CLERGY ANNUAL PASTORAL ASSEMBLY (CAPA)
Fr. Michael Chua will be away from 22nd to 25th of this month for the Clergy Annual Pastoral Assembly (CAPA) in APC. There will be no weekday mass from 23nd to 25th January.
DISPENSATION FROM ABSTINENCE AND FASTING
Pursuant to canon 1253, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei at its meeting in January 2017, has determined and decreed that a dispensation from fast and abstinence from meals on Friday, the 16th of February 2018, is granted to all its subjects, in view of the festive season of Chinese New Year.
WORLD MARRIAGE DAY – 10 FEBRUARY 2018
The Parish of Jesus Caritas will be holding a Rehearsal on the 8th February 2018 leading to World Marriage Day on 10th February 2018. This will be celebrated with Holy Mass with special blessings. More details will be announced in our weekly parish bulletin. Couples who are interested, please register through your BEC Coordinator or at the registration table outside the church. Registration from 20th Jan – 4th Feb ’18, limited to 50 couples.
Contact persons: Charles @ 019-3523717 or Jackie Faustina Tan @ 019-3863717.
CATECHETICAL MINISTRY is in need of catechists. We urge parishioners, to come forward to plant the seed of faith and strengthen the teaching of catholic church in our children. Please help to guide our children in their journey of faith. Those who understand the importance of catechism, please join us as catechist. Contact Number 0178661208 (Mary) or 0127197739 (Janet).
CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (CGS)
We are happy to inform that CGS Level 1 Atrium in Jesus Caritas had commenced last August, Through the use of Scripture liturgy and handmade materials which we call ”works”, children are invited to enter into deeper relationship with Jesus, the Good Shepherd.
Intake for 2018 is open for age 3, For more information please contact Christine Soosai at 0122107175 or Adrienne Oon Pestana at 0123329100. Registration forms can be collected at the Parish Office.
SPM Bible Knowledge
The Form 5 students class will commence on Saturday 27th January. Time 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm at the ground floor conference Room.
The Class for the Forms 3 & 4 will commence on Saturday 10th February. Time 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm at the 2nd floor classroom. For further details please contact Justin at 013-351 4322
DIOCESAN VOCATION AWARENESS 2018 (Theme: Come N See)
Date & Time: 24th (Sat-7.30am) – 25th (Sun-3pm) Feb 2018
Place: Church of the Good Shepherd Age Group: 18 – 35 years of age Contribution: RM20.00
Eligibity: Single male Catholic with at least “SPM 5 Credits” qualification or equivalent.
Register with your Parish Priest.
RETROUVAILLE WEEKEND – A MARRIAGE LIFELINE
If you have left your marriage, if your marriage is tearing the two of you apart with little or no meaningful communication and you are considering separation or divorce, we believe that Retrouvaille can help you.
Retrouvaille can help you if you are both willing to work at reparing your marriage and rebuild the loving relationship you once had.
Live-in weekend date : 26 – 28 January 2018
Please contact : Joseph – 012- 9696117 or Anita – 017-6708672
Archdiocesan Family Life Commission
ALL ENQUIRIES WILL BE TREATED WITH STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY
RACHEL’S VINEYARD RETREAT
An invitation to step back in safety, to lift hurts of abortion to God, knowing that the promise of forgiveness and healing is there. The next Retreat in Penang will from 16 – 18th March 2018. If you or someone you know has been touched by abortion please phone confidential phone line 016-4190538 Cyrilla (between 7-9pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org before 16th February 2018.