Ponggal Celebrations -9/2/2020
The Indian community of SMC will be celebrating the Ponggal festival on Sunday morning of 9th Feb. They will be serving refreshments outside the PAC hall after all masses on that Sunday.
All are invited to join in the celebration as one family in Christ.
FOR NEWCOMERS TO ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH, IPOH
Welcome to the SMC family! We look forward to welcoming you into our community. All weekend and weekday mass times are listed in our
About - Key Info page. If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith, feel free to enquire with our parish office via phone, e-mail or FB messaging.
We have many active and vibrant parish groups which you may be interested to be a part of. Click on the About - Parish Structure
link to view the various ministries, BECs and groups in our SMC family.
Newcomers may be interested to know that we are the only church in Ipoh with a first-class relic of St Pio of Petrelcina fondly known as Padre Pio. The relic
consists of St Pio's blood on a part of the stained mittens which he wore during his life. Click here to read more about
when this relic was installed in SMC.
For more up to date news and events, check out our official Facebook page.
RECYCLING PROJECT IN SMC
Parishioners may bring unwanted paper or boxes, plastics, old clothes
and electrical items for recycling at SMC by the 3rd week of this month. Kindly ensure the clothes to be recycled are packed in plastic to prevent them
from getting wet. Recyclable items must be sorted according to the categories and placed at the space provided opposite the Oak (next to the new columbarium). Please
do not throw glass and wooden items.
CATHOLIC RESOURCES AT FORMED.ORG
All Catholics are encouraged to log on to the Catholic website "Formed.org".
The Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur and Diocese of Penang have paid the yearly subscription for our use. This site is a rich
resource for all Catholics and church leaders wishing to increase their knowledge about God, the bible and the Catholic faith. It also contains
many useful tools like books, documentaries, videos and articles for ministry leaders, Sunday school teaching etc.
For details on how to sign up for the site, click here.Please contact your respective parishes
for the Parish Code, which will be required for initial signing up. Our parish code is abb755.
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a new instruction on the burial of the dead and on the
conservation of the ashes in cases of cremation, on 25th October 2016. Click here to read in detail about
PAST PARISH EVENTS
To read about our past parish projects and events in our church, please refer to the
Archives section by year. From 2019 onwards, kindly refer to our Facebook page for updates.
Click on respective groups for the current duty roster:
Click here to read more about the Sahabat Orang Asli ministry.
Click here to read more about the SMC Soup Kitchen project and
how you can help out in this worthy cause.
The SMC Religious Articles Centre has a wide selection of religious gifts including bibles, crucifixes,rosaries, religious books, medals, statues
and loads more items suitable for baptism gifts, Christmas and other seasons. Come pay us a visit every weekend before or
after masses and on Saturday mornings from 9.30 a.m. to noon.
Click here for all details about mass times,rates for hall and funeral parlour rental etc.