Saturday, January 22, 2011


16th January, 2011 was the first day for the Sunday School for the year 2011. About 1,300 Sunday Class students in 3 language groups together with their respective teachers assembled in the Church before their classes began. The coordinators of the Sunday School briefed the students about the rules and regulations and the importance of the catechism to them. After 15 minutes of briefing, they together with their teachers proceeded to their respective classes.

Saturday, January 15, 2011


Thai Pongal is a harvest festival. OnJanuary 14th, 2011, about 150 Catholic members of Annai Vellangkani, Gadong, Seremban celebrated Pongal festival before the Chapel Mass at 7.30 pm. They recited Rosary while waiting the rice to boil over or spill over at the outside of the Chapel. It is a celebration of thanksgiving event for the abundant harvest in the preceding year and to thank God and to offer gratitude to nature for a good harvest. The saying "Thai Pirandhal Vazhi Pirakkum" meaning “the beginning of ‘Thai’ paves the way for new opportunities" is often quoted regarding the Pongal festival.After the Mass there was a launching of 1st CD Album entitled "NEENGA NANAIVUGAL" (Evergreen memories) produced by some of the members from Gadong Chapel and Nilai. Two of the main singers were Michelle and Lily James who launched the CD. It is sold for RM15.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Catechism Classes Registration 2011

Registration for the Catechism Classes from nursery and above was held on the 9th January, 2011 (Sunday) from 8.45 am to 12 noon in all three language groups. The registration took place after the respective weekend Masses. It was held inside the Church and a large number of students came to register accompanied by their parents. About 180 students from the Tamil-speaking, 80 students from the Chinese-speaking and 450 students from the English speaking registered on that day. Many Catechism teachers came forward to help out in the registration. Few days before the registration, Sr Theresa Chua and her team came to clean up the Church and set up tables for the registration day.

We welcome all students to our catechism classes this year 2011 which will be resuming on 16th January 2011 (Sunday).

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Feast of the Holy Innocents

The celebration began with rosary recited in three languages. Mass started with the hymn ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing” with the children singing at the top of their voices. The celebrant for the day, Fr. George was very focused to make the celebration easily understood by the children. He encouraged the children to stand up for their faith and reminded them that they should always respect and take good care of their parents. At the end he called the children to the front and blessed them with holy water as the congregation sang the final hymn “Angels We Have Heard On High”.

Zeno Jerome