Mother of God Catholic Church

(Tianmu, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.)

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August 26 – 27, 2017 Announcements


August 26 News Bulletin


Training Scheduled for
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and Lectors

The parish will hold mandatory training for all Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHCs) and Lectors on Sunday, August 27, after the 10 a.m. Mass AND on Sunday, September 3, after the 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Masses.  We must re-certify all of our EMCHs through the Archdiocese of Taipei. The training will last about one hour.  Please let Kelly Matson ( know if you cannot attend one of these three sessions, but wish to continue or start anew in this ministry, and she will work directly with you.

Altar Servers WANTED!!!

“Why would I want to be an Altar Server?” you might ask?

Top 10 Reasons:

1.) You don’t have to sit with your parents at Mass.
2.) You can actually see what’s going on during the Mass.
3.) You get to wear cool robes and colored ropes.
4.) You get to learn the fancy church lingo for the things you wear, like “alb” and “cincture.”
5.) Little kids in the parish are in awe of you.
6.) Old ladies in the parish love you.
7.) It can lead to a deeper relationship with Christ.
8.) They trust you to light and extinguish the candles.
9.) They trust you to know when to ring the bells.
10.) They trust you to handle the sacred vessels.

Mandatory training for all Altar Servers – new and experienced – will be held on Saturday, September 2, at 8:30 a.m. The training will last about an hour and a half.  Please come join this wonderful ministry for any and all children who have already received the Sacrament of Holy Communion.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held on Saturday, September 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Benediction will take place at 5 p.m.


Your parish priest,
Father Jan

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