Malaysian Church News

  • Homilies, Written or Not

    Jul 17, 2014

    Another feature of a good homily is that it is positive. It is not so much concerned with pointing out what shouldn’t be done, but with suggesting what we can do better.

  • Men create exhibition of relics of saints

    Jul 17, 2014

    Five men, including a teenager, from parishes in Ipoh and Batu Gajah, have come up with a way to teach about the Catholic tradition of saints.

  • Congratulations Fr Julian Leow new Archbishop of KL!

    Jul 11, 2014

    The Vatican on July 3 named Fr Julian Leow Beng Kim as the Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur, taking over from Archbishop Emeritus Tan Sri Murphy Pakiam who stepped down on December 6 upon turning 75.

  • Was justice done to the HERALD?

    Jul 11, 2014

    Personally, I was upset with the decision by the Federal Court refusing leave for the Herald to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal.

  • ‘Allah’ controversy resurfaces in another court

    Jul 11, 2014

    Far from putting the issue to rest, the Federal Court 4-3 majority judgment on June 23 favouring the government over the HERALD case now seems to be stirring the hornet’s nest in the Jill Ireland case at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur yesterday morning.

  • PMS members meet in Sandakan

    Jul 11, 2014

    Eleven members of the Regional Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei convened at the Sandakan Diocesan Pastoral Centre for a three-day annual meeting from June 23-25.

  • LSS at St Mary’s Cathedral

    Jul 11, 2014

    A three-day Life in the Spirit Seminar was conducted by The Star of Yahweh Covenant Community (SYCC) at St Mary’s Cathedral from June 25 to 28.

  • Understand what you are receiving

    Jul 11, 2014

    “Every time we come to celebrate the Eucharist, we receive the real Body and Blood of Christ,” said Fr Dionysius Mathews on June 22 at the Church of St Aloysius.

  • Soup kitchens to stay

    Jul 11, 2014

    Soup kitchens in Kuala Lumpur have until Monday (July 7) to relocate out of the city centre if they do not want to be fined by City Hall, Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said on July 3.

  • CDM Penang Commissions RCIA leaders on Father’s Day

    Jul 11, 2014

    A total of 14 leaders of RCIA read a pledge to the ministry and affirmed their faith during the Mass on June 15 at the Church of the Divine Mercy.