Monday, December 4, 2017

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT - 3 DECEMBER 2017

1.     VIDEO SCREEN

The video screens in St Anthony’s Church have been installed and should be functioning by Christmas.

In order for the system to work well, each Mass group (Chinese Mass, Iban Mass, BM Mass and Sunset Mass) needs to appoint at least 2 projectionists (preferably from the choir) to operate the system.

Four projectionists from the Miri Parish will be here to train us on how to operate the system on Sunday 17th December at 2.00 pm.


2.     THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is on Friday 8th December. There will 3 Masses on this day:

English Mass @ 7.00 am @ St Anthony’s Church
Iban Mass @ 7.30 pm @ St Anthony’s Church

Mandarin Mass @ 7.30 pm @ Stella Maris Church


3.     JOINT CHURCHES CHRISTMAS PROCESSION

The Joint Churches Christmas Procession will be next Saturday 9th December beginning at 6.00 pm. We are all encouraged and urged to participate in this annual event.

The gathering point is at Paragon.


4.     CHRISTMAS CAROLLING

Christmas carolling for all Mass groups will begin on Sunday 10th December. All carolling groups are invited to gather at St Anthony’s Church at 5.00 pm for Father’s blessing before setting out.


5.     ADVENT CONFESSION

Advent Confession will be from 18 till 22 December at St Anthony’s Church. Confession begins at 7.30 pm.


6.     RECOLLECTION ALTAR SERVERS


There a 2-day recollection for altar servers of all the Masses on 8th and 9th December. Altar servers should check the Notice Board for details.