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.
To download or listen to PRAYERS used weekly in our church, click here
UPDATES ON MASSES IN SMC
WEEKEND MASSES & NOVENAS
We will stop live-streaming the weekend masses after 1st October 2023.
Normal weekend mass schedule is listed in the table below:
Prayers will begin half an hour before every weekend mass.
For the general schedule of WEEKDAY masses, please click here.Kindly refer to the bulletin for any occassional changes in weekday masses due to the priest's schedule.
1. Penitential Service for Lent (Confession)
2. Season of Lent & Penang Diocesan Lenten Campaign 2024
To aid us in our spiritual journey during this season of Lent, Caritas Penang,the social relief arm of the Diocese of Penang has prepared Lenten kits for use in all Catholic churches within the diocese.Click here to download the Lenten kits.
Caritas lenten campaign donation envelopes can be obtained from church at the entrances (next to collection boxes). Donations can be placed into the envelopes and returned to the parish after every weekend mass.Please ensure that your personal details are correctly filled in on the back of the envelope.
3. Are you curious about the Catholic Faith?
If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith or know of anyone interested to join the faith in SMC, do enquire at our parish office or from the RCIA facilitators at the contact numbers given here.
You could also learn more about the Catholic faith and the Church's teachings by following daily podcasts daily through the
Catechism in a Year channel by Ascension Press.
Click on their YouTube channel to follow daily episodes for each paragraph of the catechism of the Catholic Church.
The podcast will be as follows :
- introduction and prayer by the priest about the podcast;
- the actual reading from the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) ;
- followed by commentary about what is being read for the day.
Click here to download the reading plan.
You may refer to the CCC from this link.
4. About Formed
Formed.org is an excellent source of faith programmes,faith-based 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.
5. 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 join mission outreach 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 popularly 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.
The Padre Pio novena is conducted at 5.30 p.m. every Thursday and on the 3rd Saturday of the month before the sunset mass. You may e-mail petitions and thanksgiving messages to firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to submit them using the online form.
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
|After Sunset mass (7.00 pm - 7.30 pm)
|9.00 am to 12.00 noon
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.
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