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CHURCH OF ST.MICHAEL, IPOH - DIARY OF PAST EVENTS IN 2021

For photos of events from 2019 onwards, kindly refer to our parish's official Facebook page.

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 17TH & 18TH APRIL 2021

Announcements for 3rd Sunday of Easter

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER - 18TH APRIL 2021

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Theme: Do I DARE to...


SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY) - 11TH APRIL 2021

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Theme: See as God sees and be merciful!


ANNOUNCEMENTS - 10TH & 11TH APRIL 2021

Announcements during Divine Mercy Sunday

WELCOME TO THE NEWLY BAPTISED & CONFIRMED - 4TH APRIL 2021

Welcome to our newly baptised and confirmed brothers and sisters in Christ!

Welcome our newly baptised and confirmed brothers and sisters!

ALLELUIA, The Lord has risen! Let’s welcome our newly baptised as brothers and sisters in Christ into our Catholic Family this Easter. We also congratulate those confirmed yesterday in becoming witnesses for our Risen Christ! Thanks to the RCIA team! Let’s continue to spread the Good News and Hope of our Risen Christ!

阿肋路亚,主已复活了!,让我们欢迎在这复活节刚领洗加入天主教这大家庭的主内兄弟姐妹。同时,也恭喜昨天在我们复活主的见证领受见振者。感谢慕道推动员!请继续传扬复活主的福音与希望吧!



ANNOUNCEMENTS - 4TH APRIL 2021

Announcements during Easter

EASTER SUNDAY MASS- 4TH APRIL 2021

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Theme: How much does Jesus love us? He has conquered our Last Enemy!


EASTER VIGIL BILINGUAL MASS- 3RD APRIL 2021

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Theme: How much does Jesus love us? He gives us LIGHT + SALVATION!


SERVICE FOR GOOD FRIDAY - 2ND APRIL 2021

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Theme: How much does Jesus love us? He still goes through the Way of the Cross for us and with us!


BILINGUAL MASS FOR MAUNDY THURSDAY - 1ST APRIL 2021

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Theme: How much does Jesus love us? He left us His Everlasting Legacies!


SMC YOUTH VIDEO - IGNITE HOPE

The Youth of SMC have created a video in appreciation for the efforts of the various frontliners who have contributed their essential services throughout this pandemic. Click here to watch it.


MASS FOR PALM SUNDAY - 27TH & 28TH MARCH 2021

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Theme: How much does Jesus love us? He went ahead despite the danger!


HOLY WEEK KIT FOR YEAR 2021 - 22ND MARCH 2021

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ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR 5TH SUNDAY OF LENT - 20TH & 21ST MARCH 2021

There will be no mass on Wednesday (24th Mar) this week as Fr Liew will be away attending the Chrism mass in Bukit Mertajam.


MASS FOR 5TH SUNDAY OF LENT - 20TH & 21ST MARCH 2021

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Theme: From DEATH to LIFE! Can there be another "Lazarus"?


ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT - 13TH & 14TH MARCH 2021

There will be no mass on Thursday (18th Mar) and Friday (19th Mar) this week as Fr Liew will be attending the ordination in Bukit Mertajam.


MASS FOR 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT - 13TH & 14TH MARCH 2021

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Theme: From blindness to LIGHT! Do we recognize the LIGHT?


UPDATES FROM PENANG DIOCESE - 10TH MARCH 2021

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5th Notification from Penang Diocese

MASS FOR 3RD SUNDAY OF LENT - 6TH & 7TH MARCH 2021

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Theme: Jesus THIRSTS for us! Do we THIRST for Jesus?


ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT - 27TH & 28TH FEBRUARY 2021

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MASS FOR 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT - 27TH & 28TH FEBRUARY 2021

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Theme: Do I feel wonderful when I PRAY?


MASS FOR 1ST SUNDAY OF LENT - 20TH & 21ST FEBRUARY 2021

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Theme: Do you want to be FREE FROM ADDICTION?


ASH WEDNESDAY MASS - 17TH FEBRUARY 2021

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Theme: Do we know the deeper meaning of receiving ASHES?


PENANG DIOCESAN LENTEN CAMPAIGN 2021 - FEBRUARY 2021


Click here to download the Penang Diocesan 2021 Lenten campaign materials.

Due to SOPs, the Penang diocese will not be printing Lenten campaign envelopes. Parishioners can still give to the campaign by giving through :

a) Online bank transfer to RHB Bank account no. 20708200038387 under the name Penang Diocesan Lenten Campaign - please email your name,IC No and address to pdlc2021@gmail.com for acknowledgement / receipts ;

b) Scan and pay through your banking app using these :

c) For those unfamiliar with online banking or banking apps, there will be some envelopes placed at the entrances of our church and parish office for donations to the Lenten campaign. These envelopes will be collected and submitted to the Penang diocese after Easter.


MASS FOR 6TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 13TH & 14TH FEBRUARY 2021

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Theme: No man is an island (Let's get connected!)


MASS FOR 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 6TH & 7TH FEBRUARY 2021

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Theme: Have I done my BEST in this Covid-19 pandemic?


