Letters to the Editor

  • 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.

  • The sweetest song my mum can sing

    Jun 17, 2015

    Doctors can do amazing things.They help people overcome ailments and return to full health.

  • The institution of marriage and family life challenged

    Jun 17, 2015

    Marriage and family life for centuries have always existed with a male and a female taking on the role of husband and wife, having their offspring, and eventually forming a family comprising father, mother, son or daughter.

  • What are the days of obligation?

    May 27, 2015

    I am a bit confused about the number of Days of Obligation besides Sunday. Please help to throw some light on this subject. Some countries have a few days more than others.

  • Appreciating Catechism Facilitators

    May 27, 2015

    Sunday school students of the Confirmation class of St Michael’s Church went all out to appreciate and thank all their Catechism facilitors for the past 10 years.

  • Money madness mauls Malaysia

    May 22, 2015

    The raging storms surrounding the 1MDB debacle point to a crucial moral factor, i.e. how the country is chasing after money.

  • Believing in fengshui

    May 15, 2015

    What is the Church’s stand on Catholics who are superstitous, obsessive believers and practitioners of Chinese geomancy (fengshui) to the extent that they use its symbols and icons in their households, sometimes indulging in its rituals in an extreme manner.

  • Why move the Blessed Sacrament to a hall?

    May 15, 2015

    Since the 60s, we have been visiting the churches to venerate the Blessed Sacrament which is usually placed in one of the side altars of the church after the Holy Thursday Mass.

  • Reminiscing the past LaSalle Brothers of St Xavier’s Institution

    Apr 22, 2015

    Anil Netto’s “A new era beckons for Lasallian” (HERALD April 5) prompts me to reminisce the past of the St Xavier’s Instituition Lasalle brothers.