Malaysian Church News

  • ‘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.

  • Grand celebration at Sacred Heart Church Kampar

    Jul 11, 2014

    The Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in the small town of Kampar came alive with joyful celebrations of its feast day multilingual Mass and procession on June 28.

  • Celebrating Festa San Pedro

    Jul 11, 2014

    The recent Festa San Pedro (Feast of St Peter, the patron saint of fishermen) at the Portuguese Settlement in Ujong Pasir on June 24 focused on the thanksgiving Eucharistic Celebration at the Chapel of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception.

  • Homilies, Written or Not

    Jul 11, 2014

    For many years in the seminary, and now about to finish seminary formation and preparing for apostolate, I have noticed that some priests, even bishops, be it in seminaries or in parish, write out homilies and read them out at Mass. Others preach from the heart.

  • STM conducts PRE for 62 participants

    Jul 11, 2014

    The Church of St Thomas More (STM) successfully conducted PRE 3.0 recently.