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
NEW SOPs STARTING FROM 1ST MAY 2022
1. Pre-registration is no longer required. (since 12/2/2022)
All individuals including the unvaccinated (except for those under Home Surveillance Order/those Covid positive/displaying respiratory infections)
may walk in for public mass in SMC.
2. Everyone MUST BE fully masked whenever indoors or outdoors in the church compound.
3. Families may sit close together to maximise seating capacity.
4. Children or anyone with health issues who cannot be properly masked indoors are encouraged to stay home and follow the mass online at our YouTube channel.
Please note that from July 2022 onwards, the Sunday morning mass in English will revert back to 8.00am, not 8.30am.
For those unable to attend physical mass, 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 enquiries about WEEKDAY masses, please click here.
1. Mass schedule for the Solemnity of the Assumption
2. Click here for more details about SMC's upcoming Family Day 2022.
- Coupons for SMC's Family Day are available for RM10/- per booklet. You may purchase them from your BEC leaders, Ministry Leaders or our parish office.
- SMC T-shirts are on sale for RM15/- each. You may buy them from our Religious Articles Centre.
- Click here (for a step-by-step guide) or here (group dance) to learn the "Poco poco" dance steps for SMC's Family Day Finale.
3. If you wish to know more about the Catholic faith or know of anyone interested to join the faith, click here.
4. 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.
5. For latest announcements from SMC, read the bulletin, refer to our
official Facebook page or archives section.
6. Latest notifications from the Penang Diocese, click here.
7. Reminder - Healing in Evangelization Retreat starts on 12th August 2022
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 transition to normality after Covid, all SOPs must be strictly observed in church for the safety of all.
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
the Soup Kitchen and Ministry to the Poor.Outreach to the Orang Asli is through the Perak Deanery Orang Asli Apostolate 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 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.
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.