Pastoral visit St Peter's Parish, Tatau 10th - 11th November 2018.

On Saturday 10th November 2018, Right Reverend Bishop Richard Ng and Fr. Peter Mering celebrated sunset Mass with some 170 parishioners at Rumah Gerosen a 24 doors Iban longhouse 99% Catholics situated at Nanga Tekalit, Tatau. Rumah Gerosen is 23 km from Father's House St Peter's Parish. The road to the longhouse is hilly and winding and the peak is 260m above sea level.

Next morning 11th November 2018, His Lordship Bishop accompanied by Fr. Peter Mering administered Sacrament of Confirmation to 234 candidates majority students at Gereja St Peter, Tatau where 600 parishioners participated in the Sunday Mass. Gereja St Peter was packed with 300 pax seated inside the church and another 300 pax seated outside the church.

The journey by road Miri to Rumah Gerosen, Nanga Tekalit, Tatau recorded 274.3 km one way. The return journey total distance travelled including short visit to St Anthony Rectory, Bintulu registered 655 km consuming 60 litres of Diesel Euro 5 till low fuel alarm activation.

Photography  and Story by Dennis Ng

Rumah Gerosen, Tatau 24doors Iban Longhouse

Sunset Mass at Rumah Gerosen

Blessing of Children

Tua  Kamping Gerosen and Family

Celebrating Sunday Mass at Gereja St Peter, Tatau

234 Confirmants at Gereja St Peter, Tatau

Compiled by Ben Chang

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