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
SMC provides aid to families and individuals in need through its various outreach ministries (Ministry to the Poor, Sahabat Orang Asli, Emmaus Group for MCO aid).
Your donations will help to support these aid programmes and also defray costs of church operations. If you have donated, please text your details (name, amount, purpose of donation, date paid)
to the church cellphone at 011-26938369. Thank you and God bless!
UPDATES ON MASSES IN SMC
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 links to masses streamed from other churches, click on our online mass timetable.
For mass times and pre-registration details for weekday masses (during FMCO 3.0 -2nd phase onwards), please click here.
Please be informed that we are experiencing problems with the church telephone land lines. As such, please call the parish's temporary mobile number
at 011-26938369 in case of emergencies or urgent pastoral matters.
i. Let us come together and do something to pray and show our appreciation for our frontliners. For announcement on this, click here.
ii. 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.
iii. Notification from Penang Diocese
iv. For list of MCO aid available, click here.
v. PMPC 2026
The Catholic Church in Malaysia will be coming together as clergy, religious and laity for the Pan Malaysia Pastoral Convention in 2026.
Click here to participate in the survey.
vi. Catholic perspective on Covid-19 vaccinations
Click on the letter below to read about the Catholic perpective on Covid-19 vaccinations.
For latest 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.
Please note that during this period of movement control order (CMCO,RMCO or MCO), all SOPs must be strictly observed in church for the safety of all.
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. Those wishing to contribute to outreach activities may check out our Sahabat Orang Asli ministry, Soup Kitchen and Ministry to the Poor.
Newcomers may be interested to know that we are the only church in Ipoh with a first-class relic of the Italian saint known fondly 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
this relic and 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. From 2019 onwards, kindly refer to our Facebook page for updates.
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.
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.