Letters to the Editor

  • Finally a silent and holy night

    Jan 09, 2021

    It was one of the best and most meaningful Christmases I ever celebrated in my twenty years as a priest. Many people don’t agree with me, but the pandemic gave the Church a great opportunity this Christmas to celebrate Jesus’ birth with its true essence.

  • The new normal for Catholics?

    Jun 14, 2020

    I am afraid (hope to be wrong in this instance) after the COVID-19 pandemic CRISIS, the faithful’s physical attendances at churches may dwindle even further as everyone maybe too comfortable with adopting the NEW Normal.

  • My second parish away from home

    Jun 14, 2020

    I love my parish, the Taiping Catholic Church, comprising the Church of St Louis and the Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.

  • The Church must learn how to live and function with this virus

    May 31, 2020

    Firstly, we thank God for leading us through this unprecedented time of trouble. We thank Him for the leadership of His Grace, Archbishop Julian Leow,

  • Congratulation Fr. Guston Pietri

    Feb 23, 2020

    I write to congratulate Fr. Guston Pietri for his honesty to express the concern of the practice of Catholicism in France (Trending Page 3 HERALD Janu

  • Hokkien Chinese New Year Celebration

    Feb 16, 2020

    The recent island wide Hokkien New Year celebration organised by the Penang Deanery Chinese Apostolate on Feb 1, 2020 and held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Penang, has regrettably created mixed responses among Catholics and others alike.

  • The Church must walk the talk

    Nov 22, 2019

    Two Sundays ago, the front page of the HERALD was emblazoned with Church must convert from cultural, ecological sins.

  • Our crusade to move forward

    Nov 22, 2019

    Vatican II taught us to be conscious of the signs of the times for the Catholic Church to be relevant in the modern world.

  • On receiving communion

    Oct 12, 2019

    Recently a RCIA facilitator informed those who were baptised last Easter that he/she cannot receive the Holy Eucharist if his/her marriage was not solemnised in the Catholic Church.

  • We have not been proper guardians of the earth

    Oct 12, 2019

    In China, monuments of beauty and pleasure, Raking money from tourists. In Malaysia, government and thieves, Gnawing at the mountains.