Click on the banner above for the readings of the day. Please change your calendar setting in Universalis to Asia-Malaysia to obtain the correct readings.
For prayers said weekly in SMC, click here
UPDATES ON MASSES IN SMC
1. Further to the announcement from the Ministry of Health on 7th Sept 2022, wearing a face mask is now optional but for the
protection of the elderly and vulnerable in our SMC community, all are strongly encouraged to mask up when indoors.
2. Families may sit close together to maximise seating capacity.
3. Parishioners who are exhibiting symptoms of flu/cough/fever are advised to stay home and follow our weekend masses online at our YouTube channel.
WEEKEND MASSES & NOVENAS
For those unable to attend physical mass due to illness or quarantine, SMC masses on weekends can be followed online via our SMC YouTube channel.
Subscribe to our channel and click on the bell icon to receive notifications of any video updates.
For schedule of WEEKDAY masses, please click here.
The Padre Pio novena is prayed weekly at 5.30pm every Thursday and also on every 3rd Saturday of the month before sunset mass. This novena will be broadcasted live on every 3rd Saturday of every month at 5.30pm. You may follow this novena prayer on our official YouTube channel.
You may e-mail petitions and thanksgiving messages to firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to submit them using the online form.
1. Blood Donation Campaign - 4/12/2022
2. SMC Family Life Ministry - Talk on Sacrament of Marriage & special mass for Renewal of Marriage Vows
Use the form at the link here to register for the talk (on 4/12/2022) and special mass (on 11/12/2022).
3. Caroling by Youth Ministry
4. Diocese of Penang - Notifications and updates for December 2022
5. If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith or know of anyone interested to join the faith, click here.
6. Formed.org is an excellent source of faith programmes, movies, documentaries and books, including literary classics.
The Penang diocese has subscribed to it and access to these materials will be freely available to us for ONE YEAR upon registration.
Click here to find out how you can access these materials on Formed.org.
7. For other announcements from SMC, read the bulletin, refer to our
official Facebook page or archives section.
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 about the RCIA programme through our parish office via phone, e-mail or FB messaging.
We have many 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.
Those wishing to contribute to outreach activities may check out SMC's Ministry to the Poor.
Outreach to the Orang Asli is through the Perak Deanery Orang Asli Apostolate (directly under the purview of Penang diocese) based in our parish via Sahabat Orang Asli group.
Newcomers may be interested to know that we are the only church in Ipoh with a first-class relic of the Italian saint fondly known
as Padre Pio. Click here to read more about
how this relic came to SMC. Click here to find out more about SMC's Padre Pio Group, which is a support group for those who are ill or suffering from terminal illnesses.
For more up to date news and events, check out our
official Facebook page.
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.
Click here to view a selection of religious items available in our SMC Religious Articles Centre.
||Before and after the 11.00 am mass
||10.30 am - 1.00 pm ; Also before and after Sunset mass
||Before and after all masses
SMC RECYCLING PROJECT
You may bring your recyclable items to the recycle bin located next to the new columbarium opposite the Oak. Please separate the items according to the following
categories - plastic / paper / tins / old clothes / electrical items. Please do NOT bring any items other than those within the categories stated.
Please ensure the old clothes are properly packed in plastic to prevent them from getting wet.
Click here for all details about mass times,rates for hall and funeral parlour rental etc.