MASS SCHEDULE (week of 11 Nov 2018)
SAT 10/11/18 32nd Sun of Ord Time
10.00 am Wedding.
6.00 pm Nov. to OLPH/Benediction.
6.30 pm Sunset Mass (E).
SUN 11/11/18 32nd Sun of Ord Time
8.00 am Rosary (E/T).
8.30 am Mass-1st Holy Communion (E/T).
11.00 am Mass (Myanmar).
5.00 pm Infant Baptism.
5.40 pm Vespers / 6.00 pm Mass (E).
6.30 am Lauds / 6.45 am Mass.
SAT 17/11/18 33rd Sun of Ord Time
11.00 am Wedding.
6.00 pm Nov. to OLPH/Benediction.
6.30 pm Sunset Mass(E).
SUN 18/11/18 33rd Sun of Ord Time
6.30 am Rosary (T) & 7.00 am Mass (T).
8.30 am Rosary (E) & 9.00 am Mass (E) .
5.40 pm Vespers / 6.00 pm Mass (E).
US AMBASSADOR VISITS
ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH
Her Excellency Kamala Shirin Lakhdir paid a courtesy call to the Church of St. Joseph on Thursday 8 Nov 2018 in conjunction with Harmony Walk, a visit to several places of worship in Sentul. This is a yearly programme on her agenda and close to her heart. She was accompanied by YB Senator. ..[Read more]
A STEP TOWARDS PERSONAL CONVERSION
For most of my adult life, I have successfully managed to shy away from participating in any church retreat or camp. I had a thousand excuses as to why I was unable to attend, but something changed recently, after I read an article which concluded that the most significant factor for personal happiness was not ..[Read more]
– ESPECIALLY FOR YOUTH -
Calling all young people for a Nature Walk this Advent at Rimba Ilmu, UM! Did you know that there’s an 80-hectare botanic garden right smack in the centre of our city’s concrete jungle?
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018.
Time: 8 am-12 pm (rendezvous at Parochial House before departing at 8.15 am).
Ticket price RM80/- each.
: Your BEC Coordinator
: Front of Church after Weekend Masses
: Parish Office(03-40415304)
EDUCARE BREAKFAST SALE
On Sunday 21st October, one of our parish Ministries, Educare, which comes under the umbrella of the Parish Integral Human Development Ministry (PIHD) organised a breakfast sale to help the migrant families ease their financial burdens. ...[Read more]
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CAMP
The 1st Holy Communion camp was held from Saturday, 20th until Sunday, 21st October 2018, a 2 days 1 night camp. A total number of 22 children participated in this grace filled camp. The theme was ‘JESUS, I LOVE YOU’.The camp started with registration and..[Read more]
PRAYER AS A SIGN OF HOPE, IN THE PROMISE OF GOD
The Catholic Church begins the month of November by remembering all the known and unknown saints collectively on the Solemnity of All Saints Day (1 November). We also remember the Commemoration of the faithful departed on All Souls Day...[Read more]
PRAYING WITH REVERENCE
The entire month of October has been dedicated to the Rosary, and on Wednesday, 31 October 2018, we will celebrate its closing. We will gather at the Church as a community, to recite the Rosary at 7.30 pm, followed by the Eucharistic celebration....[Read more]
UNITY AND PEACE THROUGH PRAYER
The Catholic Church refers to Our Lady with so many titles – all given to the same individual named Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. In the month of October, the month of Holy Rosary, Mary is honoured as “Our Lady of the Rosary” because at her apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, she ask....[Read more]
PRAYING THE ROSARY AS AN OUTPOURING OF OUR LOVE
As we pray the Rosary during the month of October, seeking Our Lady’s assistance, we are reminded about the conversations between Jesus Christ and St. Peter, the Apostle, after the Resurrection of Jesus (John 21: 15-17). Jesus asks him,“Simon, son of John, do you love me?”,...[Read more]
GIVING THE ELDERLY THEIR DUE RESPECT
The United Nations designated 1 October as the International Day of Older Persons. The Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur celebrated this significant day last Sunday, 30 September 2018 at St Joseph’s Church, Sentul, during the 6.00 pm Mass. It was the first for the Archdiocese as well as our Parish, as host...[Read more]
ACKNOWLEDGING THE COMMON GROUND
On Friday evening, 21 September 2018, the Parish Ministry of Ecumenical and Inter-religious Affairs (PMEIA) made a courtesy visit to Saidina Hamzah Mosque in Kampung Batu Muda, Kuala Lumpur located 3kms away from the Church of St. Joseph.. .. . ...[Read more]
TO SERVE THE LORD AND HIS PEOPLE
Fr. Mari Arokiam served in the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur as a priest for 26 years. He was born on 9 October 1958 and was ordained as a priest on 8 September 1992, on the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. His ordination theme: “My Soul .. . ...[Read more]
BRIDGING RELATIONSHIPS WITH PEOPLE OF OTHER FAITHS
