Malaysian Church News

  • Two Vincentiens visit Nepal after earthquake

    Jun 26, 2015

    On May 22, two Vincentians from the Board of the National Council of SSVP Malaysia, K. Santhanasamy and Dunstan Dominic, left Kuala Lumpur for Kathmandu with water purification tablets.

  • Upko to submit Christian materials SOP input soon

    Jun 26, 2015

    The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (UPKO) will soon submit its input on a new standard operating procedure (SOP) to Putrajaya to ensure Sabah and Sarawak-bound Christian materials are no longer seized.

  • SSVP Malaysia twins with Nepal

    Jun 26, 2015

    SSVP Malaysia officially twinned with the Society in Nepal. We sponsored the initiation of twinning parishes based conferences there beginning in 2012.

  • Free online course on the Joy of the Gospel

    Jun 26, 2015

    The Penang Diocesan Pastoral Institute (PDPI) is organising an online course on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Joy of the Gospel. The course, which is offered free to all Catholics, is a pilot project by PDPI.

  • Pontifical Mission Societies’ directors meet in Miri

    Jun 26, 2015

    The Pontifical Mission Societies’ (PMS) directors of all the diocese of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei met at Miri from June 15 to 17 for their annual meeting, together with Archbishop John Wong.

  • Corpus Christi celebration in Sitiawan

    Jun 18, 2015

    Corpus Christi is a celebration of thanksgiving to Jesus who gave us his Sacred Body and Blood for the salvation of the whole world.

  • Be aware of the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist

    Jun 18, 2015

    More than 2,000 faithful joined Msgr Leonard Lexson in the Corpus Christi procession around the cathedral after the evening Mass on June 7.

  • Biafran genocide victims remembered

    Jun 18, 2015

    A Mass was celebrated at the Church of Jesus Caritas by Fr Surain Dorai Raj on May 30 to remember the many fallen heroes of The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in the Biafran genocide of 1967-1970.

  • St Ignatius Church focuses on the Body and Blood of Christ

    Jun 18, 2015

    In a departure from previous years, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, or the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, was celebrated at St Ignatius Church (SIC) on June 6 and 7 with the theme Jesus – the Way, the Truth and the Life.

  • Mountain guide shares his experience saving the climbers

    Jun 18, 2015

    Stranded climbers used their mountain guides’ shoulders to step on to save themselves after an earthquake measuring 6.0 shook Sabah on Friday, June 5.