Fr. Michael will be away on a pilgrimage to Cebu, Philippines. There will be no weekday mass from Monday 29th January to Thursday 1st February.
FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord bilingual mass will be celebrated on Friday 2 February 2018 at 8.00pm. Rite of Blessing of Candles will start at the canteen at 7.45pm followed by procession to the church. There will be a special blessing of New Mothers on the same day.
For those of you who wish to have your candles blessed for your home, please bring them to Church on Friday, 2nd February 2018, in addition to the candle that you will be using for the procession. Candles will be sold before mass.
Since its Feast of St. Blaise on Saturday, 3rd February 2018, there will be blessing of throats and thereafter fellowship in the canteen area in conjunction with Fr Michael’s 14th Sacerdotal Anniversary and 51st Birthday celebration. All are welcome.
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.
BOOK MISSION BY DAUGHTERS OF ST PAUL
The Daughters of St Paul are here with us this weekend for their Book Mission. Please give them your support.
WORLD MARRIAGE DAY – 10 FEBRUARY 2018
The Parish of Jesus Caritas will be holding a Rehearsal on the 8th February 2018 at 8.30pm 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.
PRAISE & WORSHIP
There will be no Praise & Worship on Friday 2 February 2018.
SPM Bible Knowledge
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
BECCOT (English & Mandarin) Wednesday 7/2/18 at 8.00pm
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL (PPC) Friday 9/2/18 at 8.15pm
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.
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.
The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on 14 February 2018. Kindly bring your old blessed palms and
place them in the box placed in the canteen area.