Malaysian Church News

  • Church leaders to organise prayer vigil for peace and harmony

    Mar 27, 2017

    The Sabah Council of Churches (SCC) and Commission on Sabah Affairs (COSA) will be organising a prayer vigil for peace and harmony on 31 March 2017 at the Padang Merdeka Kota Kinabalu.

  • Over 200 Chinese Legionaries attend annual Acies

    Mar 27, 2017

    Over 200 Chinese-speaking Legionaries attended the 27th Acies on 26 Mar 2017 at the Sacred Heart Cathedral here.

  • Franciscan Alumni donates RM50k to school building project

    Mar 27, 2017

    The Alumni of St Francis Convent School presented a cheque amounting to RM50,ooo to the new school building committee on 25 Mar 2017.

  • CAC staff attend Lenten recollection at the church-by-the-river

    Mar 26, 2017

    Over 30 staff of Catholic Archdiocesan Centre Penampang attended a Lenten recollection at the church-by-the-river here on 24 Mar 2017.

  • Reflection on the Solemnity of the Annunciation

    Mar 25, 2017

    Many churches observe March 25 as Annunciation Day. It commemorates the angel’s announcement to Mary that she would be the mother of Jesus, the Messiah. In our success-oriented society, this festival is a needed reminder to recognise and rejoice at the beginning of God’s work in a person’s life rather than holding our applause for the accomplishments.

  • SCC and COSA to organise education forum for Sabah

    Mar 24, 2017

    The Sabah Council of Churches (SCC) and the Commission for Sabah Affairs (COSA) jointly organised an Education Forum on May 13 from 8.00am to 5.00pm, at the Sacred Heart Cathedral Karamunsing, with the theme Making a Difference – Taking Our Schools to the Next Level!

  • President General of SSVP International visits Malaysia

    Mar 24, 2017

    Renato Lima de Oliveira, the President General of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) International was in Malaysia recently for a visit to gauge the activities of the SSVP Malaysia and to enhance the brotherhood with the local Vincentians.

  • Formation for IHD members in Kota Kinabalu Archdiocese

    Mar 24, 2017

    The Archdiocesan Human Development Commission (AHDC) will organise its fifth INSAN programme in Bundu Tuhan on 17-19 Mar 2017.

  • Eagle's wing ministry out reach and awareness programme

    Mar 24, 2017

    This year, Eagle’s Wing Ministry (EWM) from the Church of St Joseph will be visiting churches as part of their outreach programme to identify persons with different capabilities (PWDC) in their communities, so that they will not be left out but, rather, be included and integrated into society. This interaction with others will help them rediscover their self-worth and live with dignity.

  • The Church as a Sacrament

    Mar 24, 2017

    ‘The Church, in Christ, is like a sacrament — a sign and instrument that is, of communion with God and of unity among all men.’ The Church’s first purpose is to be the sacrament of the inner union of men with God. Because men’s communion with one another is rooted in that union with God, the Church is also the sacrament of the unity of the human race.