KOTA KINABALU – In response to the call by the Malaysian Bishops Conference for 24 Hours of Prayer for the 14th General Election (May 9), the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish here organised one starting with an opening Mass at 7:30 pm on 27 Apr 2018.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament followed immediately after Mass at the chapel with groups, ministries, and communities from the cathedral parish and Church of Mary Immaculate Bukit Padang taking turns to keep vigil.
In place of the homily, the bishops’ pastoral letter was read in English (Father Joshua Liew), BM (Deacon Russell Lawrine) and Mandarin (Archbishop John Wong).
The event closed with Sunset Mass Apr 28 at 6 pm.
In addition, the parish will be having a trilingual novena of prayers, April 30 – May 8, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the chapel. All are welcome to join in the prayers for the nation.
Meanwhile, St Peter Claver Ranau will be organising a “Lighting a Thousand Candles” with rosary recitation and Mass on May 4 for the same intention at its Baby Jesus Shrine.