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SHC organises 24 hours of prayer

A section of the congregation at the opening Mass of the 24 Hours of Prayer for the 14th General Elections, Sacred Heart Cathedral Karamunsing, 27 Apr 2018.

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.


Bishops ask for 24 hours of prayer for GE14

KOTA KINABALU – The Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia has asked all parishes in Malaysia to hold  24-hours of prayer for the 14th General Elections.

Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish here will begin with Mass on Friday, 27 Apr 2018 at 7:30 pm followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 5 pm on Saturday, Apr 28.  It will conclude with the Sunset Mass at 6 pm.

All parish groups and the general parishioners are asked to commit themselves to pray for the coming election and are encouraged to join the 24 Hours of Prayers.

And all parishioners who are registered voters are strongly  urged to exercise their right to vote in this election on Wednesday May 9.

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