Malaysian Church News

  • Culture of encounter — creating a conversation

    May 25, 2017

    The phrase, “culture of encounter” embraces a wide range of possible meanings, but when studied in the context on the many occasions when Pope Francis has used it, he is speaking about “reaching out” and “fostering dialogue and friendship even outside the usual circles.”

  • Inanam welcomes 93 new members at Easter

    May 25, 2017

    St Catherine here welcomed 93 new members who became Catholics through receiving the Sacraments of Initiation.

  • Government-aided school has weekly catechism class in line with MNEP

    May 25, 2017

    The fully government-aided secondary school of SMK Datuk Peter Mojuntin here has a weekly catechism class on Wednesdays in line with the MNEP.

  • 400 catechists gather for PPKK/PUSKAT golden jubilee

    May 25, 2017

    Four hundred catechists of the Keningau Diocesan Pastoral Centre (Pusat Pastoral Keuskupan Keningau [PPKK]), previously known as Pusat Latihan Katekis (PUSKAT), gathered for its Golden Jubilee celebration, held on 27-29 Apr 2017 at the centre here.

  • Over 200 singles attend REST conference

    May 25, 2017

    The Youth of the Fellowship of the Malaysian Covenant Communities (FMCC) in collaboration with Archdiocesan Single Adult and Youth Office (ASAYO), organised a REST conference on 30 Apr 2017 at St Ignatius Church here, catered specifically towards single adults aged 18-39 in which nearly 250 single adults participated.

  • MoU formalised between Education Ministry and Mission Authorities

    May 25, 2017

    A historic moment was etched in the history of education for Mission Schools in Malaysia at the formalisation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Federation of Councils of Christian Mission Schools Malaysia (FCCMSM) on Cooperation in Education in Kuala Lumpur on 10 Apr 2017.

  • Inaugural Manggatal inter-church Easter celebration draws 3000

    May 25, 2017

    The inaugural inter-church Easter celebration held at Manggatal Community Centre here drew a 3000-crowd on 23 Apr 2017.

  • Thousands throng HCT for 24th Keningau Diocesan Day

    May 24, 2017

    Over 3000 thronged the much awaited 4-in-1 annual celebration of the diocese on 6 May 2017, which was hosted this year by Holy Cross Church (HCT) Toboh.

  • Simple ruby jubilee celebration turns into jubilant celebration

    May 24, 2017

    The simple celebration that was planned for the 40th priestly anniversary of Bishop Cornelius Piong turned unexpectedly into a jubilant celebration with an enthusiastic 3000-crowd, who came from parishes far and near to express gratitude for their shepherd.

  • Keningau prelate reflects on his vocational journey

    May 24, 2017

    On the occasion of his 40 years of priesthood, Bishop Cornelius Piong of Keningau reflected on his vocational journey.