2 October 2016
This year, City Parish chose to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows by reviving the age-old Novena devotion and traditions. From July 23 to Sept 17, parishioners and Catholics from all over Penang Island gathered at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows (OLS) for the Solemn Celebration of Saturday Novena.
18 September 2016
Youths called to be vibrant and creative in spirituality
This was the message from the Bishop of Penang, Rt. Rev Sebastian Francis to the nine confirmands of City Parish, Penang.
The Confirmation Mass on September 4 was celebrated by Bishop Sebastian at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows. Concelebrating with him was assistant parish priest Fr Joachim Robert.
18 September 2016
OLS Youth Choir growing together as family of faith
Since its inception, the youth choir has grown tremendously and has not only served the parish for Sunday Masses, but it also provides members with soft skills and activities to enrich their faith.
4 September 2016
This was the interesting question Fr Gerard Theraviam asked in his homily during the Feast of the Assumption Eucharistic Celebration on 14 August 2016 at the Church of the Assumption, Penang.
According to Fr Gerard, our visa lies in the gospel reading of today, where Elizabeth said, “Blessed is she who believed that the promise made her by the Lord would be fulfilled”, as well as in the vigil gospel reading that mentions “happy are those who hear the Word of God and keep it.” “Do you believe in the promise of God? Do you hear and keep the Word of God?” he asked. “If you do, this is your visa to heaven. Armed with both passport and visa, we can enter heaven with Mary.”
The Assumption Church is proud to be host of two events under the Georgetown Festival 2016. Yesterday was the ‘Love, Joy, Peace’ Sacred Music concert by The Messengers, and on this Friday (12 Aug) and Saturday (13 Aug), will be the Assumption Heritage Fest, an annual affair organised by the Penang Eurasian Association. Below, you will find the full programme.
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