The Feast of the Immaculate Conception takes place on 8th December, which celebrates the solemn belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. (To read more about this feast day, please click here and here).
It is one of the most important Marian feasts in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, celebrated worldwide.
First solemnized as a Holy Day of Obligation in 1708, it is celebrated with Holy Mass, processions and community gatherings in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Here at the Chapel of Immaculate Conception, Sg. Batu, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated with novenas and masses from 30th November till 9th December 2018.
Kindly refer to the schedules as shown below:
On this special day, and everyday, let us all turn to Our Lady, Mother of God, to pray for her intercession and protection and invoking the gift of peace in every aspect of the world as it is today.
Also, to thank her for her motherly love and for helping to intercede for us in our many prayer intentions.
Our Lady Pray For Us.
Every first Saturday of the month, a mass is celebrated at the Chapel, at 11am.
On 6 October 2018, a few busloads of faithful arrived from Penang, Bukit Mertajam, Parit Buntar and Sungai Petani to participate in the mass, which was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Victor Louis.
Visitors from Parit Buntar.
Visitors from Bukit Mertajam
Group from Georgetown, Penang
Team from Sungai Petani and Sungai Batu
Thank you Jesus and Our Lady.
In October, the month of the Most Holy Rosary, pray the Rosary at the chapel on a daily basis at 8pm.
October, which is around the corner, is the month which the Catholic Church dedicates to the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a devotion which Our Lady loves most and has asked us to pray frequently, and if possible, daily, for the:
– conversion of sinners
– reparation for the sins of the world
– PEACE in the world
– holy souls in purgatory
– personal intentions
On October 7, the Catholic Church celebrates the annual feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.
For the readers of this post who are not familiar with the Rosary, it is a Catholic prayer based upon the Bible that focuses on the events in the life of Jesus and Mary the Mother of Jesus.
Please feel free to click on the links below for more information, if so desired:
How to pray the Rosary: http://www.theholyrosary.org
Rosary prayers: http://www.theholyrosary.org/rosaryprayers
Wishing one and all a blessed month of October.