Sometime in August 2018, a group of five personnel from National Unity and National Integration Department – Jabatan Perpaduan Negara dan Integrasi Nasional (JPNIN) Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur walked into my office. I was shocked . . ...[Read more]
REKINDLING THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH CHRIST
These past two months, the Spiritual Retreat Working Committee 2018, went all-out to recruit parishioners and non-parishioners to register for our Parish Spiritual Retreat. In total, they recruited 221 people (156 from our parish and 75 from other parishes). Despite a long weekend break, I was really . . ...[Read more]
PRAYING FOR THE
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
One of the most significant feast days that we celebrated in August was Mary’s Assumption into Heaven, which falls on 15 August. A week later, the Church celebrated the memorial of the Queenship of Mary as Queen of heaven and earth. After the Solemnity of the ...[Read more]
BINDING TOGETHER FOR
THE COMMON GOOD
There has been large devastation in various parts of Kerala, India due to floods in the state, and many people have lost their lives and thousands have been left stranded. The rain, which started in early August 2018, was recorded as the highest rainfall in.[Read more]
RESTORATION OF THE ICON OF OMPH
Last Saturday, 11 August 2018, we had a blessing of the icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (OMPH) at our Church. It was held during the novena prayer to Our Lady at 6pm, before the Sunset Mass. It was also the day our 24 candidates received the ... [Read more]
AN EXTRACT FROM GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE
Gaudete et Exsultate or Rejoice and Be Glad, is the third apostolic exhortation of the Holy Father, Pope Francis after Evangelium Gadium (The Joy of the Gospel) and Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). This document (over 20,000 words, divided into five chapters and...[Read more]
BE A BLESSING TO THOSE AROUND YOU
For five Sundays, starting last weekend – 17th Sunday in Ordinary time till 21st Sunday of Ordinary time – our Sunday liturgy will be focused on the Gospel of St. John, chapter 6: versus 1-66. This chapter invites us to meditate and reflect on the account of the . ...[Read more]
CATHOLIC CLERGY CONVENTION
– EAST MEETS WEST
For the first time in history, the Catholic Church in Malaysia organised the Malaysian Catholic Clergy Assembly (MCCA), from 16-20 July 2018 at Majodi Centre, Plentong in Johor Bahru. The main theme of the Assembly was “May They Be One” (Jn 17: 21) . . ... [Read more]
DOING GOD’S WILL
“ Life is incredibly challenging and it is to seek happiness in the Lord, as St. Paul says, “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice!”, (Philippians 4:4). It is the Lord who brings hope which we are desperate for. When we face tough times in our lives, we. ...[Read more]
“ A 7-Week Programme for senior citizens’ by Molly Rajan and her team members was held in the Parish of St. Joseph, Sentul from the 12th of May 2018 till the 30th of June 2018. Participants were facilitated to acquired the art of making the rest of their years, the very ...[Read more]
FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME
“The 21st FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) World Cup is currently being held in Moscow, Russia. The tournament kicked off on 14 June 2018 and will end on 15 July 2018. The first FIFA World Cup football tournament for men was started .,...[Read more]
BRINGING THE WORD OF GOD TO LIFE
“On 8 July 2018, we celebrate Bible Sunday. The Church in Peninsula Malaysia has chosen the theme “YOUNG PEOPLE, FAITH AND VOCATION DISCERNMENT” which is the same theme as that of World Youth Day 2017. The Local Church encourages .,...[Read more]
A MEDIA CAMP FOR THE FORM 4 STUDENTS - 2018
“A Media Camp for the Form 4’s of St. Joseph Church, Sentul was organised by SIGNIS, a Roman Catholic lay ecclesial movement for professionals in the communication media, including press, radio, television, cinema, video, media education, Internet and new .,...[Read more]
RCIA - INVITATION
BE FORMED AND
Do you have questions about the Catholic Faith? Do you wish you knew the Bible better? Are you being well formed in your Catholic faith?FORMED.org is an online Catholic recourse website and …[Read more]
CATHOLIC MASS ETIQUETTE
Make a commitment to yourself, your family and to God, by attending Mass every week. But, how exactly do you prepare yourself for Mass on Sunday?Fast Before Mass. It is Church law ...[Read more]
HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH
The history of St. Joseph's Church in Sentul is made up of events that shaped its growth as a Church. The primary event that shaped Sentul was the construction of the Central Railway Workshop in 1903, by the Federated Malay States (FMS) Railways. The British Government approved the Central Railway Workshop to be built in Sentul because of its strategic location in the Malay Peninsular.