Letters to editor

  • The mismatch between the reality and the idealism of Marriage

    Oct 08, 2015

    Recently, the Church of our Lady of Lourdes in Ipoh celebrated a Mass for married couples. Couples renewed their marriage vows, as they had done years ago.

  • Walking the talk

    Oct 08, 2015

    I had the opportunity to watch the live telecast of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States recently and would like to share some observations. There was his address to the US Congress, attended by both Democrats and Republicans.

  • Bible Study for real spiritual growth

    Jul 31, 2015

    This year’s Bible Sunday in my parish was celebrated with some degree of decorum.

  • Bring back trust in our institutions

    Jul 31, 2015

    The current investigations into the 1MDB seem to be a long drawn process, with allegation and counter allegation that seems to be the rule of the day, rather than the genuine desire among the authorities to seek the truth in bringing to a close, the serious allegation of mismanagement of funds in the nation’s history.

  • Let us build rather than destroy

    Jul 23, 2015

    It is unfortunate that the holy month of Ramadan is scarred this year with sins of theft and lies.

  • Difficult questions about the Low Yat incident

    Jul 23, 2015

    The Inspector General of Police must be commended for his response (in person and not via twitter) to the Low Yat showdown.

  • Parish Tuition Centres

    Jul 10, 2015

    The Ministry of the Poor, Parish of the Holy Family must be congratulated for setting up the Don Bosco Tuition Centre in the Church grounds.

  • Live in the real world

    Jul 10, 2015

    As the saying goes, we do not get out of this life alive. Hence, it is only natural to get the most out of life when one is still alive.

  • What is the Church teaching on communion in the hand?

    Jun 26, 2015

    I am aware that after the Second Vatican Council, when lay leaders were allowed to be more involved in the parish activities and were allowed to distribute Holy Communion, the congregation was given a choice to either receive Holy Communion in the hand or on the tongue.

  • Satanic rosaries

    Jun 17, 2015

    I would like to bring to the attention of everyone the free distribution of Rosaries which bears Satanic images on the cross.