A FAITH FORMATION COURSE ENTITLED “GROWING IN THE LOVE & POWER OF JESUS” will be conducted by the Holy Cross Ministry of Deliverance & Healing at St. Augustine room, Parish Centre every Sunday evening commencing on 15 April, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm for a duration of 6 months. Participation is FREE. Please register with the Parish Office.


NOMINATION FOR THE 14TH PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL – The 13th Parish Council which had completed its three years’ tenure of office (2015 - 2018) was dissolved on 7 March 2018 paving way for the nomination of the 14th Parish Pastoral Council. With the unanimous support from members of the previous 13th Parish Council, His Grace Archbishop Simon Poh has approved the proposal submitted by Cathedral Parish to streamline its election process as follows:-


7 March

Dissolution of the 13th Parish Council.

14 & 15 April

Announcement of the dissolution & date for nomination

28 & 29 April

Nomination Day
(Distributing nomination forms to eligible parishioners & collecting back the forms after time allocated at all masses in the Cathedral).

30 April to
10 May

Compilation & shortlisting of 20 Nominees for interview & selection process by the Election Committee.

12 & 13 May

Publication of names & brief curriculum vitae of the new 14th Parish Pastoral Councillors.

16 May

Inaugural Meeting of the new 14th Parish Pastoral Council.

20 May

Installation of the new Council at the 5:30 pm Evening Mass by His Grace, Archbishop Simon Poh.


On 28 & 29 April 2018, NOMINATION FORMS will be distributed by the Church wardens at every mass in the Cathedral after the Homily to all parishioners who are 18 years & above. You are to nominate THREE fellow parishioners(with telephone contacts), whom you consider to be potential candidates to stand for the 14th Parish Pastoral Council Election. In the next 2 weeks, do pray and implore the guidance of the Holy Spirit as you consider and decide on the 3 names that you will be submitting to the Parish on the day of Nomination.


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FREE WALK-IN COUNSELLING SERVICEwill be available starting this weekend for any one who needs a neutral person to confide in and discuss his/her personal, marital or family challenges and issues.


Day / Time

St. Joseph’s Cathedral

Available every Sunday

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Counselling Room, Ground Floor, Parish Centre (located between the front staircase & St. Matthew room)


Confidentiality is assured and our para-counselling team work under the close supervision of Fr. Varghese Lopez, SJ who heads the Kuching Archdiocesan Committee for Counselling. To make an appointment, please call the Parish Office Tel: 082-423424 (Nelly).