a fundraising sale for own projects and activities.
Venue  :  St.Joseph’s Cathedral Compound
Date     :  27th August 2017, Sunday
Time     :   6.00 a.m to 12 noon
Please support generously.

6.  LIFE IN THE SPIRIT CONFERENCE
Venue :  Imperial Hotel Ballroom
Date    :  31st August – 2nd September 2017
Entry Contribution :   RM 80.00 per person.
For more information, refer to service desk outside church.

7.  WORKING YOUTH CONFERENCE 2017 
     Venue :  Van De Laar Hall, St Anthony's Church, Bintulu
     Date    :  31st August  to 2nd September, 2017,  Thursday -Saturday  
     Theme :  “The Mighty One” - Luke 1:49
     For more information, refer to service desk outside church.

8.  STAY IN “SILENT RETREAT”  IN CARMELITE  SPIRITUALITY
     Venue :  East Wood Valley Golf & Country Club
     Date    :  Friday, 22nd September to Sunday, 24th September
     The retreat is conducted by Fr. Sinwee in English. For more info, please contact the Parish office.

9.  WALKATHON  FOR  A  NEW  CATHEDRAL
Walkathon cards are still available after Mass. Do take note the closing date to return your cards to any service desk after mass or to the parish office is 27 August 2017.





13TH AUGUST, 2017 NINTEENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME - YEAR A

1.  SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY  
     Schedule for masses are as follows:

     Date :  Monday, 14th August 2017 - Sunset Mass

     St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :   7.30 p.pm in English

     Church of Mater Dei Lutong :  7.30 p.m. in Bahasa Malaysia

     Date :  Tuesday, 15th August 2017
     Schedule for masses are as follows:
     Carmelite’s Chapel :     6.15 a.m. in English

     St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Miri :     6.00 a.m. in Mandarin
                                                              7.30 a.m. in English
                                                              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

     All are encouraged to attend as it is a holy day of obligation.

2.  HOLY  MASS  FOR  SPECIAL  PEOPLE
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral       Date :  Saturday, 19th August      Time :  8.30 a.m.
     Please register the special children and adult at St. Joseph’s parish office for allocated seating.

     Closing date for registration is 14th August.  All are welcome.

3.  COMBINED  REQUIEM  MASS
     The Combined Requiem Mass for August is on Saturday, 26th August at 7.00 a.m. at the Cathedral.
     Please register at the Parish Office.  Closing date for registration is on Tuesday, 22nd August.

4.  EXAMINATION  MASS  FOR  UPSR
     Venue :  St. Joseph’s Cathedral        Date :  Saturday, 26th August      Time :  2.00 p.m.
     This Examination Mass is in Bahasa Malaysia and is for all students siting for UPSR ( Ujian Penilaian
     Sekolah Rendah) this year.  Parents and their children are strongly advised to attend this Mass.

5.  LIFE IN THE SPIRIT CONFERENCE
     Venue :  Imperial Hotel Ballroom      Date :  31st August – 2nd September 2017
     Entry Contribution :  RM 80.00 per person.
     Speaker:  Fr. Gino Henriques ( a Redemptorist Priest from Singapore )
     Registration is conducted after Mass today. Walk in registration will not be accepted.

6.  STAY IN “SILENT RETREAT”  IN CARMELITE  SPIRITUALITY
     The Parish is organising a stay in “Silent Retreat” in Carmelite Spirituality for those searching to
     deepen their prayer life and relationship with the Lord.
     Date    :  Friday, 22nd September to Sunday, 24th September
     Venue :  East Wood Valley Golf & Country Club
     The retreat is conducted by Fr.Sinwee in English. For more info and registration, please contact the Parish office.

7.  CONTRACTORS  FOR THE CATHOLIC  CEMETERY
     We need contractors for the maintainence of our Catholic cemeteries. Those who are interested
     please contact Alton William at 019-8853021.

8.  WALKATHON  FOR  A  NEW  CATHEDRAL
      Walkathon cards are still available after Mass. Please get one to support this fund raising project to help build a new Cathedral.  Please return your cards to any service desk after Mass or to the
      Parish office.

9.  FUND  RAISING  FOOD  SALES
     The committee of St. Anthony of Padua Chapel Tudan is organising a food sale today at the  
     St. Joseph’s Cathedral compound to raise funds for the new church building.
     Please support generously.