PREPARING FOR CHRISTMAS … The Legion of Mary organised an Advent penitential service in Bahasa Malaysia for migrant workers on 16 December in St Joseph’s Cathedral (Kuching). Thirteen Indonesian workers were present for the service and later received the Sacrament of Reconciliation. For many of them, this was the first time they made their Confession, and they appreciated the opportunity to receive the Sacrament before Christmas.
CUTTING THE BIRTHDAY CAKE… Members of GROWTH (Grow with the handicapped) who had their birthdays in December were invited to cut the birthday cake at the GROWTH Christmas Party. Over 40 families from Kuching participated in the party on 16 December at St Peter’s College Hall(Kuching).
FESTIVE FUN… Children excited to meet Santa Claus at a Christmas party in Holy Trinity Church Parish, Kenyalang Park (Kuching)
CHOIR COMPETITION… Singing carols with gusto at the sub-parish church in Tebedu on 15 December
CHILDREN AND PRESENTS … Fr Felix Au distributing presents to over 300 children at the newly-built chapel of the Holy Family at Kpg Empesag, Serian under St Theresa’s Parish
EMPOWERED THIS CHRISTMAS… St Joseph’s Parish Empowered Youth Ministry went carolling on 19 and 21 December to spread the love, peace and joy of Christmas to houses of parishioners
CAROL SINGING… A group from the Chapel of Mother Mary, Stutong went carol singing to houses of catechumens and non-Christians on 16 December.
VISITORS TO THE ARCHBISHOP… Archbishop John Ha’s Open House at the Archbishop’s Hall on 25 December was merrily attended by over 100 people and staff members. It included a special visit by the Governor of Sarawak and his wife.