The Wake Ministry conducts wake prayers for deceased Parishioners of the Cathedral and other deceased Catholics from parishes across Penang.
The Bereavement Committee sees to the usage of the CHS prayer rooms and the multipurpose hall in the event of a wake.
Core Team Advisor – Marcel Augustin
Wake Group Coordinator – Christabel Augustin
Treasurer (Wake Group) – Joseph Loh
Bereavement Committee Coordinator – Marina Chong
Core Team Members – Catherine Ong, Simon Cheng, Dr Tommy, Sebastian Pillai
Activities in 2020
The Wake Ministry conducted wakes from the month of January 2020 until the start of MCO in Mid-March 2020. Currently, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the ministry limits its attendance at wake sessions.
Plans for 2021
The ministry hopes to be able to reach out to those who need comfort and prayers for their deceased loved ones. The ministry aims to continue to spread love and comfort and to evangelize to those who call on Jesus in their time of grief.