SMC EDUCATION AID PROJECT - 6TH & 7TH FEBRUARY 2021computers

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, schools have been closed for many months and students are required to have their lessons online. Based on a recent survey, we have found that many students/families do not have accessibility to online lessons due to financial difficulties. Recognising the importance of education for our children, SMC has initiated a project to sponsor devices/ gadgets and data plans for students to continue lessons online.

Application is open to all families in need subject to SMC's discretion. Closing date for application is 15th March 2021.

A. Donation of devices. We are appealing for donations of used desktops/laptops/tablets which are still in good / working condition. Please bring your donated gadgets to SMC before 15th March 2021.

B. Application for aid. Only ONE application per family. To apply, please text the details as listed in the form below, via Whatsapp to the SMC number at 011-26938369:

SMC Education Aid Project Form SMC Education Aid Project Form

CATHOLIC PERPECTIVE ON COVID-19 VACCINATIONS - 4TH FEBRUARY 2021

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PASTORAL LETTERS - 3RD & 4TH FEBRUARY 2021

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Pastoral letter on Covid Vaccines and the Catholic perspective International Day of Human Fraternity


MCO ANNOUNCEMENT - 2ND FEBRUARY 2021

On the afternoon of 2nd February 2021, the government announced the extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO) throughout the country (except in Sarawak) up to 18th February 2021. As such, parishioners are encouraged to continue following masses online until further notice. For pastoral needs, please call the parish office or Fr Anthony Liew to make the necessary arrangements.


CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS - 30TH JANUARY 2021

Announcements for 30th Jan 2021

MASS FOR 4TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 30TH & 31ST JANUARY 2021

Click here to follow mass and listen to Fr Anthony Liew's homily in English for 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time which celebrates catechetical Sunday.

Theme: No matter how poor, never poor in education


MASS FOR 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 23RD & 24TH JANUARY 2021

Click here to follow mass and listen to Fr Anthony Liew's homily in English for 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time which is also designated as the Sunday of the Word of God.

Theme: Does God call you? (with Fr Liew's vocation story)


UPDATES FROM THE PENANG DIOCESE - 22ND JANUARY 2021

Click on the picture below to read about updates and notifications from Bishop Sebastian about happenings in the Penang Diocese.

4th Notification from Penang Diocese

ANNOUNCEMENT ON MCO - 19TH JANUARY 2021

Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri announced that five more states including Perak, will be placed under MCO (Movement Control Order) with effect from 22nd January to 4th February 2021. Click on the letter below to read Fr Anthony Liew's message about what is being done for masses and pastoral needs during this MCO.

Fr Anthony Liew's message on 20th Jan 2021

MASS FOR 2ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 16TH & 17TH JANUARY 2021

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Theme: Does God call you? (with Bro. Mark's vocation story)


POHD FLOOD RELIEF APPEAL - 13TH JANUARY 2021

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LETTER FROM THE PENANG DIOCESE ABOUT THE CMCO - 12TH JANUARY 2021

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ANNOUNCEMENT ON CMCO - 11TH JANUARY 2021

On the evening of 11th Jan 2021, the Prime Minister announced the imposition of the Movement Control Order on six states and a stricter Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) on six states. Ipoh falls under the CMCO from 13th to 26th January 2021. Under this CMCO, interstate travel is prohibited and all public masses must adhere to to state guidelines of not more than 30 people per mass. As such, in our parish of St Michael, Ipoh, registration to attend weekend masses (Saturday or Sunday) will be through respective parish Ministries or BECs submitted to Fr Anthony Liew. Registration for weekday masses (Monday to Friday) will be through the representatives listed here.


LITURGICAL MATTERS AS DECIDED BY CBCMSB - 10TH JANUARY 2021

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Letter from Catholic Bishop's Conference of Malaysia-singapore-Brunei on liturgical matters for 2021

WELCOME TO SEMINARIAN BRO. MARK EDWARD CALADY - 10TH JANUARY 2021

We are pleased to welcome Bro. Mark Edward Calady, a seminarian from the diocese of Penang to our parish. Bro Mark will be spending a month here in our parish from the 10th of January 2021 for his pastoral exposure. Let us make him feel at home and journey with him.


MASS FOR FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD - 9TH & 10TH JANUARY 2021

Click here to follow mass and listen to Fr Anthony Liew's homily in English for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord in the sunset mass.

Theme: "Come back home liao!" Do you hear the cry of our Heavenly Father?


MASS FOR SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD - 2ND & 3RD JANUARY 2021

Click here to follow mass and listen to Fr Anthony Liew's homily in English for the Epiphany of the Lord mass in the sunset mass.

Theme: Do you see God? Why DOES God allow us to see Him?


MASS FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE/DAY (SOLEMNITY OF MARY,MOTHER OF GOD - 31ST DECEMBER 2020 & 1ST JAN 2021

Click here to follow mass and listen to Fr Anthony Liew's homily in English for New Year's Eve on 31st Dec 2020. Click here to follow mass and listen to Fr Anthony Liew's homily in English for New Year's Day on 1st Jan 2021.

Theme: The UN said that the year 2021 will be worse. What do you think?